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I Admire Wit and Intelligence

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    Do you think wit and intelligence is something

    that could be trained, learned or taught? And how?
    MostlyHarmful MostlyHarmful 26-30, M 6 Responses Apr 7

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    One of the hardest things

    for me to come to terms with is the fact that others will treat me however they want, regardless of how I treat them. I used to think that if I were kind, people would be kind back, which is partially true, but in reality, many end up taking kindness for granted, as if it were a...
    WingsofTime WingsofTime 22-25, F 11 Responses Jan 22

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    Seduce my mind, and my body will follow suit.

    Nothing excites me more than raw attraction, an electrified conversation that stands my hairs on end. I want to feel like this smile on my face is impermeable, and I want laughter that erupts from my stomach. I want to feel electrified by your presence. A beautiful face shys in...
    bowlofsurreal bowlofsurreal 18-21, F 26 Responses Sep 3, 2014

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    I'm randomly reading a lot about economic

    theory lately. Just interested in how things work out, or how people have theorized the workings of an/the economy. Studying that has links to many other favorite subjects of mine, like, history, military history, politics and etc. I'm really quite new at it, but I'm having a...
    Princey88 Princey88 26-30, M 4 Responses 4 days ago

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    Came home and my wife asked

    where I had been. I replied "Shopping", she looked surprised and asked where? I said, I went to outdoor sports store, a cheap discount store for jeans and the butchers to get some meat to BBQ tonight... She laughed and announced "That's not shopping". She thinks it is funny and...
    1celtusa 1celtusa 51-55, M 14 Responses Apr 25

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    REPORTS SAID THEY ALL SAW EACH OTHER .

    ..I WAS PERMITTED TOO SEE NOONE YOUR A FAILURE
    Hedoesit55 Hedoesit55 51-55, F 1 Response Mar 21

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    Oh how delightful it is to converse with someone

    who can delve deep into matters that really don't matter but it's okay because their words are so enticing and you're wrapped up in their scent and their talk that has you mesmerised! They put a trance on you when you see their lips move! You just think.... 'What will they say...
    TheWestlifer TheWestlifer 18-21, F 24 Responses Apr 10

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    I literally find a new experience everyday on

    this site that shocks me more by the day. WTF. I just saw an "I want fat kids" page, and to my amazement, there were many experiences posted by people who quite seriously wanted to fatten up their children. Is that some sort of sick joke? I am so done, some people are that...
    urlaame urlaame 18-21, F 29 Responses Nov 1, 2014

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    Sex is easy, looks can be faked,

    weight can be lost and gained, but intelligence/wit are fleeting things that society seems to value less than implants. Brain cells pique my interest most.
    girlfriday5 girlfriday5 31-35, F 18 Responses Feb 17

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    What a pure blessing to finally meet up with you

    once again. It is so enlighting to share with someone who is a such delicate spirit and has a way with words...
    awebventure awebventure 36-40, M Mar 23

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    I love intellectual conversations,

    particularly with my best friends who challenge me to go deeper. And I reciprocate.
    NewMan2015 NewMan2015 31-35, M 2 Responses Apr 14

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    I get annoyed with adult people

    who cannot spell and especially when they are completely clueless that they have "bastardized" the spelling of one or several words in their communication to me.
    tgig88 tgig88 46-50, F 21 Responses Feb 23

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    It doesn't get much more intelligent

    than this. http://www.online-literature.com/twain/319/
    thelioninwinter thelioninwinter 46-50, F 1 Response Apr 17

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    There's a fine art in people having wit

    and intelligent and people acting like jerks and thinking they are better than the person they are talking to...stay humble
    txvoice23 txvoice23 36-40, M 3 Responses Apr 15

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    IT'S JUST THE GOOGLE FATHIPS WE KNOW THIS.

    .. I NEED THE LADIES OH SORRY JEALOUS BUMS FACES ...DAILY
    Hedoesit55 Hedoesit55 51-55, F 3 Responses Mar 21

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    Nothing quite as attractive

    as an intelligent witty person.
    Sillylittleredheadchick Sillylittleredheadchick 46-50, F 14 Responses Oct 23, 2014

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    I don't hate (because I don't get

    that worked up over silly things) but I highly dislike people who critique grammar or use big words to act like they're smart. If you're going to comment on intelligence then understand what intelligence means. Making a spelling error or using simplistic words doesn't mean you...
    WrongPage WrongPage 18-21, F 27 Responses Mar 29

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    SweeetKiester SweeetKiester 41-45, F 34 Responses Aug 23, 2014

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    It's sad. I know people don't mean any harm

    when they have a hard time believing I'm just a 16 year old girl on here. I know how I speak and know I am great with words. It's just maybe if this generation didn't act so ignorant maybe adults would expect a little more of us: thus being respected for who we are.
    UnderworldNymph UnderworldNymph 16-17, F 16 Responses Sep 7, 2014

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    There is nothing sexier

    than an intelligent man. There is however one caveat to this.... He must display humility and thoughtfulness. The man who is intelligent enough to respect life and values doesn't entertain the idea of cheating on a spouse, for example. This is precisely why I lost all respect...
    lorem7ipsum lorem7ipsum 36-40, F 34 Responses Aug 12, 2014

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    There is nothing sexier

    than a smart man!
    yourvoluptuousbaby yourvoluptuousbaby 46-50, F 21 Responses Oct 28, 2014

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    It's hard for people with a good moral

    conscience to accept that others might not have the same level of awareness. This is why I ruminate and obsess over how someone could knowingly treat me so poorly. Then again, surely they have a good moral conscience if they know what they're doing is wrong, and perhaps it is...
    WingsofTime WingsofTime 22-25, F 41 Responses Dec 11, 2014

