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    1. What’s a subculture you’re part of, and what insights can you give to outsiders about it?

      What’s a subculture you’re part of, and what insights can you give to outsiders about it? What’s important that people outside the subculture know? What are some common misconceptions they have?...

      What’s a subculture you’re part of, and what insights can you give to outsiders about it?

      What’s important that people outside the subculture know? What are some common misconceptions they have?

      How and why did you get involved with it? In what ways is it meaningful to you?

      20 votes
    2. What's something you wish people outside of your field knew/understood?

      "Field" here can refer to career, field of study, or even identity or subculture. Really, it works for anything on which you would consider yourself an expert above the level of the larger lay...

      "Field" here can refer to career, field of study, or even identity or subculture. Really, it works for anything on which you would consider yourself an expert above the level of the larger lay population.

      26 votes
    3. Where did all the nerds go?

      I was a nerd. Back in the 80's, nerds were easily identifiable. If you spent your time playing computer games instead of real games, were pale and lanky, you were a nerd. Bonus points if you...

      I was a nerd.

      Back in the 80's, nerds were easily identifiable.

      If you spent your time playing computer games instead of real games, were pale and lanky, you were a nerd. Bonus points if you played D&D or read books for fun.

      Now everyone seems to qualify.

      Everyone in high school looks pale and lanky. They all have their noses buried in their digital devices.

      Does the concept not even exist anymore?

      Or do I just no longer "get it"?

      19 votes