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#50594
Scuba Diver Relationship Quiz
Greg - 1/11/2012 6:29 AM
Category: Survey
Replies: 181

Take the following scuba diving relationship quiz to determine if you and your mate are meant to be.

Instructions:

If you answer #1: Your relationship may work out, but to make it better you should both become certified scuba divers and get underwater as quickly as possible.

If you answer #2: Your relationship is doomed unless the non-diving partner is amazing surface support and is OK with your diving "needs".

If you answer #3: Congratulations! Your relationship will last as long as you have air in your scuba tanks and dive frequently. Your love for each other will grow as the minutes you spend underwater increases. If you find yourself arguing with one another, just go diving and forget about the problem.

If you answer #4: Start searching on land and underwater for that perfect mate. Make sure they’re already certified OR willing to learn before you take it too far. Otherwise, have them sign a contract acknowleding how often you’ll be diving, how much scuba diving costs, and have them promise to provide surface support at all times. OR you could just stay single forever and dive whenever you want, with whoever you want, wherever you want, and spend how much you want.
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puddle_jumper - 4/10/2016 4:41 PM
[Choose #4] staying single seems to promote the most freedom
#459
Badlander316 - 4/09/2014 2:43 PM
[Choose #3] She’s pretty awesome...
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havoc - 11/08/2013 9:26 AM
[Choose #2] Wife is working on it. Has some fears to conquer first.
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Pupuce - 11/03/2013 12:40 PM
[Choose #4] and if I happen to date again, he will have to be a scuba diver!
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cassowary - 10/30/2013 2:44 PM
[Choose #4] still waiting for that soul mate to turn u! bloody hell :P meanwhile, let’s go diving
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dolphins95 - 6/17/2013 12:50 PM
[Choose #4] Maybe one day I’ll have a permanent diving buddy, but it is great making new friends.
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PCDiveBuddies - 5/26/2013 8:20 PM
[Choose #4] Hopefully wont be a single diver forever :) Then I will change my answer to #3
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coolhandan - 3/29/2013 6:06 PM
[Choose #4] looking for a buddy
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ScubaNut08 - 2/23/2013 2:50 PM
[Choose #4] Ex-boyfriend got me into diving then he went back to his ex. Now I’m looking for a new dive buddy and hopefully a new boyfriend!
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whatnot - 2/14/2013 11:49 AM
[Choose #2] I support my scuba diver addictions, won’t dive, but I don’t think I need to spend my entire vacation around scuba diving.
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HarryO - 1/31/2013 1:13 PM
[Choose #2] Hey because I am the only diver that is WHY we have such a good relationship....when she is on the boat, I am 100ft below...I can’t hear her!!!!lol
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Eric_R - 1/28/2013 5:51 PM
[Choose #2] She’s content sitting on the beach reading a book.
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oceanfloor - 7/27/2012 7:54 PM
[Choose #4] If his not a diver he can forget it!!
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Legasea - 7/27/2012 3:14 PM
[Choose #4] [Choose 4] I need a scuba diver who also knows how to dance, and that’s a hard to find combination :)
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jshoemaker_1 - 7/27/2012 11:08 AM
[Choose #3] We got our certifications together but we proceeded to get preggo on our first dive vacation. After our twins were born last year we were looking forward to a few trips this year. Oops we are preggo again. She still lets me dive occasionallly!
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rockwalldiver - 7/10/2012 9:57 AM
[Choose #2] I will turn her to the dark side sooner or later.
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scubawolf1 - 7/01/2012 8:59 AM
[Choose #4] If she’s not willing to get certified I’m not interested.
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Tsmith0711 - 3/20/2012 4:02 PM
[Choose #3] When I met Andre and we would go to the beach, I would hold on to him if I could not touch the bottom. Learning to scuba dive with him has made me be a better, stronger and more confident swimmer.
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scuba165 - 3/17/2012 12:06 AM
[Choose #4] Where are all the scuba girls in the NE
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Pixel - 2/16/2012 9:11 AM
[Choose #2] My partner has sat on the beach for an hour, alone, while we went diving. And still loved me. Said he’d do it again. win
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ScubaFit - 2/12/2012 11:40 AM
[Choose #3] Hi Divebuddies! My hubby and I are best friends and dive buddies. We never disagree on dive days as we are so happy to be diving. I’m curious, do you dive with your spouse during a disagreement / argument? How do you resolve it?
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D_Vince - 2/11/2012 10:31 AM
[Choose #2] I chose to not torture my wife by NOT teaching her to dive :)
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Scubaman7337 - 2/10/2012 9:39 AM
[Choose #2] My wife understands my diving addiction needs, and is an enabler.
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jason_tucker - 2/02/2012 11:38 AM
[Choose #3] Getting my girlfriend certified was my gift to her. She is doing her open water next month.
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chgodvr - 2/01/2012 5:30 PM
[Choose #2] this has worked for years - I don’t interfere with her interests.
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Paully - 2/01/2012 4:26 PM
[Choose #2] My daughter is my best dive buddy.
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Zoltrac - 2/01/2012 4:22 PM
[Choose #3] Both are certified as well as my 12 year old son
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steelheadfish - 2/01/2012 4:04 PM
[Choose #2] i have noooo interest in diving with my wife thats why i got a divorce
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adventurer27 - 2/01/2012 4:03 PM
