It’s that time of year again. No, I’m not talking about the much anticipated return of The Walking Dead. I’m talking about right after then, when your significant other looks at you expectantly. Don’t be caught without a gift, or else you’re gonna look like one of the zombies after Daryl’s done his business. If you’re not really sure what you should be getting your love-able and wonderful geek girlfriend, fear not for I have compiled a list of gifts that will delight and surprise her, making sure you don’t get harmed in the process. Why am I an expert you ask? I supposed years of being a geek girl has given me a bit of an advantage in knowing what a geek girl wants. So please, place your trust in me and I will not lead you astray.
1. PhoneSuit compact chargers
When your girlfriend’s battery is just about to die, you can hear the anxiety in her voice and soon, her social media junkie heart will start to break. She will no longer be as pleasant and she’ll blame you because you kept her out so late (even though the outing may have been her suggestion). Instead of that, a compact battery pack will easily and efficiently bring her phone back to life, and this gift will feel more and more like it was a gift for you as much as it was for her. Available in many variations, you can choose between a battery back that connects directly to her phone or a battery pack that you can connect to. Either way, PhoneSuit has you covered with both and because of how pretty it look, it may count toward that pretty and shiny quota she’s always asking for! SHUT UP AND TAKE MY MONEY
2. The Legend of Zelda Hyrule Historia
Most gamers grew up with the Zelda franchise in their lives. So why not keep it alive in a beatiful hardcover that has an “unparalleled collection of historical information on The Legend of Zelda franchise”. Really now, need I say more? SHUT UP AND TAKE MY MONEY
3. Mimoco Mimobots
Remember floppy disks? No? Maybe I’m just a bit older than you then. There used to be a time when the only portable data you can carry was contained in a square plastic thing and the maximum capacity was 2.988 MB. I know, it’s pretty frightening if you think about that in present terms. Well that’s in the past and now you can reven find portable 3TB harddrives so that you are never away from any of your content ever again. The problem with portable storage though is that they are usually ugly. That’s why Mimoco started to make some beautiful and crafy USBs that can represent the inner geek in you while still holding 8GB-64GB of your data. Ranging from DC Comics to Star Wars to Adventure Time, I’m sure you can find something adorable to get your girlfriend from their collection. SHUT UP AND TAKE MY MONEY mimoco.com
4. Giantmicrobes Heart Warming Gift Box
Instead of a box of chocolates this year, gift your girlfriend with a heart box full of microbes. They are adorable plushies that represent the Sperm Cell, Egg Cell, Kissing Disease, Penicillon and a pink Amoeba. *wink*wink* SHUT UP AND TAKE MY MONEY
5. Converse All Star: Harley Quinn
There something universal in women that seem to make us love shoes. I know, I sound really sexist right now but ever female that I have run into have at least some inclination towards those fascinating things that go on your feet and make you feel instantly beautiful. For the geek girls who are maybe too practical for high heels however, look no further then these Harley Quinn Converse. They are beautiful and Converse are ubiquitous to the geek culture. SHUT UP AND TAKE MY MONEY
6. Monopoly: Dr. Who Edition 50th Anniversary Collector’s Edition
There is no doubt that Dr. Who is one of the most successful and beloved British TV shows out there. For 50 years, the dear Doctor has entertained and amazed us. So why not give your beloved something a bit nostalgic and wonderful. BUY IT If she doesn’t like Dr. Who though, maybe some WoW will tempt her. SHUT UP AND TAKE MY MONEY
7. Inside HBO’s Game of Thrones: The Collector’s Edition
“Winter is coming”. Well, winter is here and I still have to wait three more months before Game of Thrones is back. No worries though, this beautifully illustrated book on the making of the show will keep her occupied. SHUT UP AND TAKE MY MONEY
8. Black Milk Middle Earth/Star Wars Collection
Black Milk is an Australian company that makes some of the most amazing leggings, dresses and one-piece bathing suits. Why are they so amazing you ask? It’s because they design these amazing items for the geek fashinista. From Witch King leggins to a storm trooper dress, these gifts are more like a gift for yourself BUY Star Wars / BUY LOTR
9. Nintendo 3DS XL Portable Gaming Console – Pink/White Limited Edition
If she still doesn’t have a 3DS, make sure you don’t miss out on your chance on getting her a pink 3DSXL. The Nintendo 3DSXL brings on a whole different gaming experience by adding in the 3D gaming aspect, as well as encouraging gamers to walk around with their 3DS and gather coins, meet people, and earn cool hats. SHUT UP AND TAKE MY MONEY
10. Samsung ATIV Smart PC 500T
If you feel some money burning in your pocket, may I suggest the tablet that will actually replace a laptop? The Samsung Ativ is a full PC, meaning you can download software like Photoshop and actually use it on the device. You can even run Starcraft II on it, so suck on that iPad! SHUT UP AND TAKE MY MONEY
If you don’t think any of these are within your budget or your girlfriend won’t like them check out our holiday gift guide!
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