Sometimes I feel like an asshole for complaining about the winter when I live in Vancouver. I see photos posted by friends who live elsewhere in Canada and they deal with Real Winter.
Real Winter, to me, is snow and toques and leaving for work half-an-hour early to navigate the ice. Real Winter only really lasts a day or two – a week, tops – in Vancouver. The rest of the season is characterized by grey skies, rain, and just… darkness.
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Okay, so I joined, read a few other people’s profiles, and yes, I am a complete dork. I must simplify. Right now, it looks like I am that ‘weird’ one, you know, there was one in every lecture hall. The one who wears clothes six years out of date (exactly six years), glasses, and takes things a little too seriously. I think that’s me. Oh dear.
I just joined a Meetups group for movie buffs in my area. This was how I filled out my New Member survey:
Have you ever seen a movie that’s changed your life in some way?
Every movie I see changes me somehow, some just more than others! I think the most profound/most recent was The Lives of Others.
Why do you enjoy movies?
I enjoy different movies for different reasons. Mostly, I love to get caught up in the characters and the atmosphere. It makes me feel a little more connected to humanity in the same way a deep conversation with a new friend does.
What, for you, makes a movie outstanding?
I think about it for days, months, years afterwards.
Because I’m a dork, I uploaded this profile picture:
Now, would you see a movie with me or would you run screaming?