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I Am Smarter Than I Look

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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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    ;)

    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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    Related Experiences

    Dont get me wrong.. looks are important. In order to be with somone, a connection and attraction has got to be there. And looks are rolled up in that package. However, looks...
    ChefBri3030 ChefBri3030 31-35, M 4 Responses Nov 18

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    I met a man online and fell in love with him quickly without knowing how he looked. He showed me a photo of a man an pretended it was him because he was afraid I would stop loving...
    Jim666Moriarty Jim666Moriarty 16-17, T Nov 8

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    Anything can happen at any time or place where looks and physical attractions can be damaged or altered.I want to learn to except people for their inner beauty because when you...
    irreelevance irreelevance 16-17, F a week ago

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    If I only wanted to look at something, I'd buy a painting. But falling in love with someone's personality is not even a choice, it's a requirement. Love doesn't come from looks, it...
    Uncertain153 Uncertain153 26-30, M 3 Responses 5 days ago

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    Physically, I'm either attracted to a guy or I'm not. I only care that he's taller than me. Can't help it, I just like tall guys. But infinitely more umportant is finding a man who...
    GoddessThemis GoddessThemis 22-25, F 2 Responses Nov 4

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    So I've made some like really bad relationship choices - mostly due to my extreme insecurities and willingness to find the tiniest bit of good in ANYONE. But occasionally I find...
    LittlemsA LittlemsA 13-15, F 6 Responses Nov 16

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    Actually, I'm awfully superficial, I like really good looking men. But, but...... wait for it, I want a man with the same personality as Ace Ventura! Yes! He's hilarious. Okay, so...
    CloakedInApathy CloakedInApathy 70+, F 4 Responses Nov 17

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    My love is 23 years older than me. We met a few years ago online via AgeMeet.com. At the beggining of the year we got back into contact and basically fell in love over phone and...
    sarahc11 sarahc11 26-30, F 2 Responses Nov 18

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    Looks fade with time but the personality is one thing that tends to endure till the end of days.
    Tomorrowsday Tomorrowsday 26-30, M 2 Responses a week ago

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    its the best thing ever. As u all know I'm inlove with my bedt friend. I feel for his warm personality first. His looks are just a amazing bonus. :) I just hope someday if he...
    Justbeingmeok Justbeingmeok 18-21, F 1 Response 5 days ago

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    Looks fade away with time, but I will always love the person I fell in love with.
    chocolatecurlz chocolatecurlz 18-21, F 1 Response 3 days ago

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    So on YouTube I was getting into a friendly debate about dinosaurs and bite forces. Two topics that I'm well educated in. It started off pretty friendly but then it became 9 or 10...
    ThereIsNoName ThereIsNoName 31-35, F 3 Responses Nov 10

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    Like when they claim to be exclusively seeing you, but you've done just enough research to uncover that you're in fact, not the only one.
    loveVSlust loveVSlust 18-21, F 2 Responses Nov 19

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    Not really... I'm quite dumb TBH!
    XXburnttoastXX XXburnttoastXX 13-15, F Nov 19

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    I know I am.. Men think they can do me wrong and I can't find out in a heart beat. Been there done that.. I'm as fast as anything when I feel something isn't right and I will find...
    debbieeee2014 debbieeee2014 36-40, F 1 Response 6 days ago

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    I believe that a bad personality makes you ugly despite physical appearance. Also I believe falling in love with them for who they are no matter what race gender or whatever...
    Keegal Keegal 18-21, F 5 Responses Nov 3

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    This is why I love chatting sites so much. I can actually love a person's personality (which matter a lot on any relationships friendly or not). It's also proven to that people are...
    dambookworm14 dambookworm14 13-15, F 1 Response Nov 5

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    Always. A few minutes of conversation can really alter your ideas on people! And that sublime moment when you realise you're falling for that person!!
    picklebobble picklebobble 46-50, M 2 Responses Nov 5

