Write a little about yourself. Just a paragraph will do.
Dating is hard. Online dating is harder. Getting a response is even
harder. Maybe I'm not doing a good job of selling myself. Or maybe
I was too specific in my original profile.
So here is version 2.0. Its supposed to be an essay but you're
going to get bullet points. I'm a rebel like that.
*I was married for 10 years but now I'm not. My ex was
unfaithful...several times with several people. I learned from that
and will choose more wisely.
*I have owned my own business for 20 years and while sometimes it's
tough I like the very flexible schedule it gives me. Want to meet
for lunch in the middle of the day? I can probably do that.
*I think I'm a good dad. I have a great daughter that leads me to
believe it. She wasnt born awesome. I'm how she got that way.
*I like geeky things. That's not all I am though. It's just one
part. Ask me about any geeky things you want and I will be glad to
talk about them.
*I'm not in the best shape but I'm not in the worst shape either.
I'm trying to slowly fix that. The elliptical is a blessing and a
*I'm not rich but I'm comfortable. Because I wasn't always as
financially stable I'm very frugal. I like to make sure something
has value before I invest time or money on it. I also think if you
have something of value you try to fix it before you throw it away
and start over. This includes relationships.
What I’m doing with my life
Don’t overthink this one; tell us what you’re doing day-to-day.
It's very cliche...but I'm living it. I'm at the stage in my life
where I'm doing what I want to be doing. I just want to do more.
Maybe you can help me with that. Or maybe I can help you do things
in your life. I think people aren't meant to be alone and that
people working together can do amazing things. Or really dumb
things. That is also a possibility.
I’m really good at
Go on, brag a little (or a lot). We won’t judge.
I'm really good at being a dad. I'm really good at making people
laugh too. I'm also good at making lasagna. Lasagna skills are more
practical around mealtime luckily.
The first things people usually notice about me
I’m an empty essay… fill me out!
That I look just like Robert Downey Jr. Just squint a little and
tilt the phone 37 degrees to the right. Trust me. Or perhaps my
eyes. I have gotten a fair amount of compliments on them from
Favorite books, movies, shows, music, and food
Help your potential matches find common interests.
I'm a Whedon nerd. I love Buffy the Vampire Slayer, Angel, Firefly,
Dollhouse and just about everything Joss Whedon has done. I also
enjoy reading and some of my favorite authors currently are Patrick
Rothfuss, SM Stirling, Kim Harrison and Elizabeth Moon among
others. Specific book series i really like are the King Killer
Chronicles, The Hollows, the Emberverse & The Deed of
Paksennarion. I love a good story regardless of medium. As far as
food goes I generally enjoy something with a little spice.
I don't watch very much TV but some of my favorites are Walking
Dead, Breaking Bad, Justified, Sons of Anarchy, Defiance, Dexter,
The Americans, and Game of Thrones. I'm also pretty fond of the
History Channel & the Discovery Channel.
For movies I'm a sucker for any sci-fi/fantasy type of movie but if
its good I will watch it regardless of genre. Some of my favorites
Big Trouble in Little China
Monty Python & the Holy Grail
The 5th Element
The six things I could never do without
Think outside the box. Sometimes the little things can say a lot.
1. My daughter
2. My friends
I'm just going to let those things count twice. There are things it
would be hard to do without but as long as I have my friends and
family and books I think I could manage.
I spend a lot of time thinking about
Global warming, lunch, or your next vacation… it’s all fair game.
Why don't people respond to messages? I get that maybe someone
isn't your type but let's be honest...we are all on an online
dating site. We all have some kind of issues. Why not exchange a
few messages and maybe meet for a date? You never know. Speaking
for me I can say that worst case scenario you get a free
meal/beverage/movie/laser tag/etc and maybe a good story if I
somehow make a giant fool of myself. Beat case scenario, we hit it
On a typical Friday night I am
Netflix and takeout, or getting your party on — how do you let loose?
I don't have a typical Friday night. Usually I'm at work. I work in
a business that opens late and closes late and is busiest on the
weekends. All you service industry and retail job ladies...I'm your
man. I can go on dates when you are actually off. :)
The most private thing I’m willing to admit
I’m an empty essay… fill me out!
I'm saving this for in person or via direct messages. Read through
my okcupid questions and ask me some things. I will be honest. i
don't have time for dishonesty.
You should message me if
Offer a few tips to help matches win you over.
*You should message me if you can wear 5 inch heels and still be
shorter than me.
*You have kids or understand the struggle of dating a single
*You love at least one thing strongly enough that if I get you
started talking you have trouble stopping.
*Honestly any reason you want to message me is fine. I will accept
jokes, bad to mediocre puns, ghost stories or even interesting
wikipedia articles. Please save all nude picture messages for your
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