I have a Nobel Prize for time travel (but I left it in the future).
I hold records in every major sport (but always use an alias—to be humble)
I'm a dark, mysterious, "bad-boy" (my leather jacket's made out of "nice guys")
I'm plainspoken, enthusiastic, playful, kind -- these show up pretty quickly. I'm also a thinker, reciprocal, tactile, and slightly eccentric -- these are less obvious, but show up eventually. This combination tends to make people laugh, and occasionally go (??). But it won't be boring. I can safely promise that.
I like meeting people. I hunt for the good in things. If you give me a smile, I'll do my best to keep it there. I'm always up for a good conversation.
If you want to join me in any of those (except for the PhD), everything's better with company.
And I have a knack for describing things well
(e.g., OKcupid is like being in a room full of gift-wrapped presents, with no names on them, most of which you can't open).
Also, my running form has compelled at least 5 perfect strangers to compare me to Forrest Gump.
Movies: Willow, Mumford, Tucker and Dale vs. Evil
Shows: 30 Rock, 30 Days, House of Cards, Raising Hope, Colbert
Music: Paul Simon, Fiona Apple, "that one song that goes..."
Food: anything whose ingredients I can pronounce (Quinoa - fine. Butylated Hydroxyanisole - I'll pass.)
2) Dogs (their revelry is my philosophy)
3) Sunshine (tied with moonlight, but that's just the sun again)
4) Language (once you learn the game, it's hard not to play)
5) Oceans (for if I forget how to breathe)
6) Cellular senescence (having a Due Date reminds me to savor things)
You know that 5 minutes of interaction will tell you more than 5 pages of autobiography.
You disagree with this (albeit brilliant) quote:
“The point of dating is just, to keep on dating, and then never stop. It's like burning fossil fuels, or seeing a therapist.” – Schmidt (New Girl: S4, Ep2)
You're half-glad when the power goes out, and all the windows light up with candles; you can enjoy a night without computers, phones, or reality-TV.