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Name:Lauren
Birthdate:Jul 26
Location:Greensboro, North Carolina, United States of America






EVERYTHING YOU WANTED TO KNOW (BUT WERE AFRAID TO ASK)
Lauren. 27 years old. INTJ. North Carolina. UNC-Charlotte alum. History major. Former social studies teacher. Recent Master's graduate at UNC-Greensboro. Currently job hunting and poor as crap. Florida girl at heart. Picture whore. Graphics guru. Queen of useless trivia. Lover of music and fabulous gay men. Proud HuffleRavenRin. TV addict. Castle, Parks & Recreation, Big Bang Theory, Community, New Girl, Firefly, The Golden Girls. Recovering Claymate. Sometime writer. Needs to read more. Needs to worry less. Loves John Mayer's music, hates his stupid ass mouth. Odd obsession with Indian men. Loves nerds. Needs to find a man like Dr. Spencer Reid (or Matthew Gray Gubler himself). Attracted to both Nathan Fillion and Stana Katic. Shoe ho. Likes to buy clothes way too much. Realist. Liberal. Ready to discover her full potential.
LIKES & DISLIKES
Likes:
the beach, chocolate, italian food, shopping, rain on the roof at night, wearing pretty dresses, going to the movies, making graphics, reading, cooking, springtime, flowers, my ipod, sweet tea

Dislikes:
shaving my legs, pushy people, religious fanatics, most vegetables, girls who act stupid, boys who act macho, cramped spaces, crowds, cigarettes & the smoke that they make, flashing lights, driving, Twilight and all this vampire hype so shut the hell up about it already
TV SHOWS
Current: Castle, Parks & Recreation, The Big Bang Theory, New Girl, Community, Elementary, Rizzoli & Isles, Copper, Amazing Race, Project Runway, The Voice, Mythbusters, Dirty Jobs, Ripper Street.


Former: American Idol, Law & Order: SVU, Grey's Anatomy, Criminal Minds


Off Air: Firefly, Golden Girls, Flight of the Conchords, Monk, Don't Trust the B in Apt 23


Characters:
Castle: Kate Beckett, Rick Castle, Alexis Castle
Criminal Minds: Spencer Reid, Jennifer Jareau, Emily Prentiss
Parks & Rec: Leslie, April, Ben, Tom, Ron, Chris, Donna
The Big Bang Theory: Amy, Penny, Bernadette, Leonard, Raj
New Girl: Jess, Schmidt, Cece, Nick
Community: Annie, Abed
Elementary: Joan Watson
Rizzoli & Isles: Maura Isles, Jane Rizzoli
Firefly: Kaylee, Inara, Mal, Simon
Copper: Kevin Corcoran, Elizabeth Haverford)
Don't Trust the B in Apt 23: Chloe, June, the Beek
Golden Girls: Dorothy, Rose, Blanche, Sophia


Ships:
Castle: Castle/Beckett
Criminal Minds: Reid/Prentiss, Reid/JJ
The Big Bang Theory: Penny/Leonard
Firefly: Kaylee/Simon, Mal/Inara


FAVORITES ♥
Bands/Musicians:
Adam Lambert, Adele, Aerosmith, Alanis Morissette, Alicia Keys, Allison Iraheta, Amy Winehouse, Anoop Desai, Antje Duvekot, The Avett Brothers, The Band Perry, The Beatles, Ben Folds, the bird and the bee, Bon Jovi, Brad Paisley, Brandi Carlile, The Bravery, Britney Spears, Brooke White, Carly Smithson, Carrie Underwood, Christina Aguilera, Colbie Calliat, Coldplay, Dave Matthews Band, Daughtry, David Bowie, David Cook, Diane Birch, Duffy, Dixie Chicks, The Eagles, Sir Elton John, Evanescence, Fall Out Boy, A Fine Frenzy, Flight of the Conchords, Florence + The Machine, Gavin DeGraw, Gomez, Grace Potter and The Nocturnals, Green Day, Haley Reinhart, Heart, Incubus, Ingrid Michaelson, Iron & Wine, James Morrison, James Taylor, Jamie Lidell, Jason Mraz, Jessie James, Josh Groban, John Mayer, Jon Mclaughlin, Journey, Justin Timberlake, Kanye West, Kate Nash, Katy Perry, Keane, Kellie Pickler, Kelly Clarkson, The Killers, Kris Allen, Lady Antebellum, Lady Gaga, Lily Allen, M.I.A., Madonna, Maroon 5, Matchbox Twenty, Matt Nathanson, Michael Buble, Michael Jackson, Miranda Lambert, Monsters of Folk, Mumford & Sons, Muse, MUTEMATH, orianthi, Paramore, Pink, Queen, Ray Lamontagne, Regina Spektor, Robyn, The Rolling Stones, Sara Bareilles, Sarah McLachlan, The Silver Seas, Something Corporate, Sugarland, Taylor Swift, Train, The Weepies, Zac Brown Band


