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Xander is a vlogger, graphic designer and LARP enthusiast who lost 100 pounds by playing a popular dance video game.

Contestant Questionnaire:

Nerds or Runts: Nerds!

Pizza or Chinese food delivery: Always Chinese Food. Forever.

Star Trek or Star Wars: Star Wars. Han shot first.

Game of Thrones, The Walking Dead or Battlestar Galactica: Game of Thrones!!

Playstation, Xbox, Wii or PC: I'm a nintendo fanboy, so WiiU!

World of Warcraft or Call of Duty: Final Fantasy XIV

BioShock Infinite or Fez: I love indie games, but BioShock Infinite is a. ma. zing.

Math or Science: Science

Edison or Tesla: Tesla was the Electric Jesus.

Sharpies or Bics: Sharpies

Comic-con or Dragon Con: Both! But Comic-Con is closer to me

Lord of the Rings or The Hobbit? Tough one. The Hobbit originally got me hooked.

Vine or Instagram Video: VINE!

Mac or PC: Both

Marvel or DC Comics: Aquaman's my favorite, so DC

Droid, iPhone or Blackberry: iPhone

Asteroids or Ms. PacMan: Ms. Pac-Man! Om nom nom

What character would you be in Mario Kart? I have an affinity for Koopa Troopa

Which family would you belong to in Game of Thrones? Stark, Lannister or Targaryen? Baratheon! Gotta support my bro Renly (and eat some peaches).

If you have a pet (what they are and what their name is): I have a cat named Nyan-Nyan (“Meow Meow” in Japanese)

The one celebrity/icon (past/present) you would have wanted on your team on the show: I feel like Stephen Colbert would be a powerhouse. Hannah Hart (MyDrunkKitchen) and I would also rock it.

What planet other than Earth would you live on? Mercury: She is my favorite Sailor Scout.

Which house would you belong in Harry Potter? HUFFLEPUFF! #Puffpride

IQ Score: IQ? Doesn't matter

Aliens – Exist or Myth: I hope they exist!

Favorite Superhero: Aquaman

Favorite Video Game: The Secret of Monkey Island

Favorite TV Show: Super Sentai

Favorite Movie: Scott Pilgrim vs. The World (or Kung-Fu Panda)

Favorite Musician or Band: Pentatonix

Favorite Musical Instrument: French Horn

Favorite Book: Hard-Boiled Wonderland and the End of the World by Haruki Murakami

Favorite Game Show: RuPaul's Drag Race

Favorite Doctor from Doctor Who: My first was 9, Christopher Eccleston

Favorite King of the Nerds contestant from last season: Tie between Brandon and Ivan

If you were trapped on a desert island what three items would you bring?
  • Solar Power Generator
  • My Laptop
  • A hunky Asian guy questioning his sexuality
If you could have a dinner party with three people (alive/dead) whom would you choose?
  • JK Rowling
  • Gary Gygax
  • David Tennant (with his bestie Catherine Tate)