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Radical Activist Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Apr-08-06 11:27 AM
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74. Insecurity.
And stupidity.
I, on the other hand, am very attracted to women I can have intelligent conversations with.
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  -Why aren't guys attracted to smart girls? Ava  Apr-08-06 12:10 AM   #0 
  - Because many men...  aquaman   Apr-08-06 12:11 AM   #1 
  - Are you nuts?  LuckyTheDog   Apr-08-06 09:48 PM   #112 
     - Note to Lucky....  aquaman   Apr-09-06 12:29 AM   #117 
  - I love the smart womens......  WCGreen   Apr-08-06 12:17 AM   #2 
  - I'm liking the smart womens two.  Prag   Apr-08-06 06:20 AM   #55 
  - bwa  barb162   Apr-08-06 04:21 PM   #89 
  - Because they are too smart to buy our BS.  SofaKingLiberal   Apr-08-06 12:18 AM   #3 
  - Because often "smart" is a euphemism for unattractive  jpgray   Apr-08-06 12:19 AM   #4 
  - I always heard "smart" was a euphemism for Ronnie James Dio  dolo amber   Apr-08-06 09:51 PM   #113 
     - "Her name is Dio and she dances on the sand..."  CanuckAmok   Apr-08-06 10:32 PM   #114 
        - I've always loved that song!  Susang   Apr-08-06 10:40 PM   #115 
  - Smart guys are.  GoddessOfGuinness   Apr-08-06 12:19 AM   #5 
  - I am very attracted to smart girls.  Beelzebud   Apr-08-06 12:20 AM   #6 
  - Where did you get *that* idea?  Oeditpus Rex   Apr-08-06 12:25 AM   #7 
  - The poster is in high school.  xmas74   Apr-08-06 05:10 PM   #93 
     - the poster originally started this thread as a "spoof" of another  Ava   Apr-08-06 06:34 PM   #101 
        - That's what I was referring to.  xmas74   Apr-08-06 06:37 PM   #102 
           - ok, thanks for the advice.  Ava   Apr-08-06 06:46 PM   #105 
              - Are you sure?  Cos   Apr-16-06 03:21 PM   #167 
  - This thread is degrading to all men and women.  Floogeldy   Apr-08-06 12:26 AM   #8 
  - "and that all men are dumber than women"  Ava   Apr-08-06 12:29 AM   #11 
  - let me re-phrase, why are young guys not attracted to smart girls?  Ava   Apr-08-06 12:28 AM   #9 
  - Maybe they're not very smart?....  Robeson   Apr-08-06 12:29 AM   #10 
  - You are young....  WCGreen   Apr-08-06 12:30 AM   #12 
  - good lord  Ava   Apr-08-06 12:31 AM   #14 
     - Yes, enjoy these years....  WCGreen   Apr-08-06 01:23 AM   #33 
     - Oh, so you're too good to date 30 year olds, huh?  JVS   Apr-16-06 03:50 PM   #171 
  - I know what you mean.  Floogeldy   Apr-08-06 12:31 AM   #15 
  - no, but you wanted a girl who was "popular"  Ava   Apr-08-06 12:32 AM   #16 
     - I gotta say when I was a young and in high school....  Giant Robot   Apr-09-06 09:51 AM   #128 
     - I think your premise falls apart there  hfojvt   Apr-10-06 03:21 AM   #131 
  - Welcome to real life, darlin'. And no, it doesn't change when you  amitten   Apr-08-06 01:24 AM   #36 
  - Because we're dumb guys;  NNadir   Apr-08-06 12:31 AM   #13 
  - I've found that to be a myth,  Heidi   Apr-08-06 12:33 AM   #17 
  - Being smart is an important part of who a woman is?  Floogeldy   Apr-08-06 12:41 AM   #21 
     - Grrrr.  Heidi   Apr-08-06 12:49 AM   #24 
  - here is my problem  Ava   Apr-08-06 12:34 AM   #18 
  - As a fellow Southerner, I hear what you are saying Ava.....  Robeson   Apr-08-06 12:38 AM   #20 
  - So does my daughter, Ava - you two are about  northofdenali   Apr-08-06 12:56 AM   #25 
  - Ava, take comfort in the fact that it's not a function of the era  GrpCaptMandrake   Apr-09-06 07:46 AM   #119 
