The Bachelor

Shira

Age: ??

Occupation: Actress

Hometown: Massapequa Park, NY

 

Do you have any pets and if so, what kind?

I have a Siamese cat named Baby Sebastian Ted Striker. I saved him from the shelter (he was about to be euthanized because he had no mother to nurse him at 3 weeks old so I bottle fed him and brought him back from near death. He’s 13 months now.

 

If you could be someone else for just one day, who would it be and why?

I’d have to go with President Obama. I would hold an emergency press conference and say everything I’ve ever wanted to say to the world.

 

Do you like to dress up or do you prefer casual attire as a rule?

I love getting dressed up! But I also love my sweats. So both!

 

Tattoo Count:

0

 

What is you’re best date memory?

My best date memory was actually a first date that happened on a 4th of July. We went to a fancy, romantic dinner and then drove around in a limo all night stopping to watch fireworks from different locations.

Shawn

Age: 28

Occupation: Financial Advisor

Hometown: Cincinnati, OH

 

If you could be someone else for just one day, who would it be and why?

I would be someone in a third world country so I could live, feel, hear and know for my own experience just how blessed I am.

 

If you wanted to really impress a man/woman what would you do and why?

Be very polite and respectful and choose something that showed them I was attentive to who they were and what they like

 

Do you consider yourself romantic and why?

I think I am romantic I love romance, passion, intimacy and creating special memories! I also love leaving I love you notes in lunch boxes or surprising the people I love with unexpected things just to say thinking of you.

 

Tattoo Count:

5

 

Location:

Various locations

 

What is your ideal mate’s personality like?

Funny, confident, coy, driven, competitive, intelligent. I want to be with someone who I can always learn from.

Age: 26

Occupation: Advertising Account Manager

Hometown: Pittsburgh, PA

 

What is your most embarrassing moment?

Spilled a drink all over my crotch at a house party wearing light denim jeans. Definitely had to live down the jokes for a while.

 

Do you like to dress up or do you prefer casual attire as a rule?

I love dressing up! Who doesn’t enjoy feeling pretty?

 

Do you consider yourself romantic and why?

I’m hopelessly romantic. I still believe in Prince Charming and being hopelessly in love.

 

Tattoo Count:

3

 

Location:

Various locations

 

What is your ideal mate’s personality like?

A guy’s guy, but very sweet and romantic with the girl he loves. Must have a great sense of humor. I want to always be laughing together.

Rachel

Age: 27

Occupation: Fashion Sales Rep

Hometown: Southhampton, MA

 

If you could be someone else for just one day, who would it be and why?

I think I would want to be a guy for the day just to see what it’s like….I think I would hate it but it would be good insight. Either that or a huge celebrity and see what it’s like to be followed and photographed everywhere you go.

 

What is your greatest achievement to date?

Moving to NYC on my own when I had no friends moving there or to live with. I was determined to make it work, even though I had some people back home who doubted me.

 

What is your all-time favorite book and why?

“A Return to Love” by Marianne Williamson – I found it very empowering way to let more love in your life and just very different ways of looking at situations than people are used to.

 

Tattoo Count:

1

 

Location:

Back

 

What is your biggest date fear?

That a date that I was really excited for and looking forward to just go terrible and is a huge disappointment.

Nicki

Age: 26

Occupation: Dental Hygienist

Hometown: Hurst, TX

 

What are your 3 best attributes?

1. Ability to make people feel comfortable

2. Sincerity

3. I’m fun!

 

 

What is your ideal mate’s personality like?

Funny (love sarcasm!), outgoing, well-mannered, hard-working, family man, honest and sincere

 

What is your best date memory?

Pulling over on the side of a country road after a great dinner to dance under the stars to a Jack Ingram song.

 

Tattoo Count:

1

 

Location:

Back

 

If you wanted to approach a man you had never met before, how would you go about doing it?

Make him notice me (walk by, talk to his friend, etc.) then make flirtatious eye contact with him until he approaches me. 

Monica

Age: 33

Occupation: Dental Consultant

Hometown: Yuba City, CA

 

If you were stranded on a desert island what 3 things would you bring with you and why?

Lip gloss – can’t go without it

Endless Supply of Pina Coladas

The love of my life

 

 

What is your favorite hoiday and why?

St Patty’s Day – must be the Irish in me. Or the great beer, food, and fun gatherings.

 

What U.S. city is the most romantic to you and why?

San Antonio Texas – the river walk streets lined with lights and a canal following the walkways, great food, culture…Done!

 

Tattoo Count:

4

 

Location:

Wrist, ankle/heel, stomach, back

 

Do you consider yourself romantic and why?

Total hopeless romantic. I prefer to be tough but it’s the sweet simple (romantic) gestures that get me. 

Age: 29

Occupation: Internet Entrepreneur

Hometown: London, England

 

What are your 3 best attributes?

Outgoing, Funny, REAL

 

Do you like being the center of attention?

Center of attention! I’m the most outgoing, open-minded person you will ever meet. I love to have fun and live life to the fullest! I love to entertain & make people smile, laugh and have a good time. So being the center of attention allows me to do this.

 

What is the best trip you have been on & why?

Port Douglas, Australia. My family and I rented a house near the beach and went snorkeling in the Great Barrier Reef. The people in the town were amazing, the food was delicious, the Great Barrier Reef is spectacular and I was with my family.

 

Tattoo Count:

0

 

What’s your worst date memory?

The time my date crashed my car into a pole and didn’t pay to fix it.

Age: 27

Occupation: Business Development Manager

Hometown: Ocala, FL

 

If you were stranded on a desert island what 3 things would you bring and why?

Sombrero – I’m allergic to the sun so it would be good for shade

Pool Float Toys – I love to float in the ocean

My iPhone for its camera app – I love photography

 

 

Would you consider yourself adventurous or conservative?

Adventurous. I used to be fearless but the older I get, I realize that I sort of love this life thing and I’m getting a little more conservative!

 

If you wanted to really impress a man what would you do and why?

Show him I can change a tire, how many girls an do that?

 

Tattoo Count:

0

 

What’s your worst date memory?

Getting stood up! If you don’t really want to go on a date with me, don’t make plans to! 

Age: 24

Occupation: Administrative Assistant

Hometown: Clarksville, TN

 

What is your favorite all-time book and why?

It’s so hard to choose just one. I’ve read so many. To date, I’ll say “Time Traveler’s Wife,” it kept me on my toes, a real page turner.

 

If you wanted to really impress a man what would you do and why?

I would make a dinner and give them something sentimental – like a basket full of things that are “us.” I feel like thought shows how much you care.

 

What is your ideal mates personality like?

Outgoing, fun-loving, athletic, driven, goal oriented, sensitive but strong, not afraid to try new things, Christian, family oriented, love children

 

Tattoo Count:

3

 

Location:

Foot, side and another location.

 

I hate it when my date:

Talks only about themselves, sticks to the boring questions and thinks dinner & a movie is a good idea for a first date.

Age: 28

Occupation: Accountant

Hometown: Cache, OK

 

If you could be someone else for just one day, who would it be and why?

My grandparents…to know what they had to live through and experienced might change my views of things today and reiterate how thankful I should be.

 

What is your favorite all-time book and why?

The Notebook – I don’t read love stories because they often seem unrealistic – this one though does it for me.

 

If you wanted to impress a man what would you do and why?

Just be confident and be myself. I believe men find confidence in a woman sexy and are impressed.

 

Tattoo Count:

4

 

Location:

Feet, right hip and lower back

 

Do you consider yourself romantic and why?

Yes…I love to do special things for the person I care about. Did I mention that I also love to have special things done for me?! Like homemade gifts!