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 BLoNDeANGeL845
Joined: 6/10/2014
Msg: 201
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here's another big word: blepharoplasty
(I worked for an eye surgeon in NYC b4 I had my 2nd son)
 browneyesboo
Joined: 5/19/2005
Msg: 202
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Posted: 10/7/2014 1:25:02 PM
Supercalifragilisticexpialidocious is a wicked big word I try to
wiggle into conversations whenever possible!



I don't get why I can't post short messages and others can.
 averagewhitechick
Joined: 8/28/2014
Msg: 203
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Posted: 10/7/2014 1:27:01 PM
"And...I don't think we know for certain that the OP is heterosexual. We know every bad date she has is with a guy. Maybe all her good dates are with women????"

Well, procolharem, I certainly hope your lame comment makes you feel better about yourself. At least I get dates. All you do is sit around and whine because no one wants to date a middle-aged guy with young kids.

Oh, and stop stalking me. It's starting to creep me out.
 Halcyon_Skies
Joined: 2/1/2009
Msg: 204
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Posted: 10/7/2014 1:32:20 PM
Two words cupcake - gold digger. Not like we all don't know that. And no thanks, I don't want a man that looks like my father...have keep the old codger.


I was wondering when you'd finally get around to trotting out the tired old "gold-digger" card. My net worth is actually higher than my guy's, so I don't need his money--I have my own. But thanks for your concern for his wallet.


And you are not what I'd term (or others) "a younger woman" all the botox and hair dye still won't make you a "younger woman". You're over the hill just like the rest of us over 50 or 55 or 60 or 65.


I'm ten years younger than my guy, so to him, I'm a younger woman. It's all relative. However, unlike you, I never misrepresented my age on this site. I'm 55 and have no issue with admitting it. I also have no issue with posting my pics. Can you say the same?

Botox? I don't use it---I would recommend it for you, however. My guy actually has far fewer wrinkles than you and probably more hair too, so I'm sure it won't break his heart any that you don't want him.

Hair dye? Yes---I color, and so do most other women over 50 here, including you, red. Pot. Kettle. *yawn*
 BigBadNIrish
Joined: 1/31/2011
Msg: 205
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Posted: 10/7/2014 2:05:13 PM

You haven't contributed a single thing to this thread


In all fairness-she has. I'm still trying to get over the no tats and why post #207 offers any explanation for an obvious tat.


All you've done is complained about complaining.


Seems there's been a fair amount of bashing and flaming going on here. So, a bit of complaining about that seems in order.


You don't have a picture


What of it.


You have no right to criticize anyone else


Why not? It seems you're fine with criticizing the no pic thing.


I don't get why I can't post short messages and others can.


We're special :)


All you do is sit around and whine because no one wants to date a middle-aged guy with young kids.


Watch it! I resemble those remarks-though it's kind of you to say "middle aged" (oops-you were talking about someone else-sorry)


I was wondering when you'd finally get around to trotting out the tired old "gold-digger" card. My net worth is actually higher than my guy's, so I don't need his money--I have my own. But thanks for your concern for his wallet.


Yikes...I often wonder how it is that someone finds a connection to a post when I completely miss it.
 fuglygirl
Joined: 8/28/2014
Msg: 206
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Posted: 10/7/2014 2:05:43 PM
Lol, my my the cat claws certainly don't get any duller with age..and plenty of use? If anything they seem to be sharper
 Coma_White
Joined: 9/15/2013
Msg: 207
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Posted: 10/7/2014 2:10:24 PM

In all fairness-she has. I'm still trying to get over the no tats and why post #207 offers any explanation for an obvious tat.


It's not an "obvious tat". I don't have any tattoos. I've already explained that.



Why not? It seems you're fine with criticizing the no pic thing.


