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deal breaker

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deal breaker
大煞风景

Date: Jan 12 2012

引語

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“Writing ‘LOL’ in a text is a deal breaker for me. So is using multiple exclamation points.”

- Actress Olivia Wilde talks about judging guys on their texts. (Us Weekly)

“对我而言,在短信中写下‘LOL’真是大煞风景,使用很多惊叹号也起到同样的效果。”女演员奥利维亚·维尔德 (Olivia Wilde) 谈论如何通过短信来评价一个男人。(《美国周刊》)

定義

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a problem you can’t get past

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A beautiful actress like Olivia Wilde shouldn’t have any trouble finding a date. But she might have trouble finding a date she really likes. Her requirements for the perfect guy include rules for how he should text! She says that writing ‘LOL’ in a text or using multiple exclamation marks is a deal breaker for her.

Do you remember when Jeff told Ella that having a kid was a deal breaker? He meant that he didn’t want to date someone with a kid. For Olivia, having a kid is fine, but putting too many exclamation points in a text is just not OK. Everyone has their own set of deal breakers!

A deal is when two people make an agreement or promise about something. For instance, a teenager might make a deal with her parents to babysit her younger sibling once a week in exchange for some extra spending money. When you break a deal, you end it or don’t fulfill it.

In relationships, a deal breaker is anything that makes it impossible for you to date someone. Deal breakers can be big things like not wanting children, or being selfish, greedy, or mean. Or they can be small things that you just don’t like, such as talking with a full mouth or wearing ugly shoes.

What are your deal breakers? Does it annoy you when people use lots of exclamation points in texts or emails?

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“They want me to work nights, but I have school at night, so it’s going to be a deal breaker. I will have to quit.”

“John is nice, but I can’t stand his friends. For me, that’s a real deal breaker.”

“Martha’s biggest deal breaker is when a guy dresses badly.”

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A deal breaker is an issue, which is very important and can't be overlooked when negotiating a deal.
作者 candycandice
Talia Do A deal breaker is the catch that a particular individual can not overlook and ultimately outweighs any redeeming quality the individual may possess.
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Gobsmacker

Germany

My dealbreakers would be unhygienic guys and guys that are too full of themself. Plus I have problems with people who use to many abbreviations in texts. But I do not have a problem with multiple exclamation points or LOL. For me it is just a way of expressing how you feel about what you are writing. Although I do agree that sometimes they are used far too often. And what I really don’t like is people writing ROFL. I mean when I read that I just think: ‘Dude, you are so not rolling on the floor laughing- unless you are slightly on the stupid side.’ But geneally I don’t have many dealbreakers. There is probably nothing that could make it impossible for me to date a guy because if he is actually a really nice guy I won’t mind him writing ROFL. See what I mean!?

08:48 PM Jan 18 2012 |

TachiToan

TachiToan

United States

I am picky for choosing whom I could be a friend with. I can’t stand to be with someone who talks timelessly about meaningless things around my ears. It is really annoy me. For someone, having friends who are talkative is ok, but to me, it would be a deal breaker.

08:56 AM Jan 17 2012 |

Maria del Alba

Spain

It really annoys me when people use a lot of strange and freak symbols in the text messages or when they use a few characters to write a word. But it is not a deal breaker for me haha


A deal breaker for me is when people is greedy, mean, lier, insincere or when a person pretend to be fragile and he is all the time overreacting.

03:47 PM Jan 16 2012 |

 julito

julito

Argentina

Yes Butta, you women well know  that our simpathetic hearts  melt at the sight of seen a woman crying and usually  women are great performers   .congrats to you all. Smile

09:48 PM Jan 13 2012 |

 julito

julito

Argentina

Snoopy , the biggest lier I ever heard  was that women are  weaker than men. 

09:01 PM Jan 13 2012 |

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snoopyboy

snoopyboy

Antarctica

The tide has turned Julito, it’s time to hand the world to the women.They start wearing the pants now and they have more variety than us men. I knew I should’ve bitten that apple


 


(:

08:55 PM Jan 13 2012 |

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 julito

julito

Argentina

Butta,  you are a  mind´s reader  (our minds, of course) brethe the air  and get intoxicated, actually that is what happens  in there.   No wonder that  Victoria is so successful nowadays.

08:50 PM Jan 13 2012 |

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snoopyboy

snoopyboy

Antarctica

a fake niece


Gee!men have no secrets for you Butta.


Julito we need to huddle up and think up another gameplan, man!


we’re screwed (:

08:41 PM Jan 13 2012 |

snoopyboy

snoopyboy

Antarctica

Woody Allen, hehehe!


Butta, we’re all adults here… no filters required.

08:30 PM Jan 13 2012 |

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 julito

julito

Argentina

 Well Butta , I am not  also , though evident disclosing my week points.    I better not to dig deeper into my subconscious mind. 

08:30 PM Jan 13 2012 |

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snoopyboy

snoopyboy

Antarctica

Tongue out




08:29 PM Jan 13 2012 |

 julito

julito

Argentina

Snoopy, I have a very good one from Woody Allen but  this is not the right place  to mention about it.  

08:24 PM Jan 13 2012 |

snoopyboy

snoopyboy

Antarctica

Julito I have asked for  Victoria’s secret catalogs “not for me” many times before…


Of course we don’t believe you.


(:

08:21 PM Jan 13 2012 |

snoopyboy

snoopyboy

Antarctica

buy what? your story or the lingerie buying thing. if the latter,  I never buy V’s secret for any woman… Walmart carry the same kinds.(okay okay, just kidding)


I have fell under Victoria’s Spell a couple times  (:


I just swipe my card and carry the shopping bags, grinningly.

08:15 PM Jan 13 2012 |

 julito

julito

Argentina

No, No , the last time  I went into a Victoria´s was  to ask for a catalog (not for me… yeah, you don´t believe me, but i Swear to God) .the bad news  was that catalogs are only online  . They are saving money , I guess.

08:14 PM Jan 13 2012 |

snoopyboy

snoopyboy

Antarctica

Dental floss lingerie,  what imagery in your mind Julito ! (:

08:03 PM Jan 13 2012 |

snoopyboy

snoopyboy

Antarctica

Wow! interesting… and just like Cinderella


and after midnight everything comes off her… I mean the magic you knnow  (:


she’s left covered with ashes and… (Let me stop, before I get banned again)Tongue out


But on a more serious note, that is credible…that is true, that is victoria’s scret!

08:02 PM Jan 13 2012 |

 julito

julito

Argentina

Dude, the secret of victoria is not a secret anymore, those glamorous models  in  dental floss type    lingerie  are a photoshop product . As Butta say : men buy  by  the eyes.  lol

08:00 PM Jan 13 2012 |

snoopyboy

snoopyboy

Antarctica

(: I just like to hear it from a woman


.... Julito Don’t you want to hear  about Victoria’s secret?..what is it about Victoria that makes us men go coo-coo

07:44 PM Jan 13 2012 |

TranceSoul

TranceSoul

Poland

I hate LOL in a text too! But it isn’t deal breaker fo me.


Deal breaker for me is when:


* U don’t trust me


* U need me only when everything is ok and opposite


* U are a selfish


* U use foul language


* U smoke ;p


and more…


Break a deal can everything! It’s up to You!!

07:41 PM Jan 13 2012 |

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