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Old 10.02.2010, 15:42
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isn't his logic flawed? if there are around 240k women who are beautiful and single and there is a 7% chance that any one from this 240k will be both intelligent enough for him and like him back, then after dating 1 from this pool he will have 93% chance of failure.

after dating 2, 86% chance of failure (or 14% chance of success)
after 10 dates, 48% chance of failure (or 52% chance of success)
after 20 dates, 23% chance of failure (or 77% chance of success)
after 30 dates, 11% chance of failure (or 89% chance of success)
after 40 dates, 5% chance of failure (or 95% chance of success)

so would take 2.5 months of dating to get better than 50% chance of success. if you had 3 dates a week, you'd be at 50% after 3 weeks of dating.

calling MathNut to verify.
I also did the math and couldn't figure out how he arrived at his final figure. But the actual number of available women has nothing to do with it. The pool can be as large as you like, if he says one in 3493 is suitable, then that is what determines the probability of finding someone suitable.

But I used his numbers came up with one suitable partner in approx. 650, which works out to finding one every 12 years. And looking at my dating history, I'd say that's about right.
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Old 10.02.2010, 15:59
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isn't his logic flawed? if there are around 240k women who are beautiful and single and there is a 7% chance that any one from this 240k will be both intelligent enough for him and like him back, then after dating 1 from this pool he will have 93% chance of failure.

after dating 2, 86% chance of failure (or 14% chance of success)
after 10 dates, 48% chance of failure (or 52% chance of success)
after 20 dates, 23% chance of failure (or 77% chance of success)
after 30 dates, 11% chance of failure (or 89% chance of success)
after 40 dates, 5% chance of failure (or 95% chance of success)

so would take 2.5 months of dating to get better than 50% chance of success. if you had 3 dates a week, you'd be at 50% after 3 weeks of dating.

calling MathNut to verify.
Damn!! Cant get my head around all these calculations?!!

It would be easier to pull a girl... no?
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Old 10.02.2010, 16:24
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Damn!! Cant get my head around all these calculations?!!

It would be easier to pull a girl... no?

I think so, after all, it's not like the heart always goes where the head tells it to.
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Old 10.02.2010, 16:27
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I think so, after all, it's not like the heart always goes where the head tells it to.
Derv does not concern himself with either the head or the heart.
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I think so, after all, it's not like the heart always goes where the head tells it to.
In Eastern Ancient tradition, Heart is the centre of Wisdom, not the Head... Just thought would be interesting to know.

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Head is risk averse and calculative.
Heart is fragile and gets hooked onto things.
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Re: Why is it so hard to find a date in Zurich?! (hope my friends wont kill me)

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This is not just a Zurich thing or a Swiss thing or a European thing. It's global. And it's a mystery.
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no its not a global thing its a swiss thing.
i think the men are shyy and keep to themself.

im a good looking young women and i get paid no attention by swiss men when i go out, i only get hit on by foregners. if i was at a bar no guy would approach you, but if i was back in my native country guys would be oodling for single women. (not tooting my own horn)

but it drives me insane, girls need attetion sometime!!
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but it drives me insane, girls need attetion sometime!!
You've just come to the right place. EF I mean
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Old 12.02.2010, 17:39
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Re: Why is it so hard to find a date in Zurich?! (hope my friends wont kill me)

Are there any guys out there who actually enjoy being chased ?
Not in a silly girly way but you know, in a nice, I want you and I'll get you way which will make your knees go weak and make you want to surrender and all that ...

Just wonderin' ... (anybody understands what I'm sayin'?)
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Old 12.02.2010, 17:50
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Re: Why is it so hard to find a date in Zurich?! (hope my friends wont kill me)

I don't see why not? Everyone likes the idea of being coveted... I think...

But it can lead to things being a little creepy too, if it's not so much in girly sense, as it is in a "I'll tie you down and take you with me and you can't say a thing to stop me" kind of way...
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Old 12.02.2010, 17:52
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Are there any guys out there who actually enjoy being chased ?
Not in a silly girly way but you know, in a nice, I want you and I'll get you way which will make your knees go weak and make you want to surrender and all that ...

Just wonderin' ... (anybody understands what I'm sayin'?)
i don't think men need much chasing.
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Old 12.02.2010, 17:53
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Re: Why is it so hard to find a date in Zurich?! (hope my friends wont kill me)

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girls need attetion sometime!!
Like Derv said, based on the audience we have here, you'll get plenty of that.
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i don't think men need much chasing.
... some are ripe fruits you mean, falling in your lap, just like that. (not in YOUR lap I mean ... errr, but then what do I know)

gosh, why don't I just go back to work !!!
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Old 12.02.2010, 18:03
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Re: Why is it so hard to find a date in Zurich?! (hope my friends wont kill me)

I don't see why women can't do the chasing as well... it's clearly obvious from posts on this forum that a bunch of men do not know how to play the chasing game, and it would only benefit them if the ladies did some work on this front as well, right ?

Never really understood why our society considers it a mans job to do all the work in order to get the attention of the ladies

Why is it that so many women moan on forums that "I went to a pub last night, and no men approached me! they're so shy!"... well, do something about it! It's ok to pull some lads as well, we can't be everywhere pulling left right and center, and it's obvious that a ton of men don't do it (or know how to do it) either

Of course, I'm a great one to talk, since I too am such an expert in the subject But at least I do try... sometimes
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Old 12.02.2010, 18:32
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Re: Why is it so hard to find a date in Zurich?! (hope my friends wont kill me)

Ah well you know, who is really an expert in these things.
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Are there any guys out there who actually enjoy being chased ?...
Yes there are. I used to be one of them.
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Old 13.02.2010, 06:58
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Are there any guys out there who actually enjoy being chased ?
Not in a silly girly way but you know, in a nice, I want you and I'll get you way which will make your knees go weak and make you want to surrender and all that ...

Just wonderin' ... (anybody understands what I'm sayin'?)
Yeah, definitely. At least I do, even if I'm not really attracted to the girl, it's nice to get a little attention sometimes i think, and flirting is most fun if there's no pressure.
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Re: Why is it so hard to find a date in Zurich?! (hope my friends wont kill me)

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no its not a global thing its a swiss thing.
i think the men are shyy and keep to themself.

im a good looking young women and i get paid no attention by swiss men when i go out, i only get hit on by foregners. if i was at a bar no guy would approach you, but if i was back in my native country guys would be oodling for single women. (not tooting my own horn)

but it drives me insane, girls need attetion sometime!!
Maybe you are going to wrong bars, it really depends whether you are in Zurich or outside of town....
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Re: Why is it so hard to find a date in Zurich?! (hope my friends wont kill me)

I would love to learn how to roll a kayak.....
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Old 13.05.2010, 15:05
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Are there any guys out there who actually enjoy being chased ?
Not in a silly girly way but you know, in a nice, I want you and I'll get you way which will make your knees go weak and make you want to surrender and all that ...
I'd like to be chased.....

please, someone.....

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I'd like to be chased.....

please, someone.....

okie I can try...
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