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Born in the Year of the:  Fire Snake

Blood Type: O+

Myers Briggs:  INFJ

Quick facts:
age- 30
- amber/green
- brown  w/ papaya streaks
sexual orientation
- bisexual, sapiosexual, pomosexual
Relationship Status - polyamorous, involved in three romantic relationships, I live with my primary  (Check out his site - - his Myers Briggs type -  ESTP)
Pets: one bunny named Nibbler
Children: ZERO! And I will really, actually NEVER have any
religion/philosophy - I am an atheist and a secular humanist (I practice eupraxsophy)
job - employed full-time+ as a CEO/sys admin of a small ISP
OS for desktops
- atm, it's ubuntu
OS for servers
- CentOS
web server
- apache
Text Editor
- nano
Window Manager
- metacity
IRC/IM Client - Trillian
various labels
: liberal, poly, geek, bi, atheist, humanist, feminist, childfree, marriagefree

I'm very far left of center, but not a vegetarian (i'm practically a carnivore). Nor am I spiritual - I am an atheist/secular humanist and believe in nothing supernatural. I care for the environment which is why I support nuclear and solar energy. I am a Libertarian in most things. I believe the federal government should exist only to enforce inalienable rights, such as the right to travel between states, and to regulate treaties between states, such as a postal system and common money. Otherwise, it should stay out of our lives! All other responsibilities and rights should fall to the states. Fiscally, I am very liberal. I want good roads, schools, and health care for all, and I don't mind my (state) taxes paying for it. I don't want people to suffer, and if they legitimately can't provide for themselves, the community should help them. I am for same sex marriage rights, I'm more-or-less neutral regarding gun control and I'm anti-drug laws (it's a health issue, not a political issue). I'm pro-choice and strongly feminist (real feminism, which is about equality, not hating men) And chances are, like it or not, you are a feminist, too!

"Who has turned feminism into a dirty word? One of the things that bugs the shit out of me is the fact that we can't even use the word "feminist" these days. It's been made taboo by a conservative media. The feminist movement in this country is one of the most powerful human liberation movements the planet has seen... so, to let this sort of conservative culture steal the feminist history from our consciousness and steal the respect from the people who fought and died so we could have such liberty is a travesty."

"All decent people, male and female, are feminists. The only people who are not feminists are those who believe that women are inherently inferior or undeserving of the respect and opportunity afforded men. Either you are a feminist or you are a sexist/misogynist. There is no box marked "other"."
- 2 personal quotes from Ani Difranco, aka, Ani D

I agree with the above quotes, but I would amend, that women who think women are superior to men or deserving of special rights aren't feminists, either. Since it IS about equality.

I have tons of hobbies and interests.  I collect books, key chains, and toys (mostly Care Bears.)  I also have a pressed penny and postcard collection going, so if any of my friends takes a trip, one of those would be the perfect present to bring me!  I'm interested in memetics, little known holidays, urban legends, gender and women's studies, psychology (my current psychology project is the psychology of lying, including microexpressions), hacking and mind hacking, philosophy, logic and logical arguments, etymology, and on and on.  I'm particularly enthralled with fairy tales and mythology, and how those stories effect our social psychology.  And, of course, computers.

I love organizing and finding new ways to be more efficient. I've narrowed "what I want to do when I grow up" down to being a professional organizer or an efficiency expert. I think my love for archology's stems from my love of efficiency. I really, REALLY want to live in an archology at some point in my life.

job description: I am a sys admin at a small ISP. Basically I keep our servers up and our clients happy, whatever it takes. This involves working with tech support, handling security issues, upgrades, patches, etc., acquisitions and procurement, and the judicious application of duct tape :) I was recently thrust into the additional role of CEO, mostly 'cause no one else wanted it :)   But I LOVE my job!

career skills:
Linux and BSD administration and kernel internals. Cisco, Riverstone, 3com, and HP networking equipment. And something most geeks are bad at, dealing with people.

career interests:
Who knows anymore? I used to tell people I was a chem bio/comp sci major because I wanted to work on advanced bioimplants. Really, it's 'cause ever since I saw my first episode of ST:TNG, I wanted to eventually develop a android I could have sex with... I've recently decided I want to be a professional organizer when I grow up.


Interests:  Politics, Law, Philosophy, Mythology, Psychology, Urban Legends, Anime, Etymology

activities:  Reading, lego, jewelry making, toy collecting, gaming, brain teasers/logic puzzles, origami

color: hunter/forest green

games: The Sims, Trivial Pursuit, You don't Know Jack, D&D

books:  Harry Potter,The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time, A Heartbreaking Work of Staggering Genius, Mist of Avalon, The Time Traveler's Wife

music:  Blues Traveler, Aerosmith, REM, Michelle Branch, Counting Crows

tv shows:  Simpsons, Futurama, Sports Night, NewsRadio, Family Guy, King of the Hill, Red Dwarf, Coupling (UK version)

movies:  Princess Bride, Dogma, Harvey, Love Actually, Almost Famous, Office Space, Usual Suspects, Donnie Darko, Rear Window, Nightmare Before Christmas or anything else Tim Burton has done, Wallace and Gromit

soundtrack: O, Brother, Where Art Thou?, Nightmare Before Christmas or anything else by Danny Elfman

cuisines:  Mexican, American

authors: Mark Twain, Stephen King, Margaret Atwood, Nancy Kress, Tom Robbins, Fay Wheldon, John Irving, Gregory Maguire, Fredrik Pohl, Dan Simmons, Orson Scott Card, Sheri S. Tepper,  Kurt Vonnegut, Douglas Adams

book genre: SF, but I'll read anything


I'm really good at: organizing/cleaning, listening, reading, taking care of people/bunnies/children

