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I Am Smarter Than I Look

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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    Related Experiences

    If your looking for looks it'll get you nowhere. Because love sides with personality than looks.
    XxTheHighsxX XxTheHighsxX 16-17, F Jul 17

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    Oh yeah,big time.Looks do play a part,but when you add an extraordinary personality to a face,he/she becomes more than what the eye can see.As for the girls who are looking for...
    McKnight94 McKnight94 18-21, M Jul 12

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    Honestly I am the type of guy who would look at a girl and judge her within the first second, normally i go on looks like most guys i know but looks aren't everything. Girls take...
    DatRandomGinger DatRandomGinger 16-17, M Jul 12

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    I'm one of those girls who goes for the personality first but u have to admit, when u see a really hot guy you aren't the slightest bit attracted? Id rather date someone with a...
    welluhm5678 welluhm5678 13-15, F 1 Response Jul 17

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    Why? Because, looks aren't everything. A person might be lovely to look at if they're beautiful or sexy, but that doesn't mean that person is kind or sweet. Same goes if you're not...
    xoxoMeowliciousxoxo xoxoMeowliciousxoxo 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 16

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    You will come across many men in your life and you will be tempted to fall in love. Don’t be lured into giving your heart to a man just because he is handsome, popular and good...
    joyevaa joyevaa 31-35, F 4 Responses Jul 17

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    Looks can change, someone's personality not so much. Good looks can get you though a few nights a good personality will get you though a few years.
    shaunrain shaunrain 16-17, M Jul 17

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    Humour is the best quality someone can have to me personally because I love to laugh and make jokes, this boy I liked was incredibly funny and always made me laugh with his weird...
    AnotherTomboyGamer AnotherTomboyGamer 13-15, F 2 Responses 21 hrs ago

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    Usually I look at guys and if you're ugly I won't even think about dating you. You will automatically be my friend. But sometimes the more I get to know the guy I start to like him...
    avagrace03 avagrace03 13-15, F 1 Response Jul 12

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    Looks fade with age. But personalities have a longer shelf life.
    MattsShadow MattsShadow 18-21, M 2 Responses Jul 12

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    I'm being completely honest here - to consider someone as a romantic interest I want to think they are the least bit cute. But in the end, when I fall in love with someone, it's...
    jasenamigala jasenamigala 13-15, F 2 Responses Jul 15

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    I do too but I don't want some crazy looking mofo I found in some back alley tho.
    adav218 adav218 13-15, M 1 Response Jul 17

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    After all, looks fade with time, no matter how much they nip tuck and suck away, but personality, is forever.
    Anth1290 Anth1290 22-25, M Jul 17

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    Yeah me too there is a story my mum always tell me there is two women one of them is so pretty but her personality not and the other is not looking good but her personality is soo...
    sunnynight15 sunnynight15 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 17

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    Well, this is me. I dont know i just don't fall for physical attributes. Recently i was very different, i liked seeing guys who are much older than me. I like role playing, I...
    iamnotshy iamnotshy 22-25 3 days ago

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    I'll be real, I'm a Man. I'd be elated to have a girl with a nice body, but it doesn't mean anything if she has a terrible personality.
    RoddyB7589 RoddyB7589 16-17, M Jul 3

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    I fall in love with their soul not their body!
    LRxIce LRxIce 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 12

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    I go with there personality first. And if they have a good one it automatically makes them more attractive to me.
    alyssabay alyssabay 13-15, F 1 Response Jul 17

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    There are so many quirks you can fall in love with that make a person unique. The way they do things, the way they talk about things, how excited they get about the things they...
    Steinbaum Steinbaum 26-30, M Jul 17

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    What sorta personalities are ya'll into? 0_o
    danondorf danondorf 16-17, M 6 Responses 5 days ago

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    16 but i look like a 10 yr old, my family don't tend to look their age. I often get people asking me what age I am and they all think I'm way younger than I am, even people younger...
    AnotherTomboyGamer AnotherTomboyGamer 13-15, F 1 Response 8 hrs ago

