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Dear Poll: Would You Compete For a Man?

Last night, the twelfth edition of The Bachelor debuted, and I have to admit that I'm hooked, yet again! Since most of the relationships don't end up working out at the end, ABC is constantly trying to make the main character fresh and new. This season, Matt Grant, the first international bachelor, is giving American men a run for their money. He's handsome, he has a sexy British accent, and he has 25 bachelorettes doing whatever it takes to get the man of their dreams, or who they think could be him!

This show is one of my favorite guilty pleasures — I just love watching the extent that these women go to in order to find "the one." Since it's worked before, what I want to know is, would you ever compete on national television in the name of love?

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ayuninur ayuninur 7 years
No thanks..
ayuninur ayuninur 7 years
No thanks..
honeysugar28 honeysugar28 7 years
I'm a Bachelor fan as well but honestly I don't think I could handle being in a house with 20 catty women just so I could get to one guy. I've never been the type of woman who would do ANYTHING to get a guys attention. I've got a more you either like me or you don't and that's ok attitude. I guess that's why in the end the relationship never works out. You can only be at someone's disposal for so long! Its only when they're balance and compromise that it can possibly work.
spazzydana spazzydana 7 years
i don't get these shows. Basically MTV (or other channels i guess) are picking 20 dates for you (chosen purely for entertainment purposes)and send them through obstacle courses for er- your love? I was recently watching 'thats amore' and wondering how making a pizza on your head would help you fall in love. why would i humiliate myself for a guy whose ego is probably out of this world?
spazzydana spazzydana 7 years
i don't get these shows. Basically MTV (or other channels i guess) are picking 20 dates for you (chosen purely for entertainment purposes)and send them through obstacle courses for er- your love? I was recently watching 'thats amore' and wondering how making a pizza on your head would help you fall in love. why would i humiliate myself for a guy whose ego is probably out of this world?
emalove emalove 7 years
NEVER in a million years.
pinkbubbles pinkbubbles 7 years
NO WAY
pinkbubbles pinkbubbles 7 years
NO WAY
AnnaLove AnnaLove 7 years
Ugh, no. Like someone else said, I let them compete for me. Plus I couldn't be with a man after watching him make out and fuck 19 other girls. Ew.
Marci Marci 7 years
Don't even get me started on those shows. All those women demeaning and degrading themselves, turning on each other, just to get one guy? They give all women a bad name. Where's the show that has all the guys competing to get one woman?? If they're on, I haven't seen them.
Marci Marci 7 years
Don't even get me started on those shows. All those women demeaning and degrading themselves, turning on each other, just to get one guy? They give all women a bad name.Where's the show that has all the guys competing to get one woman?? If they're on, I haven't seen them.
Asia84 Asia84 7 years
i'm with you Rock and Republic. i'm not one to stroke some guy's ego, then he puts you out of the house because you're really a brunette, and he really wants blondes. some think it's pathetic. which it is. i can understand someone on their late 20's and early 30s being thirsty, because at that point in life, you're tired of the hang ups, speed dating, etc. and you're willing to try one more thing to find a man. plus, when you go on reality shows, everyone gets tested for the HIVE, the herp, etc. so you know that guy is clean. it's like,"Who wants to f*ck a millionaire?" so i DO understand that. but as for me, i don't like rejection. and national rejection would probably send me over the edge. especially if i got to the end and all he gave me was a hug and the other girl a ring on a chain. i'd be too done.
Asia84 Asia84 7 years
i'm with you Rock and Republic. i'm not one to stroke some guy's ego, then he puts you out of the house because you're really a brunette, and he really wants blondes.some think it's pathetic. which it is. i can understand someone on their late 20's and early 30s being thirsty, because at that point in life, you're tired of the hang ups, speed dating, etc. and you're willing to try one more thing to find a man.plus, when you go on reality shows, everyone gets tested for the HIVE, the herp, etc. so you know that guy is clean. it's like,"Who wants to f*ck a millionaire?"so i DO understand that.but as for me, i don't like rejection. and national rejection would probably send me over the edge. especially if i got to the end and all he gave me was a hug and the other girl a ring on a chain.i'd be too done.
RockAndRepublic RockAndRepublic 7 years
No, i wouldn't compete. I don't want to stroke anyone's ego.
lickety-split lickety-split 7 years
no. but in college i would have been all over it. it wouldn't have had anything to do with the guy; it would have been about making it to the next round and winning. that's probably why these things don't work out, it's about winning rather than finding love.i love to watch though. i'll have to catch it online today :) fun guilty pleasure.
lickety-split lickety-split 7 years
no. but in college i would have been all over it. it wouldn't have had anything to do with the guy; it would have been about making it to the next round and winning. that's probably why these things don't work out, it's about winning rather than finding love. i love to watch though. i'll have to catch it online today :) fun guilty pleasure.
Hootie Hootie 7 years
I watched the show last night. It's fun to watch the claws come out. It's just a silly reality show.
partysugar partysugar 7 years
I had to turn this off. It was so bad and degrading. Ugh, no thank you.
javsmav javsmav 7 years
even if you happen to be a cool girl and go on the show for the right reasons, you will be edited to look like a fool. I doubt I'd do something like this if it wasn't aired on national TV, but there is NO WAY I would go on any reality TV show.
ktownpolarbear ktownpolarbear 7 years
nope, i don't think i'd ever be that pathetic, especially on national tv? please . . . .
vmruby vmruby 7 years
Nope..... I've never had to and I never will.IMO those shows with 20 women competing for one man is degrading and desperate.
MarinerMandy MarinerMandy 7 years
These girls don't even know him! Why compete for someone you don't know?
kikidawn kikidawn 7 years
Cycy, that's the same reason I couldn't do it lol! :)
Dana18 Dana18 7 years
NOOOOOOOOOOOOOO, I have to much self respect!!!!!!!
Cycy Cycy 7 years
I voted other because I would not be part of such a show due to my jealous nature. I would end up with an aneurysm!
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