Write a little about yourself. Just a paragraph will do.
There used to be a 900 word "self-summary" here. The only thing
that it basically said was that I like politics
(both theoretically and
(ranging from the
essays on stuff) and sort of everything else. if you would like to
read the elaborate version, feel free to contact me. I'll save the
monstrosity somewhere on my laptop.
Long story short (bullet-points to the rescue!)
- Born and raised in Belgium (Flanders (Aalst))) (The Flemish
speaking part but sufficiently close (yet not too close) to
Brussels for me to have escaped the latent racism which pervades so
many of my fellow Phlegms)
- Studied languages. Dutch, French, German, Swedish, Latin, English
and Greek. Not in that chronological order. My knowledge of them
ranges from “native” to “where is the library?”. I understand a bit
of Spanish and Italian and can confidently boss around a cabby in
- I did a bit of political sciences but got distracted near the
- I am planning to end up in EU politics and/or EU lobbying.
What I’m doing with my life
Don’t overthink this one; tell us what you’re doing day-to-day.
I lived in Asia for three years. I got back to Belgium in April
2013. Originally intended to get my drivers licence (yes, I don't
have one yet) and than move on. But I got offered a job in
So at the moment I'm fully occupied with getting used to the new
job, the less new city and a new (or at least for me) apartment.
Boring, I know, but that's keeping me rather occupied.
I’m really good at
Go on, brag a little (or a lot). We won’t judge.
interrupting people (un)intentionally
meeting new people (very spontaneous me)
combining a (seemingly) huge ego with an (apparently) low
procrastinating (I feel so unique)
listening (which a lot of people assume I can't because of my first
"really good at")
The first things people usually notice about me
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I have some difficulty keeping track of topics & usually don't
really attempt to. So most people will consider me to be a tad...
Favorite books, movies, shows, music, and food
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popularizing scientific books / Fantasy/SF /
Religion/mythology/fairytales / general literature (not any
specific authors, 'cept perhaps Auster
no particular kind of movie: I like historical, science fiction,
computer animated, cartoons, weird (not drugs-weird, more Delicatessen
Cité des enfants
-weird), fight club
All kinds of food. Not Celery. Not Oysters. (and rather not raw
At the moment I have a particular craving for good quiche
and maybe a nice assortment
I have been told by numerous people I have a despicable taste in
music. This is probably caused by it being very diverse & my
not really subscribing to the obsession so many people have with
The six things I could never do without
Think outside the box. Sometimes the little things can say a lot.
apart from the basics... (food, water...)
a social life.
- Acquaintances: and lots of them. New people are like drugs to
- Friends: or better, realizing I have them and who they are
my brain (both the painfully analytic as the strangely odd part)
I spend a lot of time thinking about
Global warming, lunch, or your next vacation… it’s all fair game.
random stuff (i'm great at connecting things in my head who don't
seem all that connected in real life... which confuses others
On a typical Friday night I am
Netflix and takeout, or getting your party on — how do you let loose?
there are no typical Friday nights. Reading, watching movies, going
drinking, playing cards, just hanging out, going dancing, playing a
computer game. All are options.
You should message me if
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if you're intelligent (or you can trick me into thinking you are
(which I think is a good sign of intelligence, actually) )
if you think you know something I should know or if you think you
could teach me something.
if you like how some clouds look like dinosaurs (or like giants,
lying down, leaning on their elbows, with a group of happy looking
gnomes advancing who secretly want to attack the giant) (true
story) while others just look like clouds.
if you like random humour.
if you want to comment on one of my match-questions.
if I sent you a message. if you decide (for whatever reason) not to
reply, I'd appreciate you did regardless (telling me the reason why
you chose not to reply at first)
Who are you looking for?
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