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My self-summary
I'm going to start off by saying I'm awkwardly open ... that and okcupid kept telling me that I just needed a few more words to make my profile 'complete' has contributed to this being so long.

Anyhow - Howdy!
I'm J. I'm a young professional living on Capitol Hill, working in SoDo and running around all over the rest of Seattle for fun. I've lived here in Seattle for 12 years now and love it. I moved here after a couple years in Florida, grew up mostly in Oklahoma and was born in the Philippines.

I can't see myself being anywhere else unless something extraordinary happened.

I'm a self identified geek who gets along with geeks of all sorts. I read pop-culture gossip blogs, watch too much Buffy the Vampire Slayer, have songs like Rack City - Tyga and Up All Night - One Direction on playlists with Garbage and Tina Turner.

Social introvert. I love my friend time and getting out on an adventure, but definitely need time to recharge the social batteries.

I have a really great group of close friends. They are my family here. I have a really great relationship with my family, they are just in Oklahoma, so they aren't always as accessible as my friend-family. I'm not really looking to collect new acquaintances, I'm looking to make new authentic friendships that compare to or rival those that I already have. Specifically I'm looking to date and am looking for people who think they are in a similar place in their life.
What I’m doing with my life
I work in technology and get the opportunity to learn something new almost everyday; I love it.

With my family I'm melting over my nephews and niece. They are 10, 9, and 6; they are the most amazing people I know. They're in Oklahoma but facebook, text messaging and frequent trips keep me in the loop as the favorite uncle.

With friends I'm probably getting ready to stomp them all at our next game night or heading out to karaoke to the night away.

And in the rest of life I'm mostly just seeing what happens and seeing what I can make happen. Gym, Video Games, Reading, Cooking, or getting reacquainted with netflix during my downtime.
I’m really good at
I make lumpia that'll rock your world and a few other filipino dishes.

I'm a pretty good listener. I don't always know what to say, or how to volunteer information, but when engaged I usually have a thought to share.
The first things people usually notice about me
People usually have a hard time guessing at what ethnicity I am. I'm a mutt, but I don't drool or tear up furniture most of the time.
Favorite books, movies, shows, music, and food
Terry Brooks, Margaret Weis, Tracy Hickman ... I like Scifi, Fantasy, and Thrillers when reading for leisure usually.

Action/Adventure, Scifi, Thrillers and Drama
Orphan Black, Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D., Daredevil, Jessica Jones, Bones, Grey's Anatomy, Modern Family, Dollhouse, BSG, Top Chef, Buffy, Firefly, 30 Rock, The Office, ST:VOY, ST:DS9, Survivor, Buffy the Vampire Slayer is my all time favorite, I've watched it more times than I can count, and subjected many friends to it

Some of my favorites are: Garbage, Calvin Harris, Rye Rye, Aimee Mann, David Guetta, Pink, Santigold, Brandi Carlile, Robyn, Kylie Minogue, Florence+ The Machine, Jamiroquai, Placebo, Interpol, Dido, Katy Perry, Nicki Minaj, 3oh!3, Ke$ha
Right now I've been shifting back and forth between putting Santigold's Master of My Make-Believe and Garbage's Not Your Kind of People

I'll eat almost anything, partial to asian and southern food. I love sushi but nothing gets my mouth watering like a rare steak.
Onions and I have an awkward relationship ... I like their flavor in things but can't stand their texture.
Six things I could never do without
food, water, shelter, companions, thought-provoking stimulus, ?????
I spend a lot of time thinking about
Problems and solutions.
Family, Friends, the people I love.
What I want from my day, week, life, and how to get there.
On a typical Friday night I am
Happy to have a night out with friends at a sushi happy hour or dancing at Chop Suey. Sometimes hosting a dinner party, game night or movie night. Just as happy to stay in with a movie, video game or book.
Lately it's been a lot of karaoke.
The most private thing I’m willing to admit
I don't know, what do you want to know?
You should message me if
you connected with anything you read
The two of us