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    I just want to meet the other half of my crazy, ya know?
    zclark2 zclark2 18-21, M 2 Responses Nov 9

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    Hey, You know age gap dating? Iā€™d like to recommend a current popular dating site ~~? ā€“ AgeMeet.com ā€” It is the best, largest and most successful age gap dating site for...
    carincc11 carincc11 26-30, F Nov 12

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    I have fallen in love with a man so out of my norm. I usually go for the hot military/cop kinda guys, but as I get older i just don't care. I have met a beautiful/handsome man...
    NCgrlmissinMAguy NCgrlmissinMAguy 36-40, F 3 Responses Nov 15

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    I couldn't agree more! I've seen physically attractive people who turned me right off the second they opened their mouths! Someone who may only be marginally physically attractive...
    LaVidaSombra LaVidaSombra 26-30, F 6 Responses 1 day ago

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    I realized that the more you look at someone with looks rather than look for their flaws and imperfections you're just wind up asking yourself where you went wrong later in life...
    Kelly910 Kelly910 16-17, F 1 Response Nov 15

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    if you think animals are some how lesser beings. or inferior or you hate them for no real reason this applies to all species really. then you and I will never get along. all...
    Chinsei Chinsei 26-30, M 2 Responses 4 days ago

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    Ugh didn't gain anything yesterday!! It was thanksgiving for heavens sake hubby still away so I can't have any in encouragement......I'm 381lbs but I feel and look about 300lbs a...
    SherbertGainer SherbertGainer 22-25, F 4 hrs ago

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    Some hairstyles from the past - Women ArticlesAs everyone knows wedding is an important event for both men and particularly for girls, were they could decorate themselves and check...
    Aiden857i4jmi Aiden857i4jmi 31-35, M 4 hrs ago

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    My favorite part about Thanksgiving is the big family get together. I love seeing everyone, catching up and spending time with family. It's been a family tradition as far back as I...
    ACuriousStudent ACuriousStudent 26-30, F 2 hrs ago

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    I was just informed of an awesome idea to help the little me be comforted , my new friend told me I can put lullabies on an mp3 that way when I'm sad and lonely , especially if I...
    Hellokittybbgrl Hellokittybbgrl 31-35, F 8 hrs ago

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    I'm thankful for so many things the friends I got to meet and for that one Person they know who they are that makes me feel good thank you - J He knows who he is...
    Javier09 Javier09 13-15, M 3 hrs ago

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    Last night my friends and I had a thanksgiving/ sinterklaas eve dinner, and we did the rounds of what we're thankful for. Well, I was almost in tears because everyone was saying...
    AJM95W AJM95W 18-21, F 3 hrs ago

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    Honestly, I'm glad I met everyone in my life. The good and the bad. The good make me thankful, the bad make me learn my lessons.
    sleyblakes sleyblakes 22-25 1 Response 18 hrs ago

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    I am thankful for 5 boys that have changed my life and made me smile through out the past 3 and a half years. You guys are all I have left, you have yet to leave me like the rest...
    AtlPunk1D AtlPunk1D 13-15, F 16 hrs ago

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    I'm thankful for information.
    Septisoul Septisoul 16-17, F 1 Response 9 hrs ago

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    I am thankful for living on my own. My home is my sanctuary.
    nurseling nurseling 31-35, F 8 hrs ago

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    so last night my daughter fell and broke her wrist. happy Thanksgiving to us
    RememberingSunday22 RememberingSunday22 36-40, F 5 hrs ago

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    How was your thanksgiving?
    Cnfsddad Cnfsddad 31-35, M 5 hrs ago

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    I am thankful for being blessed with such a caring and lovely family. I don't realise how lucky I am to have a family when some people who are less fortunate, will never get to...
    FrickenChicken FrickenChicken 13-15, F 5 hrs ago

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    In recent years people have said I look younger than my 50+ years. However when I was younger it was always the opposite way as a teenager people thought I was up to 10 years older...
    nunos nunos 51-55, M 2 Responses