David Sipress / ©1998 Tele-Publishing / Boston Phoenix Media
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ART LADY seeks bold, quirky, expressive piece of work. Age range 25-38
Men Seek Men
GWM COUNTRY MOUSE seeks city mouse to visit city for fun times and cheese. ND, NS, no cats, letters OK.
YOGI SEEKS RANGER. Let's share a picnic basket. This city boy is looking for the right guy to explore the woods and more.
ARABIAN KNIGHT wanted: Hawaiian prince, 30's, healthy, fit, good-looking, GM. Need magic carpet ride back to the islands by GM 25-30 who's also healthy and fit.
Men Seek Women
TALL AND LUMPY SEEKS SAME I'm 37, fun adventurous with eclectic sense of humor. No expectations, just bless me when I sneeze.
TALL TREE From life's forest seeks wood nymph. Need shade? If I fall, will you hear? SWM, 40, boughs to your wisdom.
SWM, 33, WITH QUALITIES equivalent to a romance novel minus the ending; still looking. Author requests (no bad girl) readers.
POST ELECTION BLUES Boomer with an attitude. Tall, thin, active, creative. Would like some action before the apocalypse.
TIMELESS TANTRIC TEASE Tongues, throats, temples, teats, thighs, toes, Trojan, tulips, throb, thrill, thrust, take, torrent total Tao. SM, 43.
JESUS SAVES BUT MOSES INVESTS Jewish American Princess wanted for Jewish American Prince. Age unimportant. 5'3" & funny.
AIMING FOR LOVE single chubby male, late 30s (looks much younger). Enjoys aviation and archery. Seeks romantic, single female who doesn't mind my addiction to candy in heart-shaped boxes.
SPACE ALIEN WANTED by SWM for possible breeding.
TWICE-BAKED COUCH POTATO Seeks SWF 30-39 to get me out of the oven. I'm fat-free, 6', bl/bl, fun and won't drop you like a hot potato.
WOMAN'S BEST FRIEND I'm no dog. Frisky, playful, and affectionate SWM won't jump on your friends or drink from the toilet. Seeks 25+ F.
Women Seek Men
CATWOMAN SEEKS LONELY SUPERHERO: Meow! Adorable longhaired feline seeks kind, tall SM, 40-59 yr for LTR & TLC of nice lair. Cat lovers apply.
BARBIE WITH A BRAIN very attractive and fit SWF, 30s, slim and leggy with passionate heart and soul, creative spirit, searching for a take-charge man. If you are 6' or taller, NS, athletic, attractive and self-confident, have a sense of humor, a brain and spirit, affectionate and romantic you could be my Ken. No plastic hair please.
FRUIT FLY SEEKS FRUIT LOOP For fruitcake friend. Ripe DWF (45), no mold, smart apple but not sour, no still lifes or bruised fruit.
MIRTHLESS IN MADISON 30s SWM, prof., seeks jester to make me smile all summer. If you have a sense of humor as well as good sense, drop me a punch line.
SUNBURNED, BUG-BITTEN & constipated Am I in heaven? No, just camping! DWF, 34, seeking camping companion for fall. I'll show you my best spots if you'll show me yours. Call for more info.
WANTED 1 FISHERMAN TO ROCK MY BOAT: DWF, 51.
TERMINALLY SINGLE DWF, 48, prof. This lovesick patient is in need of an infusion of natural healing and a heart transplant, stat!
THERE ONCE WERE TWO WOMEN from madtown, who were beginning to find it a sad town. Looking for 2 nice men, they look up a pen, hoping to find it a glad town.
CUTE & CUDDLY reddish blond F beagle. Housebroken, does not sit up and beg. 6-1/2 dog years young. Playful - dances and howls for treats. If looking for flea-less, faithful companion, bark twice.
SOBER, EX-WILD MAN with enough wild hairs left to keep it interesting. Ready to settle down. Kids? I love kids - taste like chicken.
JFK JR. Grandma sees a resemblance. However, she does have cataracts. 20s.