“Harry Potter isn’t real? Oh no! Wait, wait, what do you mean by real? Is this video blog real? Am I real if you can see me and hear me, but only through the internet? Are you real if I can read your comment but I don’t know who you are or what your name is or where you’re from or what you look like or how old you are? I know all of those things about Harry Potter. Maybe Harry Potter’s real and you’re not.”
- John Green, ladies and gentlemen!
Tagged Posts: nerdfighters
Congratulations on 1,000,000 subscribers, Vlogbrothers!
Now that I have a job and therefore money, I’ve finally joined Kiva.org and just made a donation on behalf of the Nerdfighter group. Bam.
WENT TO SUMMERFEST.
SAW DEATH CAB FOR CUTIE AND THEY WERE PRETTY GREAT.
WORE MY VLOGBROTHERS SHIRT AND AS I WAS LEAVING A BOY IN A NERDFIGHTER SHIRT CALLED OUT DFTBA TO ME.
NERDFIGHTER BOY SORRY I DIDN’T STOP TO TALK TO YOU OR ANYTHING BUT I WAS WITH PEOPLE AND WE WERE LEAVING BUT YOUR GREETING WAS APPRECIATED.
sorry it’s a capsy sort of night
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Nerdfighters have always confused me because their name makes it sound like they would fight nerds but apparently that isn’t what being a nerdfighter entails? I mean honestly if a group of “nerdfighters” ever did start up I imagine it’d be a pretty dangerous time to be a John Green fan, right?
Nerdfighters was sort of a joke/misunderstanding that evolved into being a name of a community. This was the first time it was mentioned, when John Green misread the name of an arcade game (Aero Fighters):
Here’s my question about Nerd Fighters: Is Nerd Fighters a game about people who fight against nerds, or is it a game about nerds who fight against other people? I’ve come to believe that Nerd Fighters is a game about nerds who fight.
The issue of the name being confusing was later brought up by John:
By the way Hank, speaking of nerdfighting, a few commenters have been asking whether or not nerdfighters fight for or against nerds. You know they’ll be like, stain fighters don’t fight for stains. And of course I don’t want people to think that we’re fighting against nerds. Although, I mean to look at either of us it would be very difficult to conclude that we’re fighting against nerds, unless we’re masochists.
But anyway, Hank this has been causing me a lot of anxiety for the last few weeks because every time I wear my nerdfighter shirt out on the town I’m like “maybe people think that I’m fighting against nerds.” But then I was like wait a second, do freedom fighters fight against freedom? And for that matter, do power rangers range against power? NO! Of course not, they range for power. Wait, do they range for power? What does power ranger mean? Does it mean that they’re rangers of power or rangers with power or rangers in favor of power? Ahh God, I’m getting confused again.
Nerdfighters are for nerds, Hank, that’s all we need to know.
It's Cold On Mars
|John Green:||What do I know about the p--|
|Hank Green:||It's cold.|
|John:||Is it cold on Mars?|
|Hank:||It's cold on Mars.|
|Hank:||It's cold on Mars|
|Hank:||It's cold on Mars|
|John:||Are you positive?|
|John:||The whole time? All year round? Even in the summer?|
|Hank:||... It's cold on Mars. Sorry|
|John:||Even in August?|
|John:||Right at the equator?|
|John:||Right at the Martian equator?|
|John:||'Cause it's further from Earth; is that why?|
|Hank:||Yes- It's further from the sun. It has nothing to do with how far it is from Earth.|
|John:||Wait, you're telling me that heat is not produced by the Earth? Now, everything is being overturned! Next, you'll tell me that the Earth is not the center of the Universe or that 6^5 is not 4!|
|Hank:||You're bad at being a nerd...|
Chris Colfer introduces John Green at the BEA breakfast (and then John talks about fanfiction)
John wrote Zombicorns as a thank you to people who donated to water.org as part of a Harry Potter Alliance auction, right? Google isn’t helping much. Does anyone remember more specific details about this?