MikeyPDX

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Gender Male
Industry Technology
Occupation Leader of Software Test Monkeys
Location Portland, Oregon, United States
Introduction Transplanted Vermonter now living in Stumptown, USA. Former US Army ('89-'97) jack-of-3-trades (02E, 93B, 93P) - stationed or trained in NJ, VA, TX, AL, KY/TN, and Germany. Big fan of the Steelers, Pirates, and Arsenal FC. Essex Junction HS class of '89. Former alpine ski racer (Smugglers' Notch Ski Team '78-'89) now patrolling the slopes of Mt. Hood. Happily married since 1994, no kids, two dogs, one cat.
Interests Skiing, Ski Patrol, Ska music, Football, The Steelers, Baseball, The Pirates, Helicopters, Networking, Computers, Golf, Soccer, Arsenal FC, Hiking, Camping, Dogs, Samurai movies and culture, Military History, Great Microbrews, Team Fortress 2
Favorite Movies Bubba Ho-Tep, Ronin, Unforgiven, The One (Jet Li), Monty Python and the Holy Grail, any Kurosawa samurai film, Lock Stock and Two Smoking Barrels, The Replacements, The Blues Brothers, Dirty Harry, Animal House, Shaun of the Dead
Favorite Music Ska, The Toasters, Bim Skala Bim, Mephiskapheles, Rancid w/ Stubborn All-Stars, Desmond Dekker, Fishbone, The Specials, The Selecter, The Skatalites, Mighty Mighty BossToneS, OK Go, Me First and the Gimme Gimmes, Rock, Classic Rock, some Rap/ Hip-hop, Blues, Movie Soundtracks, NFL Films Music, Warren Zevon, The Killers, Franz Ferdinand, Modest Mouse, Jimi Hendrix, Rolling Stones, Talking Heads
Favorite Books The Bourne Identity/Supremacy/Ultimatum, The Chief: Art Rooney and his Pittsburgh Steelers, The Aviators, Hitchhikers Guide to the Galaxy series, The Book of Five Rings, Samurai: The World of the Warrior, If Chins Could Kill: Confessions of a B Movie Actor

In the dream where you show up to school naked, why do you never go swimming?

There's never a pool at the school.