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  • Dating deal-breaker

    In a Q&A forum, someone asked which one of the following would be deal-breaker about their date.

    I'll post the result from that forum later. There was an overwhelming vote on one over the rest.

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    18 out of the 23 or 24 in the Q&A forum chose Bad Teeth as a deal breaker. I'm sure there are many items were not included in the list. But rotting/missing teeth stood out for most in this set.
    63
    thinning/unkempt hair
    3.17%
    2
    acne scars
    0.00%
    0
    bad teeth/breath
    42.86%
    27
    pot belly
    3.17%
    2
    obesity
    44.44%
    28
    shorter than me
    6.35%
    4
    Last edited by JBean; 08-27-2008, 11:52 AM.

  • #2
    Which of what following..?

    Edit: Ah, there's the poll.
    Last edited by JLee; 08-28-2008, 12:19 AM.
    summer - winter - work

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    • #3
      Absolutely none of them, for me. I don't utilize physical things for deal breakers. We're all going to be old, ugly, wrinkled, toothless hags one day anyway.

      Meeting someone shorter than me is the closest thing, if I HAD to choose something. I'm only 5ft3, so not many guys are shorter than I am.

      My deal breakers are things that actually matter.

      Things that make me say "NO!" right up front:
      -having kids
      -wanting kids
      -not liking animals
      -not having a decent job
      -Fundamentalist christians
      -smoking
      -any sort of criminal record or history of substance abuse
      -excessive drinking

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      • #4
        I can say kinda what JM said, in that physical things don't always make that the deal breaker, however, it can influance me one way or the other.

        Everyone knows I'm a package deal with my animals. they are with me and that is that. no If you don't like one I wont put them down. (yes that was asked one time)

        the thing is that llike JM if no job, no own place, and substance abuse OR criminal charges- nope sorry.
        ‘Some cause happiness wherever they go; others, whenever they go.’
        Oscar Wilde

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        • #5
          I'm not that picky but obesity plays a big role in who I will date. There are plenty of things I can tell about a person from there weight.

          CrossFit

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          • #6
            i am going to have to go with JMTX and texaschickeee. i am not so much into the physical as i am into the personalty and all that. don't get me wrong my husband isn't ugly but if he were i could honestly say that i would still marry him.
            This is my Glock, there are many like it, but this one is mine

            "Anything is possible to he who dares" A.G. Spalding

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            • #7
              If her feet are ugly, she's obese, drinks too much, smoke or is noticably taller than me, I am sorry, it's just not gonna work.
              "The only people you need in your life are the one's who can show you how much they need you in theirs."

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              • #8
                None of the above are deal-breakers for me. I look at the person as a whole.

                If I had to guess which one came out on top in the other forum, I'd have to say "bad teeth/bad breath"

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                • #9
                  I'm going with the Bad Breath thing...

                  Depends what you mean by "bad teeth". If by bad you mean they are crooked, that's not a problem. If by bad you mean they are brown and rotting out of the mouth, that's a DEFINITE deal breaker.

                  Bad breath is just disgusting. I can't stand to even sit near someone whose breath is permeating the air around us, let alone kiss them.

                  The other characteristics are negotiable... Though, I assume we are talking about getting set up on a blind date with someone and then discovering that they have these features... If I knew they were gross before going to meet them...well, I wouldn't go to meet them.

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                  • #10
                    Where is the option for "Anorexic/Bony?" No hungry girls allowed.... Because that being said, if you are skinny/anorexic, I wont get close enough to you to tell if you have bad breath/teeth/pot belly blah blah blah.
                    Last edited by CityCopDC; 08-27-2008, 01:07 PM.

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                    • #11
                      Actually all of the above for me, but then again I'm REALLY picky.

                      Edit: Actually cancel the "shorter than me" and change it to "taller than me".
                      Last edited by Lawless One; 08-27-2008, 01:08 PM.
                      "If you have to justify to yourself, or others why what you're doing isn't wrong; it is."

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                      • #12
                        obesity. If you can't take care of your own health...well bye!
                        "Friendly Fire, isn't"

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                        • #13
                          I can't stand smokers, obese women, nasty teeth, nasty breath, and I'm 6'4 so if a girl looks down on me (physically)... thats just scary. And I don't like acne either... Basically, I'm a shallow bas%*rd, but I admit it... but as I get older my days of looking for the barbie doll are over... A good looking girl with a level head and good job would be fine =)

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                          • #14
                            As long as you don't look like you should be living under a bridge and your breath doesn't smell like you just ate a poop sandwich, I'd give it a go.
                            "Valor would cease to be a virtue, if there were no injustice." -Agesilaus the Great

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                            • #15


                              Bad teeth like this?
                              It's better to be hated for what you are, then to be loved for what you are not.

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