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Lack of what you can tolerate?

  1. Not emotionally stable, not intelligent, not good looking

    0 vote(s)
    0.0%
  2. Not emotionally stable, not intelligent, good looking

    2 vote(s)
    4.5%
  3. Not emotionally stable, intelligent, not good looking

    0 vote(s)
    0.0%
  4. Not emotionally stable, intelligent, good looking

    13 vote(s)
    29.5%
  5. Emotionally stable, not intelligent, not good looking

    1 vote(s)
    2.3%
  6. Emotionally stable, not intelligent, good looking

    7 vote(s)
    15.9%
  7. Emotionally stable, intelligent, not good looking

    16 vote(s)
    36.4%
  8. I don't care, I'm desperate

    5 vote(s)
    11.4%
  1. Oct 3, 2012 #1
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    I made a poll but it didn't show up.

    For me, I can handle lack of sanity, so I pick intelligence and good looks :biggrin:
     
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  3. Oct 4, 2012 #2

    Drakkith

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    Not. Enough. Choices.
     
  4. Oct 4, 2012 #3

    drizzle

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    Emotionally stable×2. :biggrin:

    EDIT: ^^^^ I CAN'T tolerate, gee..
     
    Last edited: Oct 4, 2012
  5. Oct 4, 2012 #4

    micromass

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    I added a poll :tongue2:
     
  6. Oct 4, 2012 #5

    WannabeNewton

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    "I don't care, I'm desperate" I think would be the same as "Emotionally unstable, unintelligent, good looking" =D
     
  7. Oct 4, 2012 #6
    Are you saying you cannot tolerate emotionally stable people? :rofl:

    THANKS! :smile:
     
  8. Oct 4, 2012 #7

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    :rofl: :blushing:

    Well, I'll rephrase it properly: I cannot tolerate the lack of emotional stability in people.... Coming to think of it again, I really don't tolerate people that show no emotions at all no matter what... I think I'm getting in the middle of the triangle... BAH, I'm out of this.
     
  9. Oct 4, 2012 #8

    lisab

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    I prefer all of it :biggrin:.
     
  10. Oct 5, 2012 #9

    FeDeX_LaTeX

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    I don't care, I'm desperate
     
  11. Oct 5, 2012 #10

    Mentallic

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    Good looks to keep me interested, and tossing up between emotional stability and intelligence... hmm... well, I've learnt that I can always teach women things, but I can never control their hormones so a dumb girl it is.
     
  12. Oct 7, 2012 #11
    good look will only last so long. Two months down the road, the mouth can be more bitter than the face.
     
  13. Oct 7, 2012 #12

    chiro

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    I get a feeling these have correlations: emotional stability against looks and intelligence seems like there would be a link.

    Emotional stability is definitely a winner for me: personally I think that if you are emotionally stable, OK with yourself, and not afraid to screw up then you can become smarter and develop your intellect with time and energy for the majority of people (women and men).

    It's unfortunate that the good looks can absolutely warp people if they have been showered with a ridiculous amount of praise or if they rely on that as their "advantage" rather than through hard work and real effort.

    Emotionally stable women X 3 for me.
     
  14. Oct 10, 2012 #13
    Intelligence is overrated in a partner. Emotional stability + good looks for me. Although what I really care about would be more like emotional connection + openness in communication + good looks.
     
  15. Oct 12, 2012 #14
    If those were the only choices, I'd stay single.
     
  16. Oct 16, 2012 #15
    I would pick emotionally stable above all else. It would be nice to find a guy that fit all 3, but good looks and intelligence seem to be added perks. I can't handle crazy been there done that over it.
     
  17. Oct 18, 2012 #16
    No matter how crazy my Marie Curie will be, all more she needs is looks :devil:
     
  18. Oct 22, 2012 #17
    yea emotionally unstable is a deal breaker, IF and a big IF that means mood swings without cause.

    If it means extreme emotions well that ain't so bad.

    So "crazy" is out.
     
  19. Oct 22, 2012 #18

    BobG

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    Emotional stability using a relative reference frame:

    For a guy, emotional instability is a female that over reacts to the toilet seat being left up, over reacts to having a flat tire on the side of the road in the middle of the winter, actually believes that what happens to the royal family is important to the world.

    For a woman, emotional instability is a passive-aggressive male that leaves the toilet seat up just to punish her, a passive-aggressive male that refused to get AAA even though he knows she can't change a tire, an insecure male that's threatened by her feelings about Prince Charles.

    If I go with emotional stability (at least in a relative frame of reference), she'll be too much like a guy for my tastes, so I choose intelligence and good luck.

    Wait, the choices are intelligence and good looks? Well, good looks aren't as good as good luck, but I guess it's good enough.

    Ah, who am I kidding? If they can tolerate me, then I'll just redefine emotional stability to mean that and either of the other two will work fine. I'd choose the "Doesn't use meth" option, except I don't see that listed.
     
    Last edited: Oct 22, 2012
  20. Oct 22, 2012 #19
    I thought those are emotionally stable females.. normal females are just expected to over-react :tongue2:
     
  21. Oct 24, 2012 #20
    why can't they be moderately stable, moderately good looking and moderately intelligent?
     
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