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Jon Jaffe

Montreal, Quebec, Canada

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Overview

  • 4 Positive References
  • Fluent in English; learning French
  • 28, Male
  • Member since 2013
  • Professional poker player
  • College
  • From Longmeadow
  • Profile 100% complete

About Me

CURRENT MISSION

To meet new and fun people on my road trips and host good people looking to have a good time in MTL

ABOUT ME

I can be shy when meeting people outside my comfort zone. I like to say whatever is on my mind, but first impressions being what they are, I'm often a bit more guarded. My job is a large part of my identity, it affects all aspects of my life. I'm a doer more than a chiller, but that begins to change after I've eaten dinner. I work very infrequently which leaves me with a lot of time to do what I want. I relish my freedom and I despise most things that encroach on it. I try to focus on the present though sometimes I struggle. Feel free to ask if you have any questions about myself, my roomates or our apartment. We don't offend easily, so ask away.

PHILOSOPHY

I like to have a good time without it being at the expense of others.

Why I'm on Couchsurfing

HOW I PARTICIPATE IN COUCHSURFING

Have now done some hosting and surfing

COUCHSURFING EXPERIENCE

I've had a really good time hosting. We've hosted a half dozen or so surfers and each experience has been positive and unique.

Interests

Any and every sport and game. I love to play golf, tennis, football, basketball, ping pong, volleyball, whiffleball, snowboarding and plenty more. I also love movies, hanging out and good conversation. I've started to cook recently and I really enjoy it. I am not artistic or musical at all, but I like learning about different genres of both. I enjoy nature, but generally on my terms...I enjoy good conversations, especially when someone can show me a new perspective on life/anything.

Music, Movies & Books

Movies - Blue Valentine, Animal Kingdom, Crash, Traffic, Glengarry Glen Ross, Rounders, Thank You For Smoking, Mystic River, The Prestige, Robot and Frank, The Wrestler, plenty of other comedies and dramas.

Music - Classic rock, Beatles, some pop, some 90's and turn of the century emo (dashboard type). Anything that reminds me of high school. Jack White, Black Keys, Lumineers, Arcade Fire, Birdy, Lana Del Ray, Hans Zimmer and John Williams.

Books - Everything by Malcolm Gladwell

One Amazing Thing I've Done

Drawing a blank, I suppose that sounds pretty boring =)

Countries I've Visited

Belgium, France, Mexico, Netherlands, Switzerland, United Kingdom

Countries I've Lived In

Canada, United States

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