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I Like Intelligent People

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    And this is precisely

    why I support public education: I simply do not want to live in a world with lots of un-intelligent people.
    deleted deleted 26-30 4 Responses Feb 9, 2014

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    Tease Me

    Tease me with your mind, and the flesh will follow. Make me smile, and my resolve will weaken. Challenge my beliefs, and my mind will open. Teach me something new, and my thoughts will deepen. Explore new ideas, and our bond will strengthen. Make me laugh, and my heart will...
    OverWritten OverWritten 46-50, M 15 Responses Nov 21, 2012

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    Earthlostangel Earthlostangel 46-50, F 2 Responses Jan 19

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    I enjoy being around intellectual persons

    because I am a very gifted and an intellectual individual. These types of people fill a void in my life by communicating with me on an intellectual level. I am very well versed in a range of topics. I do enjoy small talk when first meeting someone by playing 20 questions...
    femaledressed4work femaledressed4work 31-35, F 5 Responses Mar 17, 2014

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    Unstimulated

    I crave intellectual stimulation. Sometimes I feel so alone, like im craving something and i cant figure out why i can be with people and still feel unsatisfied. I get so excited talking about intellectual things. I feel like I'm constantly surrounded by the most unenlightened...
    danii92 danii92 22-25, F 6 Responses Aug 5, 2013

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    I enjoy a bright mind,

    a well read mind. I don't know that I am all that well read myself, but I really appreciate when I find someone who can talk about the books they've read with passion and wonder. I can listen as long as they can talk, and then, I want to read that author too, I get all excited...
    hillbillycrone hillbillycrone 56-60, F 3 Responses Feb 10, 2014

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    Looking to chat with an intelligent,

    attractive man aged 22-39.
    Lelayla Lelayla 31-35, F 17 Responses Feb 24

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    marchz13 marchz13 16-17, F 2 Responses Jul 14, 2014

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    North Of 160

    My wife's IQ is above 160 and while most would feel that is a great thing to have and it is, there is a downside of them never forgetting anything you ever say or do. It's like being videoed and recorded the entire time.
    LAMANDAN LAMANDAN 36-40, M 21 Responses Jan 4, 2013

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    i am actually sapiosexual

    which means i am romanticly and sexually attracted to intelligence. iidk why. but someone with an expansive vocabulary and someome versed well in the dance of words, makes me attracted. its an odd culmination of traits that add to it too
    aldrikkage aldrikkage 18-21, M 1 Response Feb 24

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    I Love Smart People

    I absolutely love learning. Talking with people who have so much to teach me is very inspirational. I just want people around me to pull me up in life and help me absorb knowledge to better life.
    EmeralStone EmeralStone 18-21, F 6 Responses Mar 4, 2012

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    Intelligence to not take the world seriously

    and at the same time to have an awareness that is unusual, to understand yourself enough to learn more. To have compassion and a spiritual yearning and to have fun without destroying others.
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Jan 17, 2014

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    Bonjovi11 Bonjovi11 13-15, M 2 Responses Jan 5

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    I wish I knew more mature

    and intelligent people that are on my level. It's frustrating when I have to constantly show people the ropes. It's hard being patient when I can't communicate with them since they have no idea what I'm saying or they don't understand basic profound symbolism/meanings. I wish I...
    XxWolverinexX XxWolverinexX 18-21 1 Response Mar 16

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    The problem with the world is

    that intelligence people are full of doubts ,while the stupid people are full of confidence
    poisedjaber poisedjaber 26-30, F 3 Responses Feb 21

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    Always

    I love to be surrounded by people who seem to know so much. I like being able to learn from people. It's so interesting to ask someone something, and they seem to have all the answers. I wish I had a way with words. Sadly, I dont. But I appreciate people who do. And I love these...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Jul 25, 2007

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    Intelligence - Inherent

    or Practiced? So my freshman seminar class read "Mindset: The New Psychology of Success" over the summer, and after class discussion today, I'm interested in some outside opinions. This entire book suggests that intelligence is something everyone has, and it is just a matter...
    colorsofrain colorsofrain 16-17 3 Responses Aug 31, 2014

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    But Not Too Scholarly

    I do like them, but I don't like "nerdy-ness". A few subjects grow rather boring for me after awhile. I like to talk to people with emotional intelligence as opposed to scholars. Long sentences in a book about entropy is a little over my head. I don't follow at all. I like...
    sheekchic sheekchic 31-35 5 Responses Jan 1, 2012

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    I like them I'm not saying

    if you aren't smart I won't like you it's just I think talking to an intelligent person is fun and interesting they can teach you so much or you can have a good fun debate with them obviously I can't relate to the extremely intellectual people as half the time I don't understand...
    digglett digglett 16-17, F 1 Response Dec 10, 2014

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    He said "I know we will be great together"

    And my heart felt so floaty... and joyful right then and now :)
    Euphorialbeauty23 Euphorialbeauty23 22-25, F Dec 5, 2014

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    Not only that, I can't actually talk to someone

    who can't keep up with my level of conversationšŸ˜Ŗ.
    RhettSF RhettSF 16-17, M 5 Responses Apr 1

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    LetĀ“s Not Confuse These Two

    I have read some of the other comments posted on this group and I senseĀ some are confusing education with intelligence. I understand why a person with little or no education may feel intimidated to engage in conversations on topics unknown to him/her. However , these people are...
    underconstruction underconstruction 41-45, F 5 Responses Jan 21, 2008

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    I admire when I can maintain an intellectual

    conversation with someone. If I am constantly outsmarting someone and we talk about the same thing constantly- I honestly get bored
    cheyennerainn cheyennerainn 18-21, F 3 Responses Dec 31, 2013

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    All of my past relationships have been smart

    nerdy people. I guess I can say I have a type :)
    allsummer allsummer 18-21, F 3 Responses May 21, 2014

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    It's so refreshing to have an intelligent

    conversation with someone every once in a while. It reminds me that there are people that still care about correct grammar, correct spelling, etc.
    wonderinglover wonderinglover 18-21, F 1 Response Dec 9, 2013

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    Me Too.

