Responds negatively to zealotry (political, religious, name-brand), destruction of beautiful or valuable things, sleep pattern disturbances, and being attacked by dogs.
Do not mix with adult contemporary radio stations or grocery store advertisements, as volatile reactions will occur.
Working as a sysadmin/SRE type at a pretty nice place that encourages my crazy nerdiness.
Thinking about EVERYthing.
Helping run a tiny nonprofit that somehow gets great press.
(That household was also full of things that broke constantly, so I can replace a window screen, patch drywall holes that may or may not be my own clumsy fault, keep a shitty car running long past the point where it should have died, and tend to basic plumbing and electrical issues.)
Getting the gist of things despite a mild cognitive difficulty leading to issues understanding speech in acoustically busy environments.
Not so much at small talk, but the part beyond small talk where we talk about things that actually matter to us?
Yeah, I love that part.
I listen to a lot of music across a ton of genres, and have been known to be incredibly hypocritical about what I like and don't like. Lately it's been electronica and Run the Jewels.
Most of my watched video content is on Twitch or YouTube. I can't sit through shows with anti-heroes, with Mr. Robot as the possible exception.
I eat food.
post-collapse living situations.
embedded digital systems.
the similarities between classical, jazz, and techno, and how a talented drummer enhances everything.
robots and their secret lives.
whether I've forgotten my keys at work again.
Most likely, one of:
-In the loop, at my best friend's.
-At home, trying to finish up projects for my 9-to-5 or my nonprofit.
-Electrically engineering the shit out of some shit.
-Hanging out with likeminded people at a hackerspace we've created on Chicago's South Side.
Anal-retentive. The word you're looking for is anal-retentive.
You have 99 problems but a bitch ain't one. Alternately, if you have 100 problems.
You have literacy.
You sometimes find yourself wondering why the Big Bang Theory feels so cheap and shallow and exploitative of nerds and whether the IT Crowd does the same sort of thing. ("I laugh at smart people so I am smart!")