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We all have that friend. That friend that isn’t quite the same as everyone else. The one that swears normal is just a setting on the dryer and that they will always remain non-mainstream. That friend that isn’t worried about geeking out in front of people and is never afraid to be themselves. That one friend that we secretly admire for their nonchalant confidence and self-worth. That friend that needs the perfect gift, that is SO non-mainstream. This guide may give you a few ideas.
Give a gift worth geeking out over.
Your friend is unique and deserves a totally unique gift. You’ll need to think outside of the box for this one, because no mainstream gift will do. It needs to be awesome, it needs to be different, it needs to be non-mainstream and it needs to be worth geeking out over.
Start with their morning cuppa! How do they start their day? With a mug of java? A cup of tea? Get them a mug that will truly speak to their geek-side. For example, this mug is perfect for a Master Builder, this mug would roll a Natural 20 for tea drinkers and this mug will make any SciFi fan giggle.
Make it feel like home. I am sure that their favorite place for geeking out, is their own home. Why not get them a gift that makes their home just a little more unique and non-mainstream. You could go fantasy with this Tolkien Doormat or satisfy their intellect and hunger with this AMAZING Wall Art.
Accentuate the geekiness! Let them geek out, LOUD and proud! Give them something that the whole world can see! This fun t-shirt is a 2 for 1 in the joke category. Decals on vehicles and Popsockets, yes they are pretty mainstream, but you can find some totally unique ones. Check out this play on a stick figure family decal, this Pi Popsocket or, my favorite, this D20 Popsocket! I also found this totally non-mainstream and completely hilarious medical alert tag!
Feeling like family. Does your geeky friend have kids? Most geeks, myself included, love receiving fun and geeky gifts for their kids. I adore this Little Golden Book featuring Yoda, this 3D Dinosaur Night Light and these beautiful wooden dice! Any non-mainstream parent will be geeking out over these!
Any of the gifts in this guide are totally unique, SO non-mainstream and completely worth geeking out over, that I don’t think you could possibly go wrong with any of them! P.s. This guide was written by a total geek, so you know that I know what I’m talking about. *wink wink nudge nudge*