kalinan
33 Baltimore, United States
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My self-summary
I am bicultural, multilingual, pansexual, polyamorous, geeky, plural, transhuman, and queer as a clockwork orange.

Yes, that's a collar.

I maintain an agnostic view on consensus reality.

Every Winter Solstice, I undertake a challenge or experiment to change myself.

I see the entirety of Buddhism as skillful means.

Fnord.

I have loved rainbows ever since I learned how they worked.

Sir, I protest, I am not a "manly man!"

I can fold a paper crane using only my left hand.
What I’m doing with my life
Working, learning, signing, keeping an open mind, writing novels, getting enough sleep (or not), roleplaying, board gaming, making friends, and being amazed.
I’m really good at
GMing roleplaying games, cartography, remembering dreams, planning, changing my mind, and making tea.
The first things people usually notice about me
Probably the current color of my hair.
Favorite books, movies, shows, music, and food
Books: House of Leaves, GEB, Moby Dick, Spin State, Raw Shark Texts, Hagakure Kikgaki, Neuromancer, Liber Kaos, The Icewind Dale Trilogy, Kafka on the Shore, Principia Discordia, The Book of Thoth, Ship of the Line, The Axis of Time Trilogy, Spin Control, Cryptonomicon, Republic Commando series, Anathem, a bunch of Chinese books, et al.

Games: Shadowrun, Settlers of Catan, Mage: the Ascension, Thunderstone, Numenera, Mass Effect series, Heavy Gear, Fate Core (with a myriad of custom settings), Deus Ex series, Cards Against Humanity, Soul Calibur series, Smallworld, Metroid series (yes, even Other M), Battlestar Galactica, Tetris.

Movies: Blade Runner, Star Trek II, III, IV, VI, VIII, and XI, Star Wars I, II, IV, V, and VI, Being John Malkovich, Aliens, Sprited Away, Heroes of Heaven and Earth, Tron: Legacy, Walk on Water, Dune (both of them), Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon, Spaceballs, Cloud Atlas, Pacific Rim.

Shows: Star Trek: TOS, Star Trek: TNG, Star Trek: ENT, Babylon 5, Star Wars: The Clone Wars, Farscape, Serial Experiments: Lain, Cowboy Bebop, Macross Frontier, Doctor Who, RahXephon, Ghost in the Shell: Stand Alone Complex, My Little Pony: Friendship is Magic, Battlestar Galactica, The Adventures of Brisco County Jr., et al.

Music: Queen, Cruxshadows, J.S. Bach, Dragonforce, Silly Wizard, Ego Likeness, Kamelot, Gackt, Keane, Dream Theater, Andy Lau, Gaia Consort, Bob Dylan, Daft Punk, Nightwish, ThouShaltNot, Leonard Cohen, Slipknot, Collide, Dropkick Murphys, Guster, Dead Can Dance, Lady Gaga, Megadeth, Nobuo Uematsu, Poe, David Bowie, Frozen Plasma, Covenant, Muse, Of Monsters and Men, Mumford & Sons, a lot of showtunes.

Food: Taiwanese oolong tea, spinach, fresh-cut fries, BLUEBERRIES, rice, seitan, Irish whiskey, shiitake mushrooms, guacamole, nabeyaki soba, weird smoothies, ramen, vodka, vegetarian maki, pecans.
The six things I could never do without
Five tons of flax!
I spend a lot of time thinking about
Transhumanism, science, communication, fnord, sex, roleplaying games, tea, Bushido, technology, writing, ecology, tea, video games, time, gender, reality, immanentizing the eschaton, water, dreams, and food.
On a typical Friday night I am
Watching sci-fi with my housemates, clubbing, doing homework, or tabletop/board/video gaming.
The most private thing I’m willing to admit
Ask!
You should message me if
You want to chat with a queer, poly, kinky, nerd.

You know ASL and want to sign (and don't mind doing it with a first year interpreting student).

You use the word "meatspace" on a regular basis.

You think I have a very fine hat.

You would like to join my Discordian Cabal (cabbages need not apply).
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