She Ain't Nothing But a Golddigger

I saw this on a different forum and just thought it was hilarious! It is from a while ago, but it's still funny. The guy's response is priceless, and he really puts her in her place. What do you think?

ORIGINAL INQUIRY

THIS APPEARED ON CRAIG'S LIST
What am I doing wrong?

Okay, I'm tired of beating around the bush. I'm a beautiful
(spectacularly beautiful) 25 year old girl. I'm articulate and classy.
I'm not from New York . I'm looking to get married to a guy who makes at
least half a million a year. I know how that sounds, but keep in mind
that a million a year is middle class in New York City , so I don't think
I'm overreaching at all.

Are there any guys who make 500K or more on this board? Any wives? Could
you send me some tips? I dated a business man who makes average around
200 - 250. But that's where I seem to hit a roadblock. 250,000 won't get
me to central park west. I know a woman in my yoga class who was married
to an investment banker and lives in Tribeca, and she's not as pretty as
I am, nor is she a great genius. So what is she doing right? How do I
get to her level?

Here are my questions specifically:

  • Where do you single rich men hang out? Give me specifics- bars,
    restaurants, gyms

-What are you looking for in a mate? Be honest guys, you won't hurt my
feelings

-Is there an age range I should be targeting (I'm 25)?

  • Why are some of the women living lavish lifestyles on the upper east
    side so plain? I've seen really 'plain jane' boring types who have
    nothing to offer married to incredibly wealthy guys. I've seen drop dead
    gorgeous girls in singles bars in the east village. What's the story
    there?
  • Jobs I should look out for? Everyone knows - lawyer, investment
    banker, doctor. How much do those guys really make? And where do they
    hang out? Where do the hedge fund guys hang out?
  • How you decide marriage vs. just a girlfriend? I am looking for
    MARRIAGE ONLY

Please hold your insults - I'm putting myself out there in an honest
way. Most beautiful women are superficial; at least I'm being up front
about it. I wouldn't be searching for these kind of guys if I wasn't
able to match them - in looks, culture, sophistication, and keeping a
nice home and hearth.

  • it's NOT ok to contact this poster with services or
    other commercial interests

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PostingID: 432279810
THE ANSWER

She gets a response...

PostingID: 432279810
THE ANSWER
Dear Pers-431649184:
I read your posting with great interest and have thought meaningfully
about your dilemma. I offer the following analysis of your predicament.
Firstly, I'm not wasting your time, I qualify as a guy who fits your
bill; that is I make more than $500K per year. That said here's how I
see it.

Your offer, from the prospective of a guy like me, is plain and simple a
[email protected] business deal. Here's why. Cutting through all the B.S., what you
suggest is a simple trade: you bring your looks to the party and I bring
my money. Fine, simple. But here's the rub, your looks will fade and my
money will likely continue into perpetuity...in fact, it is very likely
that my income increases but it is an absolute certainty that you won't
be getting any more beautiful!

So, in economic terms you are a depreciating asset and I am an earning
asset. Not only are you a depreciating asset, your depreciation
accelerates! Let me explain, you're 25 now and will likely stay pretty
hot for the next 5 years, but less so each year. Then the fade begins in
earnest. By 35 stick a fork in you!

So in Wall Street terms, we would call you a trading position, not a buy
and hold...hence the rub...marriage. It doesn't make good business sense
to "buy you" (which is what you're asking) so I'd rather lease. In case
you think I'm being cruel, I would say the following. If my money were
to go away, so would you, so when your beauty fades I need an out. It's
as simple as that. So a deal that makes sense is dating, not marriage.

Separately, I was taught early in my career about efficient markets. So,
I wonder why a girl as "articulate, classy and spectacularly beautiful"
as you has been unable to find your sugar daddy. I find it hard to
believe that if you are as gorgeous as you say you are that the $500K
hasn't found you, if not only for a tryout.

By the way, you could always find a way to make your own money and then
we wouldn't need to have this difficult conversation.

With all that said, I must say you're going about it the right way.
Classic "pump and dump."
I hope this is helpful, and if you want to enter into some sort of
lease, let me know.

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Comments (12)

Aug 18, 2012

a little late to the party there kimosabi

Aug 18, 2012

Wasn't there a rumor that the guy who answered was CEO of GS or something ?

Aug 18, 2012
Ruhm:

Wasn't there a rumor that the guy who answered was CEO of GS or something ?

Yeah that's right, Paulson or Blankfein scrolling through fucking female advice forums.

"Every man should lose a battle in his youth, so he does not lose a war when he is old"

Aug 18, 2012
RichardPennybags:
Ruhm:

Wasn't there a rumor that the guy who answered was CEO of GS or something ?

Yeah that's right, Paulson or Blankfein scrolling through fucking female advice forums.

What would shareholders think about that ?!

Aug 18, 2012
RichardPennybags:
Ruhm:

Wasn't there a rumor that the guy who answered was CEO of GS or something ?

Yeah that's right, Paulson or Blankfein scrolling through fucking female advice forums.

LMAO

but the first time I read (a few months back), the reply was said to be JPM CEO's

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Aug 18, 2012

This post was like 6 years old or so. But will never die.

Aug 18, 2012

Haha this is funny...

Aug 18, 2012

yea this was posted in 2007 or 2008 ..

Aug 18, 2012

Someone mentioned that it was a consultant at Bain, which seems much more plausible than a BB CEO...

Aug 19, 2012

Welcome to the Internet!

Apr 12, 2015

Didn't read this until now. From the guy's response:

But here's the rub, your looks will fade and my
money will likely continue into perpetuity...in fact, it is very likely
that my income increases but it is an absolute certainty that you won't
be getting any more beautiful!

Jun 9, 2019
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