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Title: Get To Know The Team - Colin
Post by: Colin on November 04, 2012, 07:22:12 AM
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Name: Colin
Location: California
Real Life: Yelp (https://www.simplemachines.org/community/proxy.php?request=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.yelp.com%2Ffavicon.ico&hash=dc37d4dc0f48bca65ee99c3503635c3e) & UC Berkeley (https://www.simplemachines.org/community/proxy.php?request=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.berkeley.edu%2Ffavicon.ico&hash=3225a5fe50fc35056db04b3681dc090f)
Quote: “The best way to predict the future is to create it.” - Abraham Lincoln
Position: Lead Developer Developer Customizer Support Specialist (Greenie as we call it)

Do you have pets?
I do, I have one border collie named Jett. (Unfortunately passed away)

What is your favorite color?
Blue

What kind of music do you like?
EDM

What do you do on your free time besides spending time on SMF?
I enjoy playing tennis and spending time with friends and family.

What are your goals/dreams in life?
I deeply care about computer science and truly believe that the more people we can get involved in this field the better decisions we will made. I enjoy working with others to build things that change the way we work.

What got you involved in SMF?
An old Call of Duty 2 clan ran their forum on SMF.

Who do you admire? Why?
Those who create.

Are you into sports?  If so which ones?
Tennis

What is your dream job?
Software Engineer

What was your first screenname?
Yeah, I guess this is the question I was dreading. I have always used my first name, Colin. Is that bad?

Do you have any piercings?
Uh, no.

Are you a lefty/righty or ambidextrous?
Lefty

Do you have any tattoo's?  If not do you wish/plan to get one?
No

Do you have any siblings?  If so, how many of each?
Yes, one twin brother.

What is your favorite website?
Definitely this one.

Do you play computer games?  If so, which ones?
MW2, MW3, and BF3.

Do you play video game consoles?  Which ones?
Nope, only PC gaming.

Are you married or planing to get married?
No

If so do you have any kids?
No

How many kids?
^

How many languages do you speak?  If so which ones?
English and I can get around in Spanish

Do you drink?
Yes

Do you smoke?
Nope

Did you play hookey from class?
Do people still do that?

Do you have a license?
Yes

Do you own a car?
Yes

Have you ever been stopped for speeding?
Thank goodness, no.

Do you obtain a good amount of sleep daily?
Well considering it is 4:19 AM in the morning I am going to answer no.

How do you sleep?
Is that a question?

Have you ever been on an airplane?
Many times (even flown them) and helicopters.

Have you ever broken a bone?
My nose three times.

Do you wear jewelry?  If so what jewelry do you wear?
Nope.

How do you dress?
Depends on the occasion. The usual is just the jeans and the tee.

How many keys are on your keyring?
Two, I like to keep it simple.

What time do you go to bed?  What time do you wake up?
Well 4:21 AM now and I don't plan on being up too much later. I generally wake up around 6:00 AM

What's the freakiest thing you have done?
Answer this survey.

Do you live alone?
No

How many hours a day do you spend in the computer?
3-4

How many hours a day do you spend in SMF?
"We never leave." - Colin

What is your favorite beverage - coffee, tea, soda, beer, other?
Redbull.

What do you hate?
Those who hate.

What do you love?
Those who love.

What is your hair color?
Brown

How tall are you?
6'2".

How much do you weigh?
Are you a stalker?

What's the feature on SMF you can't live without?
Stealing this from Yoshi -- recent posts.

As an administrator?
Package manager.

As an end user?
Quick reply

Am I done?
Title: Re: Get To Know The Team - Colin
Post by: live627 on November 04, 2012, 09:06:45 AM
Web dev, eh? PHP?
Title: Re: Get To Know The Team - Colin
Post by: mrintech on November 04, 2012, 12:46:14 PM
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How many hours a day do you spend in the computer?

3-4

How??? You are a gamer, run a web hosting business and always online on SMF forums!!!! (https://www.simplemachines.org/community/proxy.php?request=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.katzy.dsl.pipex.com%2FSmileys%2Fc019.gif&hash=42fb4dff667c02d858c13d8d0cd7114d)

BTW nice to read about you (https://www.simplemachines.org/community/proxy.php?request=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.katzy.dsl.pipex.com%2FSmileys%2Fc014.gif&hash=1e330d7b7db27b4b126c6ae9bddfb88b)
Title: Re: Get To Know The Team - Colin
Post by: Colin on November 04, 2012, 02:13:37 PM
Web dev, eh? PHP?
That's the plan.
Title: Re: Get To Know The Team - Colin
Post by: Colin on November 04, 2012, 02:29:58 PM
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How many hours a day do you spend in the computer?

