National Be A Dork Day

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Welcome to the wondrous world of National be a dork Day! Are you ready to embrace your inner dorkiness and let your nerdy flag fly high? Well, you're in luck! This day is dedicated to all the wonderfully quirky individuals out there who proudly wear their nerdiness on their sleeves. So, grab your pocket protector and your thick-rimmed glasses, because it's time to celebrate National be a dork Day!

When is Be A Dork Day?

It's national be a dork day on the 15th July.

The Origins of National be a dork Day

Although the exact origins of National be a dork Day are shrouded in mystery (probably because the dorks were too busy playing Dungeons & Dragons), it first gained online recognition on July 15, 2018. Since then, it has become a day when people can let go of all inhibitions and embrace their geeky passions with pride. From comic book conventions to Star Trek marathons, National be a dork Day is all about celebrating the things that make us unique and nerdy.

How to Celebrate National be a dork Day

Ready to let your geek flag soar? Here are a few ideas to help you celebrate National be a dork Day:

  • Dress up as your favorite fictional character: Whether you're a Trekkie or a Potterhead, donning the costume of your favorite character is a surefire way to embrace your inner dork.
  • Host a board game night: Gather your fellow dorks and indulge in some friendly competition with classic board games like Settlers of Catan or Dungeons & Dragons.
  • Binge-watch your favorite TV show: Spend the day lounging on the couch and catching up on your favorite geeky TV shows. From Doctor Who to Stranger Things, the options are endless!
  • Start a nerdy DIY project: Is there a cosplay costume you've been dying to make? Or perhaps you want to build your own lightsaber? National be a dork Day is the perfect opportunity to unleash your creative side and embark on a nerdy DIY adventure.
  • Join a local geeky community: Whether it's a book club, a gaming group, or a fandom meetup, connecting with like-minded dorks can be a truly enriching experience.

Did You Know?

Did you know that the word 'dork' originated in the 1960s as a slang term for a socially awkward person? Over time, it has evolved to become a badge of honor for all the lovable geeks, nerds, and dorks out there!

Did you know?

Did you know that the word 'dork' originated in the 1960s as a slang term for a socially awkward person?


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15th July 2015

Most mentioned on

15th July 2018

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