Total Nerd The Best Geek Stores  

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List Rules Upvote the best retail stores that specialize in geeky gifts and pop culture clothes and toys that nerds like.

Let's say your tastes run a bit to the nerdy. The tech-focused. The downright geeky. Look no further – this list is for you. The best stores for nerd stuff are full of fun and functional things to buy. Some top geek stores are found in brick and mortar shops across the country, while other geek specialty stores offer products online. Many of the most popular nerd stores offer rare collectibles and electronics.

What establishments are your personal picks for the best geek stores? The staggering popularity of Apple products makes the Apple Store downright cool. Whether you are a tech geek or someone who goes crazy for personal electronics, the Apple Store is a dream retail shop. They even have an onsite Genius Bar to help you troubleshoot your devices. Spencer's Gifts is another fun place to find one-of-a-kind – and highly irreverent – items for your favorite nerds. ThinkGeek makes nerd shopping easy with its resourceful online catalog. Other good shops featured on this best geek stores list include Meltdown Comics, HobbyTown USA, and I Want One of Those.

Where is your favorite place to purchase nerdy items? Embrace your inner geek by giving the best stores a thumbs up and please add any great retailers that are missing.

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ThinkGeek is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Geek Stores

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32 12
Hot Topic is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Geek Stores

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29 13
GameStop is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Geek Stores
GameStop

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34 18
Threadless is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Geek Stores
Threadless

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f.y.e. is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Geek Stores
f.y.e.

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20 10
Best Buy Europe is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Geek Stores

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18 10
Spencer's Gifts is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Geek Stores
Spencer's Gifts

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15 9
Meltdown Comics is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Geek Stores
Meltdown Comics

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16 10
Target is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Geek Stores

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15 13
Apple Store is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Geek Stores
Apple Store

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6 4
Rockabilia is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Geek Stores
Rockabilia

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4 4
Gadgets and Gear is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Geek Stores
Gadgets and Gear

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2 2
FAO Schwarz is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Geek Stores

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6 7
I Want One of Those is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Geek Stores
I Want One of Those

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2 3
Michaels is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Geek Stores

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3 5
Comics and Hobbies is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Geek Stores
ComicsAndHobbies added Comics and Hobbies

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2 4
Cygnett is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Geek Stores
Cygnett

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1 3
SplitReason is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Geek Stores
SplitReason

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1 3
Firebox.com is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Geek Stores
Firebox.com

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1 3
ParamountZone is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Geek Stores
ParamountZone

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1 3
Amazing Fantasy is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Geek Stores
Amazing Fantasy

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4 7
The Sharper Image is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Geek Stores

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3 6
Urban Outfitters is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Geek Stores

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2 5
SkyMall is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Geek Stores

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1 6
HobbyTown USA is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Geek Stores