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I Admire Wit and Intelligence

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    nothing better than having a conversation with

    someone that makes you think so hard... you sweat... ;)
    anAquiredTaste anAquiredTaste 36-40, F 12 Responses 3 days ago

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    I think I've finally accepted the fact

    that the the kind of relationship I need right now just cant be given to me by a 15 year old boy. I have high expectations because I'm at a different place in life than I should be, and I accept that. I dont want 35 year old men commenting suggestive things on this either. By...
    CassieWithAnO CassieWithAnO 13-15, F 5 Responses 1 day ago

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    In a day where people seem more

    than willing to opy all the stupid **** they see on tv, in the movies or on the internet. Finding someone you can have an intelligent conversation with is the best thing in the freaking world.
    Anth9012 Anth9012 22-25, M Sep 15

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    Well this is a short entry

    but I love when someone says something and I get it and other people are still processing...or can't process. I know, I like to feel special-er sometimes. Don't judge me !
    readwritesherlock readwritesherlock 13-15, F 2 Responses Sep 21

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    Some people without brains do an awful lot of

    talking, don't you think? ~ Scarecrow, The Wizard of Oz 
    Fatlady580 Fatlady580 31-35 8 Responses May 28

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    Why do perople all around me always have to use

    their cell phones , they stay connected online rather than staying in connection with the person sitting next to them
    sanaan777 sanaan777 31-35, M 5 Responses Sep 24

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    You can tell a man's wits by the way he

    communicates with you. I admire men who can do what they say. 👍
    lemongrass09 lemongrass09 46-50, F 9 Responses Jun 20

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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 19 Responses Sep 3

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    Take Me Deeper

    Shallow people, I tend to avoid like the plague. I have an internal radar constantly in depth finder mode. I seek to obtain more insight beyond just the average insight. I am drawn to very abstract thinkers and I engulf them like a lioness drawn to a fresh kill. I have to monitor...
    lookingwindow lookingwindow 41-45, F 15 Responses Nov 20, 2012

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    For years, I tried to fit in with people

    who were *not* intelligent, and whose idea of wit was fart jokes. Why? Because there were so many of them. But finally, I couldn't stand it any longer. Being quiet so people wouldn't think I was weird....nope. So when I was in my late 20s, I just stopped doing it. I didn't act...
    SmartKat SmartKat 46-50, F 16 Responses Jul 18

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    SKiesterly SKiesterly 36-40, F 34 Responses Aug 23

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    Ok... So I know that not sleeping well can

    cause depression, but my question is why?... Do you guys know?
    Amusec Amusec 22-25, F 14 Responses a week 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 23 Responses Aug 2

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    There are the people

    who are considerate and intelligent. Those are the people I love. There are the people who are considerate. Those are the people I like. There are the loud and obnoxious ones who think they're so funny and I don't even know anymore. x.x
    unravelling unravelling 16-17, F 3 Responses Sep 9

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    Religion Doesn'T Make You A Good Person

    I met the most epic homeless man, who gave me the greatest wisdom ever. He taught me the difference between a religious person, and a GOOD person. This was at a homeless shelter I was volunteering in, where I saw him reading a book with a complicated title. He told me a story...
    speakmymind86 speakmymind86 26-30, F 34 Responses Jul 30, 2013

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    It takes nothing to be good looking

    but it takes a lot for people to have wit and intelligence. I'm not just some pretty face who only looks at what's on the outside I look for what's on the inside. It's what matters the most. Everyone ages and looks fade.
    hugsandkisses26 hugsandkisses26 22-25, F 18 Responses Sep 10

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    Intelligence, I think,

    is fairly easy to find. Most people are intelligent about one thing or another. Wit is the real rarity, and it can be applied to every subject, job, and conversation.
    disciplejon disciplejon 22-25, M 2 Responses Sep 21

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    I love being stimulated by intelligent

    conversation and the fact that people have the ability to be witty instead of resorting to silly and stupid antics.
    bestillandknow1 bestillandknow1 41-45, F 11 Responses Jul 16

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    I don't just admire it,

    i need it. I need people i can relate to and hold an actual conversation with. Someone who can hold my interest for more than two seconds and make me laugh for a change. I hope I don't sound like a condescending ***** in saying this, but I look around me and everyone seems to be...
    thetalkingmushroom thetalkingmushroom 18-21, M 7 Responses Sep 11

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    I don't want to converse with someone

    who has nothing but tartaciousness (made up word) to say. Jessica Simpson is a good example.... Easy on the eyes, but murder to the ears and mind. I want to laugh. And I want to discuss and debate and WIN! Witty is pretty... and that was lame.
    fukubus fukubus 41-45, M 15 Responses Sep 18

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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 44 Responses Sep 3

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    Beckarae Beckarae 31-35, F 9 Responses Sep 8

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    My daughter is so clever

    and witty. I adore spending time with her more than anyone else. She's been shocking me with her quick wit since she was about 5. It still always surprises me that she can return the things she says at her young age of 11 She is the youngest child and only girl. I love all my...
    JustBeingMeInCA JustBeingMeInCA 41-45, F 6 Responses 5 days ago

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    To me, to say that intelligence

    or wit are admirable traits would be like saying that being tall, or black, or gifted, or Austrian are traits worthy of praise. I admire fortitude of character, courage, compassion and determination. And even those traits would loose some of their "worthiness" if we think of...
    hugo1964 hugo1964 41-45, M 7 Responses Sep 18

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    My cousin was married just weeks

    after our first wedding anniversary. I was about eight months pregnant. That afternoon he teased me unmercifully about getting pregnant so soon after our marriage. Hint: Don't mess with a woman in her third trimester. We went home between the ceremony and the reception for me...
    CherSr CherSr 61-65, F 11 Responses Jul 8

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    There's nothing more engaging

    than having a conversation with someone of mutual intellect.
    pxybella pxybella 36-40, F 21 Responses Jul 2

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    Man's greatest weapon .

