A phenomenon resulting from an attempt to pass off a fallacious story as factual, only to subsequently have the story proven wrong, resulting in exhibited defensiveness, bitterness and embarrassment on the part of the teller of said false story.
The term was derived from the following thread (created by a poster names "nerdster") on the NC State message boards:
Note the weak attempts at insulting those who are laughing at the expense of him having "nerdstered" himself throughout the thread.
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