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Nicole is a chemist, gamer and former marching band member. She currently competes in a Milwaukee roller derby league.

Contestant Questionnaire:

Nerds or Runts: Nerds

Pizza or Chinese food delivery: Cheese Pizza

Star Trek or Star Wars: Doctor Who

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

PlayStation, Xbox, Wii or PC: PlayStation!!

World of Warcraft or Call of Duty: World of Warcraft, because the Tauren are awesomesauce embodied!

BioShock Infinite or Fez: BioShock Infinite

Math or Science: Science

Edison or Tesla: Tesla is my homeboy.

Sharpies or Bics: Sharpies

Comic-con or Dragon Con: Anime Central to work at, Dragon Con to play at.

Lord of the Rings or The Hobbit? Lord of the Rings -- they're taking the Hobbits to Isengard!

Vine or Instagram Video: Vine

Mac or PC: PC

Marvel or DC Comics: Yes, please.

Droid, iPhone or Blackberry: Droid

Asteroids or Ms. PacMan: Both, with a hint of Galaga

What character would you be in Mario Kart? Luigi, always!

Which family would you belong to in Game of Thrones? Stark, Lannister or Targaryen? Stark

If you have a pet (what they are and what their name is): I adopted a shelter cat named Barney. That was my dad’s nickname, so Barney kept his name!

The one celebrity/icon (past/present) you would have wanted on your team on the show: Either Jon Pertwee, Mark Labbett, Paul Zaloom or Alan Rickman. Mark would be the most useful though!

What planet other than Earth would you live on? Pre-Time War Gallifrey

Which house would you belong in Harry Potter? Slytherin, of course

IQ Score: Meh, this isn’t something that matters to me.

Aliens – Exist or Myth: Exist. I can’t believe that in the entire universe, Earth is the only planet that can sustain life.

Favorite Superhero: Ozymandias and Doctor Octopus (because villains > heroes)

Favorite Video Game: Xenogears

Favorite TV Show: Doctor Who

Favorite Movie: Shichinin no Samurai, Hook, Stargate, V for Vendetta, Citizen Kane, Doctor Who – The Movie

Favorite Musician or Band: Third Eye Blind, Soilwork, Kamelot, Billy Idol, Styx, Johnny Cash

Favorite Musical Instrument: Contrabass Clarinet, Bass Guitar, Bagpipes

Favorite Book: Battle Royale, The Girl Who Loved Tom Gordon, Brave New World, The Divine Comedy

Favorite Game Show: King of the Nerds!, The Chase, Legends of the Hidden Temple, GUTS, Ryori no Tetsujin

Favorite Doctor from Doctor Who: My first – the Third Doctor, Jon Pertwee! (Honorable mention to Richard E. Grant, the Tenth Doctor in “The Curse of Fatal Death.”)

Favorite King of the Nerds contestant from last season: Genevieve and Ivan

If you were trapped on a desert island what three items would you bring?
  • Duct tape (distilling water, starting a file, making clothes/bags/basic tools and weapons)
  • Swiss Army knife (standard uses)
  • A large can of Crisco (use the can to reflect light/signal for help/use the Crisco for basic first aid)
If you could have a dinner party with three people (alive/dead) whom would you choose?
  • Jon Pertwee
  • Nikola Tesla
  • Bill Nye