The first thing(s) people usually notice about me: very shy, overweight (fat, not chubby), long hair,  very caring, great listener

body art: visible tattoo, pierced ears

Magazine I subscribe to:  BottomLine, Skeptic, Free Inquiry, Wired, several IEEE computer and security journals

One pillow or two: three - I have a big bed :)

ideal match:  my primary significant other  :)

Things that make me feel safe:  hard rain, cleaning and organizing, things being clean and organized, throwing things away, locks, cold, taking trains, books, watching Friends seasons 5 - 9, hive buildings

turn ons:  intelligence, long hair, sarcasm, thunderstorms

turn offs:  not using turn signals, arrogance with nothing to back it up, smokers, liars

perfect first date: Taco bell -> lan party -> bar

from my past relationships i learned:  I can live with anyone for 3 weeks. Anyone can be taught to be good in bed, but no one can be taught to be a decent person.

five things i can't live without:  My pSO, my friends, my bunny, my computer, books

in my bedroom you will find:  Hundreds of books, tons of electronics, my pet bunny's house, dozens of toys

If you could pick one super-human power, what would you choose: Professor Xavier's power

My 43 things "to-do" list

Personality Tests:

I usually don't think personality tests are very accurate, but tests with many questions and a good range of answers, and many possible results, can paint a reasonable picture.  Here are some I've taken:

Multiple Intelligence Inventory (Learning Styles)

Linguistic Linguistic=3939
Mathematics Mathematics=4646
Visual/Spatial Visual/Spatial=3232
Body/Kinesthetic Body/Kinesthetic=2222
Music Music=2323
Interpersonal Interpersonal=3535
Intrapersonal Intrapersonal=3737

Conscious self
Overall self
Take Free Enneagram Personality Test

Enneagram Test Results
Type 1 Perfectionism |||||||||||||||||||| 81%
Type 2 Helpfulness |||||||||||||||||||| 81%
Type 3 Image Focus |||||||||||| 46%
Type 4 Hypersensitivity |||||||||||||||||||| 81%
Type 5 Detachment |||||||||||||||| 68%
Type 6 Anxiety |||||||||||||||||||| 89%
Type 7 Adventurousness |||||| 21%
Type 8 Aggressiveness |||||||||||||||| 66%
Type 9 Calmness |||||||||||| 44%
Your Conscious-Surface type is 6w5
Your Unconscious-Overall type is 3w4
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Advanced Global Personality Test Results
Extraversion |||||||||||| 43%
Stability |||||| 23%
Orderliness |||||||||||||||||||| 83%
Empathy |||||||||||||||||| 76%
Interdependence |||| 16%
Intellectual |||||||||||||||||||| 90%
Mystical |||||| 30%
Artistic || 10%
Religious || 10%
Hedonism || 10%
Materialism |||||| 23%
Narcissism || 10%
Adventurousness |||||||||| 36%
Work ethic |||||||||||||||||| 76%
Self absorbed || 10%
Conflict seeking |||||||||| 36%
Need to dominate |||||||||||||| 56%
Romantic |||||||||| 36%
Avoidant |||||| 30%
Anti-authority |||||||||||||||| 63%
Wealth |||||| 23%
Dependency || 10%
Change averse |||||||||||||||||||| 90%
Cautiousness |||||||||||||||||||| 90%
Individuality || 10%
Sexuality |||||||||||||||||||| 90%
Peter pan complex |||||| 23%
Physical security |||||||||||||||||||| 90%
Food indulgent |||||||||||||||||| 76%
Histrionic || 10%
Paranoia |||||||||||||||||||| 90%
Vanity || 10%
Hypersensitivity |||||||||||||||||||| 90%
Female cliche || 10%
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Global Personality Test Results
Sensate (36%) moderately low which suggests you tend to be analytical, unemotional and objective.
Perfectionist (70%) high which suggests you are very organized, reliable, neat, and ambitious but possibly not very spontaneous and fun.
Extrovert (23%) low which suggests you are very quiet, introverted, and aloof.
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Big Five Test Results
Extroversion (32%) moderately low which suggests you are quiet, unassertive, and aloof.
Friendliness (72%) high which suggests you are very good natured, trusting, and helpful but possibly too agreeable
Orderliness (64%) moderately high which suggests you are organized, reliable, neat, and ambitious but possibly not very spontaneous and fun.
Emotional Stability (22%) low which suggests you are very worrying, insecure, emotional, and nervous.
Openmindedness (58%) moderately high which suggests you are intellectual, curious, imaginative but possibly not very practical.
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aka - What are your religious and spiritual beliefs?

1.  Secular Humanism (100%)
2.  Unitarian Universalism (99%)
3.  Liberal Quakers (87%)
4.  Mainline to Liberal Christian Protestants (84%)
5.  Nontheist (73%)
6.  Theravada Buddhism (68%)
7.  Neo-Pagan (64%)
8.  Bahá'í Faith (50%)
9.  New Age (49%)
10.  Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints (Mormons) (48%)
11.  Christian Science (Church of Christ, Scientist) (45%)
12.  Taoism (45%)
13.  Reform Judaism (43%)
14.  Orthodox Quaker (39%)
15.  Mahayana Buddhism (38%)
16.  Jehovah's Witness (36%)
17.  New Thought (36%)
18.  Mainline to Conservative Christian/Protestant (34%)
19.  Sikhism (31%)
20.  Scientology (30%)
21.  Jainism (25%)
22.  Seventh Day Adventist (20%)
23.  Hinduism (18%)
24.  Eastern Orthodox (16%)
25.  Islam (16%)
26.  Orthodox Judaism (16%)
27.  Roman Catholic (16%)

results for other personality tests I've taken can be found on my OK Cupid page