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Bachelor Pad: The Good, The Dumb And The Ugly

Bachelor Pad: The Good, The Dumb And The Ugly

Now that the pool of hotties is getting further whittled down with each passing rose, the temperature in the "Pad" is chilly at best. As always, the show starts where we left off, post-devastating rose ceremony, where Gia and Weatherman said goodbye. What to do but have an eighth glass of champagne and spend the next day sleeping it off, right? Wrong. The peeps running the Pad had other plans. The cast was presented with the task of filling out a survey. Easy enough, right? Wrong again. This survey was a test of guts, truth and spelling. They all had to spill the beans about how mean, dumb, shallow and physically deformed each of their housemates are.

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Speed Plating: Speed Dating For Foodies

Speed Plating, celebrity chef Danny Boome’s brainchild, is a little speed dating shindig at a restaurant where each participant noshes on every course with a different date—four in all at 20 minutes each. The combination of creative, aphrodisiac-conscious yet unpretentious food and the unlimited bubbly had me at hello.

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5 Types Of Flirting Men Love

When it comes to sex and dating, much has been written about the simplicity of men and complexity of women. So when it comes to flirting, logic may (incorrectly) tell you men love nothing more then no nonsense shoulder tap and head nod to the nearest hotel. Why flirt when you can just get down to business? In reality, men take flirting just as seriously as us gals and love the subtle dance as much as the ladies do. Below we've mapped out a plan that includes five types of flirting men love.

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Why Are You Still In A Dead End Relationship?

Bad Band. Jew Joker. Sandwich. The Brute. AwwMike. Babycheese. My laundry list of discarded loves reads like a storyboard of comic book villains, each nickname a clue as to their respective fatal flaws. Anyone who knows me well knows I have a history of dating men who are wildly inappropriate for me.

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10 Ridiculous Jersey Shore Love Quotes

The cast of MTV's Jersey Shore certainly don't mind sharing their own opinions with the world, especially when it comes to love, dating and sex. Whether it's Mike, "The Situation", giving a short monologue about why everyone should love him, or Snooki offering her standards when it comes to choosing a man, this bunch is infamous for their ridiculous quotes. So here, for your personal entertainment, are a few of our favorite love quotes from the guidos and guidettes on MTV's Jersey Shore.

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Casual Sex: Good Or Bad? How About Both!

Two conflicting studies on relationships have been released, and the only thing they've proven is that asking science for advice is a lot like asking a room full of your drunk girlfriends for dating tips—opinions vary, plus all that white wine is giving you a headache.

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6 Tips For A Perfect Online Dating Photo

First impressions matter...and when it comes to online dating, your first impression is your photo, not your love of hiking and spicy food. Check out our no-fail tips for getting the best online dating profile picture.

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He Doesn't Want Kids. Should I Stay With Him?

So many things can change in the time before you're ready to settle down. Your boyfriend may change his mind about kids; you may change your mind about kids. Or, what's perhaps more likely, you may break up for totally unrelated reasons.

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Finally, An Answer—Does Pulling Out Work?

There are certainly some advantages to this method: You don't need a prescription or any sort of device, it's free and always available, and there are no side effects. But does it work? To figure out how well a contraceptive method works, you should consider typical-use rates and perfect-use rates. Perfect use is if you use the method exactly as it is intended. (People are rarely perfect; therefore this rate is rarely accurate.) Typical-use rates are if you use the method the way the average person would typically use it. With typical use, about 27 percent of women who use the withdrawal method experience an unintended pregnancy within the first year of use (4 percent with perfect use).