One in eight guys would swap girlfriend for a gadget

Posted on Saturday, Jan 20 2007 @ 21:05 CET by Thomas De Maesschalck
A new study found that 13% of men would swap their partner for a must-have gadget like an iPod, a LCD HDTV, home cinema systems or other things.

On the other hand, only 6% of the women said they would swap their boyfriend for a gadget.
Although wives/girlfriends may worry about their Christmas purchases, they can rest assured that most men wouldn’t choose a gadget over a partner.

The survey's findings also revealed a clear generational gap with 17% of 16-24-year-olds prepared to swap their partners, compared to only 2% of 55-64-year-olds and 3% of the over 65s.

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Thomas De Maesschalck

Thomas has been messing with computer since early childhood and firmly believes the Internet is the best thing since sliced bread. Enjoys playing with new tech, is fascinated by science, and passionate about financial markets. When not behind a computer, he can be found with running shoes on or lifting heavy weights in the weight room.

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