Hi there. I'm Chloe. I'm a 28-year-old trans woman who lives in Oregon.
I'm an anarcho-communist. I think capitalism is going to destroy the world if we don't do something about it very soon, and even if it wasn't, no one should have to pay for basic necessities to keep themselves alive. My opinions are my own, and the last thing I'd ever want to do is force them on anyone else. However, if you'd like to have a polite debate on the subject, you're welcome to PM me. I promise to remain civil.
Most of my work on the wiki consists of attempting to bring neglected pages up to wiki standards. This generally involves commenting out zero-context examples, removing natter, fixing indentation, and the like. In particular, This Troper and Characterization Tags are Pet-Peeve Tropes for me, and if I see one of them on a page, I pull out the flamethrower.
If you think something I corrected was done in error, feel free to PM me about that, as well. I'm human, I make mistakes, and I promise not to bite your head off for pointing them out.
In my spare time, I play video games, read books, and watch a lot of YouTube videos.
My favorite video game of all time is Fallout: New Vegas. It's an unparalleled masterpiece of interactive storytelling, one where the decisions you make affect the story and the way you build your character determines how you can progress. I also enjoy the Borderlands series, Minecraft, and The Binding of Isaac.
I've read a lot of books. It's pretty difficult for me to pick an individual favorite. I love Discworld (GNU Terry Pratchett), and I'm a big fan of Stephen King. I also like The Culture series, which is perhaps unsurprising, as it takes place in what amounts to a leftist utopia. And last but certainly not least, no nerdy book list is complete without mentioning The Lord of the Rings, which is the foundation of Western fantasy literature and its most shining example.
I watch a lot of gaming videos. My favorite Let's Players are Markiplier, Jacksepticeye, Game Grumps, and Chuggaaconroy. I'm a regular consumer of Zero Punctuation and The Jimquisition. I also enjoy leftist YouTubers like Contrapoints, PhilosophyTube, and HBomberGuy.
If you see me in the fora, Ask The Tropers, or another more casual place around here, you'll probably see that I tend to type in all lowercase letters and leave out punctuation. That's a conscious choice on my part; I feel like it helps me express as feminine, which is something I've struggled with since realizing I was trans. It's silly, and I know it's silly; "typing like a girl" is decidedly not A Thing That Is. But it helps me, and hurts no one, so I do it anyway.
If you're still here, thanks for reading this. WarJay77 is awesome. She puts in a ton of work to make the wiki a better place, and I want to acknowledge her for that.