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    I might seem like a little silly

    and innocent person but I think I'm not ..I have done lots of things that had upsetted God and led to me experiencing hell at jobs and life .especially the last job I did in Brighton I faced very aggressive form of racism that could have led to me losing my life ...there were...
    restlessuk restlessuk 31-35, F 3 Responses Apr 5

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    It is rare these days

    for me to find someone who understands and appreciates my humour. Each person is so different and the world is so vast with information and entertainment that it can be like searching for a needle in a haystack. I have a huge admiration for people who are quick witted and use...
    Superficialsaint Superficialsaint 31-35, F 20 Responses Jan 27

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    I am unable to watch anything on television

    because my mind wanders from the content and becomes more focused on the technical formula. I count repetitive patterns and the cadence of segues. I can predict character developments and plot formulations within the first minutes of any production including news broadcasts...
    JessieO32 JessieO32 51-55, M 3 Responses Apr 7

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    There is nothing wrong with a beautiful woman,

    but one thing that can put a girl over the top is wit, humor and intelligence. A willingness to use them in conversation and not be rude about it, honestly says more to me than the color of her hair, lol. It's fun being able to sit at a coffee shop and talk, debate and indulge...
    Princey88 Princey88 26-30, M 6 Responses Apr 1

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    Physical attraction is quite nice.

    But what's the use of muscles or a handsome face without brains to back it up? Just sayin.
    TheNerdYouLove TheNerdYouLove 31-35, F 35 Responses Aug 1, 2014

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    Can you meet this challenge?

    * We've seen this with the letters out of order, but this is the first time we've seen it with numbers. Good example of a Brain Study: If you can read this OUT LOUD you have a strong mind. And better than that: Alzheimer's is a long long, way down the road before it ever gets...
    Jones47 Jones47 61-65, M 19 Responses 16 hrs ago

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    A man in good shape is nice,

    but if there's a great mind and sense of humor attached to it it is irresistible!
    ultimatebeanstalk ultimatebeanstalk 36-40, F 22 Responses Aug 2, 2014

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    It gives me hope we all haven't become like

    cattle. Like strong minded and open hearted people (:
    ConLocura ConLocura 18-21, F 6 Responses Mar 25

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    well there are a lot of factors in attraction.

    ... A persons personality, humor, body type, down to the eye color and the color of their hair, could even break it down further if wanting to, but the greatest of all attractions is when you have a man or women that is loving, caring humors and intelligent! the rest of it kinda...
    angeleyes4urpleasure angeleyes4urpleasure 41-45, F 1 Response 1 day ago

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    keravon keravon 56-60, M 5 Responses Apr 20

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    whatsmystory whatsmystory 26-30, F 15 Responses Apr 21

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    I thought this was as good of an experience

    group as any to post this. Random men who have written no stories, no comments - nothing that gives me a glimpse in to who or how they are messaging me to say "Wat up?" should consider doing more than collecting friends and joining a thousand experience groups. You're more...
    thescarletibis thescarletibis 41-45, F 42 Responses Sep 3, 2014

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    There's nothing sexier

    than someone who can delve inside themselves and hold a conversation from their soul. I have no interest in superficiality. I can see the world and its surface, I have no need to talk about the weather. Show me something from the depths, the abyss so to speak...wow me with your...
    LostinAtown LostinAtown 31-35, F 38 Responses Oct 15, 2014

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    I'm not quite sure why,

    but there's this social epidemic of vast narcissism that seems to be sweeping the nation. Intellect is admirable and attractive but when a conversation stars feeling like your front row in a flex off it's a problem. Does your confidence make me feel inferior? Maybe. I will say...
    inthyvibe inthyvibe 22-25, F 9 Responses Apr 1

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    If I had to choose between beauty

    and brains, I would choose brains. It is easier to close my eyes than my ears!
    GJOFJ3 GJOFJ3 56-60, M 17 Responses Apr 15

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    There's nothing more engaging

    than having a conversation with someone of mutual intellect.
    pxybella pxybella 41-45, F 18 Responses Jul 2, 2014

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    Nothing hotter than a cute girl with glasses,

    intelligence, wit and sarcasm :)
    greendragon7 greendragon7 26-30, M 9 Responses Apr 22

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    Men who talk with sense are cool.

    Men who can make me smile and laugh are coolest. 👍
    lemongrass09 lemongrass09 46-50, F 16 Responses May 24, 2014

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    A pun, a play on words,

    and a limerick walk into a bar. No joke.
    bowchickawowow bowchickawowow 41-45, F 12 Responses Mar 31

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    The most attractive man

    for ME is the one who is INTELLECTUALLY HANDSOME.
    lemongrass09 lemongrass09 46-50, F 10 Responses Jul 20, 2014

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    When you get to know someone ,

    all their physical characteristics start to disappear. You being to dwell in their energy , recognize the scent of their skin . You see only the essence of the person , not the shell . That's why you can't fall in love with their beauty or looks . You can lust after it , be...
    fiestychica fiestychica 22-25, F 6 Responses Sep 25, 2014

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    Someone come talk to me about the stuff in the

    Wall Street Journal, I'm at work, bored. Lol.
    Princey88 Princey88 26-30, M 1 Response Apr 2

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    Meirin Meirin 18-21, F 8 Responses Apr 10

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    I have alway had a thing

    for a girl who isn't scared to stand out, a girl who really has her own outlook on the world and is not driven by today's society mainstream. I'm not talking about a girl who THINKS she's smart and expecting to be considered a top pick for that, shoving heads in books all...
    aDesperado aDesperado 18-21, M 11 Responses Mar 18

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