Jason

Location:

Auckland
Hometown: Newmarket

Member since:

October 23, 2013

A bit about me...

I'm a software engineer (I know, big surprise, eh?) and in my forties. I haven't read much sci-fi lately but would have to list William Gibson as probably my favorite author- followed by Asimov when I am in an old school mood.

What are your favourite sci-fi movies, books and TV shows?

I would say I like most all sci-fi movies- I never miss a Star Trek or Lord of the Rings flick when they come out. The last few movies I saw were Oblivion and the latest Riddick film... love Big Bang Theory but haven't seen a lot of it. (We don't normally watch TV at home.) My wife and I tend to pick a series and watch it front-to-end... she loves BSG and even though we have watched it twice all the way through, she is game to do it again.

Who do you think is the best sci-fi character?

One I can identify with who seems realistic and believable.

If you were sucked through a wormhole, in which sci-fi universe would you like to end up?

Hm. If there were one populated by nymphomaniac cat-girls who dig middle-aged software engineers, that would suit me fine.

How did you hear about Auckland Sci-fi?

Just a quick search on meetup.com did the trick.

Introduction

Just relocated to Auckland from Southern Florida in the US- my wife has family here so we moved to be closer to them. Been a life-long sci-fi geek and gamer.


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