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Help! My Dad Is A Geek! – Your Go-To Geek Gift Guide For Father’s Day

The very first Father’s Day celebration was said to be on June 19, 1910, in Spokane, Washington.  A lot of  attempts to make Father’s Day an official holiday failed, and it wasn’t until 1972 when President Nixon signed into law for it to become a permanent national holiday.  Whatever his reason we do not know, but even the president should have his own memorable daddy story like the rest of us.

Help! My Dad Is A Geek! – Your Go-To Geek Gift Guide For Father’s Day

Awesome Surprises On Father’s Day For Geek Dads

Father’s Day is just around the corner and it’s a great time for us to make them feel appreciated on this special day.  There are all sorts of dads in the world with their respective hobbies – sporting dads, hunting dads, dads who love to build, drinking dads, and the list goes on, some are a combination or a little bit of each kind.  But today is going to be a discussion about the best things you can get your daddy if he’s a geek.  Geek dads will surely love these gift ideas that you could almost anticipate his reaction as soon as the surprise is unwrapped.

 

1. Gemmy Airblown Movie Screen

Gemmy Airblown Movie Screen | Help! My Dad Is A Geek! - Your Go-To Geek Gift Guide For Father's Day

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Just pull it out of its bag, stick it in your yard, plug in the air compressor and Bam!  This airblown movie screen is 151 inches wide, 85 inches tall and magically rises from the earth as it self-inflates.  This is definitely an A-list gift for your geek dad.

 

2. MagicCal Electronic Calendar

MagicCal Electronic Calendar | Help! My Dad Is A Geek! - Your Go-To Geek Gift Guide For Father's Day

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If the source of dad’s frustration is about schedule conflicts with everyone at home or work, this WiFi enabled android powered tablet syncs everyone’s calendars through Google iCalendar no matter if you’re using Gmail, Outlook, or Yahoo.  It displays one daily schedule for everyone to see and also has a desktop or wall mount which isn’t bad for keeping everyone on schedule.

 

3. Men’s Scottevest

Men's Scottevest | Help! My Dad Is A Geek! - Your Go-To Geek Gift Guide For Father's Day

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When you’re traveling you can load up all its 25 pockets with all your portable devices.  It’s like being a kangaroo with one pocket even large enough to hold an iPad.  The pockets also have built in magnets to keep your stuff snug and secure and eliminate bulges so you don’t look like a suicide bomber when boarding the plane.

 

4. Schrade Tactical Pen

Schrade Tactical Pen | Help! My Dad Is A Geek! - Your Go-To Geek Gift Guide For Father's Day

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This is not your ordinary pen.  It has a punch to shatter a glass window for fast escapes, a ferro fire starting rod for wilderness survival, and a whistle to summon help.

 

5. Dr Who Silicon Ice Cube Tray

Dr Who Silicon Ice Cube Tray

If your dad is a Dr Who fan, this silicon ice tray produces ice Daleks and Tardis.  These molds can also be filled with melted chocolate to produce candy versions for dad’s Doc Who themed party.

 

6. Whiskey Stones

Whiskey Stones | Help! My Dad Is A Geek! - Your Go-To Geek Gift Guide For Father's Day

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If dad’s a connoisseur of fine whiskey, you will literally rock his world by giving him a set of whiskey stones.  Once these soap stone cubes are popped in the freezer, all you need to do is plug a couple in a glass of the good stuff and it will keep the drink cold but won’t melt and water down.

 

7. Star Trek Electronic Door Chime

Star Trek Electronic Door Chime | Help! My Dad Is A Geek! - Your Go-To Geek Gift Guide For Father's Day

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This electronic door chime will turn any room into the bridge of the starship Enterprise.  This motion-sensitive device is modeled after the communicator panels on the original TV series.  Mount this next to your door on whichever side you choose, and whenever someone crosses it will either sound “Red Alert” or the sound the doors make when they open or close aboard the Enterprise.

 

8. Starship Enterprise Pizza Cutter

Starship Enterprise Pizza Cutter | Help! My Dad Is A Geek! - Your Go-To Geek Gift Guide For Father's Day

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A pizza cutter in a form factor for Star Trek fans with the NCC-1701 serial number, geek dads will live long in pizza with one of these.  He might not leave this in the kitchen anyway and probably just put it in his Star Trek collection box.

 

9. Bad Parking Cards

Bad Parking Tickets | Help! My Dad Is A Geek! - Your Go-To Geek Gift Guide For Father's Day

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These bad parking cards are a great gag gift for geek day with a sense of humor, or a frustrated geek dad who’s always complaining about the other driver.

 

Check out this video by SCOTTeVEST for one of the coolest geek dad gifts out there.

Wow! I’m not a geek and I would definitely love to have one of these cool stuff.  Some of these items are a bit too expensive but wouldn’t it be nice to see your dad’s precious smile?  Well, geek or not, all dads are special and they deserve nothing less on Father’s Day.

 

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