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poll: do you prefer a guy who's buff or one who could lose a few?

I prefer the latter, otherwise I freak about every time I eat.

Mon. Jul 31, 3:04pm

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Its like shoes....the spiked heels are totally hot but I wouldnt want them for myself because I wouldnt be comfortable :)

Monday, July 31, 2006, 3:12 PM

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Somewhere in the middle

Definitely not attracted to smaller men or underweight men. Not really into "buff" men or people that are overly obsessed. I guess regular people that like to take care of themselves but are not overly strict.

Monday, July 31, 2006, 3:17 PM

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I wish my BF was toned. He is regular weight (155 pounds), so no real flab or rolls or anything, just pudge with zero muscle tone in the chest and arms.

Monday, July 31, 2006, 3:21 PM

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I like a guy who has some muscle, but not necessarily one who is "buff" And actually, I don't really care if he's overweight as long as he treats me right and loves me for who I am. The rest is just icing on the cake (sorry for the tempting thought...mmmmmm, cake). I might have an issue with morbid obesity, because it would really limit the activities we could enjoy together, but personality is still waaaay more inportant than looks.

Monday, July 31, 2006, 4:33 PM

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not-buff

the ONLY thing i wouldn't like about a guy who could "lose a few" is if he tried to take me down the path of fast-food dinners and no exercise. a guy who eats well more often than not and likes to DO things and happens to have a belly... well, that's my kind of guy. ;)

Monday, July 31, 2006, 4:59 PM

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Lol, I've always been able to afford to lose a pound or two, and have always had to watch what I eat, and I always go for skinny guys. My best friend has a big nose (love her, but it's true). She'll go for guys who are a bit heavier, or skinnier, or buff, whatever, but never one with a big nose. (My fiance also has a big nose - doesn't bother me a bit!)

We came to the conclusion that we must be predispositioned to want the same qualities in a mate as we wish we, ourselves, had.

Monday, July 31, 2006, 5:16 PM

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my mans a tall skinny twig with some muscle I love it.

Monday, July 31, 2006, 6:08 PM

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i'd prefer a more muscular guy (not necessarily a buff body builder) because if i love him i want him healthy so he'll be around for a while!

Monday, July 31, 2006, 11:55 PM

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my man is tall and by no means fat . . but i do wish he had a little more muscle tone on him . . .i don't want a big bodybuilder type or anything (if you arms are bigger than my thighs we have a problem! haha!) but it would be nice for my man to have as many muscles as i have at least!! haha!

i like my men to have really cute faces and strong legs . . .as long as the rest of their body is middle of the road, i'm happy!

i don't think i could ever date a man who was super buff, no matter how i looked, i think i would always feel "soft" or "fat" compared to his bod.

Tuesday, August 01, 2006, 12:30 AM

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I don't want a "buff" guy because they're generally obsessed with staying that way, but I like a guy to have some muscle. It doesn't have to be perfectly defined, just there. Given the choice between buff and a little to lose, I'd prefer the one with a little to lose (as long as there was some muscle under there).

Tuesday, August 01, 2006, 1:54 AM

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it's funny, i find women of all shapes and sizes sexy, but i have never been attracted to a remotely chubby guy. it's certainly not a conscious decision, but i find a few extra lbs on a man quite a turnoff.

give me a buff/cut guy any day. somewhere between 0% body fat and chubby lie muscular, athletic guys....not only do i find them hot, but their committment to working out (not obsessively, but regularly) usually inspires me. i;m currently dating a triathlete, and i've totally stepped up my running....

Tuesday, August 01, 2006, 6:25 AM

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6:25 here....re: feeling soft, i usually do, but...i'm a woman, i'm supposed to be! i work out regularly, i'm healthy, and no longer overweight, but i'm definitely soft and curvy...which is how both my man and I prefer it!

Tuesday, August 01, 2006, 6:27 AM

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buff all the way!!

Tuesday, August 01, 2006, 7:03 PM

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Neither -- I like 'em skinny.

Tuesday, August 01, 2006, 7:07 PM

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I like a guy who is bigger then me in any way. He HAS to be taller. So long as he isn't a trillion pounds, I don't really care.

Wednesday, August 02, 2006, 8:17 AM

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Why not take one of each.........

Wednesday, August 02, 2006, 9:11 PM

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HAHAHAHAHAHAHAHA


YES! I love it. lol

Thursday, August 03, 2006, 8:29 AM

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Well, I've always dated taller, buff guys... very athletic, certainly over 6 ft... until I met the man I plan to marry, who weighs less then me and is an inch shorter then me, and I love him more then anything, so I guess... what I used to prefer... I no longer do. Strange.

Thursday, August 03, 2006, 12:15 PM

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I've always been a personality girl (which sounds trite, but is true). I'm not crazy about really fat guys or insanely built guys. Ideally, I want a guy who is near my level, fit but not perfect. And if he were at a fitness level to jog with me without dying or leaving me in the dust, that would be excellent.

Friday, August 04, 2006, 11:07 AM

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BOTH! And skinny ones too!

How can a girl decide? But I do like me some muscles like others have said.

I loooove skinny bike messenger body types mmmmmm.

AND beefy ex-football types who now work construction and are strong but might have a bit of a beer belly (but it's hard, not squishy).

AND those men who are cut - abs and pecs and all that.

The only thing I don't find attractive are the really overweight accountant types - with the soft jelly belly hanging over the belt.

What's funny is that I was a FAT girl for a while and always dated men with really hot bodies. They liked my goods and I liked theirs so it was perfect and not something that ever bothered me.

Friday, August 04, 2006, 11:14 AM

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Love a few extra pounds.

Friday, August 04, 2006, 12:32 PM

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