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My self-summary
Well, for starters, I'm Alex. I'm pretty bad at these self-summaries. I never know what to put and tend to ramble on for a bit until I feel like I've filled enough space. Alright, well here I go.

I like going out to restaurants, diners and pubs with friends. I kind of want to go to every place on Diners, Drive-ins and Dives. I like good conversation that is mentally stimulating but fun at the same time, if that makes sense. Sort of witty intellectual banter back and forth. That's not to say I don't like stupid fun conversation as well. I'm a huge fan of "that's what she said" jokes. So if you hate them or can't stand them, you might as well just stop reading right now. It will never work out. :)

I'm a big fan of listening to people and what they have to say. I like to find out what makes a person tick - what makes them "them" and unique. I try not to be judgmental and accepting of everyone but sometime's it's fun to gossip. People watching is fun too. I like to just watch people and make up interesting back-stories about them in my head for my own amusement. This is really fun with a partner, so if you know what I'm talking about contact me!

I'm a big fan of live music and enjoy going to shows. Dead music is alright too but if just lacks ummm a beat. I'm a big movie buff so I hope you like going to the movies and staying in on the couch sometime s.

In the summer I like to toss the frisbee around with friend and going to the beach. I love that salt air and that feeling of endlessness while looking at the ocean. Walks on the boardwalk in Long Beach at night is a big favorite of mine. I recently got back into mountain biking and cycling so those are some fun things to do. Oh, I like to do road trips too. Even short ones.

Music wise I like indie rock but anything that is catchy and has a good beat is good to me. Ke$ha is my guilty pleasure. If you can't deal with that, we can't be friends. I mean who else am I going to be belt out a terribly off-key rendition of Blah Blah Blah in the car with.

I also love the history and discovery channels and the office too.

Finally, in closing I would just like you to know that my favorite smell is fresh laundry from the dryer (Random, right?)

I am Geeky, Hilarious, and did I say Awesome
What I’m doing with my life
Does "generally acting cool since 1986," qualify as something that I'm doing with my life? I sure hope it does. I mean, it would be a total waste of 23 years if it doesn't.

But really... I work in the IT field. I'm a Systems Administrator for a university in Nassau county. For the uninitiated, that means I'm a pretty big geek who plays with the big computers that run the college. It's fun and I am pretty happy with my career and where it's going.

I'm also in the process of finishing my bachelor's in Computer Science (like I said - geek). I think I have about 3 classes left and hope to be done in Spring 2011.
I’m really good at
problem solving, computers, listening, fixing things, taking apart things, making people smile by making corny jokes and saying stupid things and last but not least "that's what she said" jokes.
The first things people usually notice about me
I sure hope it's something good and not embarrassing. I'm a pretty nice guy and like to help people out so I hope that comes across.
Favorite books, movies, shows, music, and food
Books: The Stranger, No Exit, Into Thin Air, Into The Wild, The Perks of Being a Wallflower, High Fidelity, Sex Drugs and Cocoa Puffs, I Am America and So Can You.

Movies: Back to the Future, Boiler Room, Ironman, Batman Begins, Dark Knight, Casino, Dogma, Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind, Forrest Gump, Garden State, Goodfellas, Hackers,The Matrix, Napoleon Dynamite, Office Space, The Rock, Rounders, The Royal Tenenbaums, Rushmore, Bottle Rocket, Life Aquatic, The Darjeeling Limited, Fantastic Mr Fox, Star Wars, Top Gun. There are also a ton more that I haven't listed that I like too. Most recently I saw Green Zone and thought that was a pretty good movie.

TV Shows: Scrubs, House, The Office, United States of Tara, Law and Order SVU, Ax Men, Mythbusters, The OC, The Simpsons, Family Guy, Jersey Shore, Discovery Channel, History Channel.

Music: This is just a sampling, there are a lot more but this is a good start: American Analog Set, American Football, Arcade Fire, As Tall As Lions, At The Drive-In, Belle & Sebastian, Better Than Ezra, Billy Joel, Black 47, Blink-182, Bloc Party, Bon Jovi, Cat Power, Chris Keup, Coldplay, Colin Hay, Dave Matthews, Death Cab for Cutie, Decemberists, Devotchka, Elliott Smith, Explosions in the Sky, Foo Fighters, The Fray, Frou Frou, The Get Up Kids, God Is An Astronaut, The Hold Steady, Howie Day, Imogen Heap, Iron & Wine, Jamiroquai, Jeff Buckley, Jeremy Enigk, Jimmy Eat World, The Killers, Maritime, The Mars Volta, Matt Pond PA, Modest Mouse, Nada Surf, Neutral Milk Hotel, New Amsterdams, Norah Jones, Okkervil River, Phish, The Postal Service, Rockwell Church, The Samples, Sarah Bareilles, Seu Jorge, Sigur Rós, Snow Patrol, Straylight Run, Sufjan Stevens, Sunny Day Real Estate, Taking Back Sunday, Ted Leo and the Pharmacists, Tokyo Police Club, TV On the Radio, U2, Wilco, Yusuf Islam.

Food: Pizza, Tortellini and Pesto, Steak, Grilled Chicken, Burritos from Moe's, breakfast foods, lasagna, chinese food, sandwiches. I'm a big fan of food. Let's go out to eat!
Six things I could never do without
iPhone, Beach, Friends, iMac/MacBook Pro, Delicious food and I'm pretty sure I'd die without air so I'm make that my sixth.
I spend a lot of time thinking about
life and how things work. I like my quiet time where I can work stuff out in my head. I also try to put myself into other people's shoes so I can see their side of things.
On a typical Friday night I am
relaxing with some friends, hanging out, seeing my brothers.
The most private thing I’m willing to admit
I don't give up stuff that easily. Hmm well I guess if you made it this far I kind of did give up a lot about me so far. Well, if you want the real dirt you'll just have to talk to me.
You should message me if
you are fun, intelligent, can carry a conversation, nice, caring and you think that we would mesh from what you read above. I'm pretty easy to talk to can talk about most anything. Oh, also you must know the differences between there, their and they're and their proper usages.
The two of us