3-4

How??? You are a gamer, run a web hosting business and always online on SMF forums!!!! (https://www.simplemachines.org/community/proxy.php?request=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.katzy.dsl.pipex.com%2FSmileys%2Fc019.gif&hash=42fb4dff667c02d858c13d8d0cd7114d)

BTW nice to read about you (https://www.simplemachines.org/community/proxy.php?request=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.katzy.dsl.pipex.com%2FSmileys%2Fc014.gif&hash=1e330d7b7db27b4b126c6ae9bddfb88b)
Multitasking :)
Title: Re: Get To Know The Team - Colin
Post by: 4Kstore on November 05, 2012, 11:40:10 AM
Congrats for your greenie badge, you deserve it
Title: Re: Get To Know The Team - Colin
Post by: Matthew K. on November 06, 2012, 12:23:13 PM
You live in Cali huh? I've been there. I like itt.
Title: Re: Get To Know The Team - Colin
Post by: Mstcool on December 02, 2012, 12:21:47 AM
Lol how is a person supposed to answer "how do you sleep". Uhm i sleep by jumping around. ;)
Title: Re: Get To Know The Team - Colin
Post by: Colin on December 02, 2012, 01:01:01 AM
Hehe. It does make you wonder.
Title: Re: Get To Know The Team - Colin
Post by: Mstcool on December 02, 2012, 01:03:33 AM
Yeah yo.
Title: Re: Get To Know The Team - Colin
Post by: ahrasis on December 02, 2012, 08:26:03 AM
Great work Colin. Congrat again.
Title: Re: Get To Know The Team - Colin
Post by: Colin on December 02, 2012, 12:45:55 PM
Great work Colin. Congrat again.
Thanks Ahmad.
Title: Re: Get To Know The Team - Colin
Post by: Mstcool on December 02, 2012, 04:04:41 PM
Oh right congratz :).
Title: Re: Get To Know The Team - Colin
Post by: BryanD on December 08, 2012, 01:11:13 PM
Have tried Haggis?
Ever been to Scotland?
Whats your fave simpsons character?
Title: Re: Get To Know The Team - Colin
Post by: live627 on December 08, 2012, 01:44:49 PM
people still watch that show?
Title: Re: Get To Know The Team - Colin
Post by: Costa on February 14, 2013, 03:42:11 PM
people still watch that show?
Blasphemy!
Title: Re: Get To Know The Team - Colin
Post by: NanoSector on February 20, 2013, 10:52:35 AM
Nice to see you on the team and to read this topic, Colin :)
Title: Re: Get To Know The Team - Colin
Post by: Colin on June 07, 2015, 01:33:02 AM
I never thought I would look at this down the road and use it as kind of a log of things I used to be interested in. Wow have things changed hehe.
Title: Re: Get To Know The Team - Colin
Post by: Steve on June 07, 2015, 09:52:04 AM
Amazing how things change in just 3 years ... are you still at UCB?
Title: Re: Get To Know The Team - Colin
Post by: Colin on June 14, 2015, 11:22:31 PM
Hi Steve, yes! I added that line later. :)
Title: Re: Get To Know The Team - Colin
Post by: Steve on June 15, 2015, 08:40:39 AM
I lived in Alameda for some years so I know that area well. In fact I live there during the big quake when the freeway and part of the bridge came down. :)
Title: Re: Get To Know The Team - Colin
Post by: Colin on November 26, 2015, 03:52:18 AM
I lived in Alameda for some years so I know that area well. In fact I live there during the big quake when the freeway and part of the bridge came down. :)

No kidding! Small world. You will have to go see when they dynamite the old bay bridge :).
Title: Re: Get To Know The Team - Colin
Post by: Steve on November 26, 2015, 08:36:32 AM
Mannn ... I wish I could!
Title: Re: Get To Know The Team - Colin
Post by: aegersz on November 12, 2017, 05:18:18 AM
you are a funny guy and i also love my EDM (House) too, along with my Digital DJ gear (Traktor).