I have a display picture. It's hypocritical for someone to criticize the appearance of others while hiding what they look like.
 bluemoon24_7
Joined: 4/18/2014
Msg: 208
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Posted: 10/7/2014 2:16:03 PM
OMG, msg. 222 - talk about too much information. Yawn. What would make you want to even remotely justify your relationship, if in fact it is a relationship? And nope, it's not all relative...you're not the "younger" woman, you're just a woman. You're laughable.

Does anyone care to get back on topic or just continue the bashing with big words.
 Halcyon_Skies
Joined: 2/1/2009
Msg: 209
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Posted: 10/7/2014 2:29:18 PM

you're not the "younger" woman, you're just a woman. You're laughable.


And you're jealous. 'Nuff said.

Back to topic:
OP and the man were not a match. Neither one was wrong. It happens. Keep fishing.
 bluemoon24_7
Joined: 4/18/2014
Msg: 210
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Posted: 10/7/2014 2:38:44 PM
OMG, you really are a princess. Again, laughable.

As to on topic, I think the majority have said - not a match.
 trinity818
Joined: 9/1/2006
Msg: 211
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Posted: 10/7/2014 2:49:38 PM
This thread is a perfect example of what the forums look like without a moderator.

Every rule in the book has been broken. (Including this post.)

Anarchy!
 bluemoon24_7
Joined: 4/18/2014
Msg: 212
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Posted: 10/7/2014 2:54:32 PM
To hell in a hand basket. That's what happens when the favorites can't do their usual and email the mods privately.

I still think that this was a valid topic and I'm glad the OP posted it. It's made for some good entertainment. Half of the posts in Dating Experiences, Relationships, Over 45, Broken Hearts and Over 30 have to do with someone's bad (to them) dating experiences or bad relationship experiences. It's like the "Ick" thread or the "What is a Red Flag" thread - we all have our own tolerance level.
 Coma_White
Joined: 9/15/2013
Msg: 213
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Posted: 10/7/2014 3:08:00 PM

This thread is a perfect example of what the forums look like without a moderator.

Every rule in the book has been broken. (Including this post.)

Anarchy!


Pretty much. Pretty soon everyone will start thinking you have tattoos all over your body.
 _babblefish
Joined: 9/23/2011
Msg: 214
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Posted: 10/7/2014 4:12:44 PM

OMG, msg. 222 - talk about too much information. Yawn. What would make you want to even remotely justify your relationship, if in fact it is a relationship? And nope, it's not all relative...you're not the "younger" woman, you're just a woman. You're laughable.

Does anyone care to get back on topic or just continue the bashing with big words.


this is a valid topic? ok. . since it's obviously disconcerting to you via your numerous posts why don't you and the OP lead by positive example

* as for the stultified bold font, i for one appreciate it, the incompetence in using the quote feature makes my eyes bleed
 junipermoon
Joined: 3/1/2006
Msg: 215
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Posted: 10/7/2014 4:33:55 PM
If anything they seem to be sharper


we're all sharper. much sharper. thank you.
 Hawaiianluau
Joined: 6/4/2014
Msg: 216
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Posted: 10/7/2014 5:31:12 PM
msg 162

"Mungojoe. He is now blartfast"




Now I'll wait to see if that is correctly parsed or if the analysis is as faulty as the first time. Personally, I think we will just have to wait until after the campaign season is over to fully see the lack of coherence in the thought process which led to such a conclusion.


Geeeez I thought it's pretty much common knowledge around these parts Joe. Do both of you two same persons message each other on cold nights?

msg 154

ROTFLMAO at Vlad for calling cotter the c word.

Good onya mate.
 theforumfiend
Joined: 10/21/2007
Msg: 217
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Posted: 10/7/2014 6:15:39 PM

Back to my obsessive need to point out out that the OP is only doing hit and run posting instead of actually contributing to her own thread. In post 184 I left off with her post 112. I will continue to quote all her posts.