  - Some of us are.  seawolf   Apr-08-06 12:34 AM   #19 
  - Being stupid is as attractive as a forehead nipple.  WeRQ4U   Apr-08-06 12:43 AM   #22 
  - Quit making fun of my nipple. n/t  amitten   Apr-08-06 01:26 AM   #37 
  - mmmmm.... forehead nipples...  no name no slogan   Apr-08-06 10:18 AM   #65 
  - Because the eyes are the witness to your soul  IChing   Apr-08-06 12:48 AM   #23 
  - I am.  ZombieNixon   Apr-08-06 12:59 AM   #26 
  - What makes you think they're not  liontamer   Apr-08-06 01:02 AM   #27 
  - i know several guys that think i'm "pretty"  Ava   Apr-08-06 01:06 AM   #29 
     - That's a start. And if you can keep it up for a lifetime, you can be  amitten   Apr-08-06 01:28 AM   #38 
     - OK, guys are not per se attracted to the girls you are referring to  Derailer   Apr-08-06 04:53 AM   #46 
     - True story  Patiod   Apr-08-06 09:31 AM   #61 
     - Could it be the voice?  LiberalEsto   Apr-08-06 11:25 AM   #73 
        - Definitely the listening skills  Patiod   Apr-08-06 03:28 PM   #79 
           - Jimmy Buffett (an Alabamian like Ava)  GrpCaptMandrake   Apr-09-06 08:07 AM   #121 
              - that's one of this Parrothead's favorite songs!!  Patiod   Apr-09-06 07:54 PM   #129 
                 - Me, I'm just waiting  GrpCaptMandrake   Apr-10-06 02:58 AM   #130 
     - Or you could hold out for a nicer guy?  miss_american_pie   Apr-08-06 09:32 AM   #62 
     - You're posting here  GrpCaptMandrake   Apr-09-06 07:59 AM   #120 
  - uh in my case its fear  JohnKleeb   Apr-08-06 01:06 AM   #28 
  - Hey, that's me, too  last_texas_dem   Apr-08-06 11:31 AM   #76 
  - me three  windy252   Apr-08-06 04:05 PM   #83 
  - agreed, when I was that age  NewJeffCT   Apr-08-06 03:31 PM   #81 
  - hmmm, i wonder how many people have me on ignore now  Ava   Apr-08-06 01:18 AM   #30 
  - Not me.  ZombieNixon   Apr-08-06 01:22 AM   #32 
  - Not me.  Random_Australian   Apr-08-06 04:54 AM   #47 
  - Every time I see a huge diamond wedding ring, it inevitably is on  amitten   Apr-08-06 01:20 AM   #31 
  - That's not exactly true  EstimatedProphet   Apr-08-06 05:23 AM   #51 
     - No, buxom is not the key. Pretty is not the key. Dumb is the key.  amitten   Apr-09-06 12:09 AM   #116 
  - The Smart, Gorgeous, Financially-Secure Ones Are  REP   Apr-08-06 01:23 AM   #34 
  - I like smart women! Or at least women who you can freaking talk  Random_Australian   Apr-08-06 01:24 AM   #35 
  - You could try hitting on smart guys  LSdemocrat   Apr-08-06 01:29 AM   #39 
  - I am I like all kinds of girls.  DanCa   Apr-08-06 01:29 AM   #40 
  - Sweety, every girl I've ever "gotten lucky" with was brilliant!  BikeWriter   Apr-08-06 02:21 AM   #41 
  - Deleted message.  LouisianaLiberal   Apr-08-06 03:23 AM   #42 
  - Why aren't attractive girls smart?  Omphaloskepsis   Apr-08-06 03:39 AM   #43 
  - I am.  Starbucks Anarchist   Apr-08-06 04:28 AM   #44 
  - Not all guys.  Elnendil Taramon   Apr-08-06 04:42 AM   #45 
  - Welcome to DU!  Heidi   Apr-08-06 05:06 AM   #49 
  - In the past, I would've said no way,  windy252   Apr-08-06 04:22 PM   #91 
  - Um...  Elnendil Taramon   Apr-08-06 06:34 PM   #100 
     - I think you misunderstood me.  windy252   Apr-08-06 06:44 PM   #103 
  - "I like smart girls because I dont go for looks."  Scout1071   Apr-08-06 06:21 PM   #98 
  - I am totally smitten with these smart girls!  Swamp Rat   Apr-08-06 04:59 AM   #48 
  - Some are  EstimatedProphet   Apr-08-06 05:17 AM   #50 
  - We aren't?  antiwarwarrior   Apr-08-06 05:26 AM   #52 
  - I'm very attracted to smart girls, especially if they have glasses.  haruka3_2000   Apr-08-06 05:52 AM   #53 
