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26 F Vancouver, British Columbia, CA

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Today – 6:18am
5′ 2″ (1.57m)
Body Type
Strictly anything
Agnosticism, but not too serious about it
Capricorn, and it’s fun to think about
Working on university
Relationship Status
Relationship Type
English (Fluently), Spanish (Poorly)

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My self-summary
My name is Victoria. If you take any of this at face value you have only yourself to blame. I apologize for nothing.

My Myers-Briggs personality type is Myers-Briggs is a bunch of bullshit.

I would describe myself as being like one of those little italian candies you get at certain places, the ones that are hard on the outside, gooey on the inside, and taste like strawberry or pineapple or green apple. In other words, I have standards that I absolutely refuse to compromise on (pretty basic stuff as far as being a decent and intelligent human being is concerned) but I'm sweet and squishy and tart once you're in my good graces.

FEMINISM. Okay, that should take care of most of the haters.
What I’m doing with my life
Have a film degree from Seattle, currently keeping the school thing going for what seems like all of eternity. Getting credits at Langara this year, applying for my major next year at UBC's Creative Writing program. Going to be focusing on screenplays, fiction and nonfiction. Ideally I'd like to write television. In my fantasy world, for HBO or other high production value networks. I'm particularly interested in the mini-series format, as well as radio magazine and radio play format, which is making a sneaky comeback via the internet. I love Welcome to Night Vale, and This American Life. I love that scene in the Wire where Bodie drives to Philadelphia while listening to the Prairie Home Companion. If you laughed at that scene, you share my genetic mutation.

I support my bad habits by working as a cook at a west end restaurant. Those habits are multifarious and include but are not limited to Parallel 49 brews, Black Tusk Ale and Manny's. I'm also more than passing fond of foodstuffs, and am availing myself of the many delights of the Vancouver food scene- and working as a cook helps immensely on that front. I only just moved back to Vancouver from Vancouver Island at the beginning of May, and I'm enjoying a thorough reintroduction.

I also fence with foil, and less adeptly, with epee.
I’m really good at
tapping out dating site copy.
winning this game over and over again
spinning pizza
being the grill bitch
thinking out loud when I shouldn't
being reckless with honesty
The first things people usually notice about me
I'm not actually a person, but a series of well executed amateur photographs.

That I look different in each of those photographs.

I am a shapeshifter.
Favorite books, movies, shows, music, and food
This isn't even an exhaustive list, and you can skip it, but I think it demonstrates some insight into the enigma that is not me.

Sophie's Choice
The Sisters Brothers
A Song of Ice and Fire
Fight Club
Assassination Vacation
The Wordy Shipmates
Barrel Fever
Santaland Diaries
Dress Your Family in Courderoy and Denim
Me Talk Pretty One Day
When You Are Engulfed in Flames
Squirrel Seeks Chipmunk
Let's Explore Diabetes With Owls
Harry Potter et al
The Lord of the Rings
Silence of the Lambs
Sherlock Holmes et al
Kitchen Confidential
Medium Raw
House of Leaves
V For Vendetta
Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy

The Conversation
Manchurian Candidate
Sophie's Choice
Bonnie and Clyde
Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory
Dangerous Liaisons
Inglorious Basterds
The Godfather pt 1 and 2
Donnie Darko
The Departed
A Clockwork Orange
Pan's Labyrinth
Catch Me If You Can
Donnie Brasco
American Beauty
The Big Lebowski
Leon: The Professional
Apocalypse Now
Silence of the Lambs
Hot Fuzz
Shaun of the Dead
Batman Returns
The Dark Knight
Schindler's List
The Shining
No Country For Old Men
The Rocky Horror Picture Show
Little Miss Sunshine
Sleepy Hollow
Gangs of New York
V for Vendetta
Men In Black
The Lord of the Rings
In the Loop
Finding Nemo
The Usual Suspects
Despicable Me

The Wire
The Sopranos
Six Feet Under
Game of Thrones
True Blood
Buffy the Vampire Slayer
60 Minutes
The Thick of It
Planet Earth
No Reservations
Parts Unknown
Forever Knight
The Daily Show
The Colbert Report
South Park
Batman the Animated Series
The Simpsons.

David Bowie
Depeche Mode
Tim Minchin
The Blow
Pearl Jam
Amy Winehouse
The Smiths
The Presidents of the United States
The Rolling Stones
The Beatles
Ray Charles
Frank Sinatra
Ella Fitzgerald
The Ramones
Madeleine Peyroux
Tom Waits
The Talking Heads
The Postal Service
Modest Mouse
Death Cab
Crosby, Stills, Nash and Young
Neil Young
Joni Mitchell
Black Eyed Peas
Dropkick Murphys
Great Big C
Violent Femmes
Cage the Elephant
Dead Milkmen
Led Zepplin
Mumford and Sons
Flogging Molly
The White Stripes
The Cure
Bob Dylan
Johnny Cash
Gogol Bordello
Pink Floyd
Regina Spektor
The Clash


All of it.

In my face.

That's where it belongs.
The six things I could never do without
more snacks
all of the snacks
that song shots should actually be snacks
snacks x99 everybody
I spend a lot of time thinking about
I'm trying to quit. Filthy habit.

Everything. I prefer the term "wonk" over "massively opinionated" but I do try to make it my business to have a standard of evidence about information that is socially proliferated- which is, of course, all of it. I'm not as up on my Canadian politics as my American, but that is something I pretty routinely follow. I can also hold a pretty good conversation on the merits of screen adaptation, canonical Sherlock Holmes, or the fall of the Roman Republic. I probably live in my head more than I should.
On a typical Friday night I am
Friday is a hoax. I'm usually chopping something into pieces, removing bones from bird parts or burning myself on a 700 degree oven and frightening the waiters with my screaming.

If you're one of the people whose Friday nights signal the oncoming weekend with some kind of respite from work, expect me to at the very least narrow my blue collar eyes at you. Not, like, in a judgemental way. Just a slightly suspicious way. I've never had an orderly life and I lack perspective.
The most private thing I’m willing to admit
I'm terrible at playing hard to get, so I don't play at all. You'll know if I'm into you and you'll know if I'm not. I'm not really that good at waiting games, and I'm also not a mind reader, so if bluntness freaks you out, don't let the door hit your ass on the way out.

If you don't list your name on your profile or include it in your introductory message, I will assign you a name. It is surprising how many dudes out there introduce themselves as Laid Back and Easy Going.

I'm also a dual citizen of Canada and the US and therefore a little culturally neurotic. I got mocked for being a Canadian kid when I was growing up in Seattle, and now Canadians like to point out America's flaws to me, which is of course an immensely helpful social rehabilitation method and has done much to improve the American nation.

Sometimes I think getting along with me is a tall order, but what I'm actually looking for is someone who is ideologically similar, but calmer than I am, and who in turn will make me feel calm. My head is a noisy place sometimes, and it can be hard to turn down the volume.
I’m looking for
  • Guys who like girls
  • Ages 23–30
  • Near me
  • Who are single
  • For new friends, long-term dating, short-term dating, casual sex
You should message me if
Instead of holding up a fish in your profile picture, you're holding up an oyster. More oysters = better.

Demonstrate that you think and care about the world around you as much as you care about what you think I want to hear. Demonstrate that you care about what you think I want to hear without relying on trope. Empathy is encouraged, as is communication.

NCITW? Savage Love? Yes. Common language. And yes, all of these things still apply regardless of casual or serious interaction. I like to enjoy the company of the person I'm with, casual or otherwise. Casual does not have to equal boring.