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    Question This should be interesting -- Who is smarter - you or your spouse?

    OK guys (or gals) time to come clean.

    Who has the greater brain power in the relationship?

    I am sooooo tempted to take this further, but let's just leave it at that and see where it takes us.


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    Re: This should be interesting -- Who is smarter - you or your spouse?

    My wife. This is an absolute no brainer. You're talking about somebody who graduated in 5 years with a masters and a 3.8 GPA and passed her CPA on the first try (less than 10% of people in the country do this) and who is one of the fastest thinkers I know...

    And me, who graduated college with an English degree in 7 years with a 2.0 GPA. There are many more comparisons I could make, but I think this is sufficient.

    If you can't tell, I am very proud of my wife.




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    Re: This should be interesting -- Who is smarter - you or your spouse?

    I don't know, but I'm smart enough not to answer that.



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    Re: This should be interesting -- Who is smarter - you or your spouse?

    Quote Originally Posted by capitalcityguy View Post
    OK guys (or gals) time to come clean.

    Who has the greater brain power in the relationship?

    I am sooooo tempted to take this further, but let's just leave it at that and see where it takes us.
    When it comes to things economic, political and historical, I would say me.

    All else, the Mrs.



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    Re: This should be interesting -- Who is smarter - you or your spouse?

    Quote Originally Posted by BryceC View Post
    My wife. This is an absolute no brainer. You're talking about somebody who graduated in 5 years with a masters and a 3.8 GPA and passed her CPA on the first try (less than 10% of people in the country do this) and who is one of the fastest thinkers I know...

    And me, who graduated college with an English degree in 7 years with a 2.0 GPA. There are many more comparisons I could make, but I think this is sufficient.

    If you can't tell, I am very proud of my wife.
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    Re: This should be interesting -- Who is smarter - you or your spouse?

    Quote Originally Posted by Ciclone View Post
    I don't know, but I'm smart enough not to answer that.
    ditto.



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    Re: This should be interesting -- Who is smarter - you or your spouse?

    Quote Originally Posted by BryceC View Post
    My wife. This is an absolute no brainer. You're talking about somebody who graduated in 5 years with a masters and a 3.8 GPA and passed her CPA on the first try (less than 10% of people in the country do this) and who is one of the fastest thinkers I know...

    And me, who graduated college with an English degree in 7 years with a 2.0 GPA. There are many more comparisons I could make, but I think this is sufficient.

    If you can't tell, I am very proud of my wife.
    I don't think 10% of the people in the country even attempt the CPA exam.



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    Re: This should be interesting -- Who is smarter - you or your spouse?

    Quote Originally Posted by ruxCYtable View Post
    When it comes to things economic, political and historical, I would say me.

    All else, the Mrs.
    Ya I would say this pretty much describes me and the wife as well.



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    Re: This should be interesting -- Who is smarter - you or your spouse?

    So am I going to be the first arrogant ***** who says they're the smarter one (not by leaps and bounds) in the relationship?

    Guess so.


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    Re: This should be interesting -- Who is smarter - you or your spouse?

    My spouse, she married me!


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    Re: This should be interesting -- Who is smarter - you or your spouse?

    Quote Originally Posted by ruxCYtable View Post
    When it comes to things economic, political and historical, I would say me.

    All else, I let her think she is.

    fixed it so it applies to me.


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    Re: This should be interesting -- Who is smarter - you or your spouse?

    Quote Originally Posted by Al_4_State View Post
    So am I going to be the first arrogant ***** who says they're the smarter one (not by leaps and bounds) in the relationship?

    Guess so.

    You're not married so your opinion doesnt count. jackwagon.........

    Besides I highly doubt this is even a true statement.



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    Re: This should be interesting -- Who is smarter - you or your spouse?

    She would agree that i am smarter in most areas. Lucky for me that she looks better in a swimsuit than i do



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    Re: This should be interesting -- Who is smarter - you or your spouse?

    Quote Originally Posted by Al_4_State View Post
    So am I going to be the first arrogant ***** who says they're the smarter one (not by leaps and bounds) in the relationship?

    Guess so.
    Not arrogant. There's a 50/50 chance that it is you. Those aren't bad odds. ;)

    What I'm most curious so far is those not answering. It leads to assume: 1) it is them (or they believe it is them), and 2) their spouse reads their CF entries and that could make their answer a problem..


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    Re: This should be interesting -- Who is smarter - you or your spouse?

    Wife. Graduated with high honors from law school. I tried reading one of her books. Got through a couple pages and quit.



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