[ExI] Valentine's probability factor

Aware aware at awareresearch.com
Mon Feb 15 01:30:16 UTC 2010

On Sun, Feb 14, 2010 at 4:49 PM, Damien Broderick <thespike at satx.rr.com> wrote:
> On 2/14/2010 6:26 PM, Emlyn wrote:
>> she asked him if he thought she was the only woman for him, and he
>> considered it and said "I think you're 1 in 100,000". Apparently this
>> started their first fight. Hell of a time for the rational machinery
>> to kick in :-)
> Nah, it's a perfect test of compatibility with others (the 1 in 100K or
> fewer of them) of like mind. Barbara and I were boggled at the apparent
> unlikelihood of our having found each other (and we talked about this right
> from the start)--which would have been wildly unlikely before the internet,
> ExI, affordable international travel, etc. Suddenly we had the whole English
> speaking population of the planet to trawl through--rather than the
> workplace, university, church, club, etc--presorted by handy detectors for
> IQ, personality type, unusual interests, etc.

Happily works for me and Lizbeth.  We found each other through an
online matching service.  I was her #1 match and she was my #2 match.
It may have been in our favor that we both answered the profile
questions honestly and in detail. :-)

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