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AlmostAxle

27 M London, UK

I’m looking for

  • Girls who like guys
  • Ages 18–45
  • Near me
  • Who are single
  • For new friends, short-term dating, casual sex

My Details

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Online now!
Orientation
Straight
Ethnicity
Height
5′ 11″ (1.80m)
Body Type
Thin
Diet
Smokes
No
Drinks
Drugs
Religion
Sign
Education
Graduated from university
Job
Technology
Income
Relationship Status
Single
Relationship Type
Offspring
Doesn’t have kids, and doesn’t want any
Pets
Speaks
English

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My self-summary
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Hi!

Instead of the name I actually got, my parents almost called me Axle. It wasn't even after Axl Rose, it was Axel Foley. Yeah, Beverly Hills Cop. Maybe that says quite a lot about my upbringing.

I can truthfully say I am half British, half French and half Polish.

I sometimes play guitar and I swim every weekend (no Swimmers Body™ just yet but it's happening 8-D).

I'm interested in politics but I don't push it on others. I try hard to focus on the common ground I have with people rather than trying to find some ideological reason to hate them. It's pretty fine if you don't care about that stuff.

Actually, my last relationship was with someone who would've been a terrible OKC match, but we were extremely happy together. I like learning from people of totally different outlooks and temperaments. So if you don't care about our lack of a match I probably won't either.

I am not a "Guardian reader", because I think basing your entire worldview on a single newspaper is, frankly, pretty daft. To modernise a phrase from Orwell, some things are true even if they are written in the Daily Mail.

I'm not really looking for anything serious, but I wouldn't say I'm after "meaningless" one-night stands either. I'm trying to take a break from long-term relationships and just make some friends.
What I’m doing with my life
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Right now I'm learning how to program 3D graphics effects so I can go for another job, but I'm usually a software engineer. Hopefully I can get a job in a VFX film studio or something B-) It's pretty fun so far! It's like painting with...trigonometry.

Once I'm more settled in my career I have higher, more creative ambitions that'd bore the pants off of 97.6% of you and thrill the rest.
I’m really good at
Go on, brag a little (or a lot). We won’t judge.
Doing Hank Hill's Scream Of Dismay.

Having way too high expectations of myself and very occasionally meeting them.
The first things people usually notice about me
I’m an empty essay… fill me out!
Friends have told me:
"Unlike most guys you don't dress like a complete tosser"
I have "piercing blue green eyes"
"Nice 'do"
I guess I look younger than my age, though actually probably not quite as young as my pictures make me look.
Favorite books, movies, shows, music, and food
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Fiction: Iain M Banks, Neal Stephenson, Margaret Atwood and George Orwell.
Non-fiction: Sam Harris, Christopher Hitchens, Nick Cohen and...George Orwell. bell hooks wrote a book that I really liked too (though I find her refusal to capitalise her names utterly pretentious)

I also have a real fighter pilot strategy and tactics textbook sitting on my shelf. I watched Top Gun like a thousand times when I was a kid.

My taste in music is SO ECLECTIC.

j/k

I like a bunch of rock bands from Japan; some American blues rock stuff; some of that depressing, droning ambient stuff (shoegaze, apparently) and some punk ska that absolutely no one but me will ever like. Plus the assorted, random tracks that make you wonder "why can't the rest of this genre sound just like this?"

TV:
John Adams (which has a better theme than Game of Thrones, by the way)
Cowboy Bebop (which has a better intro than anything, by the way (seriously check it out. Don't you want to watch that!?))
Home Movies, King of the Hill, Curb Your Enthusiasm, South Park, Dragonball Z (sorry (not sorry)), Evangelion, Gurenn Lagann, Enterprise. Plus a bunch of British TV standards not worth listing. I have that Netflix now. I'm not a slave to it, but it's pretty great!

Standup: I've somehow managed to inhabit that tiny part of the Venn diagram that means I like both Stewart Lee and Lee Evans but think Michael McIntyre is a bit naff.
I like Bill Hicks when he doesn't sound like a dumb hippy or a tinfoil hat. I like his voices, characters, and the bit about Jay Leno comitting suicide with an Uzi to his mouth.
I spend a lot of time thinking about
Global warming, lunch, or your next vacation… it’s all fair game.
Honing and distilling arguments I'll probably never need to make.

Trying to find the correct level of hot-headedness.
The most private thing I’m willing to admit
I’m an empty essay… fill me out!
There's a little scar on my stomach from when I was a kid. Wanna see? ;)
You should message me if
Offer a few tips to help matches win you over.
you see my pictures, skim my profile and think to yourself "he's cute! I sure would like to sit down and have a chat with him!". Pretty simple! I'm totally open to being approached by women. :)

Also if you can see any annoying cliche in my profile and you feel like being a dick and pointing it out, that'd actually be helpful!