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I’m looking for

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  • Ages 21-29
  • Near me
  • Who are single
  • For new friends, long-term dating, short-term dating

My details

Last online
Today – 9:37pm
Relationship Type
Strictly monogamous
5' 9" (1.75m)
Body Type
Atheism and laughing about it
Working on University
Doesn’t have kids but might want them
Has dogs
English (Fluently)
My self-summary
Write a little about yourself. Just a paragraph will do.
My name's Dan.

I'm a huge nerd/geek. I'm into science, technology, computers, math, etc. Check out If you enjoy that kind of humor than we would get along. (and if you didn't need to click the link because you already know that comic, you should message me, perhaps with your favorite one...)

I am very good with all sorts of technical and mechanical things. I am a huge DIY junkie. I’m that guy that goes out and buys the parts to make something rather than just buying the finished product to save a few bucks. I always have a few "projects" I'm working on.

I'm also a musician. Music is a huge part of my life. I've been a percussionist/drummer for the last 23 years of my life. I know that whatever happens music will always be a part of my life. It's an unbelievable experience to have a hand in creating it.

Check out my list of favorite tv/books/movies for more insight into my interests.

Some other facts:

I'm a PC.

I'm an introvert.

I'm pretty sure I have a sleep disorder. Not helped by my totally totally irregular schedule. I rarely go to bed before 4 am. If you're a morning person we might have some issues...

I am a true believer in "Be Prepared". I'm good at solving problems and staying cool in a crisis.

I try to live my life by this quote from Christopher Titus: "Step up or step aside". I have no regrets. If I had the chance to go back in time and redo my past, I wouldn't.
What I’m doing with my life
Don’t overthink this one; tell us what you’re doing day-to-day.
I run the Parks Department in my town. (No I haven't seen Parks & Rec....haha no time to get hooked on new shows)
May-Sept I spend most of my time at the beach overseeing our summer programs. Sadly the only time I end up going swimming is to fix the docks..

I have also worked various food service jobs, previously as a line cook at a local restaurant. Currently I am working part time in an elementary school cafeteria during the school year. Not the most exciting job but health insurance is nice...

I studied Music Education at URI and UMass Lowell for 4 years before I realized I wasn't interested in teaching. Sometime I'll look into finishing a degree but I really don't see the value in it.

I perform all over the place. I do several pit bands for various musicals in the area. I play for several community and audition based Band/ Wind Ensembles in the area.

I also march in parades all over New England. So far I've done more than 100.

My Concert Schedule
I’m really good at
Go on, brag a little (or a lot). We won’t judge.
Music, Percussion, Drumming, "Kitchen-hands" (being able to grab hot things and not get burned), Computers & Technology, Working, Spatial Reasoning, Multi-tasking, Driving a manual transmission, Road Trips, Procrastination, Sleep, Not sleeping, touch-typing on the number pad, Microsoft Excel
The first things people usually notice about me
I’m an empty essay… fill me out!
I've been wearing the same brand and style of shoes my entire life. (Reebok Classic Nylon)

I walk really fast. I have long hair. I've got scars on my hands and arms from working in foodservice..

I do the EDC thing. (Every Day Carry) aka: I have way too much crap in my pockets all the time, but if you ever need pliers, a flashlight, or a tuning fork you know who to ask.
Favorite books, movies, shows, music, and food
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Favorite Music:
Currently listening to Techno.
Recently I've really liked:
Turisas, Bastille, Ludo, more Ludo (It's a rock tango!, how awesome is that?),and Ben Folds.

At work we've been listening to Ludo radio and its been awesome. Or Summer Hits of the 90's
Really cool acoustic versions of 3 Turisas songs

I like rock, metal, classical, techno, basically everything except rap and country. Generally I will listen to anything though. I'm always open to new music.

One of my all-time favorite songs is "Ballet for a Girl from Buchannon" by Chicago

I'm open to suggestions...bonus points for non-standard instruments (bassoon, accordion) and songs not in 4/4 or 3/4.. Interestingly enough I've found a lot of great music on this site...(just wish I could find some great dates..)

