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Dating Service #2

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Name: Gladys Over

Age: 37

Occupation: Social worker with the Metropolitan Organization for Aggressive Nonviolence (or MOAN)

Location: My apartment

Nationality: Nationalism is racist

Body type: None of your business, fascists!

My ideal partner: Someone who has the same political, social, and ideological beliefs as me, and is basically a miserable person

I enjoy: Not much

Turn-Ons: Recycling, tree huggers, abortion

Turn-Offs: Most everything else

Traits: Open-minded, unless you disagree with me. Loving, unless I hate you and everything you stand for, you disgusting shit

Goals: To have everyone on the planet agreeing with me by 2025

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    VerityAlways about 2 years ago

    The specifics are fun and I read the part one again!

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    Neville Hunt about 2 years ago

    Hehe! Don’t want to meet her in a dark alleyway!
    (Wonder if she’s in any way related to Rufus’s ideal woman Anya Gladitsova in Skin Deep?)

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    Christopher about 2 years ago

    Thanks, Verity. I appreciate it.

    Neville, I remember Skin Deep but didn't remember that name, although that's the same kind of wordplay I was going for. I wanted to make a modern, stereotypical leftist American woman, which would be my nightmare date.

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    Neville Hunt about 2 years ago

    No worries Christopher. It was just a throwaway joke in the final drabble of the story, but ’Macski’, the super-smart machine didn’t get the joke... but then I’m not sure what kind of sense of humour one might reasonably expect of a bit of electronic gizmo.🤔

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    Christopher about 2 years ago

    I remember that electronic gizmo. And I remember an old man hiring an assistant, and then a whole bunch of crazy stuff happening! I'll have to go back and re-read it. I recall the overall story but major details are a bit cloudy. A lot of my brain is a bit cloudy these days.

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    Jeff Taylor about 2 years ago

    I missed out a comma when reading Turn-ons. It became "Recycling Tree Huggers" Which is probably a Freudian slip on my murder-hobo side.

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    Christopher about 2 years ago

    Hehe! That sounds like a great drabble on its own, Recycling Tree Huggers.

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