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Mon, 07-22-2013 - 2:53pm

1. What is the first thing that attracted you to your spouse or S/O (can be physical or something else)

2. Do you like to dress up or loathe it?

3. Where would you like to retire?

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Tue, 07-23-2013 - 9:11am

BeaArthurisMyReligion wrote:
<p>1. What is the first thing that attracted you to your spouse or S/O (can be physical or something else)</p><p>2. Do you like to dress up or loathe it?</p><p>3. Where would you like to retire? </p>

1.)  Chemistry obviously.  And he's hawt and has a full head of hair. ;)  And I found his being super-brainy a real turn on.  2.) I like dressing up.  3.) Well, it's retirement so of course we planned years ago.  Everyone should plan for retirement.  We will downsize this place for another place here or nearby, and keep our places in Fla. and Central Park South.

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Registered: 09-01-2002
Tue, 07-23-2013 - 9:03am

rollmops2009 wrote:
<p>1. What is the first thing that attracted you to your spouse or S/O (can be physical or something else) <strong>Cultivated and fun. He also wore proper shoes, something he has since given up. Talk about false advertising.</strong></p><p>2. Do you like to dress up or loathe it? <strong>I sort of like it sometimes, but most of the time I am too lasy to do it.</strong></p><p>3. Where would you like to retire? <strong>I don't really have any retirement plans. I will be very happy if I even make it TO retirement age. Also, the way I live now is pretty ideal, and I see no reason to change it very much. Thankfully the things that I am doing and that I enjoy are things that you can keep doing all your life.</strong></p>

Oh, are you lasy?  Did you know there are authorities on grammar which are not published on the 'net?  Yep.  It's true.  And unabridged dictionaries too.  So, you can be the authority on the all-important Greek language.  And I'll stick with the actual authorities silly, bombastic critics don't own.

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Tue, 07-23-2013 - 2:40am

1. What is the first thing that attracted you to your spouse or S/O (can be physical or something else) Cultivated and fun. He also wore proper shoes, something he has since given up. Talk about false advertising.

2. Do you like to dress up or loathe it? I sort of like it sometimes, but most of the time I am too lazy to do it.

3. Where would you like to retire? I don't really have any retirement plans. I will be very happy if I even make it TO retirement age. Also, the way I live now is pretty ideal, and I see no reason to change it very much. Thankfully the things that I am doing and that I enjoy are things that you can keep doing all your life.

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Registered: 08-22-2009
Mon, 07-22-2013 - 9:19pm

BeaArthurisMyReligion wrote:
<p>1. What is the first thing that attracted you to your spouse or S/O (can be physical or something else)</p><p>2. Do you like to dress up or loathe it?</p><p>3. Where would you like to retire? </p>

1. The first time I saw him was actually across a parking lot, it was lust at first sight.

2.  I do like to dress up.  I think in big part because I do it so rarely so it is a bit of a treat.

3. Probably right here in TX.

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Mon, 07-22-2013 - 7:28pm

1. What is the first thing that attracted you to your spouse or S/O (can be physical or something else)

Eyes, then humor.

2. Do you like to dress up or loathe it?

Somewhere in between.

3. Where would you like to retire?

I don't know, I would like an ocean...and a sunset somwhere.

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Mon, 07-22-2013 - 7:12pm

1. What is the first thing that attracted you to your spouse or S/O (can be physical or something else)  His awesome sense of humor.

2. Do you like to dress up or loathe it?  I like to dress up occasionally.

3. Where would you like to retire?  DH and I have mused about buying a beachfront condo or house in Chile when we retire, but we'll probably stay here to be closer to our kids/grandkids.  Maybe the condo in Chile can be our winter home.

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Mon, 07-22-2013 - 6:52pm

BeaArthurisMyReligion wrote:
<p>1. What is the first thing that attracted you to your spouse or S/O (can be physical or something else)</p><p>2. Do you like to dress up or loathe it?</p><p>3. Where would you like to retire? </p>

1. N/A right now.  In the past, it's mainly shoulders and a sense of humor.  ESPECIALLY the ability to laugh at himself.  And kindness to people who are "below" him.  I don't even bother with anyone who is rude to wait staff (usually the first "subordinate" type of person I would see him with while dating) or other service industry employees.  If he's not kind to those he doesn't really have to be kind to, then he's a rude MF and not worth bothering with.  He also needs to be a reasonable tipper. I don't care if he splits the check; I DO care if he stiffs the wait staff.  (LOL, yes, I realize I may be a bit picky, but hey, I don't see the point of wasting time on losers)

2. I don't mind dressing up from time to time, but I wouldn't like a job where I had to dress to the nines every single day.

3. Someplace warm.  I'd like Orlando (I have some friends there and the downtown area is walkable, bikeable and has good public transit).  It's also inland which cuts down somewhat on flood insurance.  A dream retirement would be in a Caribbean island--I'm very partial to Dominica. (the one close to St. Lucia, not the Dominican Republic by Haiti), but I have friends in Barbados, so that would be okay, too.

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Mon, 07-22-2013 - 4:28pm

BeaArthurisMyReligion wrote:
<p>1. What is the first thing that attracted you to your spouse or S/O (can be physical or something else)</p><p>2. Do you like to dress up or loathe it?</p><p>3. Where would you like to retire? </p>

I don't really remember what FIRST thing attracted me to DH but our eyes fixed at the nightclub we met at one night, He is convinced we met first at work but I didn't know him from adam there, Lol.  I am pretty low maintenance but I do like to look nice.  I am a homebody and plan to retire at home, I hope my kids stay local but if school or jobs take them away I will travel a whole lot to see them, that's for sure. 

 


 


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Registered: 01-08-2009
Mon, 07-22-2013 - 4:23pm

1. What is the first thing that attracted you to your spouse or S/O (can be physical or something else)

His formidable intelligence.

2. Do you like to dress up or loathe it?

Somewhere in between. 

3. Where would you like to retire?

No clue.  DH and I are starting to talk about such things, but no consensus.  Perhaps we will travel the world for as long as we are able.

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Registered: 05-13-2009
Mon, 07-22-2013 - 3:17pm

1. What is the first thing that attracted you to your spouse or S/O (can be physical or something else)

I met him at work and he was very helpful on a project we were both working on. I first noticed how smart he was, and then realized how attractive he was and still is.

2. Do you like to dress up or loathe it?

I don't like to dress up. I'm a casual confort type of gal.

3. Where would you like to retire?

I like where I am, but I would prabably  want to live in a smaller house when the kids leave.

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