See, I have a caring side too, even if you sometimes have to drag me away from the keyboard to find it. I even manage not to be completely useless in the kitchen.
Oh, and the scarred bit? That's my chin after a cycling accident. I take more care of my brakes now. (Also known as: learning from my own mistakes.)
You don't have to know a byte from a nybble, or have the ability to frag n00bs, to get on with me. I only ask for common sense - which occasionally seems to be rather uncommon. I might not even mind if you drag me outdoors occasionally!
I don't usually say much - but when I do say something, it's usually worth listening to. I prefer to let other people deal with the obvious things, and consider at a deeper level myself. I also prefer to show, not tell, just like a good storyteller.
Unless, of course, I'm tired and start rambling. If I'm talking about railway locomotives or unusual engine designs or computers, and I haven't noticed that you're bored out of your skull, that's usually because I'm stuck making small talk when I'd rather be in bed, and therefore my brain has gone on autopilot. I'm not exactly a party animal! :-)
I am quirky, thoughtful, and scarred