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I Am Smarter Than I Look

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    When people look at pictures of me online,

    they typically assume the most hilarious things about me. I am faking my age. I am immature. I do not know anything about politics. It is funny to know how much people can assume from a single profile picture. As if I didn't already know I have a baby face. Yes. I am 18, not...
    starfishheart starfishheart 18-21, F 3 Responses Dec 23, 2013

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    Really I Am...

    I have a 126 IQ I graduated with honors. I read Physics books and Astronomy books for fun. I enjoy museums... Especially Science and Art museums. I like deep discussion about life and the universe. Most of the TV shows I watch are intellectual in nature. I love music, but half...
    1nourmindseye 1nourmindseye 31-35, M 2 Responses Aug 30, 2011

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    I don't know what people think

    when they see me, but they must think I'm really ******* stupid. I tend to not mind it so much because it makes my life easier. People set insanely low expectations of me and are completely amazed when I do even relatively mundane things like fixing something or knowing the...
    JaxyBaine JaxyBaine 26-30 1 Response Jan 18

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    Someone Actually Said It to My Face!!

    So, here's the scenario. I was taking a class that met online twice a week for a few hours each session. In order to get credit for taking the class, you had to have a working microphone so the teacher and students could talk to eachother online. Well, I participated in class...a...
    vinividivici21 vinividivici21 22-25, F 2 Responses Jul 27, 2008

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    ;)

    this group reminds me of a song i've had stuck in my head for the past few days. billy joel, "she's always a woman to me". especially pertinent lines in bold, but i've included all of them for context. She can kill with a smile She can wound with her eyes She can...
    journeyfulloflaughter journeyfulloflaughter 26-30, F 1 Response Jan 19, 2008

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    Love to read people I might be shy

    but am a listener and watcher
    8tattoos 8tattoos 70+, M 1 Response Aug 3

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    A Goal

    People say to me "Wow you look so smart" I guess thats a good thing. Unfortunately i have gotten the "You're not as smart as you look" =|  Now that is an insult! lol Of course they were just judging me when i was being goofy, but still!   ...
    Tacit Tacit 22-25, F 2 Responses Jul 27, 2008

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    Ummm Hmmm...yea, Thats Right....but WRONG.

    how..... in the ****... what does looks gotta do with being "smart" in anyway or form? i could **** out a BILLION examples going against this....but whatever though. dont even care, just felt like being a typing *******. useless group. just like a million and one other groups on...
    Doxtah Doxtah 26-30, M 8 Responses Sep 6, 2011

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    Related Experiences

    Personality has so much more value than looks.
    NocheSombra NocheSombra 18-21, F 6 Responses 4 days ago

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    I hear people say all the time that they think someone else is so cute, or handsome, or sexy, or pretty, or built like a god/goddess, and of course I think that over my lifetime I...
    Dancewithme2 Dancewithme2 51-55, M Aug 22

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    I have learned in my life that some of the most drop dead men are the biggest jerks and some of the dorky looking guys are the nicest. I have stopped judging on looks online and...
    Chicgeekgal Chicgeekgal 22-25, F 2 Responses Aug 19

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    I always thought appearance was kind of like a bonus to someone's level of attraction. Most people don't look at it that way because they unknowingly judge them by their looks...
    HappensForAReason HappensForAReason 13-15, M 3 Responses Aug 19

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    I wish I could. We'd all have better relationships if physical appearance wasn't judged on a daily basis. On the other hand, finding a person with the looks and right personality...
    PuckDrop PuckDrop 18-21, M Sep 4

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    I'd rather be beautiful on the inside than the outside.. Beauty fades but a kind heart will never fade... Having a loving caring heart is sexxxy AF!!!
    Earthanngel Earthanngel 26-30, F 2 Responses Sep 6

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    This is very true, because I'll admit back in highschool, I was that "jerk" football player, stereotypical "jock". However, I've come a long way and have cleaned up my act and am...
    need4speed28 need4speed28 18-21, M 2 Responses Sep 8

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    I have. His Nature and Personality if I have to say in words.. I could use the Whole Oxford, but will never be able to find the right artibutes that suit him. He is 99% close to my...
    BlueMah BlueMah 46-50, M 1 Response Sep 9