[Choose #3] not just scuba diver but also avid diver
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zielit - 1/27/2012 11:29 AM
[Choose #2] My wife just let me go to Cozumel for a week ALONE (well with the group from my local dive shop).
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Bluekat510 - 1/26/2012 2:22 PM
[Choose #2] he is supportive (my setup was my first anniversary present) showing off pictures is starting to convince him he is missing out though...ie. there is still hope to join the #3 crowd.
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LONGTAILBDA - 1/25/2012 2:48 PM
[Choose #3] 30 yrs diving 25 yrs married. It did take me 20 yrs to get her to try it. Created a monster. :)
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allstarwa - 1/21/2012 2:28 PM
[Choose #3] While we both dive we accept I love to dive and she really likes to dive.... hence I usually outdive her 2 to 1 on a liveaboard. But our dives together are great and it’s always great diving with someone new.
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Divehog - 1/17/2012 11:05 PM
[Choose #4] Still looking, any offers.
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badintexas - 1/17/2012 10:01 AM
[Choose #2] I absolutely love the comments about one in the relationship not diving but being supportive.. That’s awesome that you have support and awesome that you don’t "PUSH" the other to get certified if for whatever reason, he/she doesn’t care to.
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SaintsReturn - 1/17/2012 6:52 AM
[Choose #2] She has never stopped me from diving, she even encourages it, but she will not dive
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Subaqua - 1/14/2012 2:33 PM
[Choose #3] I created a monster. No matter what cool gear, I better buy two sets.
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Red - 1/14/2012 12:16 PM
[Choose #2] My wife lets me dive with who ever I want. She is the best!!!!!!
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Dutch - 1/13/2012 5:38 PM
[Choose #3] I certified my wife in ’85. Solved that problem. While she is not as active as I am, there is no vacation apart as we only head to dive locations in warmer climes.
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MarkScubaDiver - 1/13/2012 5:29 PM
[Choose #4] Hope to find someone who has the same passion of scuba diving like me
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settleron - 1/13/2012 7:07 AM
[Choose #3] The whole family is certified
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Melpie - 1/12/2012 9:55 PM
[Choose #3] Its a good thing I’d leave him if he didn’t. Not really I’m joking.. Who am I kidding? I’d dump him off at the nearest dry dock I could find. Unless it was for medical reasons then I’d ditch him at the hospital.
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malibu - 1/12/2012 4:45 PM
[Choose #2] I’m a dead man
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MaryW - 1/12/2012 8:40 AM
[Choose #3] we are recent Padi OW cert - I only wish we had done it sooner! It’s the first hobby we share in 26 years :)
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daz88 - 1/11/2012 9:52 PM
[Choose #4] just enjoying life, single & loving it.
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Divinandjeeps - 1/11/2012 8:53 PM
[Choose #2] I have to have at least someone who supports me.. part of my criteria!
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flyingfrawg - 1/11/2012 7:12 PM
[Choose #2] I stand with Greg - #2 and Susie is a gem!
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Scubadad2 - 1/11/2012 6:50 PM
[Choose #2] She supports me but is not fond of spending the money to certify herself.
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oceanbound - 1/11/2012 6:35 PM
[Choose #3] me and my significant other met on divebuddy get together :)
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BgDmbRngr - 1/11/2012 4:29 PM
[Choose #3] Got my wife into diving so we could spend more time together!
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Agojo - 1/11/2012 4:19 PM
[Choose #2] Wife quit in the pool, completed all skills in 4’ but panic in 12’, but encouraged me to continue and supports me, diving now 8+ years (PADI master diver), married 35+ years.
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dalehall - 1/11/2012 12:11 PM
[Choose #2] My wife and I are polar opposites. When it comes to hobbies, she doesn’t have many outside interests and, for the most part, if I like it, she doesn’t. 17 years together and still going strong. Luckily, hobbies don’t define a relationship.
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RAWalker - 1/11/2012 11:49 AM
[Choose #3] Admittedly I pushed my wife to get certified. She isn’t anywhere near as active as I am but she loves warm water diving.
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scubagurl - 1/11/2012 10:37 AM
[Choose #3] me-Padi AI, him-Padi MI. We work and play together. We both love scuba as much as we love each other.
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Rich-D-Fish - 1/11/2012 8:19 AM
[Choose #3] Once wifey got certified it was easier to get out and dive more often, plus we started planning all of our summer vactions to tropical locations! :-)
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LatitudeAdjustment - 1/11/2012 8:04 AM
[Choose #2] DM hit my wife in the head with an AL80, now for some strange reason she doesn’t want to be around divers when she is in the water. We practice skills at PFP but I doubt if she will ever finish he OW :(
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sadfish - 1/11/2012 7:59 AM
[Choose #4] looking
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Granitehawk - 1/11/2012 7:35 AM
[Choose #4] Hold out hope to find a dive mate or good surface support lpartner
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k-lambertus - 1/11/2012 7:07 AM
[Choose #2] My wife is great and understanding!
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ScubaDreaminn - 1/11/2012 6:43 AM
[Choose #3] I met my spouse through scuba diving and he is an amazing dive buddy
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Eve - 1/11/2012 6:35 AM
[Choose #2] bubble watchers are a great help.
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Greg - 1/11/2012 6:31 AM
[Choose #2] My wife is amazing surface support and she highly supports my scuba diving habits.