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Hey! The name's Tristan. Welcome to my niche. Nook. Cranny.
Whatever. I'm just on here looking for my Isolde. Iseult. Ysolt.
Isolda. Whatever! Please don't take it personally if I inspect any
"potions" you might give me with extra care.
Let's see, what else? I'm an INTP
, if that matters to you. Or a Scorpio, if that
does. I personally think I fit the description of both rather well,
no matter what Forer and Barnum might say. Stop raining on my
I like subtle, sarcastic humor, and pranks are divine.
What I’m doing with my life
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I currently work as the lead in-house developer at a local sink
manufacturer in Sylvania. I started by creating the website and
inventory system, but I've spent the last year developing marketing
and augmented reality apps for iOS and Android. They let you see
what one of our super deluxe sinks will look like inside your own
home! Wowzers. It's interesting work and I love my coworkers, but I
don't see it as the end-point of my career. To that end, I am also
doing freelance work and designing and programming apps in my spare
time. The goal is to get a self-sustaining stream of money flowing
so I can quit my day job and travel the world, already.
I also spend about six to eight hours a week attending various
ballroom classes and dance parties. It's a ball! And a good
investment. If some of the people I dance with are any indication,
I'll be able to pursue this hobby until I'm, like, 105!
I’m really good at
Go on, brag a little (or a lot). We won’t judge.
Time travel and teleportation. Unless it turns out reality isn't
discrete, in which case just time travel.
Learning things. Problem solving. Mathematics. Designing and
implementing systems of all types. Actively listening to people. A
bit of art and design. Board games. Strategy games.
Favorite books, movies, shows, music, and food
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I'm a big fantasy/sci-fi fan. I love intricate world building and
complex magic/tech systems and stories that have something to say
about life. Books like Dune or Foundation or The Kingkiller
Chronicle or His Dark Materials, to name a (very) few. Brandon
Sanderson has recently become one of my favorite authors, so I've
been reading through all of his (secretly linked together!) books.
The Stormlight Archive is absolutely amazing.
I also enjoy reading about mythology and logic and physics and
intelligence and consciousness. A few highlights in those areas
would be The Masks of God or Godel, Escher, Bach: An Eternal Golden
Braid or I Am a Strange Loop.
Pixar movies. Studio Ghibli movies. Star Wars (IV-VI). Life of
Brian. The Princess Bride. Zoolander. Anchorman. Dodgeball.
Community (Earlier seasons, though it seems to have regained its
stride this season. Yay!). Avatar. Archer. Buffy/Angel/Firefly.
Scrubs. Dr. Who. Game of Thrones. The Daily Show/The Colbert
Andrew Bird. Lana Del Rey. Two Steps from Hell. Enya. Girl Talk.
Pentatonix. Turisas. Tango music like El Tango De Roxanne or Cell
Block Tango or Tango: Maureen.
Sushi. Spaghetti. I hate chocolate. Everything else is fine!
The six things I could never do without
Think outside the box. Sometimes the little things can say a lot.
- My Kindle.
- My family. We're still pretty tight and hang out rather
- Parentheses in all their incarnations. They're just so
- Game Nights.
- Personal recharge time. I start to get depressed if I go long
periods without it.
- That font of absolute knowledge and abject stupidity known as the
I spend a lot of time thinking about
Global warming, lunch, or your next vacation… it’s all fair game.
Transience. The nature of consciousness, free will, perception, and
I've always been fascinated by games of all kinds, and I'm trying
to develop one myself, so I think a lot about their structure and
aesthetics. What makes them good? What makes them bad? Why is
everyone so obsessed with levels and leveling systems,
What boardgames am I going to bring to the next game night?
Why isn't "Pastafarian" an option for "Religion" on here?
On a typical Friday night I am
Netflix and takeout, or getting your party on — how do you let loose?
...at the gym, then the dance floor at The Ballroom Company. You
should check it out! I'm still on the lookout for a ballroom buddy.
The most private thing I’m willing to admit
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I am terrible at navigation. I have only been in car accidents with
stationary objects, like houses or parked cars. O.o;
My favorite color is a vibrant blue. Something like #3060C0.
You should message me if
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Your name is Iseult or some variant thereof.
You would like to swim against the current or go against the grain
or buck the prevailing trend or challenge the dominant paradigm or
whatever(!) and message me first. Be a rebel!
...If you do, please let me know what my response rating is. I'm
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