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Who Is The Perfect Man or Woman?

An online survey recently revealed the results of Boston's perfect man and woman.

It's something people have been debating for years—What makes the perfect man or woman?

The online dating-auction site WhatsYourPrice.com recently revealed what thousands of Bostonians consider the perfect man and woman, according to a survey conducted among its clients.

The perfect woman: 

  • Has red hair;
  • Green eyes;
  • Is a social drinker;
  • Does not smoke; and
  • Has both a bachelor's and master’s degree.

The perfect man:

  • Earns $100,000 to $150,000 a year;
  • Has a bachelor's degree;
  • Has brown hair;
  • Blue eyes;
  • Sports an athletic build;
  • Is a social drinker; and
  • Doesn’t smoke.

According to Leroy Velasquez, a public relations spokesman for WhatsYourPrice.com, Boston was the only city, out of 30, to put such a high ranking on red hair for women and a man's education.

What do you think? Do these descriptions match your idea of the perfect man or woman? What would your perfect man or woman look like and have for characteristics? Tell us in the comments below!

BH January 15, 2013 at 09:55 PM
Dumbest article ever (not you patch). How many people fall under those criteria, 1%, 3%? What's the point, just to promote and further the superficial expectations of society?
Carol Bragg January 16, 2013 at 04:29 AM
How about kind, loving, helpful, willing to compromise, regardless of gender?
Local PR January 16, 2013 at 10:55 AM
i was thinking more along the lines of: not incarcerated has 30 teeth or more is paid up to the IRS and not too gassy.
Tammy Thibault January 16, 2013 at 01:30 PM
Wow. How superficial and shallow society has become! Ugh...
Fiscal Conservative January 16, 2013 at 02:19 PM
That fits a politician.
Avon Barksdale January 16, 2013 at 02:21 PM
Hey Patch, nice to see that you cited the impeccable research done by whatsyourprice.com, which is essentially an online pimp service. I anxiously await your upcoming feature on the Perfect Victim based on surveys conducted at SerialKillerHideaway.com.
Reason January 16, 2013 at 03:20 PM
From the "dating" web site...Once you find the people you'd like to date, ask them out by making an offer. If you're a generous user, name the price you're willing to pay for the first date. And, if you're an attractive user, name the price you want to get paid for the first date. Our offer negotiating system will allow you to accept an offer, reject an offer, or counter with a different price. No surprise that the members are superficial. http://www.forbes.com/sites/elisadoucette/2011/04/19/paying-for-dates-a-sleazy-proposition-or-personal-investment/
Fiscal Conservative January 16, 2013 at 04:30 PM
First 3 OK, last one leaves me out!!!
HJ January 16, 2013 at 06:35 PM
How much does the woman weigh?

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