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What to get a nerd who has everything

Nerd Approved Having trouble finding a unique gift for the nerd who has everything? You could take the easy way out and give them an iTunes gift card and call it a day, or you can get them something truly different, such as life-sized boxing robots, an adult Big Wheel ... or Han Solo, frozen in carbonite.Bionic Bopper Rock 'Em Sock 'Em Robots just got real. Bionic Bopper Cars are gasoline-powere
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Having trouble finding a unique gift for the nerd who has everything? You could take the easy way out and give them an iTunes gift card and call it a day, or you can get them something truly different, such as life-sized boxing robots, an adult Big Wheel ... or Han Solo, frozen in carbonite.

Bionic Bopper 

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Rock 'Em Sock 'Em Robots just got real. Bionic Bopper Cars are gasoline-powered robots that people can actually climb into and beat each other mercilessly for up to five hours straight, using a thumb-triggered button and two independent joysticks. A successful hit sends the opponent's robotic head back, scoring a point that's tallied on a front-mounted display. $17,000 for the pair - Hammacher Schlemmer via Nerd Approved

Socks with capes

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Give the gift of caped socks and the wearer will be a superhero from the knees down. A word of warning though: Calves may start to drag the wearer out in the middle of the night to fight crime. This is especially problematic with the Superman ones, assuming you find spontaneous feet-first flights into the sky to be terrifying. $10 to $15 - 80s Tees via Fashionably Geek

Secret passageway switch

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What nerd hasn't dreamed of having his/her own secret passageway with a fancy book-operated switch? Unfortunately, that's not in the budget for most people, but this secret passageway lamp switch might be. Basically, it's an electrical switch that can be loaded and operated with your favorite hardcover book. If you happen to have a secret passageway concealed behind a bookshelf, it could be rigged to work with it — if not, a simple lamp will suffice. $50 - Vespoe via Nerd Approved

High precision gaming dice

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This set of 12 high-precision gaming dice are crafted of premium grade materials and are touted as being second only to casino dice when it comes to accuracy (the reason why is explained in detail here). It's the ultimate dice set for role-playing games — and one of the rare occasions when we can use the word "sexy" to describe something used in Dungeons & Dragons. $29.99 - ThinkGeek

Green Machine Big Wheel motorcycle

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You may remember the Huffy Green Machine from your youth, but this motorcycle version from Parker Brothers Choppers is definitely for grown-ups. It features a 45-inch front wheel and an air-cooled, 80-cubic-inch Harley-Davidson v-twin Evo engine that provides up to 60 horsepower and a top speed of 50 mph. Keep in mind that making someone's childhood dreams come true isn't cheap. It will cost you $75,000 to have the Green Machine in the driveway this holiday. Then again, you may want to hold out for Parker Brother's all-electric TRON light cycle to go into production. Hammacher Schlemmer via Nerd Approved

Death Star electronic shirt

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Most of the nerds I know have a closet full of Star Wars shirts, but you can be fairly certain that the nerd you are buying gifts for this holiday doesn't have something quite like this. With the push of a concealed button, you can activate the Death Star firing sequence complete with LED lights and firing sounds. It's the only shirt in the galaxy that has the power to destroy other shirts. Available this December for $29.99 - ThinkGeek via Fashionably Geek

Star Trek pizza cutter

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It looks like one of the "strange new worlds" that the Enterprise crew are exploring is the gooey Pizza Galaxy. They say that all those that dare to visit the Pizza Galaxy will never return … thin. Just look at Captain Kirk these days. But, if you are going make the trip, go boldly with this pizza cutter. $24.99 - ThinkGeek via That's Nerdalicious

Triple Snowball Blaster

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I always loved a good snowball fight — at least when the kids in my neighborhood weren't putting rocks inside the snowballs. (True story.) So the strategy was to have as many kids on your side as possible so that you had an overwhelming amount of firepower. I only wish we had these snowball launchers back then. They can pack and hold three snowballs at a time, and launch each one up to 80 feet. $29.99 - Sharper Image via Nerd Approved

Wonder Woman mixer

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If you know a woman who can work wonders with a recipe, this awesome Wonder Woman KitchenAid mixer would be a great gift. The only problem is that it's being shown only in Brazil for some reason. I would love to see these come to the states in a whole DC comics line. I love cooking, and I can't tell you how long I've dreamed of owning a mixer that looked like the Batmobile. Pricing not available - KitchenAid Brazil via That's Nerdalicious

Custom furniture

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If you can dream it up, Tom Spina Designs can turn it into an incredible piece of furniture. Take a look at this custom-made Han Solo in carbonite desk created with metal and fiberglass. Fittingly enough, your average code monkey, blogger and gamer probably finds himself looking more and more like Jabba every year from sitting behind a desk all day. Custom pricing - Tom Spina Designs

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