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2017 ThinkGeek Despair Wall Calendar - Exclusive

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The most epic calendar evar

  • 2017 12-month wall calendar
  • Demotivating designs and geeky dates
  • "Holidays" submitted by ThinkGeek fans - YOU!

We've teamed up with the geniuses at Despair, Inc. again to bring you a totally demotivating and hilarious 2017 calendar. You'll get a different Demotivator each month (see below) as well as important dates in geek history. Impress your friends with your geeky trivia knowledge! Never forget International Talk Like A Pirate Day again! Send @neiltyson a Happy Birthday tweet right on time! The superpowers you will gain from having this calendar cannot possibly fit in one paragraph. Keep it for yourself or give it to that geek in your life who has everything but still finds stuff to complain about. They'll love it but pretend to hate it. That's just how they roll.

Some sample dates of import:
  • January 12: KV Day. Kaiju Victory Day - end of the 12 year Kaiju War. (2025)
  • February 21: The Legend of Zelda for NES released. (1986)
  • March 14: Pi Day. We make pie to celebrate.
  • April 20: Send ThinkGeek Pizza Day.
  • May 4: May the 4th be with you.
  • June 3: USCSS Nostromo receives a distress signal from the planetoid LV-426. (2122)
  • July 25: Rosalind Franklin's Birthday. She discovered the shape of DNA. (1920)
  • August 6: George R.R. Martin publishes A Game of Thrones. (1996)
  • September 19: International Talk Like a Pirate Day.
  • October 18: Nintendo releases the NES in North America, singlehandedly saving the video game industry. (1985)
  • November 5: Guy Fawkes Day. Remember remember, the fifth of November. (1605)
  • December 14: National Monkey Day. Timmy's favorite holiday.
And dozens and dozens more!

Includes the following Demotivator designs:
  • Downsizing: Because we're all in this together but there's always room for one less.
  • Accountability: A word leaders start to use right before the scapegoating begins.
  • Teamwork: A few harmless flakes working together can unleash an avalanche of destruction.
  • Be the Bridge: That way we can walk all over you on our way to better places.
  • Micromanagement: A job worth doing is worth doing right over your shoulder by your boss.
  • Dare to be Different: Because there's always room for another annoying non-conformist like you in the unemployment line.
  • Burnout: Attitudes are contagious. Mine might kill you.
  • Interns: The experience we're giving you is invaluable. That's why we're not paying you anything.
  • Priorities: Hundreds of years from now, it will not matter what my bank account was, the sort of house I lived in, or the kind of car I drove... but the world may be different because I did something so bafflingly crazy that my ruins become a tourist attraction.
  • Ruthlessness: It pays a lot better than integrity.
  • Indifference: It takes 43 muscles to frown and 17 to smile, but it doesn't take any to just sit there with a dumb look on your face.
  • Mediocrity: Just because we accept you as you are doesn't mean we've abandoned hope you'll improve.
Product Specifications
  • 2017 ThinkGeek Despair Wall Calendar
  • A ThinkGeek exclusive
  • A mashup between us and the brilliant minds behind Despair
  • 12-month wall calendar
  • Filled with geeky dates from the past and the future sent in by you - our fans!

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