"AFFECTIONATE [I kiss back sometimes], SENSUAL, very attractive [Humble!], well educated [I stayed awake in college], slim, elegant, green eyes, 55 [recently], loves all things Irish [Catholic], seaside living [I rent a houseboat], travel [in my houseboat]. Ready to relocate [just have to fire up the houseboat]. Seeks tall, trim, content [but still ambitious], accomplished man [I will ask to see your Nobel Prize], 50-63 [under 45]."
"SMART AND BEAUTIFUL [they are not exclusive, you sexist pig], yet unequivocally cute. Playful intelligence [smart but can laugh], international sophistication [I own a beret], Best-selling Boston author [I once read my poetry at Barnes and Noble], media commentator (MacNeil/Lehrer, Nightline, NPR) [I yell at the TV and radio]. Known for laser-like intellect [I like Star Wars] balanced by warm heart and disarming ability to laugh at herself [I fall down frequently]. Ivy educated, Ivy professor [I tend plants]. Slender divorced brunette [not bitter at all!] with expressive sexy eyes, head-turning presence [like The Exorcist, but with less vomit]. Ardent about politics, media, technology, the arts [I like dystopian contemporary opera]. Delights in great theater, favorite destinations, and close friendships [I will sit in the dark with friends in faraway places]. Urban explorer [I have no sense of direction], loves to get lost in new cities [Didn't I already say that?], but remains addicted to staring at the water [It's so calming] from my Cape Cod vacation home [I'm loaded, fellas] and to Boston pleasures—the new ICA, breakfast at the old Ritz, Widener stacks, O Ya, Sel de la Terre [Do not call it Beantown]. Seeks really smart, physically fit, sophisticated man, 47 to 64 [You'd better be George Clooney], Boston/New England/NYC strongly preferred [Snob].
"HANDSOME [if you like George Will], HUMBLE [I have a bow-tie collection], sensual, submissive [into bondage], magnanimous WM Manhattanite seeks lasting [bondage-intensive], loving [tie me up] relationship with attractive, strict [with rope! now!], but affectionate [And let me go the first time I ask], under 50  female. Photo please [show me your hotness]."
"MILLIONAIRE MANHATTANITE MAN [and Fritz Lang fan], 62 , unconventional [sextuple divorcee], adventurous [here's to Lucky Number Seven], with interests in film, food, travel, and the pleasures of life [dinner and a movie, maybe stay at a bed and breakfast]. Seeks classy lady [no divorcees], 30–55 , for love and more [riding a tandem bicycle]! Manhattanite, artist preferred [I am demanding]. Photo, phone a must [I will stalk you]."