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    When you're so in love with that person , looks doesn't matter anymore.
    ActuallyGrace ActuallyGrace 13-15, F 2 Responses Sep 9

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    When you're in love, looks don't matter. It's personality that matters. :)
    Music4Us Music4Us 13-15, F 8 Responses Sep 9

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    Does anyone know how to expand my mind? Yes I'm on lumosity and it is working. I have found a new formula to get square roots right on the dot, and the ability to do all this has...
    Hintin Hintin 13-15, M 3 Responses Aug 21

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    There was a really cute boy at my school and I liked him. But then I found out that he's really rude and is too confident in himself -.- I never had a crush on him since
    cotygal123 cotygal123 13-15, F 2 Responses Aug 19

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    This is a great statement. My guy and I became attracted to each other via conversation. No pics until ten minutes before meeting. We are very happy. The beautiful parts are...
    vampirish vampirish 46-50, F 4 Responses Aug 28

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    I don't care how hot you are. If your personality is ****, your physical appearance automatically means nothing.
    FuSoYa FuSoYa 18-21, F 1 Response Aug 31

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    We can fall in love with qualities, gestures, or preferences—but the best kind of falling always happens in the middle of conversations. That's why I believe that falling in...
    candy8ar candy8ar 18-21, F Aug 31

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    We can fall in love with qualities, gestures, or preferences—but the best kind of falling always happens in the middle of conversations. That's why I believe that falling in...
    candy8ar candy8ar 18-21, F 3 Responses Aug 31

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    There's a difference between who we love, who we settle with and who we were meant for!
    Earthanngel Earthanngel 26-30, F 7 Responses Sep 4

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    Let's see if this picture linking actually works... Guide to taking your profile pictures for EP.
    Faust76 Faust76 36-40, M Sep 6

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    Totally true. Personality is key. Anyone who can keep a conversation going is A OK with me.
    Kierstyne Kierstyne 22-25, F 2 Responses Sep 6

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    I told my boyfriend he's handsome, and he answered, "Maybe you're just saying that because I'm your boyfriend. And I told him, "No, you're handsome, inside and out." 'cause I...
    HwangNeulRin HwangNeulRin 18-21, F 2 Responses Sep 7

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    You must find a place inside yourself where nothing is impossible!!
    Earthanngel Earthanngel 26-30, F 1 Response Sep 9

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    Charm gets the girl.Character keeps her.
    teachocolate teachocolate 41-45, F 10 Responses Sep 9

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    Relationships based on personality and how much you love and care for each other last much longer and are much more meaningful.
    stormyskies12 stormyskies12 13-15, M 3 Responses 3 days ago

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    Yes!!!! It's so much better trust me!
    cwebb1221 cwebb1221 13-15, F 5 Responses 2 days ago

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    I'm pretty much as dumb as I look was like a dumb jock in school and now I'm a dumb laborer. Dudes is allways getting over on me mostly because there more smarter than me and...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Sep 4

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    1. learn better. A study done at the University of Georgia and Columbia University found that women are better learners—basically, they have a better approach to expanding...
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    All the perfect people- Shallow and deceitful Staring back at me on TV in magazines Look so good like a box of fresh wrapped twinkies What the hell happened to me? So I took a...
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    I was raised better than that I know to look in to peoples eyes and not just wonder while somebody is talking to me my kids will not wonder while being talked to they will look...
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    I believe that actions speak louder than words. I know this because in Year Seven I made a friend and we started speaking. He was a very strange and odd child of somewhat complex...
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    The help is not for me, it is for my daughter & grandson, my lovely little grandson has been diagnosed with a rare chromazone disorder called Jacobsen syndrome, we are all...
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    It is just far more fun to travel with a pal or two. At times senior travelers might require a little assist listed here and there and companions will make the vacation much more...
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    I'm looking for that special someone who i can spend the rest of my life with. No games.
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    Dear Ms, I am an MBA working in US, person of Indian origin, straight looking, gentle, honest, cool, fun loving, person having gay tendency, looking for a feminine lesbian girl for...
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    Want to thank all the people who gave an answer to my post. Thank you :-)
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    In additon to prakriti, we also have vikriti, which signifies the imbalances we want to address at any specified time. Even though Maharishi Ayurveda goods are balancing to all...
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