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I Like Intelligent People

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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

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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

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    It is just so refreshing!

    I have no time for stupidity! I don't know everything of course but I have the desire and urge to learn
    kpweant1 kpweant1 18-21, F 2 Responses Apr 24

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    I like anyone who has a goal in mind

    and has plans for their future. Most importantly, working towards those goals. That just tells me that you're an intelligent individual who knows what they want.
    ogdenalice ogdenalice 16-17, F 1 Response Dec 24, 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 4 Responses May 21

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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

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    I am an intellectual woman

    and I thoroughly enjoy being around intellectual people as well. I love being challenged mentally. This is what my family and friends do to and with me and I do the same to them as well.
    wifeatdinner wifeatdinner 36-40, F 3 Responses Apr 11

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    Earthlostangel Earthlostangel 46-50, F Jul 10

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    I really do like them,

    not only like, but love. Not only can they hold a decent conversation but they can be funny and are extremely interesting. One day, I wish to marry some sort of scientist, or mathematician. They have beautiful curious minds, and I love where their minds go. I love listening to...
    Lunarflowerrr Lunarflowerrr 22-25, F 7 Responses Apr 21

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    Truly intelligent people.

    . Arrogance and a posh splash of curt sarcasm doesn't mean intelligence. It shows a good deal of cleverness which can be appreciated and some pseudo pride, which is fun to poke at. I guess I mean to say.. I like people who I can hold a conversation with mutually.. Despite even...
    FlamingoFetus FlamingoFetus 16-17 7 Responses Jul 26

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    Whoever said nothing was impossible.

    .. Has apparently never tried slamming a revolving door.
    JustBeingMe572 JustBeingMe572 13-15, F 2 Responses Jul 24

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    Let´s Not Confuse These Two

    I have read some of the other comments posted on this group and I sense 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 6 Responses Jan 21, 2008

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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 7 Responses Mar 4, 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 12 Responses Sep 3, 2013

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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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    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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    They're usually more laid back

    and not easily offended by differing opinions and ideas.
    utahwriter utahwriter 36-40, M 5 Responses Jun 8

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    Earthlostangel Earthlostangel 46-50, F 2 Responses Apr 24

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    Has anyone ever told you

    that it would never work out because you are too smart?
    yesterday84 yesterday84 26-30, M 6 Responses Jul 26

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    Is there anyone h33r who: 1.

    Is intelligent 2. Lives wolves 3. Will chat consistently If so, I'd love to talk to mew. I f33l at times like I am surrounded by idiots.
    JamaltheMedic JamaltheMedic 16-17, M 3 Responses Aug 25

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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 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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    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

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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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    Why PepsiCo CEO Indra K.

    Nooyi Can't Have It All: "If you ask our daughters," she said in a frank interview on work-life balance, "I'm not sure they will say that I've been a good mom." She was apparently asked two questions Q. You come home one day as president of the company, just appointed, and...
    rajblr1970 rajblr1970 41-45, M 1 Response Jul 3

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    In western society there are two different

    types’ of prevalent domestic radicals. One group parades under the banner of religion, using Christianity to abuse and subjugate other people. The other masquerading under the flag of intelligence and intellect using science as they see it to abuse other groups of people based...
    Winter154 Winter154 18-21, F 5 Responses Apr 21

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    Earthlostangel Earthlostangel 46-50, F Jul 4

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    marchz13 marchz13 16-17, F 2 Responses Jul 14

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    I have picked up a new language.

    It's called sarcasm! I have been told I speak very fluently.
    Bethybeezz Bethybeezz 31-35 3 Responses Jul 13

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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 7 Responses Mar 12, 2013

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    I like intelligent people

    and by this I'm not necessarily talking academically or stereotypically, I like those that are clued up instinctively with the essence and affinity of humanity at heart. They could be at the start, unlearned, ancestor-smart, less of a lesson in bullshittery, see I've seen...
    mbubu mbubu 26-30, M Jun 5

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    Book Smart, Street Smart, Life Smart, Etc

    Anyone who has some insight into anything that takes some thought is someone I can have a conversation with. I get so bored with meaningless barely scratching the surface communication.
    KisKat KisKat 18-21, F 2 Responses Jul 1, 2013

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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.
    clearsight clearsight 56-60, M 1 Response Jan 17

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    Smileoften Smileoften 18-21, F 1 Response Apr 24

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    blondi73 blondi73 36-40, F 2 Responses Aug 17

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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 18-21, F 6 Responses Aug 5, 2013

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    lukekas lukekas 26-30, M Jun 30

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    I'm not intelligent by any measure.

    But I love being in the company of those who not only are. But those who can take the most intricate constructs and explain them to me in a way I can comprehend.
    picklebobble picklebobble 46-50, M May 9

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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 12 Responses Feb 11, 2012

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    I like people who talk the right thing

    and don't make stories and let out fake information about what's happeing in the world :) people having a good GK can put up a good conversation :)
    ronnyCool ronnyCool 18-21, M May 20

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    Intelligence is not a privilege,

    it's a gift, to be used for the good of mankind. - Otto Octavius
    Iscribbletoomuch Iscribbletoomuch 16-17, M 1 Response Jun 4

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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 2 Responses May 9

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    r2theo2theb r2theo2theb 31-35, M Aug 14

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    u know.. for me, when i talk to somebody

    who is clever, or maybe intelligent is really make me speachless, and i can even just sit and listen to them... haha and its much better than if u only talk with beautiful or handsome or cute or hot or any kind of that type of person.. so boring....
    dessynatalia dessynatalia 26-30, F 5 Responses Dec 29, 2013

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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 18 Responses Nov 21, 2012

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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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    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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    Well I don't REALLY like them.

    Just like. Some people I know practically worship the ground intelligent people walk on. I'm not like that. I'm actually usually quite jealous of intelligent people -__- I wanna be like them but I can't cause it's not in my control :/
    Aly1607 Aly1607 16-17, M 1 Response Jun 5

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    I'm studying to be a computer scientist

    specializing in artificial intelligence. My girlfriend is becoming a linguist in military intelligence.. We spend a majority of our time debating about quantum physics or materials engineering. Most people give us weird looks while we talk but to be honest, I think they would be...
    ckochmann ckochmann 18-21, M Jan 15

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    sum1ab sum1ab 46-50, F 1 Response Aug 25

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    "Oh waaaah" is what I like to say to people

    who whine and complain all the time.
    sat78 sat78 31-35, F 1 Response May 27

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    Because I am intelligent I enjoy chatting

    and being with intellectual individuals. Sure we disagree with each other, from time to time, but it is fun having a deep discussion on a variety of topics. I love to see a person with their mind open at work and trying to solve a problem whether it is mine or someone else's.
    singlefemaleatbeach singlefemaleatbeach 26-30, F 4 Responses May 16

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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