Why Games Are No Different Than Your Significant Other
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My first Geeklist!

I see a lot of tongue-in-cheek complaining about significant others on the boards here at BGG. Most recently, these highly amusing geeklists:
http://www.boardgamegeek.com/geeklist/38339 and
http://www.boardgamegeek.com/geeklist/38389

Inspired by these prior lists, I put together this list to point out that games are not all that different from the mysterious opposite sex (or same sex, if that's how you lean)... in fact, games and your significant other are pretty damn similar, for better or worse.

Please add your own

All in good fun... I'm not out to offend anyone. As someone in some movie said, don't get your panties all twisted in a knot.
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They both give you a reason to say "I love you."
 
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In fact, sometimes it's love at first sight.
 
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They're multidimensional.
 
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They smell nice.
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They both turn you on.
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They let you fondle their bits. And gaze lovingly at them.
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You can have children with them.
 
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They entertain your children.
 
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They go with you on road trips.
 
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They make you think.
 
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They take your mind off work.
 
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You can show them off to your friends and make them jealous.
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They can last forever.
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They're always there for you.
 
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They're both really EXPENSIVE!
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I spend an entire evening trying to figure them out and still end up lost.
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I have to make little sacrifices along the way in order to win in the end.
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Sometimes it's hard to tell what the hell I'm investing in...
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They make it clear to me what a terrible interior decorator I am.
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