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Steve Hicks

Chicago, IL, USA

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Overview

  • 7 Positive References
  • Fluent in English; learning German
  • 29, Male
  • Member since 2009
  • No occupation listed
  • Masters Degree
  • No hometown listed
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About Me

CURRENT MISSION

to come up with a witty mission statement.

PHILOSOPHY

Life is too short to stay indoors... Get out and meet new people.

Why I'm on Couchsurfing

COUCHSURFING EXPERIENCE

I've meet many people when I travel, and I am an active member in the local CS community.

Interests

Cooking, video games, learning new things, and building
things

Music, Movies & Books

Music: Audioslave, Metallica
Movies: In Brugges, Lock Stock and Two Smoking Barrels
Books: How To Cook Everythings, Kitchen Confidential, SpyCraft
Tv: Spooks, Hustle, Dexter, House

One Amazing Thing I've Done

- Traveled most of the western/central European countries in a blinding 3 weeks.
- Been a smartass to London passport control officers, and still got in
- Had Vetter33 [delicious but thick]
- Holds a US copyright
- Been through Amsterdam customs room that was empty and just created
- Talked US politics with an English bartender working in an Irish pub in Brugge.
- Pulled a friend from getting hit by a Straßenbahn
- Avoided trams in Amsterdam [those are brutal!]
- Always make sure that you don't have green tea in your bag before crossing the border

Teach, Learn, Share

Willing to learn: New Languages, new foods, almost anything really [surprise me]
Willing to teach: Programming Languages, cooking, small repairs, how to change oil

Countries I've Visited

Austria, Belgium, France, Germany, Ireland, Netherlands, Poland, Switzerland, United Kingdom, United States

Countries I've Lived In

Germany, United Kingdom, United States

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