I am knowledgeable, cynical, and a procrastinator
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27 • Ottawa, Ontario, CA • Man
I’m looking for
- Ages 18–35
- Located anywhere
- Who are single
- For new friends, long-term dating, short-term dating
- Last online
- Aug 29
- 5′ 8″ (1.73m)
- Body Type
- A little extra
- Mostly anything
- Not at all
- Catholicism, but not too serious about it
- Virgo, but it doesn’t matter
- Dropped out of masters program
- Less than $20,000
- Likes dogs and likes cats
- English (Fluently), French (Okay)
I am knowledgeable, cynical, and a procrastinator
My dream is to have a career in the political sector (particularly in research or strategy), or the public service. I also record and guest on podcasts, and usually try and create something artistic every few days (like a video, image or animated gif).
wrote two 15-page papers at the last minute. Well, I can't actually
remember what I wrote, but they both got over 80, so I was happy. I might not look it, but I used to be good at fencing...well, at
least enough to get a couple of bronzes at Canada Games. Then came University, and I decided to "focus on my studies." I might get
back in it (and hopefully, in better shape) someday. Good at
most popular video games. Though, it seems like I mostly only have
time to read news and blogs about games, rather than actually play
them as much as I used to.
And maybe my ability to discuss/argue about any topic.
Books: 1984, A Song of Ice and Fire, Harry Potter, John Hodgman, the Time Machine, most non-fiction involving History and Politics (I could list some of my favourite political bios, but very few people know or care about Arthur Meighen anymore), trivia/miscellanea/list books, etc. I also listen to audiobooks at work.
Movies: I'm never good a picking my favourite movies. Most are niche sci-fi (think They Live) or generally bad/mediocre movies that I'm strangely attracted to (Clue, Batman & Robin, McHale's Navy...so, yeah). Essentially, as long as there is something in the movie to be made fun of, I'll enjoy it. That also means I like to talk during movies...sorry. That's why I love when people livestream movies or TV shows online; I can riff in the text chat, or over Skype.
TV: What is this "TV" you speak of? The internet provides all of my television programs. However, when I do discover an antiquated television set in some locale (or hop on Netflix), I like to watch: Doctor Who, Jeopardy, most Star Treks, Mythbusters, Red Dwarf, The Thick of It, Community, Sherlock, Game of Thrones, Documentaries, Web/YouTube series, etc. Other than that, it's news (mostly political) for me.
Anime: Anything Gundam. If you like Gundam, that will make me over 9000(!)% interested. Not that I'm expecting that, of course. Other than that: Attack on Titan, Kill La Kill, Fullmetal Alchemist, Code Geass, Evangelion, Ghost in the Shell, et al. I don't read manga often, because I don't like paying for them, and reading online just doesn't feel right.
Music: My secret shame: video game soundtracks...but wait a minute! Although I do listen to the classic 8-bit tunes (especially Mega Man), I also like orchestrated, remixed versions which, when one thinks about it, are just the same as any other "regular" music (If there even is a precise definition of "regular music"). As well, I like anime and movie soundtracks, because each piece "connects" to a place in the original work.
I'm also a podcast addict. Whether it's about current affairs, video game news or humour, my phone is always loaded with podcasts for bus trips and boring waits. Favourites include the Giant Bombcast and LaserTime.
Video Games: Most games from the classic era (defined by me as the NES, SNES and N64 systems). I was into the classic RPGs like Final Fantasy VI and Chrono Trigger, but I no longer have the time to get involved with modern ones. I'm really into historical strategy games, like Europa Universalis (tip: Venice can't conquer 15th century Europe) Hearts of Iron, and Civ V. I play a bit of everything, except racing, sports and most other games without much plot. But if you play a game, it's almost guaranteed I'll know something about it. Oh, and the standard shooters (such as Call of Duty), since I don't always have the time to invest in a long, story-driven game. I'm usually on my PC, and sometimes on my Xbox One. I've also got a 3DS, but I rarely use it.
Food: Nothing in particular I'm mostly a picky eater, so I stick to the basics of meat and potatoes. In fact, I can enjoy a meal with just potatoes! I generally dislike fancy food though, especially when you pay money/time just to make the food look nicer. Once in a while I step out of my comfort zone, but usually this requires a bit of peer pressure.
2. My family (does anyone not put this?)
3. News, particularly involving politics.
4. Twitter. I have multiple accounts for my different interests. If you're into Canadian politics on it, you might know me from a certain popular satire account...
5. Parentheses (if you haven't noticed yet).
b) At home, reading/writing blog posts and playing games.
c) Doing something else creative (making a video, editing a podcast, tinkering on something in Photoshop).
Oh, and I still play with Lego. I take apart the regular kits, and use the parts to make scale models of spaceships and mechs.
b) You like video games or anime. (Not a requirement, but at least, well, don't hate them...)
c) You think online dating can actually work.
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