Nerd credit. Credit due when someone does or says something nerdy.
So Dan racked up massive nerd cred when he broke out his Magic cards at the study session last night.
nerd cred: define #2
The points you get by doing nerdy things. Makes you cooler and able to have lengthy discussions with other nerds.
“My nerd cred is going to significantly diminish if I don’t see the Doctor Who finale tonight!”