Scout’s Honor: Nerd Merit Badges

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So what if you can’t build a lean-to out of a pile of sticks and twine or track a bear into the woods – you can format a hard drive with the best of them.

Still, it is cookie season and there’s nothing like a box of Thin Mints to put you into a wear-your-achievements-on-your-sleeve frame of mind so … Behold: Nerd Merit Badges.

Got an empty inbox? There’s a badge for that? Been Boinged lately? There’s a badge for that, too.

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Each patch is $5.99 with Velcro backing. There’s even an adhesive sash for your laptop.

Me, I smell a Halloween costume, or at least some wonderful backpack accouterments.