big_endian
27 Nashua, United States
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My self-summary
Update: I've met an amazing couple! I'm dating her while her husband explores with guys. We've just had our first date with all three of us, and I'm super excited!

I got my motorcycle last year, and l love it! Two tack days and more on the way!

I love the outdoors, but have been doing less of late. I'm looking for people for outdoor adventures. Snowboarding, motorbiking, backpacking, etc. My friend and I got lost backpacking in California and survived through some pretty harsh conditions. I hope to better develop my skills so that I can eventually do proper Alpine climbs. Gotta start with rock climbing. Do you know a good gym? Let me know.

I've never understood the difference which people claim exists between geek and nerd. I prefer the term boffin. It sounds more bad-ass. I like learning and thinking about things.

I don't know why the OKCupid Personality algorithm determines I'm very less artistic. It think the answer options to questions OKC asks that are tend towards an artistic personality are at odds with a logical personality. This doesn't make sense to me. I am currently developing my photography and guitar skills.

The double-entendre that is my username speaks volumes of my refined tennage humor. But c'mon, wasn't Tybalt the best character in Romeo & Juliet?
What I’m doing with my life
Putting the most significant bytes in words first (my username), working, commuting, and occasionally going on some adventure--usually food, music, or outdoor related. Traveling to other countries. Working at a biotech company, developing software for Biobanking robotics.
I’m really good at
listening, pondering, analyzing, viewing profiles, forming an opinion, sometimes part of a message, doing something else, completely forgetting, come back months later: wait, haven't I seen this person before?
The first things people usually notice about me
Some comment on my eyes; others note my facial features--People often think I'm from some Slavick country. I'm the first in my family born in the US.

Something perhaps more interesting, but not in the 'first notice' category, is that people speculate my best friend and I are a gay couple. I'm not gay, but I think it's nice that we have such a close friendship. He is gay, though.
Favorite books, movies, shows, music, and food
Books: Noble House, Shogun (Clavell's saga is fantastic), The Moon is a Harsh Mistress, Stranger in a Strange Land, Time Enough for Love (I love Heinlein's work), 1984, The Road to Gandolfo, Sherlock Holmes

Movies: Three Days of the Condor, Seven Years in Tibet, Office Space, Dr. Strangelove, Pink Panther (with Peter Sellers), Monty Python and the Holy Grail, The Name of the Rose, The Beat My Heart Skipped, Lock, Stock, and Two Smoking Barrels, Diva, Ghost in the Shell, Airplane, Into the Wild (the book is on my TODO list)

TV: The Wire (is now my favorite show of all time), Silicon Valley, Sherlock, Doctor Who, Dexter, Top Gear, House, Game of Thrones, Archer, Futurama, The Boondocks, The Killing, The Bletchley Circle, Jack Taylor, Bob's Burgers, Home Movies, The Brink, The Thick of It, Rick and Morty

Anime: Spirited Away, Mitsudomoe, Code Geass, Death Note, Planet ES, Full Metal Panic!, The Melancholy of Haruhi Suzumiya, Durarara!, Great Teacher Onizuka, Nodame Cantabile, Nichijou

Music: Led Zeppelin, Gregory Alan Isakov, The Black Keys, Jack White, Wolfmother, Eddie Vedder, Nicola Conte, Yppah, America, Miles Davis, Thievery Corp., Curtis Mayfield, Venetian Snares, Karminsky Experience Inc., Nujabes, Radical Face, Dr. John, WAR, Carlos Santana, Aim, MGMT, Stevie Ray Vaughn, The Fratellis, Tower of Power, Dave Brubeck, Mozzart, Dvorak, Beethoven, Les Hommes, Cowboy Junkies, Alabama Shakes, Lettuce

Food: I love food! Chinese, Mexican, Indian, Japanese, Czech, good bar, chowder, coffee, tea, wine, dark chocolate, etc.

I should include that I've listened to The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy radio broadcastings, which I loved, but have not felt the desire to read the books, as I imagine they are very much the same. The movie sucked by the way.

Podcasts: The Tom Woods Show, 99% Invisible, Radiolab, Freakonomics, Freedomain Radio

Games: Portal, Guild Wars 2, Total War and Civilization series; I don't play too often
The six things I could never do without
There was a time I would have responded, "this is stupid. Food, water, shelter, and clothes." Like others do. But that's boring, so I'm changing the prompt to "things I like which can be underappreciated":

The sound of early morning chatter, when voices are lower in volume and register. They are guilded; sounding groggy but masking energy and excitement for the new day.

Formula 1 and pizza on Sunday mornings.
I spend a lot of time thinking about
Where to eat; I must have variety, and it must be good. How people could live in a society based on voluntary association. The non-aggression principle. (I've seen this bizarre phrase around: "consent is sexy". What? And the people saying it are vehemently opposed to consent when it comes to taxes or conducting business.)
On a typical Friday night I am
Damn. These days it's been Netflix and wine. I need to get out more. Now I spend most of my free time looking at motorcycle gear and planning routes.
You should message me if
you're an alien, time traveler, or esper. No normal humans.

you want to go on a motorcycle ride (with your own bike; I just got my license).

fooling the sailboat renters along the Charles into thinking we know what we we're doing, when we know nothing about sailing sounds like an interesting adventure to you.

you wish to discuss something interesting (technical, philisophical, etc.)

you're not intimidated by the possibility that I might look better in that dress than you do
(I'm only half joking about this. I once put on my friend's dress after she stole my pants. And damn, I looked good.)

+ 40 points to pervy couples

It's okay if you are not an alien, time traveler, or esper, but I prefer people who are a bit weird or eccentric, but not actually crazy. There's a bit in On the Road where Kerouac starts with something like, "Give me the mad ones." It resonated with me.

Also, if you are a racist or sexist (for example, an intersectional feminist) how can we decrease our matching percentage? Appealing to your helpful nature might be foolish, but I'll give it a shot.
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