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Holiday geek shopping ideas
December 15, 2002 10:04 AM   Subscribe

Last minute shopping? Still looking for the right thing for that special geek in your life? Perhaps you might cater to the fetish for the modern-day Mona? Or maybe a propeller beanie? Some sophomoric seasonal gag gifts? Some retro kitsch? Some religious memorabilia? Some odd surplus? Or if money is no object, gadgets and robots are always a safe bet. But you better hurry - you're down to the wire! thanks, amberglow!
posted by madamjujujive (12 comments total)

 
For your favorite math major: Fermat's Last Theorem, 500 mi

For your favorite bookworm, Tomb Raider/Tome Reader

For your favorite Dr.Seuss/Friedrich Nietsche fan:


posted by lisatmh at 10:29 AM on December 15, 2002


Star-Bellied Nietsches
posted by lisatmh at 10:31 AM on December 15, 2002


As an expert on sophism, I must say that wasn't particularly sophomoric.
posted by KettleBlack at 11:26 AM on December 15, 2002


The year Madamjujujive saved Christmas!
posted by condour75 at 12:23 PM on December 15, 2002


(with a little help from Amberglow. They're independent together.)
posted by condour75 at 12:24 PM on December 15, 2002


way cool stuff at kidrobot, too.
posted by Hackworth at 12:32 PM on December 15, 2002


Boy, is it nice to go shopping with you, madamjujujive. You not only skip all the boring stuff, every single cool store you steer us into has a redeeming sense of humour. Thanks!

After perusing the merchandise, I think a lot of friends are going to get this genuine article.
posted by MiguelCardoso at 2:24 PM on December 15, 2002


Two more for everyone: God's Love We Deliver catalog (great stuff-some made specifically for the catalog and your purchase helps provide meals for homebound people with aids) and another one(NSFW and possibly offensive, but funny)

waves at madam
posted by amberglow at 2:52 PM on December 15, 2002


I love perspicuity.com.
posted by Pretty_Generic at 3:59 PM on December 15, 2002


perspicuity and kidrobot are great sites, thanks for the tips lisatmh, Hackworth and Pretty_Generic. And amberglow, I see you are offering tips for both those who want to be naughty and nice. Well for the naughty people on your list, there's also the ever popular medical toys. Yikes! ...definitely not safe for work...may not be safe for any environment.

Miguel I want to get on your list, we can start a new mefi fashion meme.

Oh, and hey, how could I forget the hippest of hip online shops?
posted by madamjujujive at 4:25 PM on December 15, 2002


My respect for madamjujuvive just reached astronomical proportions.
posted by Pretty_Generic at 4:44 PM on December 15, 2002


Don't forget the Holiday Survival Guide for Slackers by MeFi's own Shadowkeeper.
posted by rory at 6:51 AM on December 16, 2002


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