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    When I was eleven I went to boarding school, leaving my three year old stepsister, Molly, at home. I had always been short for my age, and she had been rather tall but she was 3 so...
    betsy92 betsy92 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 13

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    I am currently 20 years old, (as of last April (2014)) and for the past 5 years my face hasn't aged much, and I still look like a 15 or 14 year old, depending on the lights and...
    darkbladeangel darkbladeangel 18-21, M 1 Response 10 hrs ago

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    I Am Indonesian Closet Gay Looking For Closet Lesbian For Marriage (moc) Dear All... I'm closet gay looking for closet lesbian for marriage. I am Indonesian and living in Germany...
    Ijustwannabehappy84 Ijustwannabehappy84 26-30, M 9 hrs ago

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    I'd cook you a nice dinner and pour you a glass of white wine. I'd enjoy listening to you converse while your eyes look into mine.I'd serve you dessert and some coffee or milk,I'd...
    bignatbreastluver bignatbreastluver 46-50, M 5 hrs ago

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    I'm nearly 21 and I look 17.
    emiveritas emiveritas 18-21, F 1 Response 8 hrs ago

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    Been to a couple psychologist/counselors. I guess I was always looking for a medical diagnosis. There's so much stuff that goes on in my head that I don't know how to explain, it'd...
    kxCobra kxCobra 18-21, F 1 Response 3 hrs ago

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    Some people just don't get it! Ugliness isn't just about looks! Some words when spoken are really ugly!
    Silfverberg Silfverberg 26-30, F 2 Responses Jun 27

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    It's very impolite. Didn't your parents teach you to always say thank you, your welcome, and please?? I always end up saying "your welcome" if someone never says thank you to me.
    adrianacecilia14 adrianacecilia14 13-15, F 12 hrs ago

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    I've always believed that actions are a better indicator of a person than their words. Words are easier to fabricate than actions (although both can be). Words are much more easily...
    JadedDivinity JadedDivinity 18-21, F 1 Response 5 hrs ago

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    I feel like speaking to a person face to face is more of a fulfilling conversation. I've gotten the best conversations out of those who I have maybe skyped or hung out with...
    spawling spawling 16-17, F 1 Response 5 hrs ago

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    I'm just sick of fake friends. I'd rather be alone than having fake friends around. My best friend back stabbed me by spreading some disgusting rumors about and i lost so many...
    Jay198z Jay198z 18-21, F 1 Response 4 hrs ago

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    I would much rather write someone a letter, expressing my feelings than to say it. When I speak, things always come out wrong.
    MaddyAlexis MaddyAlexis 13-15, F 3 hrs ago

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    Hey everyone. I want to just put this message out there. Many of us, including myself, have been helped by this site and some of the wonderful people who are a part of it. But...
    cyndercrys cyndercrys 18-21, F 2 hrs ago

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    I'm just not that oml. so like just look in the other direction because I'm a 4 year old with not one attractive bone in my body...sorry lmfao
    amyrobbyy amyrobbyy 16-17, F 1 Response 11 hrs ago

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    I'm a bisexual 13 year old looking for a bf, white, brown hair, not fat or too skinny, cute and caring, guy who lives in Rancho Santa Margarita California
    Neezy47 Neezy47 70+, M 10 hrs ago

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    I don't really get told I look like a celebrity but i often get referred to some but all Iv been referred to are men lol iv been referred to Jim Carrey a lot and also Colin firth...
    AnotherTomboyGamer AnotherTomboyGamer 13-15, F 1 Response 10 hrs ago

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    Everyone says your not 28 your 16, IM NOT! Im 28, its makeup that makes me look 16.
    CrazyUnStableGuy666 CrazyUnStableGuy666 26-30, M 9 hrs ago

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    29m. Handsome. Looking for moc. Send me messages girls. Ny
    Bestforus Bestforus 26-30, M 6 hrs ago

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    This is more of rant than a question. Genetically, I am predisposed to looking really young. I am korean/30male/173cm. My mother (which I think I got it from) is 67 and she looks...
    anonnam anonnam 26-30, M 1 Response Jul 14

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