I am one of those painfully shy, seemingly outgoing introverts. I try to put myself out amongst the crowds, but when I get there I hardly say a thing and shield myself with a stupid grin on my face. I open up a lot more explaining my answers to the survey questions, so click on "The Two of Us" for all that there.
I can be blindingly brilliant and phenomenally stupid within minutes of each other. I like to figure out how things work. I've taken apart and put back together many things. I'm an artist, focusing lately on type design, exploring sculpture. I don't make a living at that yet. I also draw and paint. I enjoy a day at the beach, seeing movies, and enjoying a quiet evening of indoor activities, or a rather noisy evening of indoor activities.
And, unlike seemingly everyone I match with on this site, I've never been to Burning Man or Machu Picchu.
I'm good at painting miniatures for roleplaying games. I've made cakes from scratch that met with favorable response. Sometimes I can dress well, but not often.
movies: Tampopo, Star Wars, Brazil, The Fifth Element,
TV shows: Twin Peaks, Big Bang Theory, Adventure Time, Babylon 5, Glee, Gotham, Game of Thrones (a lot of "G" shows lately), Steven Universe
music: progressive rock, heavy metal, new wave, punk, old standards, new and different stuff, movie music, and Kyary Pamyu Pamyu
memory foam pillow
Also I think about any excuse to drive to Santa Cruz, and where to park once I get there since the last free lot downtown is no longer free.
If you think cartoons, games, and toys are more than just kids' stuff. If your idea of fun is drinking cheap wine and playing Mario Kart or Guitar Hero.
It couldn't hurt if you look like Giada de Laurentiis, have a voice like Terry Gross, and would gleefully exclaim that the Eye of Sauron looks like a cooter. (None of those are a requirement).
Or, if you're numerically inclined, if you see I score above 80% match or friend and below 20% enemy, then I figure we have a pretty good chance of working out. It's just a guideline, of course. No need to take it seriously.