Amazing_nerd
46 Oakland, CA
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My self-summary
These things are good in life:

Warm fires in a fireplace.
Cats and dogs.
Picking friends up at the airport.
A willingness to embrace and explore change.
A secret master plan for world domination.
A secret master plan to get some gelato.
Movies.
A spirited debate between the merits of Star Trek versus Star Wars (the debate was settled with Episodes I-III but now with the new Trek movies it has been reopened IMO).
A loving relationship with a person of the gender of your sexual interest that uplifts you and makes you stronger in their presence.
A physical relationship with that same person.
Sarcastic humor.
Fireworks.
Taking chances.
Running my own business.
The sun on my face.

These things are bad in life:

Warm fires in my car engine.
Any creature with more or less limbs than I have.
Picking friends up at jail.
Reality TV.
A spirited debate between the left- and right-wings.
A relationship with a person of the gender of your sexual interest that feels like you are being smothered under a burning couch.
Cruel humor.
Sharks.
Clowns and mimes.
A willingness or desire to live in your box forever.
People who use the word "hecka" in place of the word "hella".
People who use the word "hella".
Taking chances.
Running my own business.
The sun on my face.
What I’m doing with my life
Looking for joy in the big and little things in life. I also write sarcastic movie reviews on my blog.
I’m really good at
Understanding human motivation, moving big things, problem solving, and writing funny and biting movie reviews.

Zombie hunting.

I'm good at games (not video), nerd trivia, science, art, and anything that smacks of creative.
The first things people usually notice about me
My height. I always look slightly out of scale relative to the rest of the world.
Good hair.
Hazel eyes that change color in different light.
Favorite books, movies, shows, music, and food
The Count of Monte Cristo, LOTR, Use of Weapons (or anything by Iann Banks except for Feersum Endjinn), the Little House on the Prairie series, any good sci fi.

Fight Club, Training Day, Yojimbo the Bodyguard, Romeo is Bleeding, True Romance, Heat, the Road Warrior, Man Bites Dog, City of Lost Children, the Raid: Redemption, Megamind, the Truth About Cats and Dogs, Star Wars Episodes IV and V, the Wrath of Khan, Inception, Argo, Her, the Wolf of Wall Street, Sleeper, Saving Private Ryan, Wreck It Ralph, When Harry Met Sally, Roxanne, As Good as it Gets, the 40 Year Old Virgin, Pretty in Pink, Groundhog Day, Wall-E, Pretty Woman, Moonrise Kingdom, the Princess Bride, Philadelphia, Castaway, Big, the Iron Giant, Punch Drunk Love

Favorite shows: Breaking Bad, Star Trek TOS, Aqua Teen Hunger Force, Futurama, the League, MASH, Stargate SG1, Cheers, Friends, Just Shoot Me, Square Pegs, the Greatest American Hero, the Simpsons, Arrested Development, 30 Rock, the X Files, Deadwood, Carnevale, BSG, South Park, Buffy, Firefly, Monty Python, the Muppet Show

Favorite music: actually a wide range, from classic punk to Cyndi Lauper. Anything that manages to convey an emotion.

Food: anything ethnic, especially Vietnamese. Spicy.
The six things I could never do without
My friends and family.
My awesome business.
A good sunny day.
A good book to read.
My smart phone (yes I'm one of those guys).
The occasional break during the day to release some of the built up work energy (typically in the form of a yoga class)
I spend a lot of time thinking about
Self improvement, how to conquer the world. What is wrong in Hollywood these days.
On a typical Friday night I am
Most Fridays at the movies (I see pretty much everything).
The most private thing I’m willing to admit
Secretly I'm really 17 cats in a man suit.
You should message me if
You have nerd interests, love movies, and are into tall guys. A real long term relationship is the ultimate goal but even someone in the meanwhile to hang out with and go to the movies with would be awesome (especially the chick flicks. I always feel creepy when I go to those by myself). Just don't be surprised if afterwards I launch into a detailed analysis. It's who I am.
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