Can anyone recomend books or presents for a 'Sheldon'

(21 Posts)
OverTheFieldsAndFarAway Tue 27-Aug-13 21:45:33

I have my very own little Sheldon.(DS3 14) I found masses of geeky fun gifts on Amazon for him.

bruffin Thu 22-Aug-13 12:10:39

I got DH a Haynes manual for the Death Star tshirt, went down very well. smile

This is a great book all about the history of the periodic table. It tells you anecdotes about the discovery of the elements. It's very amusing

disappearing spoon

meditrina Tue 20-Aug-13 00:23:55

"a really high tech kite" - Hello Kitty?

MrsTwgtwf Tue 20-Aug-13 00:23:02

Buildingmycorestrength, I've got an Obsessives' Chopping Board. For when the geeks in my house do the cooking. smile I do like these other links too.

meditrina Tue 20-Aug-13 00:22:44

Perhaps a Rock Paper Scissors Lizard Spock t-shirt or a manga Feynman?

(assuming you do not work in the Cheesecake Factory and have no opportunity to collect a suitable DNA sample grin )

PelvicFloorClenchReminder Tue 20-Aug-13 00:17:44

Leonard Nimoy's dna on a signed napkin?

I've got a star named after me (DH bought me this for my Wedding Anniversary present a few years back)

One day, I may go and visit my star grin

MadeOfStarDust Sun 18-Aug-13 21:15:21

I bought my software geek hubby a single share in Microsoft as an ironic gift.... he spends so much time slagging them off- but he owns part of the company now!!

ChippyMinton Sun 18-Aug-13 19:25:58

DH has the t-shirt-folding thingy that Sheldon has. From ebay, i think, or Amazon.

lunar1 Sun 18-Aug-13 19:23:22

My best friend is a sheldon too, I got him giant jenga for his 30th and it went down really well. We both love star trek and after i gave him enterprise blueprints for Christmas one year he didn't talk to any one for a couple of hours while he checked them over.

NatashaBee Sun 18-Aug-13 19:19:59

There's lots of geeky stuff on firebox.com. I agree a Raspberry Pi is a good idea.

buildingmycorestrength Sun 18-Aug-13 19:15:02

If he likes sci-fi then Hugh Howey's 'Wool' books are amazing. Newish too.

I have a husband and brother who are v geeky. Rubik's cubes and various accessories go down well. Found the 'Geek's Cookbook' was a hit with my bro and I'm considering getting him an "Obsessives's Chopping Board.' Both Amazon.

I always get my brother something to do with the zombie apocalypse too...like a survival blanket or boiler suit from the pound shop.

Star Wars t-shirts are always good. I think the Cafe Press website is going to get a lot of business from me this year...they have a whole Geek section. grin.

BigBrassBand Sun 18-Aug-13 18:50:07

Geeky DH suggests "a really high tech kite"

CoTananat Sun 18-Aug-13 18:27:04

I'd get him a Raspberry Pi. IME they always go down well (with geeks, that is, I wouldn't get one for my MIL).

MadeOfStarDust Sun 18-Aug-13 18:24:49

HMV do a " Bazinga! " T-shirt... wink

edam Sun 18-Aug-13 18:21:34

Is he into sci fi and comics like Sheldon too?

If so, Forbidden Planet is your friend.

Slainte Sun 18-Aug-13 18:16:13

I bought this and this for my similar sounding BIL.

DianaTrent Sun 18-Aug-13 17:33:00

Hard to suggest a book without knowing his area of interest and what he might already have, however for unique items of interest to a geeky type you may well find lots of inspiration here: Etsy geekery .

Beaverfeaver Sun 18-Aug-13 14:36:28

My BIL is scientist and very similar to Sheldon Cooper from the Big Bang theory,

I on the other hand am a simpleton like penny, but would like to get him an interesting present such as a book on say next he might be interested in.

Any suggestions?

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