Re: High and dry

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The important thing is that they reproduce the class structure.


Posted by: fake accent | Link to this comment | 05-29-15 8:31 AM
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A quarter of the class having 10 or more partners seems modestly remarkable to me. I know people who hit that number in college, but certainly not a quarter of the class.


Posted by: togolosh | Link to this comment | 05-29-15 8:35 AM
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I bet Harvard has the same number of liars as any other school


Posted by: heebie-geebie | Link to this comment | 05-29-15 8:38 AM
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Two or three unique partners a year, every year? That doesn't seem all that unusual, for someone who was sexually active but not in one or a few long term relationships. About a quarter sounds maybe a little high, but not very.


Posted by: LizardBreath | Link to this comment | 05-29-15 8:38 AM
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Alternatively, maybe there are coeds who don't let on how many people they've slept with, but are honest about having slept with more than 10 in a study like this.


Posted by: heebie-geebie | Link to this comment | 05-29-15 8:38 AM
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10 or more at a time would earn Harvard students a reputation as truly exceptional.


Posted by: Jesus McQueen | Link to this comment | 05-29-15 8:39 AM
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3: The graduates mostly go into finance. It has to be a higher number of liars.


Posted by: Moby Hick | Link to this comment | 05-29-15 8:39 AM
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I get "High", but why "Dry"?


Posted by: peep | Link to this comment | 05-29-15 8:40 AM
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Dry as in dry spell? For the virgins?


Posted by: LizardBreath | Link to this comment | 05-29-15 8:40 AM
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8: Please, like you can think of anything else that rhymes with "high".


Posted by: heebie-geebie | Link to this comment | 05-29-15 8:44 AM
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10: Good point! I'm stumped!

9 is just silly.


Posted by: peep | Link to this comment | 05-29-15 8:46 AM
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High and Lone-ly?


Posted by: Moby Hick | Link to this comment | 05-29-15 8:47 AM
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High and Mobe-y?


Posted by: heebie-geebie | Link to this comment | 05-29-15 8:48 AM
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Hi and Lois?


Posted by: heebie-geebie | Link to this comment | 05-29-15 8:48 AM
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Fry and Laurie.


Posted by: Moby Hick | Link to this comment | 05-29-15 8:52 AM
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Could have gone a different direction -- "Our Stoned Virgin Elite".


Posted by: peep | Link to this comment | 05-29-15 8:52 AM
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I thought it meant "dry" as in the opposite of this.


Posted by: Jesus McQueen | Link to this comment | 05-29-15 8:52 AM
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They did a similar survey on Oxbridge students about 7 or 8 years back and got pretty much the same results.


Posted by: real ffeJ annaH | Link to this comment | 05-29-15 8:52 AM
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I thought it meant "dry" as in the opposite of this.

Birch, you must be drippin' with a thick southern drawl.


Posted by: heebie-geebie | Link to this comment | 05-29-15 8:53 AM
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I'm grossed out for having written that.


Posted by: heebie-geebie | Link to this comment | 05-29-15 8:54 AM
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20: the blog is an eclectic self-abasement forum.


Posted by: Jesus McQueen | Link to this comment | 05-29-15 8:56 AM
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High, high, masturbate, cry.


Posted by: apostropher | Link to this comment | 05-29-15 9:01 AM
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Sound off.


Posted by: heebie-geebie | Link to this comment | 05-29-15 9:04 AM
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One, Two.


Posted by: Moby Hick | Link to this comment | 05-29-15 9:04 AM
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One, two, one, two
And through and through
The vorpal dong
Went whicker-whack!


Posted by: L. Carroll | Link to this comment | 05-29-15 9:09 AM
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High and wry cooter.


Posted by: My Alter Ego | Link to this comment | 05-29-15 9:34 AM
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Belated acknowledgement that 1 wins the thread.


Posted by: knecht ruprecht | Link to this comment | 05-29-15 11:43 AM
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Showing up late, but I have data. This national data (from 1992) would say that the reported numbers are only a bit unusual for the demographic. Around 20% of 18-24-year-olds reported having 11+ partners. I can't tell what claim the article is making about not having had sex - that the reported students never had had sex, or just hadn't while at school. The former is about 8% of the 18-24s.

http://web.mit.edu/nathanw/work/nhsls/partners-since-18


Posted by: Nathan Williams | Link to this comment | 05-31-15 7:41 PM
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