i_am_pretender
35 Woodside, NY
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My self-summary
To be honest I hadn't touched this profile in a while. The picture's a bit old and I don't even remember how I ended up with that profile name. But I'm here now and I intend to make a sincere go at this.

I'm an honest, light-hearted, nice guy with a good sense of humor who likes to have fun. But I believe fun doesn't have to be strictly defined. I play and watch all kinds of competitive sports, but I also play card games and do the crossword. A club, a pub, karaoke, museums, or comic-con, it's all about having a good time.

I have my views on certain things, but am fairly open-minded. That being said, I do agree with Patton Oswalt in that you have to acknowledge everyone’s beliefs, and then you have to reserve the right to go: “That is fcking stupid. Are you kidding me?”

If I had to choose a hobby that I'm most passionate about right now, it's food. I'm a foodie. I contribute to forums once in a while, and write my own reviews. I mostly focus on high-end fine dining, but do appreciate all good food and its power to join people across different cultures.
What I’m doing with my life
I studied 4 different fields in school (3 majors and a masters), and yet ended up in finance. Shocking, right? However, where I am is unique and I refuse to slave away at some large corporation and be pigeonholed.
I’m really good at
eating. Big foodie but can't cook.

having a good sense of humor and not taking things too seriously.

listening.

carrying on a conversation about pretty much any subject.

being objective and logical, but knowing when to submit when my girl decides to take my logic and toss it out the window.
The first things people usually notice about me
I look young for my age
Favorite books, movies, shows, music, and food
Favorite restaurant: Eleven Madison Park, 15 East

Favorite movie: American Beauty, Almost Famous, Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind, Iron Man, Inception, The Dark Knight Rises

Favorite music: Whatever sounds good. Definitely appreciate good lyrics. Anything from Johnny Cash to Eminem, though if I had to choose a genre, it'd be 80's-90's rock, anthems and ballads.

Favorite TV shows: The Wire, Mad Men, Curb Your Enthusiasm, Louie, Archer, Dr. Who, Game of Thrones, The Walking Dead, Happy Endings, HIMYM, 30 Rock etc. I used to watch train-wreck reality TV too, but I draw the line at Honey Boo Boo and there's too much good writing on TV right now.

Favorite books: I tend to read each book in the Song of Ice and Fire (Game of Thrones series) right before the corresponding season starts on HBO
The six things I could never do without
Family
Good food
Internet
Good TV
Games
Sports
I spend a lot of time thinking about
improving myself
The most private thing I’m willing to admit
Underneath it all there's a hopeless romantic in there somewhere.
You should message me if
you want to know more.

definitely reply back if I messaged you!

you're up for actually meeting up. Although I'm happy to chat first, and if we get along, send the link to my food blog and a recent pic.
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