Write a little about yourself. Just a paragraph will do.
I grew up in Chicago and moved to NYC a few years ago.
I like to travel, go to museums, do anything outdoors, and try out
new restaurants (and generally things I've never tried
I also like to think I'm a mixture of nerdy (likes to read, play
video games) and active (working out, running).
What I’m doing with my life
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I'm an internal consultant for a brokerage firm in NYC. I conduct
business reviews on the different components of our operations and
hopefully make it better. My little sister describes it as being a
"business doctor". I like that term, I get to pretend I'm House and
be all like:
CEO: "Why is our business in the UK having stagnant profit
Me: "I'll go find out. But I'm pretty sure it's not lupus. It's
Despite me joking a bit about this, I'm actually really passionate
about what I do and really ambitious about how far I want to go. I
like being able to figure out how things work and being able to fix
things or make them better.
I’m really good at
Go on, brag a little (or a lot). We won’t judge.
hopefully making you laugh.
That and/or probably reading and learning something new to keep my
mind sharp, working out and running to keep my body in shape.
Being optimistic - seeing the bright side of things. Life's too
short, and you wouldn't want to spend being gloomy all the time,
The first things people usually notice about me
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It was a couple years out of college, and I had just gotten a new
job in NYC. I was looking for an apartment.
In my previous apartment in Chicago, I had two roommates. While we
had our differences, it was ultimately fun with never a dull moment
in the apartment. I looked forward to having more than one roommate
once again here in my new city.
So I posted an ad on Craigslist and waited for the
To my surprise, a lot of the responses came from women around my
age. They sent me pictures and told me of their likes and dislikes.
I couldn't figure it out. Neither could my friends or
After some time I went back to my original post, and found out what
the trouble was. The body of the ad was fine... but the headline of
the ad said,
"25 Year Old Male Looking for a Roommate (Potentially More)"
In my desire to get potentially more than one roommate I
inadvertently turned Craigslist into OkCupid...
Favorite books, movies, shows, music, and food
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Books: Anything by Jack London, Count of Monte Cristo, The Three
Musketeers, Le Morte D'Arthur, Game of Thrones, Das Nibelungenlied,
The Volsung Saga --> Basically anything with Jack London or
having to do with Medieval literature
Currently Reading: "Hard Boiled Wonderland & The End of the
World" by Murakami
Shows: Scrubs, The League, The Office, Family Guy, Newsroom, South
Park, Game of Thrones (though I don't like how they differ so much
from the books)
Music: Delta Rae, Mumford and Sons, The Black Keys, Raconteurs,
Audioslave, Foo Fighters, Rise Against, Of Monsters and Men, Aloe
Blacc, Hozier, Lincoln Durham... to name a few
Food: anything, I'm not too picky. I'm actually a bit of an
adventurous eater (if it's something I haven't had before, I would
be more likely to pick it from a menu).
I spend a lot of time thinking about
Global warming, lunch, or your next vacation… it’s all fair game.
I wonder if Jay-Z ever called Beyonce his Feyonce when they were
On a typical Friday night I am
Netflix and takeout, or getting your party on — how do you let loose?
You should message me if
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If you're still reading... wow, more power to you.
The short and long of it is, I'm a decent guy who wants to make a
real connection with a human being. I might come across as a little
unique, with my own way of doing things, but I like that about
myself. I'm also looking for someone who is pretty unique
I like someone with the same kind of sense of humor as I do. I want
to make you laugh and laugh because of you (and depending on how
well we know each other... probably laugh at you from time to
So if that sounds like your cup of tea, then I think we should
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