I try to write with decent spelling and grammar but I've been writing a lot recently on my phone's screen. When Swype and the OkCupid text boxes combine the result often makes no sense. Bizarre wrong words scroll off the edge of the screen before I've even finished typing them and spaces become periods, commas and BBBs. I don't know why Swype's developers have such a love for pongee and the BBB when "one" and "period-space" are much more likely what the user wanted.
Try to read what I meant rather than what's on the page.
Let's put this right at the top where I can find it: my comments. (or yours, if you are not me.)
I'm going to have to start using a bookmark instead of that link. Whenever I check out my own profile OK-C seems to presume I'm in the mood to troll for men and shows me many more of the swarthier sex.
I don't expect you to read and memorize everything I write here or elsewhere. Please don't expect me to have all your details down pat either. I'm more likely to remember that you write well or that you bring up interesting topics or present a well developed viewpoint than the exact pillars of a particular argument.
2011-Jan: I might be approachable again. Don't ask for nouns but verbs are available.
2004: Communications geek, often more fascinated with the tech than the message it carries. Message? Content? Intro? Trusting I can edit that later I'll press submit (again) now.
2006: Roughly two years later the text remains substantially the same. I press it again.
2008: I should add that I've been browsing OK-Cupid less, recently. Site revisions have made it a browser-killer and when I leave a profile open for a few days my OS spends more time swapping than running anything. Combine that with my habit of sprinkling new tabs like playing cards and OK-C just doesn't work on my machine. Replies will be slow.
2009: The following paragraph was lifted from grandaddy, whose listed city is about 90 minutes from here at a brisk walk.
I dislike dating people who want to run away to places all over the map for months at a time. I don't have any money to go with you. Wanderlust completes some but I find it unsustainable. I like adventures close to home. If you need to travel, I'll probably be scared away.
2010: Travelers whose lengthy adventures tend to bring them *here* and who are welcoming and affectionate in various settings are a welcome exception to the above.
2010-May: I'm going through some personal trouble this month and probably next. Intense breech of trust. Not currently approachable. If I don't already know you please don't make first contact today. If I *do* already know you, quiet time not alone would be helpful.
I had a nice update to this bit typed in a month or so ago but the McDonalds wifi splash page ate it.
I am creatively wired, innocently oblivious, and highly touchable