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I Need to Be Intellectually Stimulated

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    I Wonder If My Partner Can Do It... - i find intellect to be the most attractive feature of a partner.  so attractive, that it has even managed to cancel out other negative...
    meeeese meeeese 26-30 3 Responses May 31, 2009

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    I Need Intelligence First -   This seems to be a fairly common topic on EP with some women seeming to come to the conclusion that no guy is really interested in a smart woman...
    bassplayer bassplayer 46-50, M 13 Responses May 14, 2008

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    Needed: Brain Stimulation Conversations, Preferred. - I crave intelligent conversations with others about anything honestly. People talking about petty stuff bores the crap out of...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Jan 25, 2010

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    I read, write and listen to political debate. I love having a mind that is able to cut through the trash and understand the important issues. There is nothing more uninteresting...
    ForestofDreams ForestofDreams 36-40 2 Responses Dec 11, 2013

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    The Truth For Why Everyone Should Be Liberal - Chris Hedges - "The Death of the Liberal Class" Nation Books writes this summary of his new book: "For decades the liberal class was...
    2Leadindeed 2Leadindeed 56-60, M Jun 17, 2012

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    Sometimes I Need A Kick In The Butt -   Some times, if I’m feeling low (which is rare) I see life through “eyes” that are disappointed and dejected...
    mollydd mollydd 13-15 Feb 1, 2010

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    Ever Since I Was Born.. - i cryed all the time for new original toys, new concepts new conections, new places to put my mind at. unfortunatly i didn't get much of that stimulation...
    lunarstrings lunarstrings 18-21, F 2 Responses Jun 13, 2011

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    Constant Battle - Stimulated, not overloaded. But yeah, riddles, problems, I'm less on math since grade eight  (worst teacher possible) Kinda why I joined EP, That and a...
    Vennificus Vennificus 18-21, M Jun 2, 2009

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    Warding Off Dementia??? - I try to give myself brain exercises in an attempt to keep my brain healthy. There's no history of Alzheimer's in my family and I hope to keep it that way...
    LoneBlogger LoneBlogger 51-55, M 2 Responses Nov 19, 2011

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    I Love Stimulation... - Intellectual stimulation  of course ... there's nothing I like better than having that intense conversation that just leaves your mind whirling with...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Feb 27, 2012

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    Talk to Me, Send Me Something to Read, Point Out Something of Interest - Discuss it, share it analyze it. Amazing, sometimes all it takes is an observation to make an event.
    deleted deleted 26-30 5 Responses Mar 14, 2009

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    This Is Why I Love Machines - I'm a software developer. I know there's "magic" in any of this, but when a machine malfunctions or shows something very interesting on her LCD...
    lesshissMORECAT lesshissMORECAT 31-35 May 31, 2009

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    I Find Most People Boring - The masses are happy being in the middle - average.  I'm thrilled when I can find someone who is not afraid to stick their head above the crowd and...
    Heywoodjw Heywoodjw 46-50 2 Responses Jul 2, 2008

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    Reading And Getting Involved In Discussions... - Is always a good start. The difference between us and the beasts is reasoning, how can we improve our reasoning without having to...
    Rosis92 Rosis92 18-21, F 2 Responses Aug 5, 2012

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    I Want To Be More Intelligent, A Genius.. - I really want to be more intelligent , since I was fascinated by geniuses like Leonardo Da Vinci, Einstein, Mozart, etc.. I was amazed...
    krome232 krome232 13-15, M 1 Response Jul 2, 2012

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    Wasting Time - I just seriously don't understand people who says that they can eat and sleep all day. Maybe it's weird ,but I just have to do something more during the day. Read...
    MissAnonyme MissAnonyme 18-21, F 3 Responses Jun 26, 2013

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    Missing My Students - And I am little worried about my job now. Don't get me wrong. The place is great benefit-wise and I know people will go, "What the hell is wrong...
    june1999 june1999 31-35, F 4 Responses Mar 8, 2009

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    Uh, Yeah - thats kind of why i joined up here ar EP.  but i guess its lazies on my part, becuase i feel anything ut stimulated and inspired.  i feel like i get more...
    happyhooker happyhooker 26-30, F 2 Responses Nov 5, 2007

