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My self-summary
i'm a mild mannered and easy going guy with simple needs, who is film watching, book reading, opinion spinning, gym going, paintball shooting, 8ball banging, urban running, inline skating, Wii playing, bathroom singing, net surfing, window shopping, people watching, music-kios hogging, booksales browsing and meat eating but is trying to be a vegan eventually.

i find joy in learning new concepts, seeing new perspectives and achieving small set goals. i enjoy collecting quotes/insights from songs/movies/books, ranging from cliches like 'smile and the world smiles back' to adages like ' this too shall pass' to political soundbites like 'yes, we can!' to my top of list: Heath Ledger's Joker's 'Why. So. Seerious??' from the Dark Knight.

I am curious, slightly quirky and whimsically pensive at times.
What I’m doing with my life
right now is not much to shout about...the usual working and living and learning and searching and laughing and building a life while floating and dreaming and waking and repeating the process over with modest mouse's 'float on' swimming in the background as soundtrack on repeat.
I’m really good at
neglecting the use of punctuations.
getting the lyrics wrong.
making up the lyrics then.
thinking my thoughts.
spotting silly/anal antics.
laughing about them.
short term memory loss.
uncluttering my mind/life.
sticking to my sports routine.
embracing change.
finding common ground.
treating others kindly.
treating self kindly.
counting my blessings.
seeing silver linings.
looking on the funnyside of things.
laughing about them.
filling up space by making long lists like this one.
The first things people usually notice about me
my rather unkempt hair perhaps. and how i walk too fast.
Favorite books, movies, shows, music, and food
fav books:
extremely loud and incredibly close, history of love, 1984, i,lucifer, sleepers, prozac nation, into the wild, too soon old;too late smart, man's search for meaning, lucy and danae, tipping point, the happiness hypothesis, stumbling on happiness..

fav movies:
lost in translation, once, into the wild, eternal sunshines of the spotless mind, man on the moon, up in the air, synecdoche new york, sceince of sleep, primer, sunshine, history boys, usual suspects, lock stocks and 2 smoking barrels, dancer in the dark, moulin rouge, plan 9 from outerspace, sin city, 300, LOTR, goodbye lenin, the counterfeiters, the lives of others, the spanish apartment, infernal affairs, ip man, eastern promises, memento, drugstore cowboy, this man must die, fight club, se7en, cloverfield, trainspotting, the return, the hangover, 500 days of summer, in the loop, moon, up, four lions, 127 hours, the black swan..

fav tv series:
ed, west wing, wonder years, dexter..

shows that make me laugh:
seinfeld, office(uk/us), coupling uk, how i met your mother, flight of the conchords, hell's bells-the original classic..

fav music:
the smiths, the cure, the strokes, the lighting seeds, james, bell and sebastian, madness, the housemartins, 90's rock, 80's new wave, depeche mood, aha, pet shop boys, omd, red house painters, mojave 3, low, neutral milk hotel, explosion in the sky, mogwai, innocence mission, morning runners, bloc party, interpol, kasabian, sarah records, tbs, mbv, chapterhouse, ride, jesus and marychain, soda green, beyond, rem, pearl jam, rollins band, radio dept.,radiohead(earlier albums before they got all experimental), coldplay, temper trap, glasvegas, gossip, xx, flight of the conchords..

food: no fav food but i love to try out exotic food when i'm travelling overseas thus almost any food prepared in any ways (except beef) are fine by me.. yes, barbecue field mice and crickets on stick are up my belly. ;p
Six things I could never do without
my glasses
my thoughts
I spend a lot of time thinking about
... northern lights.
... the grand canyon.
... 42.
... are we human, or are we dancer?
...has popular culture hijacked my thoughts?
...what would leo mcgarry do?
... my happy endings, the last reel of my romcom/pixar anime. ha!
On a typical Friday night I am
thinking about what to do for the weekend. already doing it. a reluctant workaholic.
The most private thing I’m willing to admit
.looc yrev saw cisum latem yvaeh ni ginksamdrawkcab thguoht i ,regnuoy saw i nehw

did you? ;p
You should message me if
you also think that life should have musical scores, especially danger music to warn us of dumb decisions and dubious characters! :D
think we have much in common;
or don't think we have much in common but can still have a laugh abt our differences.
The two of us