I've talked with a few of you over the past week and joined the corp this weekend, so for those of you that haven't seen me, HI! I am returning null vet (maybe bitter.. you'll have to decide) who was part of FCON/CFC for a few years. I've been out of EvE for almost a year and a half now, so I've missed all the WWB fun (and propaganda), but have more time to be in space now. While listening to the EvE "celebrities" on comms was entertaining, I kind of got burnt out with the culture of the larger groups and the callousness of most of the leadership. The corp I was in was small and a nice group of people, but it was spread across all timezones which made it hard to interact a lot. Coming back, I was interested in finding a corporation that was 1) conducive to people with real life obligations and 2) was closer to the timezone I was active in. Also, I never consolidated all my assets I left in Branch, so win-win!
I've spent most of my time in null and have lots of experience with alliance/coalition level ops and know how to contribute as a ship of the line or logi in doctrine based fleets. I have two characters, one focused on carriers down to HACs and another that is T2/T3 cruiser-frigate oriented. However, I do really enjoy small-gang activities, I'm just not as experienced in it. I had started doing some combat probing, but I'm probably terrible at it now, and I can dust off a BLOPS if anyone is interested in doing some covops hunting.
As a person, I've been playing EvE since mid 2012. I'm nearing the end of my Ph.D. work in San Diego, so I'm Pacific TZ and am on nights during the week and variable times over the weekend depending on experiments, otherwise I travel once or twice a month to visit my wife who just started med school. I'm 30 years old and an easygoing person who may not talk a lot in a big group, but I'll gladly get involved in a conversation with a few people if I can contribute or if someone has questions for me directly. Outside of EvE, I am a grad student--so not much of a life I do, however, have distant memories of getting outside to go for hikes and backpacking or doing trail runs. Oh, and I like photography.
Game-wise, I play Overwatch some (and PS2 before that) but I'm not an amazing FPS gamer, just something for wasting short time periods.
I guess it's time for questions??