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Old 07-05-2012, 01:38 AM
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I would think that in a big city like Chicago, you would have a wider range of polyfolk there than just the geeks and nerds. In NYC, most of the poly people I've met are into kink and BDSM and all that so-called sex-positivity stuff, but I occasionally meet a few non-kinksters.

Have you checked out any local poly groups? I'll bet there's more than just one.
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Old 07-05-2012, 04:30 AM
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I live in Central Illinois, I love video games but I have a great many other hobbies as well. I love the outdoors, camping, hunting, etc. I much prefer a campsite to a hotel, and I am not really into kink. My hobbies change with the seasons, possibly more frequently than that. I have a problem. Lol.

Having video game and sci-fi or nerd hobbies doesn't mean we are going to make you partake if you don't like it.
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Old 07-05-2012, 06:28 PM
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Gamers, not hammers.
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Old 07-06-2012, 04:03 AM
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Default hi there

maybe i'm the one that you're looking for...
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Old 07-15-2012, 03:24 AM
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I consider myself a nerd because I love stuff like video games and sci-fi shows, board games etc...but at the same time I am very much into fitness, I spend most of my days outside right now while the weather is nice and I would much rather be camping than in some stuffy hotel (if the weather is nice, and I have a camper. I'm not a fan of tents, I'll admit that lol) I enjoy both sides of life and I think finding a balance between sedentary and active is essential. Not all nerds spend their waking hours glued to a screen ;-)
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Old 07-17-2012, 01:09 AM
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I am originally from IL. now I live in Wisconsin. I consider myself non nerdy I read but Im not big into movies. Sci-fi I wouldn't go out of my way to watch I wasn't even big into Star Wars I rather do things be outside or go camping. I'm also not into sports but I would play if asked. I can relate.
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Old 07-17-2012, 01:15 AM
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Originally Posted by Lots2lov View Post
I am in Chicago. I have been struggling with finding non-nerd poly people. By that I mean I am more of a guy who reads books instead of watching tv or playing video games. I don't watch a lot of movies or know many movie references. I am more of a hippie type who loves the outdoors and would rather go camping for the weekend than spend the weekend in a hotel. I know their must be others like me out there who are looking for a poly relationship. Any advice or guidance would be great.
I live in Chicago and I'm not nerdy. Send me a PM if you like.
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