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The Ultimate Geeky gift guide 2015

Updated on November 1, 2015

Top 10 gifts for geeks, nerds and other interesting people.

Do you have a birthday or an anniversary coming up for a geeky friend or colleague? Or do you want to surprise your nerdy son or daughter with a small present? Maybe you are looking for a gift for your geeky partner or perhaps you just want to spoil yourself a bit with a small thing only a real nerd can appreciate fully.

It can be hard to buy a birthday present for a geeky person, because oftentimes their interests are very obscure to someone who is not absorbed in the world of geeks and nerds. I have compiled this list to help out non-geeks shop for the nerds in their life and also for real geeks to have something to put on their christmas or birthday wishlist. Hopefully this giftguide for geeks will provide inspiration and help no matter if you are a shopping for gifts for a geeky gamer, a Star Wars nerd of a plain old science geek.

I have tried to find geeky concepts, ideas and suggestions that works both for him and her and you will see that many of the gifts here can cross over different age groups as well. Real geeks love toys, gadgets and weird, gimmicky apparatuses no matter what age they are originally intended for.

Enjoy the article, I hope it will help you in your hunt for the perfect geeky birthday, christmas or anniversary present.

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Wizard Wand remote control

Kymera Magic Wand Remote Control - Universal Gesture Based Remote Control by the Wand Company
Kymera Magic Wand Remote Control - Universal Gesture Based Remote Control by the Wand Company

Which roleplaying geek has not had a vain dream of being able to vield magical powers and become almighty? Now they can take control of the television or stereo system at home with this magic wand remote. It is compatible with most home electronics and can learn up to 13 infrared codes.

This is a great birthday or christmas present for any nerd. Let them experience the magic.

 

Lord of the Rings - Frodo Baggins Plushie

Funko Lord of the Rings Frodo Plushies
Funko Lord of the Rings Frodo Plushies

The story about the one ring by J.R.R. Tolkien is known and loved by all true geeks and no Tolkien fan could say no to having the hobbits as plushie toys.

You can buy this soft Frodo doll as a birthday gift for your geeky receiver and it will be a guarenteed hit.

 

Samurai Ninja Umbrella

41" Red fushi (feng shui) samurai handle umbrella
41" Red fushi (feng shui) samurai handle umbrella

If the person you are buying a present for is living in a rainy country then this samurai inspired umbrella should be high on your list of great geeky presents. Especially if the target for the gift is a ninja nerds.

No martial arts enthusiast will be able to keep their hands of this umbrella and if you are buying presents for several geeks then you could even buy multiple of these, then sit back and watch the umbrella/samurai duels that might occur. (just make sure your gift receivers are being careful.)

 

Math clock for science nerds

MATH CLASS Wall Clock mathematics teacher classroom gift
MATH CLASS Wall Clock mathematics teacher classroom gift

I am not going to pretend I can actually work out all the calculations on this clock, however any math enthusiast will be able to complete the calculations easily. They will also appreciate having a clock that makes them look smarter and allows them to poke a bit of friendly fun of the rest of us who are not equipped with the science genom.

 

Jedi Bath robe for true Star Wars nerds.

Jedi Dressing Gowns - Star Wars Bath Robes
Jedi Dressing Gowns - Star Wars Bath Robes

Has your significant other always dreamt of being a jedi or is it perhaps a geeky dream of your own? Now the fantasy can come true by equipping this awesome nerdy Jedi clothing lookalike bathing robe.

Get one of the lightsabers and the Vader Coffee mug and you or the geek of your choice will feel that the force is with them in the morning.

 

Super Mario Piranha Plant Plushie

Super Mario Bros. Piranha Plant 9-Inch Plush
Super Mario Bros. Piranha Plant 9-Inch Plush

This fantastic geek plushie is just too awesome for words. Any Mario fan will appreciate the reference to the iconic Nintendo Games.

Most computer nerds has grown up with Mario in one form or another which makes this and almost surefire present for any gamer. It is also a perfect gift for both female and male geeks as it is both cute and cool at the same time.

 

Nyan cat t-shirt for ladies

Nyan Cat Women's T-shirt
Nyan Cat Women's T-shirt

Nyan cat is a hugely popular Internet meme and it is one of those things that all geeks really love because knowing about it defines you as a true Internet nerd. For people outside of the closed circle of geeks, Nyan cat will just be causing confusion, however if you are part of the nerdy club you will understand the reference and why this Nyan cat t-shirt is absolutely amazing.

If you don't know about Nyan cat, then check the video below. You might still not understand or appreciate it it, however you might at least be able to relate to the geeky person in your life a little better.

 

The Nyan Cat song

Nyan cat definitely needs its own animated series, cartoon or TV show!

Video courtesy of saraj00n

Marvel comic plushie set

Marvel Comics Plushie 7 Inch Doll Set - 6 Plush Dolls
Marvel Comics Plushie 7 Inch Doll Set - 6 Plush Dolls

If the person you are looking to shower in gifts is a Marvel Comic fan, then this set of plushies will surely make them happy. It is probably one of the best presents you can give a super hero nerd. The set includes 6 7 inch tall officially licensed plushies from the Marvel Comics. Get your own huggable Spiderman doll or give away a Thor, Ironman or Hulk plush toy.

A great gift for nerds of all ages.

 

Find affordable and cheap present ideas on eBay

eBay often offers unique and affordable alternatives to the merchandise you can find in other big popular online stores.

Have a look at the available geeky gifts below or click the links to create your own search.

What are you getting your geek this time?

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      anonymous 4 years ago

      awesome lens! I really enjoyed it and there is a ton of stuff on here that I want!

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      Bellerine 4 years ago

      The Jedi bath robe is awesome! Totally getting it for my fiance (who is SO hard to buy for, but he'll LOVE that) and the foam minecraft sword for my son. This is a truly awesome list. Thanks a ton! Also, for those geeks with paypal that want to order pizza, please check out my blog or http://www.paypizzapal.com

      I'm totally bookmarking this for future reference.

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      Mistl 5 years ago

      @anonymous: The math clock is quite unique. As for the Mario plushies, I think the mushrooms are my favourites, they just seem so cuddly. :)

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      anonymous 5 years ago

      I would love to have that math clock!!!! and any one of the Mario plushies!! :D

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      Mistl 5 years ago

      @UnstablePrimate: I am glad to hear that. I expanded my own wishlist by quite a lot, when I was putting it together. :)

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      UnstablePrimate 5 years ago

      I really love this gift guide-- so many thinks I like!

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      Mistl 5 years ago

      @anonymous: You are most welcome! :)

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      anonymous 5 years ago

      I love that math clock up there on your page. Never seen that one before!! Thanks for helping me on the Squidoo forum too -- greatly appreciative!