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interesting mention in an article...

#1 Post by papillon » Thu Aug 16, 2007 5:06 pm ... ?GT1=10252
To better simulate real-life romantic situations, Vicary employed an unconventional study tool: “Choose Your Own Adventure” books, a young-adult series that allows readers to make critical plot decisions—will the main character fight off the zombies on her own, for example, or run for help? Vicary adapted the book’s interactive formula to create a “Choose Your Own Relationship” narrative, where study participants could make decisions about how to interact with their partner—would they break off the relationship when it starts getting serious or sit down and talk about it? Support the boyfriend when his family’s dog dies, or expect him to man up and quit whining?
And the actual CYOA is apparently available at

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#2 Post by musical74 » Thu Aug 16, 2007 9:33 pm

Gave it a go...that's a rather interesting CYOA....said my personality type is almost squarely on the *Preoccupied* side of things...that's a pretty accurate view of me....neat stuff =)
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#3 Post by MoonlightBomber » Fri Aug 17, 2007 3:52 am

Mine's on the "secure" quadrant.

I know that I shouldn't worry too much about everything, as worry will slowly eat away at my sanity.

But I can also be discerning in critical situations when the signs of something bad rear their ugly heads.
Korina Sanchez: Ex-sensei Mel, we've met again.
Mel Tiangco: I'm expecting this from my former student.
Korina Sanchez: I know all along the reason for your presence.
Mel Tiangco: Of course. Your hairbrush.
Korina Sanchez: Snatch it again? Well, you're mistaken. It's because my hairbrush's container is packed with security features. What's your say?
Mel Tiangco: If you can do security... (pause) then 120% of my strength will shatter it!

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#4 Post by akizakura » Sun Aug 19, 2007 2:53 am

LOL This is actually kinda fun.

*pumps fist* I'll have those researchers know that Generic Hotness and I are perfectly satisfied in our relationship, thank you very much!

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