Write a little about yourself. Just a paragraph will do.
"Hufflepuff in the streets, Slytherin in the sheets."
I usually surprise people. For example, I tend to provoke a "you
used to do what?" kind of response when I tell stories. I'm pretty
hilarious at the most unexpected, but appropriate of times. Feel
free to ask me about the time I fought a bear, the time I stole my
own car, or how awesome it is to drive an ice cream truck. They're
all great examples of my hilarity, especially when I'm in a
Be independent, intelligent, and fun. I will regale you with
stories of my incredible experiences and you can tell me all about
how you want to punch stupid people in the face (I know that feels,
bro). We can walk around Newport hunting for libations or sit on a
couch and watch some Netflix while we plot our world-domination
What I’m doing with my life
Don’t overthink this one; tell us what you’re doing day-to-day.
Working on a goal of the flying pig half marathon 2015. Right now
is about getting my 5k time faster and doing a 10k in the fall. I
should probably post new pics. Apparently running 20 miles a week
makes you lose weight. Who knew?
Also, I'm finishing school. I'll be a science teacher before long.
Then I'll be coming to school near you to teach adolescents how to
blow stuff up. And isn't that really what everybody wants in their
I’m really good at
Go on, brag a little (or a lot). We won’t judge.
Making friends with salespeople.
Writing hilarious haikus.
Lurking on reddit.
Forgetting to flip the calendar to the next month.
Driving a stick shift.
Not taking okcupid too seriously.
Stealing pens from my bank.
The first things people usually notice about me
I’m an empty essay… fill me out!
My style. People tend to compliment me on my cool coat or scarf,
etc. I've been getting a lot of compliments shouted to me as I whiz
by on my bike since it's... distinctive (it's pepto-bismol pink).
Don't judge me.
Favorite books, movies, shows, music, and food
Help your potential matches find common interests.
His Dark Materials, books by John Green, Harry Potter, Hunger
Games, classic scifi, books by Octavia Butler
Avatar: The Last Airbender, Archer, Modern Family, Scandal,
Misfits, Downton, Star Trek, Game of Thrones, Sherlock, 30 Rock,
Does youtube count as tv? I tend to spend a lot of time on youtube.
Don't judge me! There's more than just cat videos. Most of my
subscriptions are educational or at least intellectually
entertaining. Think MentalFloss, minutephysics, CGPGrey, and
I love quirky indie movies like Juno, Saved, or Lars and the Real
Girl, but I can watch anything. Next favorite genre is probably
scifi like The Fifth Element or Star Trek.
Eisley, Sleigh Bells, Killers, Stars, The Magic Numbers, Vampire
Weekend, Seedy Seeds. That should give you a good idea of my
Where do I put NPR or podcasts? Are those considered a subcategory
of music since you listen to them?
I'm sure I'm forgetting stuff that should be on this list.
The six things I could never do without
Think outside the box. Sometimes the little things can say a lot.
books (especially in nook form)
beer (and I mean good beer, preferably as dark as me or
Sirius channels 34-36
football (yes, American football, not soccer, you
(Seven items? I think I just made this section my bitch.)
I spend a lot of time thinking about
Global warming, lunch, or your next vacation… it’s all fair game.
If there are any Ingress portals nearby to hack.
If the Bengals will win the Super Bowl in my lifetime.
Tomorrow's running music.
The controversy over the oxford comma.
How Neil DeGrasse Tyson became such a badass.
On a typical Friday night I am
Netflix and takeout, or getting your party on — how do you let loose?
Straddling the line between awesome and awkward.
You should message me if
Offer a few tips to help matches win you over.
At least one of these is true.
1. You know why I have a female dog named "George".
2. You know what "DFTBA" means
3. You think you can introduce me to an IPA that I will actually
4. You will refer to memes in conversation.
5. You are the real life equivalent of Ron Swanson, Burton 'Gus'
Guster, or Doc Martin, or Geordi LaForge.
6. You want to go skydiving.
7. You'd like to take in some cool local music.
Who are you looking for?
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