Generally, the first messages I send out are just general questions that first pop into my head. I'd rather get an answer or two and then make introductions.
Also picking good music.
Music: The Avett Brothers, pianos become the teeth, Mumford and Sons, Murder by Death, julien baker, explosions in the sky, a wilhelm scream, alkaline trio, tigers jaw and basically anything like https://youtu.be/OmKAn8rNbKg
Movies: Star Wars, Scott Pilgrim, In Bruges
Books: The Dark Tower, American Gods, A Song of Ice and Fire
Video Games: mostly any. Battlefield 1, horizon and breath of the wild at the moment.
TV: black sails, the expanse, the flash, Chuck, parks and recreation, game of thrones, orphan black, Mr. Robot, Steven universe, westworld, the leftovers
Comics: Valiant, marvel and image.
Been on a marvel kick. Comics, TV, action figures...you get the idea.
Xenophobia, homophobia and the incomprehensible way that some people cannot just accept those that are different than themselves.
After reading a good amount of the Zombie Survival Guide, it makes me want to get in shape. Imagine that, the one thing that makes me want to get in shape is not my health or self-image, but a zombie apocalypse.
And I don't care for Nirvana. Especially Unplugged.
I hate being the first to "make a move."