Write a little about yourself. Just a paragraph will do.
My name Michael Francis Patrick McConnell, but my friends call me
Mickey (that sounds corny and rehearsed). I like puzzles.
I've never been good at talking to people in situations involving
less than a group of 10 or more. It doesn't bother me as much after
I get to know someone, but I have a hard time getting to know
people. I'm socially awkward, but I'm trying to get past this
(hence the profile), but relationships are something that I haven't
been able to make happen for me, really. My friends consider me to
be a gentleman, though. While I'm very cautious, I'm eager to meet
new people, and to turn the page in my life.
I spend a lot of time in my own head, and tend to analyze things to
death, but when something is important to me, I'm steadfast. Even
stubborn, sometimes, but again, I'm trying.
I easily sympathize/empathize with people even if I don't know them
well. I even readied develop accents by accident when exposed to it
too much over time. This also causes me too act a little loopy,
unless I actively focus on not acting that way, when around people
who are drunk. This is one of the reasons I don't drink, nothing
against it, but I get the effect regardless it seems, and don't
have to worry about hangovers.
I don't know what else to put, I feel embarrassed now, but I think
most of that is important to get out of the way.
What I’m doing with my life
Don’t overthink this one; tell us what you’re doing day-to-day.
I'm currently a part-time student at UNO who is questioning his
major. I also work as a porter and salesman for my family's used
car dealership. I hope to eventually become a college professor,
since at my core I want to teach. Not sure of what yet but my
interests span many subjects so my main problem is too many options
and not enough drive in any particular direction.
Update: I may be leaving school to pursue a job opportunity
sometime in the near future but I'm not certain. Also I've recently
taken up oil painting.
I’m really good at
Go on, brag a little (or a lot). We won’t judge.
I have been told that I cook well and currently practice when I
have the time, particularly making different kinds of candies such
as truffles, pralines, and fudge.
I've recently taken up kendo and I am getting better at it (though
I still need to lose some weight before convincing myself to
compete). I also have a on again off again interest in photography.
I've also decided to reconnect with my old hobbies of archery, and
canoeing, if I can find a range and rental place
I'm also good with puzzles, riddles, correlation, and deduction.
I'm trying to get better at inductive reasoning and by extention
improve my ability with abductive reasoning (a form of logical
reasoning to better explain your surroundings, it is most famously
used by Sherlock Holmes,) and have a developing interest in knot
I am a vehement debater, and can talk about subjects I like for a
The first things people usually notice about me
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My hair, overall body size, and generally casual appearance. I take
great pride in how I dress. I like my long hair. I keep my facial
hair at a reasonable length but for special occasions or important
events, I'll shave.
Favorite books, movies, shows, music, and food
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I really like the author Christopher Moore and highly recommend his
books to most people who share my sense of humor. I also like a lot
of Lovecraft's works in particular "The Music of Erich Zann." I've
also read a lot of Douglas Adams. I'm a fan of silver, bronze, and
dark age comic books (Marvel over DC, but I like both). I also read
the occasional manga series.
I like shows that focus around doing childish things with adult
levels of money like Top Gear (the British version), Myth Busters,
etc.... I also am a big fan of sci-fi and fantasy shows such as
Doctor Who, Star Trek, Grimm, etc... I also like anime and classic
cartoons especially Warner Bros. I also like some crime dramas if
they aren't just a CSI rehash, and some modern comedies like Big
I like movies that have plots and well developed characters, but
can occasionally sit down and watch a romantic comedy or screwball
comedy, as long as it is actually funny and not just filled with
one-liners and poop-jokes. My favorite directors are various and
rarely all of their works. I like Tim Burton's early work. I like
the original Star Wars trilogy and can forgive much of episode 3. I
like Marvel's current movie-verse, and Christopher Nolan up until
he created a completely new villain and called him Bane, named
after the first villain to beat Batman but that is mostly where the
resemblance ends. I like all I've seen from Akira Kurosawa, my
favorite being High and Low(called Heaven and
Hell[Tengoku to Jigoku] in Japan). I also appreciate animated
films especially the work of Hayao Miyazaki, I would list which are
my favorites but I've ramble long enough, suffice to say Studio
Ghibli has few flaws overall.
I like a wide variety of music; Almost anything in the rock
super-genre from classic to hair metal to alterna-rock to ska and
even a good amount of punk (granted it is mostly folk and celtic
punk but that counts in my opinion). I'm not a big fan of dub-step,
pop, or country, and most of rap seems sort of repetitive. I
appreciate Jazz, blues, funk, and classical if it is played well,
but recordings sort of lose the emotion behind the music, so if I
can I'll take it live. I'm also a fan of musicals because I grew up
listening to and watching them. My favorite composer is Stephan
Sondheim, esspecially Into the Woods, Sweeny
Todd, and Company. My favorite actors from musicals
are Hugh Jackman, Neil Patrick Harris, and Bernadette Peters. I
appreciate nonmusical plays as well, but I was raise on musicals.
David Tennant and Patrick Stewart are amazing in Hamlet
I like a good varieties of food and am willing to try most things
that are not gastropods or mushrooms. I have had some training as a
chef so I cook for myself when I find the time and inclination.
The six things I could never do without
Think outside the box. Sometimes the little things can say a lot.
Intelligence (In general and in other people)
Technology (Mostly gizmos and gadgets. The more impractical they
are, the more interesting they are)
Bats (What? They're cool)
Martial Arts (I am an avid student of my current one, and would
love to learn more.)
People (I am slow to make new friends, so the ones I have are very
important, and family is important for me.)
Comedy (I need humor. I need to laugh)
I promise I'm not going to say I'm Batman... probably.
I spend a lot of time thinking about
Global warming, lunch, or your next vacation… it’s all fair game.
The future. Also errant thoughts of what I like from gaming to
Japanese culture to movies I want to watch and books I want to read
and everything else.
On a typical Friday night I am
Netflix and takeout, or getting your party on — how do you let loose?
Usually at home if I lack something to do. Sometimes I go hangout
with my friends.
The most private thing I’m willing to admit
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I regularly watch Adventure Time. There is something else I'm
willing to admit but it is a rather sensitive topic reguarding my
family. Ask me about it and we'll see if I'm willing to share then.
You should message me if
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You got through my profile and you think you can stand being around
a person who dresses somewhere between 30's and 90's style clothing
on a whim, talks like a college professor, and is just slightly
less neurotic than Woody Allen.
I'm looking for an open-minded, relaxed, kind woman who's trying to
get the hang of this whole relationship thing, gives thought to
reason, and doesn't mind talking about a lot of different things.
Also someone who can put up with someone as long-winded as me
It seems nobody wants to date a person with no experience, hence I
an unable to attain any of the desired experience needed to date.
Although I am inexperienced with dating, I have studied much on the
subject so as to not be completely inept. If you find this
acceptable please contact me as my lack of experience leads to no
understanding of how to initiate contact in an appropriate way
according to modern protocol, and strangely enough there is not
much available data that helps in the instruction of this that
doesn't just seem sleazy.
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