Benjamin

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About me

Gender MALE
Industry Engineering
Occupation Research guy
Location Somewhere in the middle of, Pennsylvania, United States
Introduction Grew up in Little Rock, Arkansas. Went to college in Waco, Texas. Went to grad school in Seattle. Now I live and work in central Pennsylvania. One wife, one daughter, one son, one cat, one dog.
Interests conservative politics, Christianity, theology, computer gaming, sci-fi/fantasy, computational intelligence, neural networks, evolutionary computation, fuzzy logic, EE, signal processing, acoustics, acoustic guitars, folk music, bluegrass, rock&roll, pre-2001 Dave Matthews Band, modern languages-Spanish/Japanese, culture-Mexican/Southern US/Spanish/rural Pennsylvanian, ancient Hebrew and Koine Greek, eschatology, hermaneutics, philosophy, science, mathematics, Isaac Newton, disc golf, ultimate frisbee, fine dining, Baptists, undersea warfare, torpedoes, antisubmarine warfare, ASW, ASUW
Favorite Movies Godfather (first two), Star Wars (original 3), anything by the Coen Brothers, O Brother Where Art Thou, The Big Lebowski, Raising Arizona
Favorite Music Lately, bluegrass, folk, and a select few contemporary Christian artists. Historically, Dave Matthews (except Everyday and their latest one, the name of which I can't even remember).
Favorite Books Frank Herbert's DUNE, Steven Erickson's Malazan Book of the Fallen series, A Song of Ice and Fire (GRR Martin), LoTR (Tolkien), Wheel of Time up to about book 7 (Jordan), Night's Dawn trilogy by Peter Hamilton, Dan Simmons' Hyperion/Endymion books, anything Asimov, Foundation Trilogy, the Robot Novels

Describe the sound of a moist waffle falling onto a hot griddle.

What kind of idiot misspells sponge? Also, sponges are porous,not thirsty. Tongues do not absorb (much) water and are thus not thirsty either.