Write a little about yourself. Just a paragraph will do.
I'm intermittently goofy and intense. I cope with third semester
calculus by bombarding my professor with dad-grade puns-- I
recently told my professor that my dermatologist advised me to
avoid integration by parts. Serious kudos if you can figure that
I consider myself rather intelligent, but often very absent minded
and distractible. Or, put better, I have a truly dizzying
I enjoy country line and swing dancing. I'm what people call an
"exuberant" or "athletic" dancer; I do best with follows who enjoy
being flung about and twirled vivaciously.
Extrapolate what you will from that ;)
What I’m doing with my life
Don’t overthink this one; tell us what you’re doing day-to-day.
I just moved up to West Lafayette a couple of months ago,
transferring from Ivy Tech in Indy to Electrical Engineering at
I've discovered recently that engineers are decidedly "my people".
I finally have a place to channel all of my urges to optimize,
design, deconstruct, and analyze the material world.
In case you're wondering; I'm an undergrad. I get mistaken for a
grad student all the time because of my age. Well, that and the
It's been a bit of a journey, to say the least; we'll leave it at
that for now.
I’m really good at
Go on, brag a little (or a lot). We won’t judge.
letting you be the judge of what I'm good at...
trailing off with ellipsis...
dodging the question...
The first things people usually notice about me
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depends on the context:
-classroom: I'm highly extroverted, I will engage students and
teacher alike frequently, ask critical questions, and tell terrible
-dancing: generally more reserved. To a newbie I seem like a good
swing dancer; to a more experienced dancer, I'm technically a bit
sloppy and overemphatic, but very fun to watch.
-out and about: I may have just made some goofy/snarky/punny
comment, or vocalized some observation about my surroundings.
I spend a lot of time thinking about
Global warming, lunch, or your next vacation… it’s all fair game.
When my next online homework assignment is due,
How to tweak my "Homewill Theater System" (that's the home theater
5.1 sound system I've assembled using electronics from
How to get my apartment looking habitable.
Lately: Voltage and current. Real and imaginary. Capacitance and
inductance. Positive and negative. How Magnets only exist as
dipoles, but you can have electric point charges. All kinds of
duality to keep straight in my head.
What am I going to eat?
"I wonder what will happen if I take this apart with a
How to brew a truly fantastic cup of Earl Grey.
and yeah, also if there's somebody out there for me, and when we'll
make it happen.
The most private thing I’m willing to admit
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Ultimately I want somebody to share my life with, even if it's just
a transient fling. If it's more than that, even better.
You should message me if
Offer a few tips to help matches win you over.
You are a girl with a keen mind and a sharp tongue, who laughs
easily and smiles a lot. Or maybe you're more the restrained,
deadpan type-- that can work too. A smirk can brighten my day as
much as a giant, toothy, warm smile coming from the right
Somebody with a sense of empathy and compassion. It doesn't have to
be bleeding-heart-on-sleeve compassion, just something that's a
part of you.
I absolutely need somebody who's in my ballpark intellectually and
physically, and I know those are tricky things to quantify and
sound pretty harsh and potentially superficial; but if you think
you meet or exceed those specs, your initiative would be greatly
Who are you looking for?
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