    I like Intelligent People. I dont think Im smart, and everyone else is stupid. I dont think Im always right, and everyone else is wrong. I like smart people to run things by and ask for advice from. Its so helpful. People often mistake my playful kindness for stupidity. Thats...
    gumbone gumbone 22-25, F 6 Responses Mar 12, 2013

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    Intelligence really doesn't matter,

    a simple difference in our I.Q's is nothing to me. Yet if you lack something basic such as "Common Sense" then you and I are worlds apart, not only that but acting really immature then I will not even give you the time of day. Sorry that's just how I work if you cannot accept it...
    Cooper802 Cooper802 18-21, M 1 Response Jan 17

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    I'm obsessed with these 2 lol I think they

    would make the cutest couple ever Justin Bieber and Emma Roberts
    princessbaby303 princessbaby303 22-25, F 1 Response Apr 11

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    It's just so much fun talking with someone

    who is smart. You can still kid around with him or her but also you can talk about important things. Also you can just sit together silently and be happy. Sounds weird, no?
    Garafan Garafan 22-25, M 2 Responses Dec 24, 2014

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    In the Eye of the Beholder.

    I wonder why this is an adult community? In some ways, my musing on such a trivial topic reflects my thoughts on intelligent people. For a start, some of the intelligence that has impressed me most in my life is that of young children. I do not believe in the notion of...
    TheTardyDodo TheTardyDodo 31-35, M 9 Responses Jul 22, 2007

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    Earthlostangel Earthlostangel 46-50, F Mar 9

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    So let me get this straight,

    women wear fake hair, fake nails, fake face e.g make Up, fake tips. But still want a real man?
    3st3ll3 3st3ll3 13-15, F 5 Responses Mar 26

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    Intelligence Is Bliss

      i love intelligent people. there is nothing like having a conversation with people that can focus and understand what youre talking about. no matter what the subject is. an intelligent person will always be able to contribute to the conversation. ive never been an outcast...
    breastlover81 breastlover81 26-30, M 7 Responses Nov 9, 2012

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    But Who Doesn't?

    Have you ever met anyone who claims to like hanging around stupid people? The problem is, everybody thinks they're smart. And intelligence is unfortunately not something you can measure in the same absolute terms that you can use to measure speed, strength, or quickness. Even...
    GenesiusRedux GenesiusRedux 51-55, M 13 Responses Sep 3, 2013

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    No doubt...but I have observed some kind of

    intelligent people are evil in really wrong ways.That's not ok...either something intelligent ironicly.I like intelectual people who you can talk to about deep things and aee all in more global vision.
    4biandu 4biandu 31-35, F 2 Responses Oct 4, 2014

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    A hammer and a nail cost 1.

    10.... If the hammer is 1.00 more than the nail, how much does the nail cost??
    deleted deleted 26-30 7 Responses May 4

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    I mean who doesn't? No one wants to deal with

    "I'm smarter than you" types. I think most people enjoy the company of a person who can hold a conversation and talk about a variety of subjects other than themselves. Part of the whole human experience is being able to talk with other people and share thoughts and ideas. You...
    JustUhhhThought JustUhhhThought 22-25, M 1 Response May 10

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    jacqueline212 jacqueline212 18-21, F Nov 4, 2014

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    Intelligent people don't worry about the small

    print.... They see the bigger picture
    r2theo2theb r2theo2theb 31-35, M 2 Responses Sep 3, 2014

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    Intelligence Attracts Me

    Try having a conversation or trying to hook up with someone with no intelligence. What would you talk about? How would they hold your attention for very long? I had the pleasure of meeting an Indian gentleman online and he was very intelligent, well-spolken, charismatic...
    Txsmom Txsmom 41-45, F 11 Responses Feb 11, 2012

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    They're easier to talk to.

    You won't have to ask "So, what do you wanna talk about?". The conversation comes naturally.
    PeioZ PeioZ 26-30, F 2 Responses Dec 7, 2013

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    Earthlostangel Earthlostangel 46-50, F 1 Response Jan 4

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    He's so wild like the wind,

    wise as can be, and gentle as a handsome beast.
    Euphorialbeauty23 Euphorialbeauty23 22-25, F 1 Response Dec 28, 2014

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    only intelligent people can understand what

    they are suffering by just being themselves, intelligent. They are the ones that have to go through isolation, loneliness and envy. But their tasks are great and they are the ones that are contributing into the evolution of this world just by thinking.
    sparkydream sparkydream 18-21, F 6 Responses Sep 22, 2014

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    Heuristic Heuristic 16-17, F Nov 23, 2014

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    This experience comes directly from this site.

    ..I've been deleted by an individual because I did not reply quickly and courteously as it was stated. I'd like to reply whether they ever see it or not by saying that: I do work...I don't sign out of most my apps because it takes to long to check them all if I had to...
    suoixzi suoixzi 51-55, F 8 Responses Oct 10, 2014

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    It will all be alright soon The sun always

    shines again. Just remember that. Have faith darling, fill your heart with positivity and strength, things have a way of working out :) stay happy now :)