Write a little about yourself. Just a paragraph will do.
This is a second draft because the first self-summary I posted
seemed lame and not representative, so here are some things:
I've given my roommate permission to dictate what I include in this
list because describing myself makes me uncomfortable, but I get
why it's kind of a necessary evil on a dating site. However, she
doesn't seem too interested in taking advantage of that offer, so
it looks like I've gotta bite the bullet.
I'm an East Coast transplant, raised in Massachusetts.
I like words a lot. As an extension of that passion, I find proper
spelling and grammar to be very attractive, and I will be over the
moon if you teach me a new word.
Music is a big deal. I'll talk about music all day.
I like it when people geek out about stuff they like.
Sincerity--sincere passion in particular--is definitely a
I find ironing to be a deeply satisfying and meditative
I wish I could say that I feel guilty about how much time I spend
on Tumblr, but I just don't.
I owe the Seattle Public Library approximately $150 in overdue
fines. I do actually feel really guilty about that.
What I’m doing with my life
Don’t overthink this one; tell us what you’re doing day-to-day.
Working at a bakery. Trying to get work as an actor.
I’m really good at
Go on, brag a little (or a lot). We won’t judge.
walking the extremely fine line between gutsiness and
Also, people don't seem to hate it when I sing, which is nice
because I like doing that a lot.
Favorite books, movies, shows, music, and food
Help your potential matches find common interests.
Books--Rebecca (Daphne du Maurier), Shadow of the Wind (Carlos Ruiz
Zafon), Jonathan Strange and Mr. Norrell (Susanna Clarke)
Movies--City Lights, Rushmore, O Brother Where Art Thou?, His Girl
Friday, Rosemary's Baby
Music--I'm not sure how to boil this down to a succinct list, but I
usually cite of Montreal as my favorite. Also: Beirut, The Mountain
Goats, Sunset Rubdown, The New Pornographers, Buddy Holly, Nancy
Sinatra, Okkervil River, Neutral Milk Hotel, Pink Martini, Patsy
Cline, Linda Ronstadt. I went through a jazz phase recently, and
even more recently I've been listening to a lot of Motown. I dunno.
Ask me about it.
Food--I literally don't even know where to begin.
The six things I could never do without
Think outside the box. Sometimes the little things can say a lot.
Music, language, gin, coffee, affection, hot showers.
On a typical Friday night I am
Netflix and takeout, or getting your party on — how do you let loose?
Either drinking wine and listening to ABBA with my roommate, or
wandering around the hill with my roommate. I spend a lot of time
with my roommate.
The most private thing I’m willing to admit
I’m an empty essay… fill me out!
I was once moved to tears by an episode of X-Men: The Animated
You should message me if
Offer a few tips to help matches win you over.
You want to ask a question about anything I failed to address. I
mean, really, just go for it.
Extra points if you want to hazard a guess as to what my username
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