    .. His intellect 👍
    lemongrass09 lemongrass09 46-50, F 19 Responses Sep 13

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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 19 Responses Sep 7

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    I admire men with balanced IQ

    and EQ. Men who won't easily get upset and most of all, men with kind and compassionate hearts. They are not so many but they're a treasure to keep. ❤️
    lemongrass09 lemongrass09 46-50, F 17 Responses Aug 11

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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.
    TheWomanYouHate TheWomanYouHate 31-35, F 36 Responses Aug 1

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    No amount of knowledge can replace a friendship,

    I rather be an idiot, than to lose a friend.- spongebob
    Thyhistory Thyhistory 18-21 2 Responses Sep 20

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    Words. Clever. Mind molding.

    Common feelings and understandings. Welding.
    Mstroig Mstroig 18-21, F Sep 13

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    You recognize an intelligent person by his

    answers, but you recognize a wise one by his questions.
    thoughtfulheart thoughtfulheart 46-50, F 7 Responses Dec 12, 2013

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    I not only admire wit

    and intelligence, I find it highly attractive. To connect on a physical level is great, but to connect on a mental level too is far more rewarding. If you can combine the two, you are extremely lucky. What is better than an evening shared with someone that you can converse with...
    ThePhilogynist ThePhilogynist 36-40, M 12 Responses Aug 1

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    It is very difficult to find someone

    who has that dry sense of humour and gets my weird jokes and sense of being. Every so often though it happens, and someone gets it..makes all the waiting worth it xx
    ThisIsMe83 ThisIsMe83 31-35, F 16 Responses Sep 19

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    I just love a "Dry" sense of humor

    or wit. It can make you think and can really be funny
    Thesoutherner Thesoutherner 66-70, M 3 Responses Sep 16

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    It is tiresome when a relationship (friends

    or lovers) depends on the spontaneity or ideas on one person to be propelled forward. If you cannot provide meaningful discourse, thoughtful reflection, or even some witty sarcasm on occasion, then please continue moving along....
    Cautiouslyr3ckless Cautiouslyr3ckless 41-45, M 3 Responses Sep 22

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    Man's sharp mind makes him irresistible.

    Show me a man who talks with sense and surely I will admire him. A man's beautiful mind is really a turn on ....
    lemongrass09 lemongrass09 46-50, F 37 Responses Jul 13

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    3Dogmatic 3Dogmatic 36-40, M 6 days ago

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    Just finished watching Louis CK: Live at the

    Beacon Theatre- funny, funny **** right there! I am in tears from laughter!!! Another crude guy but I recommend!
    MFeisty MFeisty 41-45, F 3 Responses a week ago

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    The most attractive man

    for ME is the one who is INTELLECTUALLY HANDSOME.
    lemongrass09 lemongrass09 46-50, F 12 Responses Jul 20

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    Who Do You Want To Be?

    Air travel is not what it used to be (I wonder if it was ever “what it used to be”), and can therefore be stressful for many people. Even so, I’m constantly dismayed at how just about everyone I come across in airports seems to exist in their own bubble; earbuds firmly in...
    OverWritten OverWritten 46-50, M 16 Responses Dec 31, 2012

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    Too often we diverge from a respectful

    and potentially fruitful exchange of ideas into entrenched camps characterized by emotion, assumptions about the other person/ "people" and personal attacks.  Shutting down debate can lead to simmering resentment and people becoming increasingly alienated from eachother into...
    Faerylightinexile Faerylightinexile 41-45, F 8 Responses a week ago

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    I find wit, intelligence

    and evil it be very attractive I like scar from the lion king I like Will, Captain Jack Sparrow, and Davy Jones in pirates of the Caribbean and this is a big one Smaug from The Hobbit Desolation of Smaug and I don't know if he's a gentleman and is intelligent, fun , evil, good...
    Khaleesi1Regan Khaleesi1Regan 13-15, F 4 Responses Sep 13

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    Wit and intelligence can make a physically

    plain female sexy and lack of those can make a beautiful woman ugly.
    minnadt minnadt 46-50, M 8 Responses Sep 13

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    I admire wit and intelligence

    because in a nutshell I hate stupid people.
    saddeena saddeena 41-45, F 25 Responses Jun 13

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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 10 Responses a week ago

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    45 Life Lessons, written by a 90 year old 1.

    Life isn’t fair, but it’s still good. 2. When in doubt, just take the next small step. 3. Life is too short not to enjoy it. 4. Your job won’t take care of you when you are sick. Your friends and family will. 5. Don’t buy stuff you don’t need. 6. You don’t have to...
    LockieLeonard LockieLeonard 46-50, M 7 Responses Mar 29

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    It's really refreshing talking to someone who's

    witty and smart. It feels like I can be myself around them, unlike most people, where I have to dumb myself down.
    stormyskies12 stormyskies12 13-15, M Sep 16

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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 40 Responses Aug 12

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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 17 Responses May 24

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    Lifestyle of the rich

    and the famous, they're always complaining. If money is such a problem, well they got mansions, think we should rob them...
    Amusec Amusec 22-25, F 3 Responses Sep 22

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    I enjoy people who are quick-witted

    and intelligent. I don't think they are interchangeable terms. I have known some very intelligent people who just seem to be so dull at stimulating conversation. To me, the most interesting people are those with a sharp wit and some depth behind that, as well.
    shellseagirl shellseagirl 41-45, F 14 Responses Aug 3

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