  - I've ALWAYS been attracted to intelligent women  alarcojon   Apr-08-06 06:07 AM   #54 
  - hey at least this wasn't a  Wetzelbill   Apr-10-06 04:13 AM   #134 
  - Dunno. I sure am.  Orsino   Apr-08-06 06:32 AM   #56 
  - My husband says he's a "brain man".  distantearlywarning   Apr-08-06 08:43 AM   #57 
  - move out of 'bama  mdmc   Apr-08-06 08:46 AM   #58 
  - I think it's a question of maturity  fortyfeetunder   Apr-08-06 09:06 AM   #59 
  - Because we frighten them.  Joan_Alpern   Apr-08-06 09:12 AM   #60 
  - A lot of men are insecure.  GOPisEvil   Apr-08-06 09:45 AM   #63 
  - If you're still in high school, there are probably smart guys there, but..  Lydia Leftcoast   Apr-08-06 09:53 AM   #64 
  - Hey, I didn't know we went to HS together  no name no slogan   Apr-08-06 10:25 AM   #67 
  - Because young guys are asses ruled by their sperm counts.  WritingIsMyReligion   Apr-08-06 10:23 AM   #66 
  - I like smart chicks.  Odin2005   Apr-08-06 10:28 AM   #68 
  - then you can never use the word "Chick"  barb162   Apr-08-06 04:23 PM   #92 
  - Judging by the posts you've made to your own OP...  Misunderestimator   Apr-08-06 10:57 AM   #69 
  - This reminds me of living in the South.  Radical Activist   Apr-08-06 11:31 AM   #77 
  - I think you may be on to something.  Maddy McCall   Apr-08-06 04:10 PM   #84 
  - i was born and raised in the south, and yes, i dont like it here  Ava   Apr-08-06 06:49 PM   #106 
     - Go Ava!  ZombyWoof   Apr-08-06 08:24 PM   #110 
     - Bullies? LOL  Misunderestimator   Apr-09-06 09:21 AM   #125 
     - I was born and raised in the south as well.  Misunderestimator   Apr-09-06 09:19 AM   #124 
  - One of my male friends in high school told me  Nikia   Apr-08-06 11:03 AM   #70 
  - in ten years you'll realize YOU were an idiot with awful taste in men and  bettyellen   Apr-08-06 11:12 AM   #71 
  - We are!!  bushwentawol   Apr-08-06 11:16 AM   #72 
  - Insecurity.  Radical Activist   Apr-08-06 11:27 AM   #74 
  - What?  jeff30997   Apr-08-06 11:29 AM   #75 
  - I married one!  twenty2strings   Apr-08-06 11:59 AM   #78 
  - I am.  Redstone   Apr-08-06 03:29 PM   #80 
  - Why don't smart girls ever reciprocate my attraction?  primate1   Apr-08-06 03:58 PM   #82 
  - I do too!  GirlinContempt   Apr-08-06 06:46 PM   #104 
     - Touch.  primate1   Apr-08-06 06:52 PM   #108 
  - If I knew the answer to that  supernova   Apr-08-06 04:13 PM   #85 
  - Once they grow up the good ones are. nt  LeftyMom   Apr-08-06 04:14 PM   #86 
  - I am marrying one of the smartest women ever  ZombyWoof   Apr-08-06 04:20 PM   #87 
  - Well you're taking damned long enough!  Maddy McCall   Apr-08-06 06:17 PM   #97 
  - my wife has 2 master's degrees  NewJeffCT   Apr-08-06 04:20 PM   #88 
  - lucky sonuva.....  Wetzelbill   Apr-10-06 04:11 AM   #133 
     - I know, I pinch myself a lot  NewJeffCT   Apr-10-06 05:35 AM   #143 
  - Sez who?!?  DaveTheWave   Apr-08-06 04:22 PM   #90 
  - I was just wondering about you Dave. Haven't seen you in a while  TheFriendlyAnarchist   Apr-16-06 06:40 PM   #172 
  - That isn't true!  debbierlus   Apr-08-06 05:27 PM   #94 
  - My best advice to you is to look in different places.  xmas74   Apr-08-06 06:08 PM   #95 
  - Well that's true of shallow men...  sakabatou   Apr-08-06 06:16 PM   #96 
  - Uhm ... we are.  Kellanved   Apr-08-06 06:30 PM   #99 
  - To seriously answer this question, though,  windy252   Apr-08-06 06:50 PM   #107 
  - I am!  CanuckAmok   Apr-08-06 08:22 PM   #109 
  - they are EOM  pitohui   Apr-08-06 09:15 PM   #111 
