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IfTheRiver

35 M Pittsburgh, PA

I’m looking for

  • Girls who like guys
  • Ages 21–40
  • Near me
  • For new friends, long-term dating, short-term dating, casual sex

My Details

Last Online
Online now!
Orientation
Straight
Ethnicity
White
Height
5′ 10″ (1.78m)
Body Type
A little extra
Diet
Anything
Smokes
Yes
Drinks
Often
Drugs
Religion
Agnosticism, but not too serious about it
Sign
Leo, but it doesn’t matter
Education
Graduated from university
Job
Education
Income
Relationship Status
Single
Relationship Type
Offspring
Pets
Speaks
English, German (Okay), French (Poorly)

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My self-summary
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I have a broad range of interests - which is to say there are few topics I can think of that don't have the potential to lead to a great conversation. Though off the top of my head, NASCAR, monster truck rallies, and wrestling are probably pretty short conversations with me - a few jokes here or there at best. Recent topics of interest include: "I am not a technophobe! (but *this* shit creeps me out)," and derivations thereof (e.g., "sometimes I don't feel bad about saying 'kids today' in a derogatory way," or "seriously? There are people who don't get the joke 'Bueller? Bueller?'"). Long-standing topics of supreme interest are myriad, but as an example, let's say that I wouldn't judge if you wanted to discuss the concept of language as actual magic anymore than I would if you wanted to seriously get down to where The Simpsons started to lose momentum.

... provided you won't judge me for the latter, of course.

Not for nothing (nor do I find online tests and quizzes to hold all the keys to my being and a clear window to my soul), but I've taken a Myers-Briggs analysis on another site that classified me as INFP. Here it says I'm ESTJ. What does this mean? Or is it really as simple as overly- simple quizzes?
What I’m doing with my life
Don’t overthink this one; tell us what you’re doing day-to-day.
I have degrees in Literature and History, but at the moment they're a bit stalled in a professional sense. I work as a "Report Analyst" at a company that owns several (now slightly more well-known) online schools. My job title is ambiguous at best, and my job is not bad, but it's not what I want to do long-term. I'm not the biggest fan of for-profit education, but traditional academia has its issues as well, and in no short supply. I have *no* qualms discussing that at length, but if it bores you to tears, I understand and there are plenty of other things I love to talk about as well. You watch Breaking Bad right? Right?!?!

I did a fair amount of acting in college with a student-run theatre group and have recently started getting more involved with productions in Pittsburgh. I have been told I have a talent for it, and certainly hope that's the case - I know I enjoy it! I'm starting to step-it up a bit with directing lately as well, and in general, I'm really grateful and excited to be doing theatre again. It's important to me.
I’m really good at
Go on, brag a little (or a lot). We won’t judge.
Retaining massive amounts of useless knowledge. Also, some useful items here and there.
The first things people usually notice about me
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I honestly have no idea and would probably be horrified to know.

I would hope for "he appears to be a reasonably normal person who might be cool to talk to for a bit," if it came down to it.
Favorite books, movies, shows, music, and food
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Books: How about authors? James Joyce, Raymond Carver, T.C. Boyle, Michael Chabon, H. P. Lovecraft, Andre Dubus, and Flannery O'Connor to name just a few.

Movies: Tons, but The Third Man is a standout. In fairness, I should also say: The Impostors.

Music: Eclectic. The Beatles, The Pixies, The Clash, Uncle Tupelo, Blackalicious, Hum, Serge Gainsbourg, Radiohead, Miles Davis, Beethoven, and Mozart, as a sampling.

TV: Breaking Bad, Louie, Party Down, Extras, South Park, The Simpsons, Mad Men, Arrested Development, Firefly, Deadwood, Sports Night, Mr. Show, The X-Files... My TV on DVD collection is threatening to overtake the number of movies I own on DVD.
The six things I could never do without
Think outside the box. Sometimes the little things can say a lot.
1. - Mental stimulation.
2. - Good reading material.
3. - Uh oh, I think 1 & 2 are somewhat redundant...
4. - Your total understanding of why, while wracking my brain and over-analyzing, that could happen.
5. - Seriously, it's not indicative of anything, I swear.
6. - Um... I think I'll go have a drink now...
I spend a lot of time thinking about
Global warming, lunch, or your next vacation… it’s all fair game.
Some very random things - from time-travel, to travel plans, to planning what the hell I'm going to eat later. Blanking on the latter at the moment.
On a typical Friday night I am
Netflix and takeout, or getting your party on — how do you let loose?
Out and about with friends. Unless I'm at a play, or in a play, or maybe a concert of some sort.
The most private thing I’m willing to admit
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Oh! So I don't know if I just overlooked or intentionally ignored this, but looking at other people's profiles, I would always forget what I put as my own "private thing." And I just learned the answer now, looking over my own profile for the first time in months: nothing.

So... that's mildly embarrassing.

Also: I am very slow to anger in many regards; that being said, if you insist on being the slowest-moving person on a sidewalk and happen to be in my path or, while driving, you want to change lanes in front of me and refuse to understand that turn signals are real and an awesome way to be courteous to fellow drivers, well then I am probably judging you pretty harshly, with little regard for what may be your positive daily attributes. Just be aware of the people around you, m'kay? Thanks!
You should message me if
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Any of this has interested you to the point of wanting to know more. I don't know that I've given that much to go on at the moment, but hopefully there are a few details that at least spark some curiosity.