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Old 10-25-2011, 03:22 PM
 
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After my previous analogy on dating and the subsequent responses, I've devised an alternate comparison...

Dating is like being a door to door salesman, except the better looking you are, the better product you have.

Let's say the really good looking guy is selling Girl Scout Cookies. Something that has always sold itself. Everybody loves to eat 'em and everybody wants to help those cute little girls raise money for fancy new berets. Similarly, the hot guy, is going to get his foot in the door mostly every time, and he's gonna have to screw something up bad to lose the sale once inside.

Let's say the average looking guy is selling life insurance. Not everybody wants life insurance and some people think its totally dumb. Some people will slam the door. But some people will invite the guy in to their house. From there, it's his job to sell the product. Depending on his 'game', he can sell a lot, or he can suck. Similarly, the average guy will get a lot of chances. If he can capitalize, he could be a very happy guy.

Finally, let's say the well below average guy is selling Paul Anka sings Ozzy Osbourne 8 Tracks for $45 dollars a pop. He's gonna get the door slammed on him mostly every time. On a rare occasion, he might be able to squeeze himself through the door and be heard out, mostly because they feel sorry for him or that person is bored and wants company. But eventually, he won't have a sale. But if he combs enough houses and neighborhoods, maybe hundreds upon hundreds, he may find the one weirdo who wants what everybody else does not. Similarly, the below average guy needs to find the 'special' girl who does not want the traditional looking man.

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Old 10-25-2011, 03:56 PM
 
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You need to change the things you can and get over the things you can't change. Never allow yourself to get depressed over crap you can't control which will then have you digging yourself into a deeper hole with the crap you can control.

I have seen friends say to themselves..."well, I am ugly and I know it so screw it..." and they play stupid ass video games all day long using that as an excuse saying it's pointless. Then they wake up one day and decide that is not enough, but now they are fat, lazy and ugly. Far worse off than they were before lol
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Old 10-25-2011, 04:11 PM
 
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You need to change the things you can and get over the things you can't change. Never allow yourself to get depressed over crap you can't control which will then have you digging yourself into a deeper hole with the crap you can control.

I have seen friends say to themselves..."well, I am ugly and I know it so screw it..." and they play stupid ass video games all day long using that as an excuse saying it's pointless. Then they wake up one day and decide that is not enough, but now they are fat, lazy and ugly. Far worse off than they were before lol
You're right, man...
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Old 10-25-2011, 04:14 PM
 
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You need to change the things you can and get over the things you can't change. Never allow yourself to get depressed over crap you can't control which will then have you digging yourself into a deeper hole with the crap you can control.

I have seen friends say to themselves..."well, I am ugly and I know it so screw it..." and they play stupid ass video games all day long using that as an excuse saying it's pointless. Then they wake up one day and decide that is not enough, but now they are fat, lazy and ugly. Far worse off than they were before lol
You don't seem like their friend at all.
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Old 10-25-2011, 06:51 PM
 
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Except I feel like there's a limit to how much one can improve. I think a lot of it is natural. In other words, the dude selling Ozzy covers might be able to sell life insurance but not girl scout cookies, no matter how hard he tries.
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Old 10-25-2011, 07:18 PM
 
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Finally, let's say the well below average guy is selling Paul Anka sings Ozzy Osbourne 8 Tracks for $45 dollars a pop.


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I would pay $45 to hear that.
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Old 10-25-2011, 10:12 PM
 
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Some of the threads I read on these board are the reasons why my head explodes.
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Old 10-25-2011, 10:15 PM
 
Location: in your dreams
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Some of the threads I read on these board are the reasons why my head explodes.

I'd pay $45 to hear that, too.
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Old 10-25-2011, 10:20 PM
 
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I'd pay $45 to hear that, too.
It's kinda like this, except not so stick figury.


Funny head explosion - YouTube
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Old 10-25-2011, 10:25 PM
 
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Where does money/personality/potential come into this?

If she's a dumb women she will open the door to the good looking guy with nothing to offer, but if he has half a brain she'll go for the man that will make and keep her happy in the long run.

I usually go for the men who most would consider below average when it comes to looks, but in every other category is above average. Height, penis size, personality, intellect, income.
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