Post 191:

^^^90% of them are just jealous because I get an occasional date lol

OK, let the bashing continue. It just makes me laugh to see so many unhappy people who take so much pleasure in being hateful and nasty and apparently have hours on end to search ancient threads to see what I posted years ago. I may have posted something nasty in the past, but I'm making an effort to be positive. Perhaps y'all should try it.

Have fun. I have another date this weekend. No, I won't post about it.


Post 196:

"You just did."

And I just said that to see who would be the first to jump on the lame-o got-nothing-better-to-do bandwagon.

I'm guessing you don't get many dates -- I mean, the neck tat and all. So you waste all your time in here. Sad.


I'm going to step in here to mention that is not a tat on Coma_White's neck. Looking at the profile it's obviously a chain.

Post 212:

"I don't have any tattoos."

Ummm, so that's like baling wire around your neck or what?


Post 221:

“And...I don't think we know for certain that the OP is heterosexual. We know every bad date she has is with a guy. Maybe all her good dates are with women????"

Well, procolharem, I certainly hope your lame comment makes you feel better about yourself. At least I get dates. All you do is sit around and whine because no one wants to date a middle-aged guy with young kids.

Oh, and stop stalking me. It's starting to creep me out.


I admit to searching the OP's posting history. If I'm going to call her on anything it's just wise to be able to back it up.

And on a side note, trinity quit being the voice of reason. :)

 Doremi_Fasolatido
Joined: 2/14/2009
Msg: 218
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Posted: 10/7/2014 8:44:03 PM
This thread reminds me of a pack of dingoes attacking a baby kangaroo. The dingoes just want fresh meat, the baby kangaroo is innocent, yet tasty. And... not a one of them uses or cares about big words.
 DragonBits
Joined: 1/6/2012
Msg: 219
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Posted: 10/7/2014 9:53:02 PM

This thread reminds me of a pack of dingoes attacking a baby kangaroo. The dingoes just want fresh meat, the baby kangaroo is innocent, yet tasty. And... not a one of them uses or cares about big words.


Dingos are more social.

This is more like a group of sharks smelling blood in the water. After the prey is gone, the sharks start attacking each other in a crazed feeding frenzy.
 fuglygirl
Joined: 8/28/2014
Msg: 220
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Posted: 10/7/2014 9:53:24 PM
Lol, my my the cat claws certainly don't get any duller with age..and plenty of use? If anything they seem to be sharper
 Eternityboresme
Joined: 8/20/2014
Msg: 221
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Posted: 10/8/2014 5:33:34 AM
My earlier issue with the OP's post doesn't have to do with her age, or the fact that she gets dates (I would hope she gets dates -- this is, after all, a dating site) or because she is an educated person, and I didn't see anything in it that could be construed as man-bashing, either; it's the pretense in her words that disgusted me.

She doesn't need to go out with anybody who she feels isn't her intellectual equal; she has the right to choose and she does, and I certainly don't blame her for this. I questioned her motive for dating people who she feels intellectually superior to, and this just chaps my ass. I don't make concessions to people because I want to get a date ( not assuming this is the case for her, of course); I must have genuine interest and that starts at the conversational level in the initial phone calls and messages. If I find somebody interesting, it isn't their words, per se, that would attract me, but their engagement in the conversation that entices me. If they didn't or couldn't use "big words" in a phone conversation primer to the dates, I certainly wouldn't expect them to employ that level of vocabulary in a discussion with me. Perhaps they're careful not to use their advanced vocabulary in my presence, out of concern that I wouldn't understand them.

I was particularly annoyed by the admission that she spoke legalese to people who're not familiar with such terminology, people who I would assume she had spoken to before going on dates with them.

I dated a lawyer (and we still communicate) ; though he was well-spoken in general and in our dates, he had the reverence for me not to speak in a vernacular of which I would not be fully literate. We did find common ground and had delightful, interesting, complex discussions, sometimes quite intense discussions, too. I think he's better better off with another lawyer instead of somebody, like me, who works with mere words and speech on a daily basis. We were fortune to have establish a good line of communication before going on dates. It didn't work out for others reasons, out of our control.

