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39 • Washington, DC • Man
I’m looking for
- Ages 28–42
- Near me
- Who are single
- For long-term dating, short-term dating
- Last online
- Apr 12
- 6′ 5″ (1.96m)
- Body type
- Aquarius, but it doesn’t matter
- Graduated from university
- Science / Engineering
- Doesn’t have kids
- English (Fluently), Polish (Okay), French (Poorly)
Spontaneous: Driving home after visiting a friend in the city, I decided I wanted to move back into the city. That was in the middle of February; I moved into my new place on April 12.
On a few days notice from a friend who had an extra ticket, I flew to LA for the premier of Meet the Robinsons.
On no notice, I drove with some friends to go see an opera in NYC; wound up seeing two.
Love to travel: In the past year I have sailed in the Caribbean (from St. Maarten to Martinique), visited friends and family in Europe (Sweden, Poland, Germany, and Switzerland), and went skiing in Colorado (broke my arm the first day; but at least I had great friends with whom to hang out for the rest of the week). And a bunch of regional trips as well.
Hope to sail the Great Barrier Reef next summer.
Enjoy a wide variety of activities:
I love to dance; whether it's 80s night at the Black Cat or Tropicalia, swing dancing at Glen Echo, blues dancing at a hole-in-the-wall bar, or just a wedding (I'm usually one of the first people on the dance floor).
Skiing/Snowboarding; yes, I'm one of those people who go both ways.
Playing sports; especially football (the kind you play with your feet; soccer for you Americans) and ultimate frisbee. I also enjoy watching some sports like football (particularly Champions League and international matches), American football (Sundays tend to be my laundry day), the Olympics (I prefer winter, but I also enjoy the summer games), and ice hockey. However I don't prioritize watching sports. Except the World Cup, I prioritize watching the World Cup; but that's only for one month every four years.
Spending time with friends; whether it's board games, poker, happy hour, dinner, or just chatting, everything is better with the right group of people.
Seeing shows; I enjoy movies, dramatic and musical theatre, opera, concerts, comedy, and street performances. As long as it's a good show, the format is not important.
Other traits to don't lend themselves to examples:
I avoid drama.
I'm very social but also low-key. I don't need to be the center of attention. And I can fit in in almost any social situation.
I'm even-tempered. I haven't been in a physical fight since middle school. And when I have major disagreements with friends or SOs, I usually find a way for us to talk things out.
Here are some teasers to keep you interested:
I'm a political refugee.
I've been skydiving 100 times... before I was born.
I've been skinny-dipping in New Zealand... now I just need to see the rest of the country.
For work I am an Instrumentation and Test Engineer. I really enjoy it because I have to figure out how things work. I work on a wide variety of things, so I'm constantly learning new things. Occasionally, I also get to blow things up; sometimes even on purpose.
Crossing the line in just the right way. Sometimes I fail miserably, but that usually leads to interesting stories.
Figuring out how things work and getting them to work; and it's a good thing that I'm very proficient at this, since that's my job.
Reading instructions. You would be surprised (or maybe not) how many times I've been asked to figure something out that is easily explained in the instructions.
Things I'm not good at: writing a succinct profile.
My height... kind of hard not to.
TV: Firefly, Community, The Daily Show, How I Met Your Mother, The Big Bang Theory, Game of Thrones, Archer, Better Off Ted, Doctor Who, Anamaniacs, Craig Ferguson
Movies: The Princess Bride, Monty Python and the Holy Grail, Star Wars (Old School), The Fifth Element, Barbarella, Dead Poets Society, Hudson Hawk
Books: Douglas Adams, Terry Pratchet, Shakespeare, Tolkien, Catch 22, A Song of Ice and Fire, various histories
Music: I listen to most types of music; but I prefer 80s New Wave, Brit-Pop, Classic Rock, Indie Rock, Big Band Swing, Jazz... especially music I can dance to.
Favorite bands include: Beatles, Pink Floyd, Rolling Stones, Rush, No Doubt, Garbage, They Might Be Giants, U2.
And of course, NPR. I know it's not music, but it's usually on in my car.
Food: I'll try almost anything. I have yet to go to a restaurant where I couldn't find something I liked.
Theater: Shakespeare (saw King Lear at the Globe in London, amazing), Les Miserable, Rusalka, Wagner's The Ring Series, Avenue Q.
However, here are some things that do make life more fun:
And the time and money to do all the things I want to do.
I enjoy keeping up to date on international and domestic affairs. I also try to understand why things happen in the world. And I like to ponder rhetorical questions...
You are like doing a variety of things.
You have a witty/sarcastic/sardonic sense of humor.
You are inquisitive and are always up for learning something new.
You made it this far...
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