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T-shirt(s) of the week: What 'real' geeks are like...

While all the muggles are slumming in geekdom for All Hallows Eve, we recommend you go as an anti-stereotype, with this pair of "Real Geek" shirts. The first dares you to mess with a tabletop gamer. The second offers a similar message about guys who read comics.

Dont mess with a gamer

Halloween is the one time of year when it's cool to be a geek. (Example: Dress up as Superman or Super Mario for Comic-Con? Loser. Do the same for Halloween? Awesome!) Thus, while all the muggles are slumming in geekdom for All Hallows Eve, we recommend you go as an anti-stereotype with this pair of "Real Geek" shirts. The first, shown above, dares you to mess with a tabletop gamer. The second offers a similar message about guys who read comics. Both more accurately depict the common geek than any costume — or mainstream misconception — ever will. Wear 'em with pride.

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