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yella_dawg Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Jul-01-11 10:09 AM
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32. Yeah, but nobody's passed it in almost fifteen years.
Not that that's a bad thing.



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  -Do you subject potential romantic partners to a litmus test? lapislzi  Jul-01-11 08:51 AM   #0 
  - As long as she doesn't have crabs, all is well.  rug   Jul-01-11 08:52 AM   #1 
  - And a torso attached to the head. That's important... n/t  pipi_k   Jul-01-11 08:56 AM   #6 
  - Getting up off the floor  malaise   Jul-01-11 10:22 AM   #36 
  - any potential mate is immediately disqualified for using the phrase "litmus test".  Vinnie From Indy   Jul-01-11 08:55 AM   #2 
  - Hah! Good thing I'm already married!  lapislzi   Jul-01-11 08:56 AM   #5 
  - Hear hear!  Mulhane   Jul-01-11 09:45 AM   #23 
     - no kidding -- screams of control issues, doesn't it?  Donnachaidh   Jul-01-11 12:49 PM   #58 
  - When I still dated I wanted...  Deep13   Jul-01-11 08:55 AM   #3 
  - Deleted sub-thread  Name removed   Jul-01-11 08:56 AM   #4 
  - At my age and lack of aesthetic qualities I'd settle for a pulse  The Velveteen Ocelot   Jul-01-11 08:57 AM   #7 
  - you didn't mention a sense of humor  hfojvt   Jul-01-11 04:41 PM   #67 
     - Oh, that goes without saying.  The Velveteen Ocelot   Jul-01-11 07:50 PM   #71 
  - Yes, on everyone, not just those I kind of flirt with. n/t  nebenaube   Jul-01-11 08:57 AM   #8 
  - If a potential partner has kids and they treat their kids badly or neglectfully  nc4bo   Jul-01-11 09:02 AM   #9 
  - They must have 3 things  notadmblnd   Jul-01-11 09:05 AM   #10 
  - Deleted message  Name removed   Jul-01-11 09:49 AM   #25 
     - Thank you for those kind words  notadmblnd   Jul-01-11 11:08 AM   #42 
  - Well I didn't used to until my third marriage  pipi_k   Jul-01-11 09:09 AM   #11 
  - I think I had one, but it was subconscious.  PassingFair   Jul-01-11 09:12 AM   #12 
  - LOL. The family litmus test was discovered by my oldest sister.  gkhouston   Jul-01-11 09:14 AM   #13 
  - LOL, what sold my step-sons on me  lapislzi   Jul-01-11 09:19 AM   #14 
     - LOL, wish I'd been there. I seem to remember one boyfriend  gkhouston   Jul-01-11 11:29 AM   #46 
  - I did  JustAnotherGen   Jul-01-11 09:21 AM   #15 
  - Stages of life...  Javaman   Jul-01-11 09:22 AM   #16 
  - I love your answer, javaman  lapislzi   Jul-01-11 09:25 AM   #17 
  - Well it's all good as long as  pipi_k   Jul-01-11 09:28 AM   #18 
  - LOL! nt  Javaman   Jul-01-11 09:29 AM   #20 
  - What are you doing in my ex-husband's bathroom?  lapislzi   Jul-01-11 09:32 AM   #22 
  - LOL.... you described me to a "T"  w8liftinglady   Jul-01-11 09:52 AM   #28 
  - You are very lucky, then...  Dappleganger   Jul-01-11 09:29 AM   #19 
  - Even if you meet all the other requirements  Mulhane   Jul-01-11 09:32 AM   #21 
  - For some reason, custodians love me.  lapislzi   Jul-01-11 09:57 AM   #30 
  - Going to Asia or Latin America for partners also means  flamingdem   Jul-01-11 10:21 AM   #35 
  - That has varied with time  ProgressiveProfessor   Jul-01-11 09:46 AM   #24 
  - Not really. Chemistry can happen between the oddest couples.  closeupready   Jul-01-11 09:50 AM   #26 
  - yes. I have to in Texas  w8liftinglady   Jul-01-11 09:51 AM   #27 
  - If they turn red, I know they're an acid!  Johonny   Jul-01-11 09:53 AM   #29 
