Write a little about yourself. Just a paragraph will do.
I'm an analytical chemist.
Enjoy good conversation, drinks with friends, exercise, and other
fun pursuits. Can stay in or go out on a Friday night and be
Keeping this brief intentionally because it doesn't matter too
much, I've found. Basically, you have to find each other somewhat
attractive and then just meet and see if there's any chemistry.
It's really that simple. Doesn't matter how great of a match
someone is on paper.
What I’m doing with my life
Don’t overthink this one; tell us what you’re doing day-to-day.
I work in a lab but am weighing returning to graduate school
I’m really good at
Go on, brag a little (or a lot). We won’t judge.
- Keeping my word.
- Being a good friend.
- Making new friends.
- Being comfortable with myself.
The first things people usually notice about me
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- Positive attitude.
- Irreverence for that which I find boring, stupid, or in poor
- Southern manners.
- Good personal hygiene.
Favorite books, movies, shows, music, and food
Help your potential matches find common interests.
I don't think I can say any particular item is my sole favorite,
but I can group a select few into the 'highly respected'
Voyage of the Beagle; A Song of Ice and Fire (series); The First
Three Minutes; How to be a Gentleman; Plagues and Peoples; The
Universe (Lloyd Motz); A Brief History of Time; Surely You're
Joking, Mr. Feynman; A Mathematician Plays the Stock Market; The
Poincaré Conjecture; Longitude; Getting What You Came For; The
Genius Factory; The Making of the Fittest; Zen and the Art of
Motorcycle Maintenance; 7 Habits of Highly Effective People; Dr.
Jekyll and Mr. Hyde; Fermat's Enigma; How to Win Friends and
Influence People; The Feynman Lectures; A Tale of Two Cities;
Ideological Origins of the American Revolution; Hamlet; African
Game Trails; Not So Quiet...; The Great Philosophers; Galileo's
Finger; Various Biographies
Spaceballs (may be my most watched film ever?); Chinatown; Amadeus;
The Deer Hunter; Double Indemnity; North by Northwest; The
Endurance (documentary on Shackleton's arctic expedition);
Bladerunner (sans narration, please); Taxi Driver; The Goonies;
Dances With Wolves; Alien; Pulp Fiction; A Witness to the
Prosecution; L.A. Confidential; American Beauty; Back to the
Future; Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid; Dumb and Dumber;
Braveheart; Slumdog Millionaire; The Lost Boys; The Fugitive;
Wayne's World; Seven; Street Fight (documentary on the 2002 Newark
mayoral race); Gremlins; Lord of the Rings trilogy; Planet Earth;
The Shawshank Redemption; The Karate Kid; When Harry Met Sally; The
Princess Bride; Apocalypse Now; The Motorcycle Diaries; The Big
Lebowski; Midnight Cowboy; Star Wars IV-VI; Kramer vs. Kramer;
Raging Bull; My Left Foot; No Country for Old Men; Gladiator;
Shakespeare in Love; Turner and Hooch; Spinal Tap; Dallas Cowboys
and Texas Longhorns DVDs; NFL Films productions (see: America's
Not a big TV guy, but I used to enjoy:
60 Minutes; Anthony Bourdain: No Reservations; Jeopardy; Frasier;
Seinfeld; Washington Week with Gwen Ifil; Top Chef; Real Sports
with Bryant Gumbel; Curb Your Enthusiasm. Big Breaking Bad
Played guitar since I was 14. Like a good mix of music.
I generally eat rather healthful food. Any Asian cuisine is usually
excellent, as well as Latin American and Mediterranean cuisines.
Anything but British! DEAR GOD!!
- Good Port! Especially with bleu cheese.
- Fruit and vegetables.
The six things I could never do without
Think outside the box. Sometimes the little things can say a lot.
- Fun conversation.
- Genuine friends.
I spend a lot of time thinking about
Global warming, lunch, or your next vacation… it’s all fair game.
Trajectories of life.
Choices I've made or not made.
Fun conversations to have with people.
The way things work.
Stupid or dirty jokes/memes to share with my friends.
On a typical Friday night I am
Netflix and takeout, or getting your party on — how do you let loose?
Meeting up with a friend for a chill drink, reading, watching a
movie or documentary, or various other activities.
The most private thing I’m willing to admit
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Plenty. Few reservations.
I will talk about anything, really. I mean it.
You should message me if
Offer a few tips to help matches win you over.
* You are a positive person.
* You are open-minded.
* You have a good sense of humor.
* You can contribute to a conversation.
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