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My self-summary
Mark Twain once said "the only person qualified to tell the story of your life is you". So here's my attempt at a short story:

I'm Chris (but no one ever calls me that...I've more nicknames than a mafioso has aliases), from Akron, living in same for the time being. After a four or five year hiatus, I'm getting back on the hobby horse looking for new people to hang with, or even a bit more if works out that way. Aside from the windy walks and what not, I enjoy lots of things, Anything else really from here would probably fall into that whole "What's your story" cliche. If you want to know, just ask me.

My personality in a nutshell is I'm chill but hyper, silly but focused, and random and on point. Contradictions, wrapped in enigmas, wrapped in materials not yet known to mankind!

Yes, I am a geek. Yes, I am a nerd.
What I’m doing with my life
I've a B.A. in French, and I wanted to do some translation work in Montreal, or really any francophonic country. Instead, I wrote a novel (135k words), and became a tech support person.

Other than that, I'm living, learning, working, expanding and having fun, same as everyone else. It's all about being responsible, carefree and easygoing at the same time, meeting new people and getting to know the world better.
I’m really good at
Lots of different things, among which are listening, writing, computer problem solving, advice giving, and just being me. Someone has even given me props for my skills at "ghettorigging"
The first things people usually notice about me
Once upon a time, I had a mohawk, but since I became a responsible adult, that has been shaven. Other than that... crap, I don't know, my winning personality. More likely my glasses
Favorite books, movies, shows, music, and food
Books) "On the Road"- Jack Kerouac, Dale Brown and Stephen Coonts novels, "By Order of the President", "The Hostage" and "The Hunters"- W.E.B. Griffin, "Oryx and Crake"- Margaret Atwood "The Catcher in the Rye"- J.D. Salinger, "Fierce Invalids Home from Hot Climates"- Tom Robbins

Movies) Pretty in Pink, Hackers, Kevin Smith and Quentin Tarentino flicks, Lola Rennt, Formula 51, Boondock Saints, Love Actually, Snatch, and Lock, Stock and 2 Smoking Barrels

Music) I'm a music schizo: house, electro house downtempo specifically artists like Samantha James, Colette, Passion Pit, MGMT, Terry Poison, Elek-Tro Junkies, Friendly Fires, Glam.I.Rock Dalminjo, Stephane Pompougnac, Identity, Hird, Kaskade, L.O.V.E., Identity, AMWE, Of Montreal, Aeroplane, Fred Falke, Blaze, Shapeshifters, Jamboree among others), oldies, classic rock and music between 1989 and 1999,J-pop(Megumi Hayashibara, Nami Tamaki, Yoko Kanno, The Pillows, Vivian or Kazuma, Do As Infinity)

Food) Italian and Chinese foods, pizza, burgers, a nice steak from time to time, seafood, especially lobster, tiramisu, practically anything from Swenson's or Strickland's, practically any homemade soul food, and of course, you have to have a good stiff drink from time to time
Six things I could never do without
1) My glasses (I've got really bad vision)
2) My laptop (because it contains my music collection, gaming, and an internet connection
3) My book collection (because I know how to read, and don't shy away from it)
4) My cell phone (direct line to my good friends and family)
5) An accomplice (gotta have someone fun to do stuff with)
6) Arizona Green Tea OR cranberry juice (gotta have something to drink every so often that's not carbonated, not that I have anything against pop, I just prefer not to drink it if possible)
I spend a lot of time thinking about
Lots of random things, why society is completely and totally fucked up, the meaning of life, is there a person for everyone, what happens at the end of the Universe, who's going to win the next election, lots of stuff. In fact, one question that I haven't been able to figure out is why people watch and like unfunny t.v. shows. I watch "The Office" and it's not that funny to me and yet everyone around me is pissing their pants...

I also spend way too much time for any normal human being doing free range thinking on Wikipedia. One would be insanely surprised where you can end up just by starting at one entry and just clicking anything that strikes your interest. I started searching for the Chicago Spire and ended up reading about eponymous laws and sayings
On a typical Friday night I am
Playing DD to my friends and generally being bored at bars, listening to music or dickering around aimlessly on the webz. If I could get a nice jump, I'd knock out some of my sequel
The most private thing I’m willing to admit
I'm thanatophobic, meaning that I freak right the hell out whenever I start thinking about my mortality.

Bonus points: It looks like I'm an optimist, which I was. Now, that I've grown up a little, I'm certainly entrenched in neutral, with the potential to become a raging cynic, thank you very much modern pop culture society
You should message me if
You think I'm interesting, like any of the aforementioned things, want to chat for awhile, you take offense at something, want to berate me, challenge me to debate or just plain feel like it for no apparent reason. I won't bite....unless of course you ask.

Yeah, that sounded lame, and for that I'm sorry. Management will refund your ticket price at the door.
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