sidelsky18
22 Richardson, United States
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My self-summary
Hi there, I'm Daniel.

I started my journey in South Africa and now live in Plano working as an applications engineer. Some of my interests include cooking, baking, technology, candles, dogs, watching assorted puppy/cat/ASMR videos (see end of profile), and doing other various internet things.

Feel free to read on if you're interested!
What I’m doing with my life
Catchin' Pokemon ofc.

I earned my bachelors with honors in Electrical Engineering from the University of Texas at Dallas in May and am now working in electrical lighting control design. I've worked two internships over the past two summers and plan to eventually go after a master's degree.
I’m really good at
...petting dogs. If you have a dog there's a 107% chance that I'll ask to pet it. I love dogs & have fostered several in the past, they're amazing.

On a serious note: I do a ton of cooking and baking. Chicken spinach feta omelette? Yum. Same goes for the usual bacon-wrapped-steak. Cake balls? You betcha.
The first things people usually notice about me
I'm thoughtful, caring, inquisitive, and embody the whole "put yourself in other's shoes" ideal. I try to be the best person I can be and learn from any mistakes I make.

Also, I was born in Cape Town, South Africa and immigrated to the United States with my brother and mom about 14 years ago! People usually notice the accent first :P
Favorite books, movies, shows, music, and food
Books: Hatchet, Harry Potter series

Movies: Serenity, The Princess Bride, Hunger Games series, Law Abiding Citizen, Anything Marvel or DC

TV: Game of Thrones, Last Week Tonight with John Oliver, Firefly, The League, The Magicians (SO GOOD)

Music: Muse, Red Hot Chili Peppers, Taylor Swift & Katy Perry (for karaoke purposes)

Foods: My diet is low-carb, so typically meats (all of them), cheeses (all of them), and vegetables (except water chestnuts, fuck those)

Games: Board games (such as Quarriors, Cards Against Humanity, Settlers of Catan, etc...), League of Legends, Hearthstone (And pretty much every other Blizzard game), Fallout 4
The six things I could never do without
* Socializing (with both people & dogs, but they're practically people)
* My Mom & Brother
* My Desktop & Phone (vain, I know)
* The Internet
* Coffee (dear caffeine: I love you)
* Miscellaneous hobbies
I spend a lot of time thinking about
Who I am, the things I do, and the effects of my actions on others & myself.
On a typical Friday night I am
Hanging out with friends, watching a movie, browsing Reddit, or buried head-first in some form of video or board game.
The most private thing I’m willing to admit
I've lost a bunch of weight through dieting since November 2012.

I am pretty open to answer almost anything, go ahead and ask! :) I try my best to reply to every message I receive, even if I am not interested.
You should message me if
You're ambitious, have a sense of humor, and/or enjoy steaks and cupcakes being cooked for you. You should definitely send a message if you have anything in common with my interests! That's like... the whole point! Right? Maybe?

And here is your reward for reading! :D
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