25 New Albany, United States
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My self-summary
I'm a recent grad in engineering, originally from Cleveland and just moved to the Columbus area. I'm big on sports, hiking/camping, and less manly pursuits like tabletop gaming and cooking. I believe that learning is a lifelong project and I love to read and sit in on interesting sounding college courses. I swim a lot and just started Swim Speed Workouts; so Sheila Taormina is kind of my worst enemy right now.
What I’m doing with my life
Working web design/programming at a workplace safety/industrial hygiene consulting company while I figure out what the next step is. I'm looking into grad school, either for math or classics with a focus in archaeology. Luckily I already took the GRE.
I’m really good at
I'm a pretty good paintball player; I played in college. I'm also very good at mental exercises: logic games, crosswords, that kind of thing.

I also like to pretend I can cook. Sometimes it turns out better than others.
The first things people usually notice about me
I have short legs and a long torso. I wear the same pant size as my 5'9'' friend. If I am not wearing glasses people tend to notice my eye color.
Favorite books, movies, shows, music, and food
I like to vary my music depending on the time of day. European power metal, bluegrass, ska, Celtic folk, and electropop during the day. At night I transition over to mostly electronic and Caribbean music. All time favorite artists/groups would be Tomas Ledin, Earl Scruggs, Streetlight Manifesto, Leonard Cohen, and Iron Maiden. Sommaren är kort and Öppna landskap are two of my favorite songs(although Helt Galen i Dig might actually be my favorite Tomas Ledin song).

Books: Science fiction (Warhammer 40k is my guilty pleasure), fantasy, comics (current favorites would be Astonishing X-Men, Invincible Iron Man, and Hawkeye), mysteries, and nonfiction. Some that stand out to me recently are Eisenhorn and Ian Rankin's Inspector John Rebus books. I'm reading Zlatan Ibrahimovic's autobiography Jag är Zlatan right now. Slow going but entertaining.

Seems like games should go in this category. I love Football Manager. It is simultaneously the most entertaining and most frustrating game I have ever played. I reckon my college grades might have been better without it.

I like to watch foreign TV, mostly to work on language skills. So even silly stuff like Vem Vet Mest? I will watch. SVT has a great streaming service. I found myself watching a lot of American documentaries muted with Swedish subtitles while I was in Sweden.

As for more normal shows I like BBC's Sherlock, Archer, Frisky Dingo, and Party Down.

Crime dramas are probably my favorite movies. Some of the best I've seen recently are The Departed, Zodiac, and The Usual Suspects. My absolute favorite movie ever is Die Hard. I will defend it to the death as the best Christmas movie of all time (the second best is Die Hard 2, followed by Love Actually). I also love the 1980s Molly Ringwald trio of films: Breakfast Club, Sixteen Candles, and Pretty in Pink. I'd rank them in that order as well.
I spend a lot of time thinking about
How I have completely the wrong degree for the things I actually want to do.
On a typical Friday night I am
Checking the tv schedule for Saturday soccer matches and setting my alarm for the early kickoff.

If I answered this question a year ago it would probably have something to do with bowling, mario kart, or the bar. I've since graduated college and most of the people I knew have dispersed.
The most private thing I’m willing to admit
1)I'm absolutely rubbish at Scrabble
2) My dream is to own a sleepy pub in the Swedish or Scottish countryside where we show American sports as well as football and I know all the regulars.
3) I have an enormous man crush on Daniel Agger. He's really handsome in a suit and I think his tattoos are super cool.
4) I have to scroll down to see all the games in my Steam library.
You should message me if
You message me in Swedish, want to shoot faces on the paintball field sometime, or want to talk about movies/sports/the outdoors/games or anything else.