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My self-summary
i am an animal lover, i live with three awesome cats. Cat haters need not apply.

i'm originally from Aiea, Hawai'i but have lived in or around portland for a while now.

i wear a lot of black. If one had to put me in a box, the term "semi-goth" would likely fit, though i doubt i'll ever look good in fishnet shirts. People often find me pretty intimidating at first but the reality is that i'm painfully shy and normally just sit in my corner of the world, gazing from afar.

i have spent most of my life as either fully vegetarian or pollo-pescitarian. i'm not fully vegetarian right now for reasons i won't discuss, but i hope to return to vegetarianism soon. And no, it doesn't bug me if you eat meat.

i'm a gamer and a nerd with hardcore techno-lust. i'll play anything from The Legend of Zelda to Modern Warfare 2. I play a LOT of Street Fighter. My original NES still works.

i've been trying to play guitar and write music for 17 years, and i love doing it as it makes me believe for half a second that i'm artistic. This doesn't mean i'm any good at it, just that i've been doing it for a LONG time.
What I’m doing with my life
School, right now for networking administration and sitebuilding/scripting, later for software development.

Taking the music thing semi seriously. i own a ton of gear and i kinda want to use it.


Had a pretty solid spring semester, and produced a documentary while doing it. i'm really excited about the film, and we're shopping it around to places to see if we can get financial backing to do a revision for wide theater release.
I’m really good at
i honestly don't know. i guess i don't spend enough time thinking about it.
The first things people usually notice about me
i'm a 6'3" large hawaiian goth with long dark hair that often falls in my face, normally on purpose. i'm guessing that the black spot on the horizon is what they end up noticing. that or the hair.

UPDATE: as of June, the hair is now blue/black.

a few years ago, when walking in the rain to meet a friend, that friend told me that i looked like Samara from The Ring, only mutated with the Hulk. i lol'd.

Somehow i went from being someone who hated "lol" to someone who actually uses it. damn my hypocrisy.
Favorite books, movies, shows, music, and food
i'm a product of an 80s childhood and a 90s adolescence. i remember when saturday morning cartoons were still awesome, and almost all of my musical awareness came after 1991. Kurt Cobain and Nirvana, Pearl Jam, and those other "90s Alternative" bands are the reason i picked up a guitar. though i now play and listen to a darker musical list than i used to, my core is still formed with those bands.


Books: Dragonlance Chronicles, Dragonlance Legends, Interview With The Vampire, Black Sun Rising, Snow Crash

Movies: The Crow, William Shakespeare's Romeo + Juliet, Leaving Las Vegas, Donnie Darko, The Bridge, House Of Sand And Fog, The Wrestler, Eternal Sunshine Of The Spotless Mind, Dancer In The Dark, requiem for a dream, shaun of the dead, star trek 2, star trek 6, boondock saints, seven pounds,

TV Shows: Heroes, House M.D., My So-Called Life, Star Trek, American Gothic, Breaking Bad, 120 Minutes, The X-Files, Nowhere Man, The Dead Zone, weeds, Robin Hood (bbc version), Bones, Lexx, The IT Crowd, most anime.

Music: Nirvana, Mazzy Star, Fiona Apple, Nine Inch Nails, Within Temptation, The 69 Eyes, The Cure, Depeche Mode, Pearl Jam, Smashing Pumpkins, Candlebox, The Cruxshadows, The Cult, Silverchair, Alice In Chains, pj harvey, soundgarden, mudhoney, i can lick any sonofabitch in the house, kleveland, Stabbing Westward, dresden dolls, concrete blonde, lacuna coil, echo and the bunnymen, the psychadelic furs, switchblade symphony, vnv nation, Belly, Throwing Muses, Veruca Salt. Lots more but i'll have to go through this again later.
Six things I could never do without
My cats, some playable form of street fighter and the legend of zelda, my favorite music and a means to listen to it, my guitar
I spend a lot of time thinking about
the past. good times and bad, and what could have been done to prevent or change things i may have messed up so i'm not doomed to repeat those same mistakes.

the future. What the hell am i going to do next and who do i want with me on the journey

The Legend of Neil. Damn that musical number Felicia Day did in that bottle was funny.
On a typical Friday night I am
If i'm not with some friends playing D&D, i'm most likely with my kittehs on the interwebz, watching movies or on xbox live or PSN playing...well, anything.

UPDATE: Yeah, scratch the above. D&D game died months ago, and i don't use my PS3 much at all anymore. Mostly homework, netflix, or 360 gaming. Still trying to organize a game of Munchkin or something.

I used to be found at the industrial/goth nights at either Embers on Wednesdays and Hive on sundays back some time ago, and i may do so again. I can also hit Ground Kontrol on Last Wednesday.

UPDATE: I go to Hive on sundays when i can.
The most private thing I’m willing to admit
Everything i think of to put into here either sounds lame or is way too personal.

I am ashamed to admit i own 3 cars, though only 1 drives right now while the other 2 are made into a single working unit. Yay for classic mustangs.

I mod original xbox systems to play zillions of classic games.

I loved Lexx.
You should message me if want could leave your friends behind...cause your friends don't dance and if they don't dance then they're no friends of mine.....

okay, jokes aside, here's the deal:

I'm horrible at first contact cause i'm never sure what to say. i'd also consider myself socially awkward, but not to the level of stupidity. I am, however, stupidly shy and near creeper like about it. I may find you incredibly interesting or attractive, but it could take me months to say anything to you at all. Try not to hold that against me too much.

I'm very lefty and atheist with interests in nerdy things like high fantasy/D&D, video games, and computer technology.

i'd really like to find someone who shares a lot of these interests, especially on the geek/nerd side (games and movies) or on the musical side (darkwave, synthpop, dreampop, gothic, industrial, symphonic metal).

Just a moment for a pet peeve. If someone takes a moment to write to you, it would be super awesome if you could just acknowledge that contact attempt and respond, even if it is to say you are not interested. So many people say that they normally respond and it takes them awhile, so many others just flat out don't respond. we're not made of glass, ladies. if we don't hold your interest, just let us know and we can easily move on, removing you from favorite lists and the like.
The two of us