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My self-summary
The thing I always find troubling about asking someone to summarise themself is that you never can truly trust what that person says. On the outset, it seems like a masturbatory outlet for self congratulation and a convenient way to cover up the less desirable traits one can identify in themself. Especially on a dating site, where putting even slightly negative things about oneself will send up all sorts of red flags and send a person looking elsewhere for that fabled "better match".

But even when that isn't the case, there's often a sizable gulf between how people self-perceive vs how other people see them. That's why the match system exists in sites like OKC and why neurotic people like me obsess over an effectively meaningless score that attempts to boil down the nebulous notion of compatibility to a two digit number.

TLDR: Take it all with a grain of salt. Trust the numbers. The algorithm is king. Or don't. I'm not your mom.
What I’m doing with my life

I also co-host a horrible weekly tech podcast for gamers and developers who are also horrible people. It's good stuff.
I’m really good at
I like to tell people I'm not a smart person, I'm just really good at passing for one.

Regardless, I'm reasonably competent at:
- Computer stuff
- Podcasting
- Tabletop RPGs
- Being a burrito.

Apparently I also make a mean bruschetta, but I wouldn't know as I hate the stuff.
The first things people usually notice about me
I frequently get described as intimidating, which could not be further from the truth. I'm a harmless little fuzzball. A cute, cuddly kitty-cat.
Favorite books, movies, shows, music, and food
It's ordered list time!

Books --
Albert Camus' The Stranger
Neil Gaiman's American Gods and Sandman
Good Omens by Neil Gaiman and Terry Pratchett
Stephen King's Dark Tower series (Minus Wizard and Glass)
Douglas Adams' So Long and Thanks for all the Fish
Brian Clevinger's Atomic Robo (Quite literally one of the best comics ever committed to paper. Now it's free online)
Plato and a Platypus Walk into a Bar
Freakanomics by Steven Levitt and Sephen Dubne.
Stephen Hawking's A Brief History of Time
Mike Cary and Peter Gross' The Unwritten

Movies --
Conan the Barbarian (The 1982 one. A masterpiece)
Shawshank Redemption
Monty Python's The Meaning of Life
Anything written/directed by Mel Brooks
Space Mutiny, Manos the Hands of Fate, Pumaman and all of those other wonderfully awful, riffable movies
Muppet Treasure Island
The old Three Stooges short films
Any of the Marx Brothers Movies

Shows --
The Three Stooges (Classic stooges, not that horrible recent remake)
Stargate (All of them. Even Battlestargate Unvierse)
Adventure Time
The gamut of the DCAU
Game of Thrones
Doctor Who (but not the last few seasons. SO LONG MOFFAT!)
Star Tracks TNG And DS9
Old Looney Tunes

Music --

I'm a dyed in the wool metal head, but I do enjoy a wide variety of music. It's always fun to throw some funk, electro or classical in to the mix. I also run a private radio server that has gigabytes of music on shuffle, so if you have any suggestions for stuff to add, you're more than welcome to throw them my way..

Here, have an unkempt last.fm page for more horribly out of date information: http://www.last.fm/user/BurningFool

Food --
Burritos are happiness wrapped in a tortilla shell.

System of Measurement (for the three people who will get the joke)--
Firkin/Furlong/Fortnight FTW!!! Also bogoMIPS
Six things I could never do without
1) My music in some form or another. Even if it's just singing poorly remembered lyrics.
2) Something to talk at.
3) Potassium
4) Reading material
5) Something to tinker around with
6) A decent night's sleep
I spend a lot of time thinking about
How much easier my life would have been if I didn't start giving a shit about pokemon.

Alternatively, https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mbyzgeee2mg
On a typical Friday night I am
Picking up heavy objects and then putting them down. Over and over again.

Then video games.
The most private thing I’m willing to admit
A friend of mine continuously laments that they don't make cuddle pillows using me as a template.
You should message me if
The two of us