I don't know if working as as
paralegal or some other position within the legal system that works more aggressively can transform instantly to an average, everyday person in the evening. Without being presumptuous (well too much as I am already, perhaps), maybe this is the position from where the OP is coming. Still, it would behoove the OP to screen her dates. I have no familiarity with close personal relationships with judges or paralegals to know if such a problem like this exists in their interpersonal relationships.
 DragonBits
Joined: 1/6/2012
Msg: 222
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Posted: 10/8/2014 7:13:37 AM

How peculiar. I haven't seen any impromptu examples of it on this thread.


The thread is an exemplification of what happens when there are no moderators. :):)

But what's worst, not understanding a big word, or misusing it?
 Bebedeleau
Joined: 2/25/2013
Msg: 223
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Posted: 10/8/2014 8:16:20 AM
I didn't read all of this, but I would say that ...

Communication = message sent to receiver. You choose your words to get a clear message to the receiver. Like writing a book, you tailor your words (message) to fit your audience.

As far as 'habitually" using words that you use throughout your day at work, that, I think, is very understandable as long as it's not mean to be pretentious. If you are speaking with a nurse friend about something medical, she's is going to habitually toss out phrases that nurses use. If you are speaking to a psychologist about something psychology/therapy related, the same. If you are speaking to a behavioral specialist, the same. You aren't going to use the same words telling someone about a cooking recipe as you would working in a law office, so why carry those words over to dating conversations?

I've gotten in situations where I had to what you would call "dummy down" conversation on clinical sites because it alienated the people who were going to grade and pass me. It does not mean that one was more intelligent than the other.

I approached patients with an observing - evaluation mindset due to prior training in another (left-brained) medical field and tended to verbalize my thoughts. "They' approached clients more holistically and creatively (right-brained) in that field and tended to 'describe' through demonstration more than words. The words we used and the way we approached were different.

My clinical supervisor suggested I stop "thinking out loud" for confirmation I was "on the right track" and ask questions instead (even if I knew the answer) to "learn' what their thinking was" through those evaluation - treatment processes. It worked very well at one site, opening communication for more learning and different ways of thinking, but at another site, I almost failed because the person teaching me thought I "didn't seem to know much / what was going on" because the questions I asked. She felt those were things I "should have known" and not been asking about. Thankfully my clinical supervisor (who gave me the advice) corrected that, and in knowing that, the person teaching me was open to some great discussions with a good balance of left-brained/right-brained thinking that that were very insightful in a deeper form of not just "learning" another's approach (for both) but of the depth of getting a glimpse of what is needed for human connectedness (for me). If she had made a judgment and stopped there, we both would have lost out on an opportunity to learn from and understand each other's minds for those 10 weeks.

If communication blocks you from getting to that place with someone then I would supposed you either 1) don't want to "go there" with that person or 2) care more about your presentation - self than 'going there' with that person 3) have not been various situations to practice communication with "different" others.

All (effect) communication has to take in account the individual differences in people and other factors (perception, etc) that could make the communication ineffective.

I never thought there was ANY differences in intelligence in those examples. There were just differences in how things are approached, prior learning exposures, perceptions and the words that are used. I would suppose that this would be a helpful mindset to keep while dating.
 fuglygirl
Joined: 8/28/2014
Msg: 224
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Posted: 10/8/2014 9:17:23 AM
I believe that Blue moon used to be over 60 in a previous incarnation, interesting how the net allows one to reinvent oneself/lie
 bluemoon24_7
Joined: 4/18/2014
Msg: 225
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Posted: 10/8/2014 9:46:15 AM
^^^ I'm sure you know how that works yourself. You've been here a few times before too in a different guise. What's that saying? Oh yes, pot calling the kettle black.
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