Write a little about yourself. Just a paragraph will do.
10% serious, 10% lazy, 10% snarky, 30% hard working, 10%
considerate, 30% intelligent, 10% adventurous. I always give
I grew up in Jacksonville, FL. It was in those formative years I
learned that I can neither dance nor speak publicly without great
College and easy access to alcohol helped, and the added population
density was a baptism by fire. It took 19 years to shed the
awkwardness of a secluded, book-wormy, online-chess-mastering dork.
Though, we carry those vestiges with us right? I still have to make
a special effort to be Mr. Outgoing.
I've spent a lot of time in my adult years getting to know myself
and different cultures and different places. I've had the pleasure
of dining with the Princess Royal, and felt the inadequacy of
long-distance carpooling with the Astronomer Royal. I've stayed
with a man in Kiev who survived encephalitis, so he could later
take up arms in Maidan. I've taken a nap in the shade of Uluru, and
managed the plight of a maelstrom-atic murky midnight Mt. Fuji
ascent. Say that 5 times fast!
I like to run marathons competitively because I feel like there is
still some element of objective self-improvement there, beyond
statistical variation. But I'm probably delusional.
Get me started on any technical endeavor, or wax poetic about art
or economics, or indulge a classical or rock music concert, or join
me on an epic half-day hike in some mountainous environs, and I'll
be your friend for life. Try to give me a shopping bag of
confectionery sugar instead of a half kilo of fine Mexican yeyo
like I asked for, and I'll feel insulted and betrayed (I know the
I have no idea if this sort of summary is what you're supposed to
write on a dang dating website, but there you have it. Thanks for
What I’m doing with my life
Don’t overthink this one; tell us what you’re doing day-to-day.
I am working at a software startup at the moment. I enjoy the work,
its challenging, I learn every day and I'm passionate about the
goal of the product.
I’m really good at
Go on, brag a little (or a lot). We won’t judge.
1. Puns. I think 1/64 of my brain is dedicated to finding
2. Fixing things.
3. Finding slick travel deals.
4. Sending glitter in the mail. It's actually easier than you might
5. Seeing that rolling thing roll off the counter top out of the
corner of your eye and catching it midair without letting it hit
the ground. Like Spiderman.
I'm going to limit this list to 5. Leave something for the
imagination, as Mom always says (sarcastically creepily winks).
The first things people usually notice about me
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Resemblance to Footloose Kevin Bacon. Long eyelashes. Please excuse
the brevity I'm starting to get bored writing this profile.
Favorite books, movies, shows, music, and food
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Books: Bradbury, Vonnegut, Rand are a few of my favorite authors.
Classic novels and science fiction. Most recent reads: The Martian
by Weir and The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy.
Movies: >= 90% on RottenTomatoes generally. In particular,
Christopher Nolan and Wes Anderson films. And The Big
TV: I don't watch TV.*
Food: Vegetarian although I'll eat fish. I keep it pretty
*A noteworthy exception is Adventure Time, which is great when you
need an 11 minute break.
I spend a lot of time thinking about
Global warming, lunch, or your next vacation… it’s all fair game.
how to answer questions pertaining to metacognition.
On a typical Friday night I am
Netflix and takeout, or getting your party on — how do you let loose?
exhausted and occasionally bibulous.
The most private thing I’m willing to admit
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My Dad unknowingly bought a glass dildo for my Mom for Christmas.
He was so enamoured with the discount on this piece of "glass art"
he didn't register the, ahem, anatomical form factor.
You should message me if
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you didn't list a bunch of self-aggrandizing requirements in this
field. And you feel like there would be a low probability of either
your eyeballs or my eyeballs glossing over in the event of a
face-to-face conversation. And you're nice.
Who are you looking for?
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