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29 Aug 2008, 1:47 pm

Im already a GM...i play dungeons and dragons a lot... :D



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29 Aug 2008, 1:49 pm

Being a GM in a game won't bring you 6 figures goof ....unless if you become a GM in Wizards of the Coast.



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29 Aug 2008, 2:06 pm

Man, so I'm doubly screwed. I can't handle any job that can pull down six figures due to stress. :( I do OK, but nowhere near six figures.


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29 Aug 2008, 2:34 pm

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Not all women like superficial things in men. In the end, most women I know just want somebody who loves them, treats them with respect, and challenges them intellectually.


On one hand, none of the women I see on a daily basis at college match this description but on the other hand, they are just out of high school after all. :?


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29 Aug 2008, 2:37 pm

Funaho wrote:
Man, so I'm doubly screwed. I can't handle any job that can pull down six figures due to stress. :( I do OK, but nowhere near six figures.


[LePetitPrince in woman mode] Hey , you are 35 years old and can't get 6 figures yet?! That's wrong , wrong, go dig some gold! What a geeky guy can have an attractive trait other than 6 figures salary??? hmmm , let me think about it ....none! I am a typical woman and I have a lot of *needs* that should be provided by 6 figures ! My monthly shopping alone need a fortune , you know!
...and I am not ready to work with you , I can't handle stress that much...I can barely take stress of taking care of my nails and managing maids in the house...oh dear! You are not the right one for me......NEXT![/LePetitPrince in woman mode]



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29 Aug 2008, 3:23 pm

LILI wrote:
In the end, most women I know just want somebody who loves them, treats them with respect, and challenges them intellectually.

In other words, somebody who has a good income, or at least good earning prospects in the near future.

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by the way, how come i don't see more women participating in this thread? aren't more attracted to geeks?

Obviously because females don't want geeks! (Unless said geeks have enough money to compensate for being one.)



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29 Aug 2008, 3:35 pm

There isn't much woman in this thread because woman only want hunky guys with figure salaries and don't want us cultured geeks smelling up the room. And yes i have issues with woman...


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29 Aug 2008, 5:10 pm

Only people of lots of money have the right to be cultured. End of story.



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29 Aug 2008, 5:43 pm

On first page I posted:

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5. They're smart.

Only if they make good money from their 'smartness'.




and few pages later someone approves my theory.

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reasons why i chose my geeky husband:

5. They're smart. I LOVE this about him. And I love it even more because he brings home 6 figures. I don't have to work, which decreases my stress level a LOT.



You now know why they call me the wise prince?



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29 Aug 2008, 6:40 pm

LePetitPrince wrote:
breakfastsurreal wrote:
reasons why i chose my geeky husband:



5. They're smart. I LOVE this about him. And I love it even more because he brings home 6 figures. I don't have to work, which decreases my stress level a LOT.


So that's the secret love potion and the only hope for geeky guys. Come on geekies ....move your lazy asses and go work hard as hell to become CEOs , GMs or highest senior managers at least.


Just to clarify, he didn't have a job when we met, that isn't WHY I picked him. We are both aspies...i am the one who has trouble keeping jobs, so it does help me to feel secure that he doesn't have this problem. He enjoys what he does and enjoys working, and I enjoy that I don't have that pressure on me and can stay home and raise our child and give her my full attention. All I ever knew I wanted to do "when I grow up" was to be a wife and a mom..I am not living off him for a free ride, I am doing what I want to do, and he supports me in that. He would much rather me be at home with the baby than working, because I keep the house together also. He can't clean anything to save his life. It works for us, and we are both happy.



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29 Aug 2008, 6:42 pm

also, it's not about the money. He didn't make that much until probably a year ago. It's about security and feeling stable enough to be able to provide a good life for your family. I've been on both sides of the tracks and it is simply easier when you don't have to make the decision about whether to pay your car insurance or the cable bill.



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29 Aug 2008, 7:16 pm

^^ Oh please, don't spoil our newly discovered love potion with your justifications.....maybe you didn't pick him for money in the first place but you obviously love him more now because he's making 6 figures. Don't get me wrong, nothing wrong about that ...this is the right track for evolution!



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29 Aug 2008, 11:24 pm

LePetitPrince wrote:
^^ Oh please, don't spoil our newly discovered love potion with your justifications.....maybe you didn't pick him for money in the first place but you obviously love him more now because he's making 6 figures. Don't get me wrong, nothing wrong about that ...this is the right track for evolution!


Well that explains why my genetic line is doomed to extinction then.

(yes, in a crappy mood, just got back from an office party full of disappointment again.)


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30 Aug 2008, 6:10 am

Well the field I'm going into I will never get a 6 figure salary, probably only get enough to "live" which is fine but i will never get any woman. But do i really want woman f they are all gold diggers?



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30 Aug 2008, 10:06 am

LePetitPrince wrote:
On first page I posted:
LePetitPrince wrote:
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5. They're smart.

Only if they make good money from their 'smartness'.




and few pages later someone approves my theory.

breakfastsurreal wrote:
reasons why i chose my geeky husband:

5. They're smart. I LOVE this about him. And I love it even more because he brings home 6 figures. I don't have to work, which decreases my stress level a LOT.



You now know why they call me the wise prince?


Have you ever heard of hindsight bias?



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30 Aug 2008, 10:49 am

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