  - To answer your question - Absolutely.  RC   Jul-01-11 10:05 AM   #31 
  - Yay, you  lapislzi   Jul-01-11 10:13 AM   #33 
  - Yeah, but nobody's passed it in almost fifteen years.  yella_dawg   Jul-01-11 10:09 AM   #32 
  - yes, and #1 is whatt their political stipe is.  ElsewheresDaughter   Jul-01-11 10:15 AM   #34 
  - I have a story and I need some advice  Sarah Ibarruri   Jul-01-11 10:23 AM   #37 
  - One good turn, Sarah!  lapislzi   Jul-01-11 10:31 AM   #40 
     - Ay ay! I can't stand anyone's over-religiosity either. Drives me crazy.  Sarah Ibarruri   Jul-01-11 11:05 AM   #41 
        - believe it or not,I met my partner on one of those websites  w8liftinglady   Jul-01-11 11:14 AM   #43 
        - I know! I want to know why it's so difficult to find liberal men. Where are they all??  Sarah Ibarruri   Jul-01-11 11:25 AM   #44 
           - a few suggestions  w8liftinglady   Jul-01-11 11:34 AM   #47 
              - Yes we do! Thank you! I'm going to look into all those. nt  Sarah Ibarruri   Jul-01-11 11:43 AM   #51 
              - I found my guy at a Unitarian Universalist church.  Manifestor_of_Light   Jul-01-11 04:23 PM   #64 
        - I may have got the last good one.  lapislzi   Jul-01-11 11:55 AM   #52 
           - Right wingers are like ants, they're an infestation lol I only want one lib guy.  Sarah Ibarruri   Jul-01-11 12:16 PM   #54 
  - I K & R'd this - excellent discussion of love. Hope others K & R it nt  Sarah Ibarruri   Jul-01-11 10:24 AM   #38 
  - I never dated a man who didn't share my four loves  malaise   Jul-01-11 10:28 AM   #39 
  - Hell yes.  Hell Hath No Fury   Jul-01-11 11:28 AM   #45 
  - absolutely  shanti   Jul-01-11 11:38 AM   #48 
  - Agree. n/t  kiranon   Jul-01-11 11:41 AM   #50 
  - It is very important for my romantic partners to have a neutral pH.  sudopod   Jul-01-11 11:40 AM   #49 
  - Congrats on finding your DUer husband!  Kermitt Gribble   Jul-01-11 12:11 PM   #53 
  - That's an excellent idea! I'll bet it would attract a lot of people, too. nt  Sarah Ibarruri   Jul-01-11 12:16 PM   #55 
  - I think it would, too.  Kermitt Gribble   Jul-01-11 07:51 PM   #72 
  - He's a lurker and a linker  lapislzi   Jul-01-11 12:33 PM   #57 
  - Not disgusting, kinda cute, actually..  Kermitt Gribble   Jul-01-11 08:02 PM   #73 
  - i've always wondered why it hasn't had one  shanti   Jul-01-11 01:30 PM   #60 
  - No republicans, no smoking  The Second Stone   Jul-01-11 12:24 PM   #56 
  - I carry litmus paper with me everywhere and regularly try to test random strangers  struggle4progress   Jul-01-11 01:05 PM   #59 
  - No rightwingers, no bigots, no fools  Liberal_in_LA   Jul-01-11 03:17 PM   #61 
  - I've dated women who were republicans  geardaddy   Jul-01-11 03:22 PM   #62 
  - Not really. Either we 'click' or we don't. Just about everything is negotiable  Edweird   Jul-01-11 04:20 PM   #63 
  - Yes, if only to prevent both of us a lot of headaches.  JackDragna   Jul-01-11 04:33 PM   #65 
  - Absolutely after two failed marriages  lunatica   Jul-01-11 04:36 PM   #66 
  - "Breathing" is high on my list, but I'm not a real stickler about it... nt  Buns_of_Fire   Jul-01-11 04:44 PM   #68 
  - 45+ years ago I wouldnt have married  frogmarch   Jul-01-11 05:00 PM   #69 
  - Background check + attendance at a Progressive event..  HipChick   Jul-01-11 05:02 PM   #70 
 

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