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let other people get your kicks for you (genetic cosimilars)

Taylor Swift uses a gene database to find the people most similar to her, then gives them grants to try new things she thinks might be fun. If it is actually fun, then she tries it. One prefers that mathematical similarities of brain characteristics contribute to similarity of fun
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Taylor swift uses a gene database to find the people most similar to her, then gives them grants to try new things she thinks might be fun, with the idea that people of high similarity might like similar things.

If the activity is actually fun, then she tries it.

This is similar to the way monozygotic twins are measured as often have strongly similar liking and interests.

Soon, rich people will find their genetic cosimilars and then pay them to get their kicks for them, and then try the really fun stuff.

N.B. If you go for the genetic cosimilar with the most similar neurotransmitter genetics then you can have them go out on romantic dates, and then date the people they found to be unusually wonderful. This has the important effect of solving Taylor Swift's dating life.

beanangel, Sep 17 2017

Jacky https://www.youtube...watch?v=NgBcEbbiSNY
Aspirated - Marc Almond sells it better [bigsleep, Sep 20 2017]

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       // Taylor Swift //   

       Who ?
8th of 7, Sep 17 2017
  

       Great great grandson of Jonathan Swift.
MaxwellBuchanan, Sep 17 2017
  

       The Onion reports that she has 280 million dollars
beanangel, Sep 17 2017
  

       According to her latest song, she's old.
Ian Tindale, Sep 17 2017
  

       She's sold what ?   

       // she has 280 million dollars //   

       Is she happy ?
8th of 7, Sep 17 2017
  

       Sneaking back to the technology, I think it would be fun to send a few of my genetic cosimilars to a few hundred meetup.com meetings to find out which I might like.
beanangel, Sep 17 2017
  

       Given that you will be equally similar, overall, to every human being on the planet, which particular genes will you be considering?
MaxwellBuchanan, Sep 17 2017
  

       Up until now, I thought that Taylor Swift was the name of one of Scientology's secret planets.
xenzag, Sep 17 2017
  

       [mb] monozygotic twins have been published as having notably similar tastes, so that gets around the existing massive similarities. Neurotransmitter genetics might be a good start for finding identical matches to mental or emotional experiences of fun.
beanangel, Sep 17 2017
  

       Once upon a time you dressed so fine Threw the bums a dime in your prime, didn't you? People call say 'beware doll, you're bound to fall' You thought they were all kidding you You used to laugh about Everybody that was hanging out Now you don't talk so loud Now you don't seem so proud About having to be scrounging your next meal How does it feel, how does it feel? To be without a home Like a complete unknown, like a rolling stone Ahh you've gone to the finest schools, alright Miss Lonely But you know you only used to get juiced in it Nobody's ever taught you how to live out on the street And now you're gonna have to get used to it You say you never compromise With the mystery tramp, but now you realize He's not selling any alibis As you stare into the vacuum of his eyes And say do you want to make a deal? How does it feel, how does it feel? To be on your own, with no direction home A complete unknown, like a rolling stone Ah you never turned around to see the frowns On the jugglers and the clowns when they all did tricks for you You never understood that it ain't no good
You shouldn't let other people get your kicks for you
You used to ride on a chrome horse with your diplomat Who carried on his shoulder a Siamese cat Ain't it hard when you discovered that He really wasn't where it's at After he took from you everything he could steal How does it feel, how does it feel? To have on your own, with no direction home Like a complete unknown, like a rolling stone Ahh princess on a steeple and all the pretty people They're all drinking, thinking that they've got it made Exchanging all precious gifts But you better take your diamond ring, you better pawn it babe You used to be so amused At Napoleon in rags and the language that he used Go to him he calls you, you can't refuse When you ain't got nothing, you got nothing to lose You're invisible now, you've got no secrets to conceal How does it feel, ah how does it feel? To be on your own, with no direction home Like a complete unknown, like a rolling stone
normzone, Sep 17 2017
  

       //monozygotic twins have been published as having notably similar tastes, so that gets around the existing massive similarities//   

       No, it doesn't. If I pick two random people in a crowd, they will share (let's say) between 4,500,000 and 5,500,000 SNPs. (That's just a guesstimate based on the number of SNPs and the frequencies of major alleles.) That will be true for _any_ two people, other than siblings (who will share maybe twice as many SNPs) and identical twins (who will share _almost_ all SNPs).   

       There may be 500,000 SNPs that are relevant to brain development, and we don't even know which of the half-million-or-so SNPs those are. Even if we did, two unrelated individuals will share maybe 230,000 - 270,000 of them. Very few unrelated people will share more than, say, 300,000 or fewer than 200,000.   

       There may be 5000 SNPs that are especially relevant to which activities you enjoy. If we knew which ones they were, then we might be able to find individuals sharing 3000 such SNPs instead of the average 2500. But we _don't_ know which ones they are, for the most part.   

       In the absence of sufficient knowledge, and given the large numbers of SNPs involved, a far better approach is to send a brother or child out to test things. You will share more SNPs with them than with any unrelated individual you are likely to find.
MaxwellBuchanan, Sep 18 2017
  

       + Normie. Spot on.
blissmiss, Sep 19 2017
  

       Only a few years ago I was very like me, but I was told to move on. I apparently now have very different tastes since I did drugs and smoked cigarettes - things I've now given up in favour of an existence with a stimulation below my means.   

       It's good you obviously only half-believe your stuff now (is that the point?)   

       And then there is the rest ... and Jacky [link].
bigsleep, Sep 20 2017
  
      
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