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My self-summary
I'm Dick, geek since way before it was "cool" and all round awesome dude. I enjoy good music and gigs, good television (mainly comedy, cartoons and sci-fi that don't suck), good video games (I am Nintendo's bitch), good books (although not as much as I should), good friends and good times. I try (occasionally unsuccessfully) not to take myself or life too seriously unless absolutely necessary, if I insist on taking something seriously it must be very important or not important at all, those are the rules. I can usually be talked into anything as long as it is sold to me using the words "adventure", "shenanigans" or "in the name of science"

I'm currently in an open relationship with the consistently delicious twoowi.
What I’m doing with my life
Working as a software developer, still trying to find a better answer to this question.
I’m really good at
Being geeky, making top 5 lists, quoting obscure things, recognising obscure quotes, remembering random and useless information, sleeping in, saying "just like batman" at the end of my sentences, certain video games, scrabble, chess, poker, glass collecting (seriously, I was a legend).
The first things people usually notice about me
I'd like to think it was somehow related to the awesomeness of whatever gig t-shirt I'm sure to be wearing at the time.
Favorite books, movies, shows, music, and food
These lists are off the top of my head or stolen from somewhere else where they were off the top of my head, so are probably missing some really ace stuff.

Books: High fidelity, how to be good-Nick Hornby

1984, animal farm-George Orwell

Yes man-Danny Wallace

The princess bride-William Goldman

The time traveler's wife - Audrey Niffenegger

Watchmen - Alan Moore

Batman:The dark knight returns - Frank Miller

Green arrow:Quiver - Kevin Smith

The last 3 are comic books but they still count. I pity the fool who thinks otherwise, almost as much as I pity the fool who calls them graphic novels.

Movies: High fidelity, fight club, back to the future, forest gump, this is spinal tap, batman begins, spiderman, x-men, 4 out of 5 even numbered star trek films, star wars except episode 1 (god I feel cliché typing that), anything by Kevin Smith except jersey girl, liar liar, the Truman show, toy story, the american president, serenity.

Music: I refuse to classify my musical tastes using a genre system that is ambiguous and inaccurate at best, http://www.last.fm/user/dickiedudeles/ gives a good general idea.

Some of my favourite bands include: Green day, Busted, The ataris, American hi-fi, Oasis, Embrace, Stereophonics, Train, Jimmy eat world, Brand new, Fall out boy, Something corporate, Motion city soundtrack, Coldplay, The beatles, Dashboard confessional, Reel big fish, The postal service, The pipettes, The flaming lips, Eve 6, Jack's mannequin, Thursday, Taking back sunday, Straylight run, Snow patrol, Reel big fish, Less than Jake, The new Amsterdams, The get up kids.

Food: CRISPS! Most meat as well, preferably on a pizza or easily microwaveable, I'm not much of a cook.

Television: Scrubs, smallville, simpsons, futurama, Red dwarf, stargate, Star trek(except voyager), Invader Zim, Pinky and the brain, Johnny Bravo, 2DTV, coupling, the office, time gentleman please, TMWRNJ, fist of fun, firefly, foster's home for imaginary friends, justice league(unlimited), teen titans, doctor who, deal or no deal.

Video games: NINTENDO! In particular zelda, mario(including but not limited to kart) and smash brothers. I like me some PC gaming as well, mainly FPS and strategy games in particular Unreal tournament, half life, command and conquer and civilization. When it comes to arcades anything that involves shooting, dancing or eating dots and dodging ghosts is good with me.
Six things I could never do without
PC (including internet connection and my music), crisps, robinsons special R orange(my dirty little secret), warm bed(I love napping), regular gigging(I enjoy live music and otherwise I'd have no shirts), pictures of fluffy animals (the key to world peace)
I spend a lot of time thinking about
Occasionally very deep philosophical stuff involving the nature of the universe, the future of humanity and the existence of free will, usually lot's of really pointless geek stuff. Whenever I have a problem in life I always wonder to myself what batman would do. I used to ask myself what captain Picard would do but recalibrating the main deflector to create a inverse tacyon beam proved less useful in everyday life than you might expect.
On a typical Friday night I am
Sometimes I'm rocking out (I'm a bit partial to Satan's hollow among others), sometimes I'm in relaxing in a pub (Harry's bar and retro), sometimes gigging, sometimes not much at all, it really depends on my mood and what other people are doing.
The most private thing I’m willing to admit
I have a bit of a kinky side, I love my kinky side. I also love busted and have described the day they broke up as "the worst day of my life"
You should message me if
You have passion, for anything.

You rock

We have something in common

You have complex and intelligent opinions on ninjas, pirates and who would win in a fight between them as well as many other hypothetical fights, mainly involving superheroes

You know it's teenage mutant NINJA turtles

You can name all the doctor who actors

You are the son of a wealthy murdered Nigerian sultan who needs my help in removing £10 million from the country (but only if you can also name all the doctor who actors)
The two of us