Write a little about yourself. Just a paragraph will do.
Temporarily in Boston! Also I just accidentally deleted all my
messages, so you're fucked.
Personal experiment and disclaimer: I often drag these internet
things out too long, and then they get weird, and then I never meet
up with anyone, and then I die alone and my cats eat my face. So,
I'm gonna try this new approach: if after a few messages we both
feel relatively certain that neither of us is a serial killer, then
let's go get drinks. Cut the awkward off at the pass.
I'm awesome. Let's discuss.
Human existence is meaningless, futile, and brief, and that is
I believe in utilizing the Oxford comma, and I enjoy hyphens.
I employ a "shotgun" style of humor - if I say enough things that I
think are funny, probabilistically someone else will eventually
find something funny as well.
My enthusiasm for online dating waxes and wanes periodically, so I
apologize in advance if I start a conversation and then break your
heart. I can't help it, it's a ginger thing. Or a pisces thing. Or
a 20-something thing.
What I’m doing with my life
Don’t overthink this one; tell us what you’re doing day-to-day.
I have my BA in mathematics. Recently discovered that I hate
classroom management, so I am reevaluating long-term plans.
Statistics? Perpetual expat? Sell my soul to corporate
I taught English in Korea for a little over two years, and now I'm
heading home for a while. I speak less Korean than I should, but
enough to impress a 12-year-old. I'm pretty cool.
I just started playing Dungeons and Dragons and Magic: The
Gathering. Firmly addicted.
Travelling. I have plans for world domination that are going to be
seriously difficult to put into action if I don't meet my travel
goals. Ask me where I've been and let me pretend not to be
pretentious at you.
Practicing Spanish. Holla at yo' gurl on Duolingo, what what?
Going to the gym. What, but girls don't lift! Joke's on you, I'm
not a girl.
Learning pixel art? I desk warm a lot, times are getting desperate.
I'm trying to pick up something creative. Currently dabbling in
calligraphy, photography, and coding.
I’m really good at
Go on, brag a little (or a lot). We won’t judge.
telling people what they want to hear. you probably shouldn't
believe anything I say
math, though the longer I'm away from it the less sure of this I
pretending I know what I'm talking about
killing house plants
going over budget in southeast asia
making people uncomfortable because I think it's kind of
I used to think "sarcasm", but a Scottish friend has recently
informed me that American sarcasm is far too heavy handed to be
considered legitimate, so I will replace it with:
The first things people usually notice about me
I’m an empty essay… fill me out!
I curse wayyy too much. oops.
Favorite books, movies, shows, music, and food
Help your potential matches find common interests.
Books: The Once and Future King, The Unbearable Lightness of Being,
most fantasy novels, Foundation, Dune!
Movies: The Fifth Element, Pan's Labyrinth, Almost Famous, Moonrise
Kingdom, blah blah. recommend something!
Shows: reality TV, documentaries about animals or politics or
feminist shit or hippie shit, Archer, The Americans, Firefly
Music: all that is good in music. but probably not. but a lot of
it. TOOL, Bandcamp's weekly mix, Death Cab for Cutie, Portugal. The
Man, Shakey Graves, Anita Tijoux, rap in languages that I don't
understand. getting really into Korean hip hop right now - check
Food: Gin martinis. Mexican food. Indian food. Italian food. food
in general, anything with cheese in particular. Desserts of all
shapes and sizes. Plums, sugar snap peas, cows in all their
delicious forms. Thanksgiving.
Did I mention kimchi?
The six things I could never do without
Think outside the box. Sometimes the little things can say a lot.
periodic social interaction
I spend a lot of time thinking about
Global warming, lunch, or your next vacation… it’s all fair game.
My place in the world, the nature of time, what I'm going to eat
for dinner (let's all be honest, probably cereal), my precarious
finances, my/your/their/our future, my next destination, (all)
other things, how I can reconcile various feminist philosophies
with my personal world view, how any one person can ever hope to
connect to another, the inevitable sci-fi-ification of the world
On a typical Friday night I am
Netflix and takeout, or getting your party on — how do you let loose?
hanging out with whomever I can trick into being my friend
going to a show
at a bar
on reddit being a loser
The most private thing I’m willing to admit
I’m an empty essay… fill me out!
I use a crutch, and I have a mini panic attack every time I see a
profile for someone I know in real life
You should message me if
Offer a few tips to help matches win you over.
You know anywhere to get some good crack.
You know how to form complete, coherent sentences.
You appreciate microbrews, or would like to. or if you hate them
and want to fight about it. same goes for gin.
You think about things. Like, a lot.
You can think of a more original conversation topic than my
You have a skill that will help me take over the world.
You travel for no reason and with little regard for practicality.
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