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It's your favorite CRT monitor head guy!

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Old computers and technology, computer games, board & card games, writing, web design, playing drums & piano, baseball, gridiron football, college basketball, anime, movies, TV, videos, podcasts, music, books, left-wing politics, fitness, animals, art


Mainly instrumental/non-vocal/electronic music. Drum & Bass, Jungle, Psychill, Barber Beats, Adult Swim Bumps, Lo-Fi, Vaporwave, Progressive Trance, Chill House, Chill Techno, Amiga Music, Math Rock, Trip Hop, Indie Rock, Alt-Rock, Smooth Jazz, Ambient, New Age


Office Space, The Big Lebowski, Young Frankenstein, Bull Durham, Parasite, Fargo, The Shining, Raising Arizona, Taxi Driver, Starship Troopers, Léon the Professional, Se7en, Star Wars (Eps. 4-6), Spirited Away, Perfect Blue, Porco Rosso


Star Trek (TNG, Deep Space Nine, Voyager), The Simpsons, SpongeBob, Fullmetal Alchemist (2003 & Brotherhood), Berserk (1997), Cowboy Bebop, Trigun, X-Files, Nathan For You, Home Movies, Trailer Park Boys, The Boondocks, Space Ghost Coast to Coast, Moral Orel, It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia, Smiling Friends, King of the Hill, I Think You Should Leave


Mostly non-fiction/political books. The Shock Doctrine by Naomi Klein is one of my favorites because it does a good job summing up my political beliefs and helped radicalize me



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About me:

Hello! I am a 30-something retro tech enthusiast living in middle America. I reside in a small town of less than 1000 population near the college town that I grew up in. I share a living space with my longtime partner and our two pets. Outside of my day job, I work various odd jobs including computer maintenance and upkeep.

Who I'd like to meet:

Other friendly folks who enjoy retro technology & computer games

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Hey :) Thank you so much!

I hope your doing great... I also love computers (and sometimes hate them )

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Likewise! Haha, it's a love/hate relationship for sure. They always seem to find new ways to make life more difficult

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Hell yeah first comment - killer Windows theme and loading image hahaha

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Thanks dude!! I am really happy with how it turned out. Thinking about tweaking the CSS of the theme to make it slightly more accurate

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