Write a little about yourself. Just a paragraph will do.
Let's not complicate things.
I like things. You like things.
There. We already have something in common.
I like to be surprised by things like chemistry and I'm interested
in learning more about what makes you smile over the course of,
what I call, the live version of a text-exchange, or using old
world parlance: a conversation. Novel idea, no doubt.
In a period where hyper-targeted marketing rules the day, make room
for something to just happen. Especially, in an area like
Unless you truly have a niche void to fill, i.e. Scandinavian
plumber with lutefisk fetish, I say, take a chance.
Now, I hear what many of you are thinking.
But I *did* take a chance. Several chances.
Guys have exhausted my gambling spirit.
Trust me, I know. But this time it will be different. Okay, not
really. But I will disappoint you in a totally new and refreshing
way. Wait. No.
That can't be right. Talk to Ted in marketing,
I don't think that's the slogan we're going with. We'll have to
come back to that.
So, in truth... I can only promise one square meal and a good
conversation. After that, who knows.
Spoiler alert: if we go out to eat, I like to pay.
Not because I think it was "so written." It's because it makes me
feel good to do nice things for other people, combined with a
flickering romantic notion that chivalry has its place in the
And let me add... I'm really looking forward to this whole online
dating thing. Because if there's one thing I know about the
Internet, it's that it is an endless supply of joy and purity... so
let's have at it.
What I’m doing with my life
Don’t overthink this one; tell us what you’re doing day-to-day.
A little bit of social activity. Some solitude. It's a good
balance, I assure you. And I have a job.
There, that about covers it.
I’m really good at
Go on, brag a little (or a lot). We won’t judge.
The first things people usually notice about me
I’m an empty essay… fill me out!
My disguise as I am following them through Sears. "Just move
along... it's only a cactus."
Favorite books, movies, shows, music, and food
Help your potential matches find common interests.
TV: Sherlock (BBC), The Mentalist
Movies: A Beautiful Mind, About a Boy, An Unreasonable Man, Garden
State, The Blues Brothers, Mark Twain (Ken Burns Biography),
Harvey, Mr. Smith Goes to Washington, You Can't Take it With You,
The Hustler, Duck Soup, Gandhi, Life is Beautiful, Lawrence of
Arabia, oh there's more...
Music: I'm going to just start adding songs as I hear them (and
The Giving Tree: Plain White T's
Ho Hey: The Lumineers
0% Interest: Jason Mraz
Boom Boom: John Lee Hooker
Imagine: John Lennon
Banana Split for My Baby: Louis Prima (look it up!)
Hallelujah, I Love Her So: Ray Charles
Ain't Misbehavin': Leon Redbone
They Can't Take That Away From Me: Frank Sinatra
The six things I could never do without
Think outside the box. Sometimes the little things can say a lot.
Water in many different ways.
I spend a lot of time thinking about
Global warming, lunch, or your next vacation… it’s all fair game.
I don't understand people settling for a life that's short on
creativity. (in the broader sense - not limited to the fine
arts/performing arts). It's perspective and being fully alive in
I also think- "Hey, you over there. Put down your smartphone for a
while and try daydreaming. It might do you some good."
Oh, that and - please don't be one of those people who constantly
walks around looking unimpressed with everything. Listen, almost
*every* time I look up at the night sky and see hundreds or
thousands of "giant balls of gas" burning brightly enough that I
can see them trillions of miles away... yeah, I'm a little bit
You should message me if
Offer a few tips to help matches win you over.
...you have not become jaded and still see the beauty in the fact
that chance encounters can change the course of a life.
Oh... and also those folks who are completely jaded and would like
to just say hello.
Yeah, I'm pretty flexible.
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