Movies:
Lord of the Rings, Shakespeare in Love, Moulin Rouge, Dogma, Braveheart, 10 Things I Hate About You, Mean Girls, The Godfather, Little Miss Sunshine, The Princess Bride, American Beauty, Gladiator, Hairspray, Elizabeth, Pleasantville, Superbad, Napoleon Dynamite, Almost Famous, Juno, Eagle vs. Shark, Slumdog Millionaire, Easy A.


Books:
Harry Potter series by JK Rowling, Bridget Jones's Diary by Helen Fielding, Jane Eyre by Charlotte Bronte, The DaVinci Code by Dan Brown, The Poisonwood Bible by Barbara Kingsolver, To Kill A Mockingbird by Harper Lee, Life of Pi by Yann Martel, Water For Elephants by Sara Gruen, The Hunger Games trilogy by Suzanne Collins, The Help by Kathryn Stockett, Nikki Heat series by Richard Castle


Drinks:
juices, water, sweet tea, lemonade, sangria


Quotes:
"All of us are in the gutter, but some of us are looking at the stars." - Oscar Wilde

"I don't know half of you half as well as I should like, and I like less than half of you half as well as you deserve." - Bilbo Baggins, Fellowship Of The Ring

"Do what you love, fuck the rest." - Little Miss Sunshine

"Oh another social casualty / Score one more for me" - John Mayer, "My Stupid Mouth"

"Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful, committed citizens can change the world. Indeed, it is the only thing that ever has." - Margaret Mead

"Well-behaved women seldom make history." - Laurel Thatcher Ulrich

"With all the sand that gets inside this world
we should all be motherfucking pearls." - "Pearls" by Antje Duvekot

"If you admire somebody you should go on 'head tell 'em
People never get the flowers while they can still smell 'em" - Kanye West, "Big Brother"

"Ever tried. Ever failed. No matter. Try again. Fail again. Fail better." - Samuel Beckett

"I like your Christ. I do not like your Christians. Your Christians are so unlike your Christ." - Gandhi
2013
Movies I've Seen:
Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close, Night at the Museum 2, Much Ado About Nothing, Brave, Pitch Perfect


Books I've Read:
"The Sweetness at the Bottom of the Pie" by Alan Bradley, "Flight Behavior" by Barbara Kingsolver, "The Snow Child" by Eowyn Ivey, "The Round House" by Louise Erdrich, "Monday Mourning" by Kathy Reichs, "The Dovekeepers" by Alice Hoffman, "The Road" by Cormac McCarthy, "I Capture the Castle" by Dodie Smith, "The Wettest County In The World" by Matt Bondurant, "Cross Bones" by Kathy Reichs, "Nickel and Dimed" by Barbara Ehrenreich, "Satan's Circus" by Mike Dash, "A Tale for the Time Being" by Ruth Ozeki, "The World Until Yesterday" by Jared Diamond, "Life After Life" by Kate Atkinson, "Inferno" by Dan Brown, "Break No Bones" by Kathy Reichs, "The Strangers on Montagu Street" by Karen White, "Where They Stand: The American Presidents in the Eyes of Voters and Historians" by Robert Merry, "The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo" by Steig Larsson, "A Stolen Life" by Jaycee Dugard, "Bones to Ashes" by Kathy Reichs, "In the Garden of Beasts: Love, Terror, and an American Family in Hitler's Berlin" by Erik Larson, "Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil" by John Berendt, "The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Nighttime" by Mark Haddon, "Devil Bones" by Kathy Reichs, "King Leopold's Ghost" by Adam Hochschild


Places I've Been (outside of NC):
April 1st - 4th: Charleston, SC


Concerts I've Attended:




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