Help your potential matches find common interests.
Maybe we could talk about it in person.
My record collection, for example, is... hmmm: "diverse".
For some reason, I feel perpetually obligated to unearth things
that I know nothing about, and learn about them... Embrace things
that I used to ignore, and find pleasure in a more recent
context... or revisit things that I connected with in the past, and
wonder "what the hell was I thinking?"... (I'm still talking
I still haven't found an intellectual explanation for my collection
of Hayley Mills 7inches, except that I like her accent and
occasional off-key inflection. It's one the few things in my
collection that I actually "collect".
Of course, I have scads of my comfort albums as well... The one's
that still make me comfortable. It's fun to find where there's
overlap with someone else. Right?
Same goes for movies, food, books, art... kind-of all over the
I'll spare you the list of titles/directors/cinematographers
(movie-wise). I like movies.
I go on brief reading benders, but not often enough. I've got
plenty of books: Some I've read, some (with bookmarks) that I've
started, Some that I want to, Some that are pretty to look at...
and some that, I think, make me look smart (you might argue, upon
seeing the number of children's titles). They're all nice to have,
should the bender begin again.
I spend a disproportionate amount of time going to small bars to
see "shows" by local, barely-formed, punkish, 3-minute-song bands.
I suppose I'll continue doing that until it ceases to amuse
But, hey, I also like softer, quieter, thoughtful stuff... I've
even been to the Opera (think I'll go again some day!).
I kinda like musicals, a lot... There. I said it.
I rarely eat fast food, but enjoy it when I do.
I can also behave myself in nicer restaurants, with a more
delicately prepared plate.
Not a fan of mushrooms. I'm still not sure why. It goes deep into
my childhood. My Sister's the same.