Black Books, Look Around You, Pitch Men, Mythbusters, Good Eats, Bill Nye, Titus, The Guild, Parking Wars, Holmes on Homes, Holmes Inspections, Judge Judy, The Weird Al Show,, Spongebob, Ugly Americans, Father Ted, Red Dwarf, Family Guy, Futurama, The Red Green Show, Modern Marvels, Leverage, Undercover Boss, Aqua Teen Hunger Force, Criminal Minds, Most cop shows, Food Network, Discovery Channel, History Channel, Random Science stuff

Favorite Movies:
We Are The Night, Battle Royale, UHF, Employee of the Month, Scott Pilgrim, Tremors, Slipstream, Apollo 13, The Forsaken, Dance of the Dead, Penny Dreadful, Late night Horror/ Sci-Fi Movies, Zombie Movies, Vampire Movies, FEARnet

Favorite Books:
Overqualified (pretty much anything by Joey Comeau), Machine of Death (I really recommend this one), We're All In This Together (an Interview with Steve Smith of The Red Green Show), Scott Pilgrim, Battle Royale, Judge Judy’s books, Tom Clancy’s books, Lost Moon/Apollo 13, Failure is Not an Option, Harry Potter, Merlin, The Five People You Meet in Heaven, Alton Brown, Cook Books, books about foodservice and restaurants.

Bananas, Carbs, Chocolate, Bacon, Garlic, Eggs, Spicy things, Oreos, Hot Chocolate( + peppermint schnapps)
The six things I could never do without
Think outside the box. Sometimes the little things can say a lot.
My Computer/Internet
My Car
Google/Android...alright my phone
A Dog
I spend a lot of time thinking about
Global warming, lunch, or your next vacation… it’s all fair game.
Work. I am a workaholic, mainly because I really enjoy my job.

My thought processes are very random. A friend sent me a text a few weeks after we started talking that said "I'm finally learning to speak Dan!" after deciphering something I sent. I'm always planning various project in my head. Often I'm thinking of better ways to do things, the next thing I need to get on Ebay, what I would do in case of a Zombie attack... you get the idea.
On a typical Friday night I am
Netflix and takeout, or getting your party on — how do you let loose?
I'm not a party person but occasionally I'll go out to the bar with friends.

Most of the time I'm either still working or home doing computer things.

Sometimes I'm usually out playing a concert or show.
The most private thing I’m willing to admit
I’m an empty essay… fill me out!
I'll admit to one trashy TV obsession...Parental Control on MTV. It's totally fake but at the same time hilarious. Also Friendzone..not sure if this one is real or not..
You should message me if
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You want to go on a date to a restaurant supply store. j/k I have thing for gadgets... (Actually, I'm serious haha If you think that sounds fun message me!)

You know what ASMR is and/or you experience it.

You want to cook together.

Let's build something, fix something, or play music.

Want to come see a musical or a concert for free? (And not mind the fact that I have to be there 3 hours early...)

How about marathon all the Harry Potter movies. I've only seen the 1st and 5th and I just re-read the books.

I am looking for a long term relationship. Someone who is in a similar place in life. Pictures of dogs and you with instruments get bonus points.. :)

There's a question on this site that asks "What you are looking for? (Someone for tonight, someone to go out with, or someone to come home to)
My answer is "I'm looking for someone to come home to."
I think that is a pretty good representation of what I'm looking for in a relationship.

I'm not interested in wasting my time with drama or games. I'm not really looking for casual dates either. Also, If your status isn't "single" I'm not interested. I don't do poly. Nothing against it, just not for me..

If I added you to my favorites or rated you highly it usually means I'm browsing OKC at work, during a rehearsal, or in class on my phone and want to be able to read your profile later, when I have time.

Also, despite what it may say, I'm not online 24/7. Thanks to tabbed browsing I have a bad habit of leaving multiple things open (sometimes on multiple computers...)for days (or at least until my browser crashes).