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    Thoughtless -  I think a lot. But none of the people around me think too much themselves. This means that I don't relate to these people very well. None of them are on my...
    effervescence effervescence 22-25, M 8 Responses Aug 22, 2008

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    Everything - We all have things that do not challenge us intellectual. I believe that that is a result of how we look at them.
    Gude Gude 36-40, M Mar 17, 2012

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    My Brain Wants to Play - I need to be stimulated.  (That could get me arrested in some states.) There's no superiority or ego at play - I just need to have my brain worked...
    failedexperiment failedexperiment 31-35, M 2 Responses May 31, 2009

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    High Intellectual Need - i have a very active mind. that's why i am always bored. money per se doesn't drive me. i need meaning, purpose. without purpose, i am like a zombie, a...
    rio765 rio765 22-25 1 Response Nov 10, 2013

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    Always!!! - I always need something to keep my mind going, which is why I always carry around my Rubik's Cube just in case I am someplace without any stimulation for my mind, lol...
    SynysterGates510 SynysterGates510 22-25, M Jan 15, 2012

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    Does Anyone Get Me/this Make Sense? -  I am fascinated by science, but I am not naturally good at it. I enjoy reading baout it, but I do not understand it/get...
    Readerblackchic Readerblackchic 18-21, F 6 Responses Jun 1, 2009

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    Get Off On Intelligence More Than Looks - what i find more attractive than looks is a really intelligent woman, who can react like lightening to my crazy quips, who can read...
    Donalh Donalh 22-25, M 1 Response Mar 28, 2008

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    I Miss Good Talks - i miss beening in school and having talks with my teachers, it was always fun discussing things and learning the others point of view , uhg i miss it
    theGirlwiththeSmile theGirlwiththeSmile 22-25, F 4 Responses Apr 24, 2009

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    Chit Chat Is Ok... - ...to pass some time... lets say like 5 mins... But then I get bored... I need intelectual convesation to keep my mind focussed on the person or the...
    MichaelMalek MichaelMalek 31-35, M 2 Responses Jun 1, 2009

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    Train Your Brain Before You Go Insane - Dr. Ryuta Kawashima, known for designing the brain-training games in Brain Age, states in the first installment of said series that in order...
    KewlioMZX KewlioMZX 26-30, M 1 Response Jan 9, 2008

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    Stimulation - Hi all. I need to feel, experience things that give me energy, stimulated me. It gives me live. sources: science, meditation, physical activity, knowledge, learning...
    Gude Gude 36-40, M 1 Response Sep 25, 2011

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    I Have To Be Learning No Matter What - short course, long, or just a hobby text reading for funwhatever I need to learn. I often don't care what it is... law, business, arts...
    czaristacrystals czaristacrystals 36-40, F 1 Response May 4, 2012

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    Suffering From Intellectual Withdrawals! - Oh, how I need this, but by saying this am I being too cocky or snobbish? Am I looking down on my family and some friends? Most of my...
    Orkaprol Orkaprol 41-45, F 4 Responses May 21, 2012

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    How Most People Think - If a coin is tossed up in the air 10 times and all 10 times it happens to land on heads...it means tails doesn't exist. Its great talking to people like...
    ParanoidBuddha ParanoidBuddha 26-30, M 2 Responses Oct 6, 2008

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    Meeting of the Mind - In talking to individuals it is not hard to figure out in a relatively short period of time their level of intelligence.  Their ability to communicate...
    Naveah Naveah 41-45, F 3 Responses May 31, 2009

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    Different Perspective On Intellectual Stimulation - Sometimes I use to complain that I am not sufficiently intelectually stimulated because most people around me seem and sound...
    Claudia244 Claudia244 22-25, F 1 Response Apr 14, 2012

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    Almost Constantly - I have a need... not a desire, but a need...To learn, to constantly study physics and big science, mysteries of the ancient world, mythology and spirituality. I...
    VincentValentine VincentValentine 31-35, M 3 Responses Jul 29, 2011

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    Stimulation..... - Needs sophistication, and intelligence. Never the 'I will do this .....or that!' Sensibilities are rationale.
    aoutdouze aoutdouze 18-21, F 1 Response Sep 20, 2013

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