  - jukes LOVES  jukes   Apr-09-06 12:38 AM   #118 
  - I was a young guy once - love the brain!  asSEENonTV   Apr-09-06 08:40 AM   #122 
  - I'm surprised this thread has even survived this long.  MissMillie   Apr-09-06 09:09 AM   #123 
  - it's a catch 22  GoPsUx   Apr-09-06 09:30 AM   #126 
  - I am  Left_Winger   Apr-09-06 09:36 AM   #127 
  - oh I loooooooove smart women  Wetzelbill   Apr-10-06 04:10 AM   #132 
  - I've got a smart women for you!  enigmatic   Apr-10-06 04:14 AM   #135 
     - I thought you had me set up  Wetzelbill   Apr-10-06 04:22 AM   #136 
        - Ouch  enigmatic   Apr-10-06 04:27 AM   #138 
           - hey I was nice about it though  Wetzelbill   Apr-10-06 04:39 AM   #139 
              - I love TNA  enigmatic   Apr-10-06 04:45 AM   #140 
                 - well, yeah, we are brothers  Wetzelbill   Apr-10-06 05:02 AM   #141 
  - I Don't Like Smart Girls...  Peter Frank   Apr-10-06 04:22 AM   #137 
  - I think a lot of teenage guys  bezdomny   Apr-10-06 05:30 AM   #142 
  - Smart men like smart women.  Iniquitous Bunny   Apr-10-06 08:00 AM   #144 
  - I am.  Vash the Stampede   Apr-10-06 08:13 AM   #145 
  - I'm a big fan of smart women.  Skinner   Apr-10-06 08:18 AM   #146 
  - And smart women are a big fan of you, sir!  XemaSab   Apr-15-06 12:57 AM   #148 
  - It's all about populations  realisticphish   Apr-10-06 08:21 AM   #147 
  - We are, if you have a hot body as well that's a bonus.  TheBaldyMan   Apr-15-06 01:00 AM   #149 
  - Oh, Please. I am smart and never without a man or several  Vividqueen   Apr-15-06 01:07 AM   #150 
  - I'm not capable of feeling real attraction to girls who AREN'T smart.  Spider Jerusalem   Apr-15-06 01:12 AM   #151 
  - because all girls are attracted to bad guys  leftofthedial   Apr-15-06 01:23 AM   #152 
  - Because most girls who're fixated on being smart are annoying as hell  GirlinContempt   Apr-15-06 01:25 AM   #153 
  - Your lack of fixation on things is very alluring indeed.  primate1   Apr-15-06 01:27 AM   #154 
  - I'm fixated on teasing you in public  GirlinContempt   Apr-15-06 01:27 AM   #155 
     - You're a paradox with a septum ring.  primate1   Apr-15-06 01:29 AM   #157 
        - And I talk to you  GirlinContempt   Apr-15-06 01:30 AM   #158 
  - I can think of a few fixations that wouldn't be annoying  JVS   Apr-16-06 03:30 PM   #168 
  - Thats not true at all  MrScorpio   Apr-15-06 01:28 AM   #156 
  - Is this the new kudzu? n/t  Random_Australian   Apr-15-06 08:22 AM   #159 
  - yeah, no kidding  progmom   Apr-15-06 09:13 AM   #163 
  - Sex, Food, and Silence.  tjdee   Apr-15-06 08:38 AM   #160 
  - Are you telling me that these three things can be had at once?  JVS   Apr-16-06 03:41 PM   #169 
  - Many are. John Kerry for one. John Edwards for another.  Old Crusoe   Apr-15-06 09:02 AM   #161 
  - If you're smart then you're in that smallish percentile  billyskank   Apr-15-06 09:12 AM   #162 
  - Maybe they just aren't attracted to you.  DS1   Apr-15-06 09:14 AM   #164 
  - Why is intelligence considered to be a loftier gift than beauty?  JVS   Apr-16-06 03:04 PM   #165 
  - because money grubbing is all?  pitohui   Apr-16-06 03:12 PM   #166 
  - I like alot of smart women, but alot of the time, smart ones  TheFriendlyAnarchist   Apr-16-06 03:47 PM   #170 
  - I Believe That . . .  AccessGranted   Apr-16-06 09:36 PM   #173 
  - I like smart girls as long as  no name no slogan   Apr-16-06 09:38 PM   #174 
  - I've always found smart girls incredibly attractive  DBoon   Apr-16-06 09:38 PM   #175 
 

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