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07/29/2011 05:26 pm ET | Updated Sep 28, 2011

A Quarter of Men Would Only Date A Subordinate Coworker -- And Other Findings From The Great Male/Female Survey 2011

It's 2011 right? Sometimes we need to check when surveys like the AskMen's 2011 Great Male Survey, turn up some incredibly old-fashioned results.

Odds are fairly good that sometime over the course of your career you'll meet someone at work whom you'd like to date. After all, you do spend most of your time there. But as Business Insider reports, 27 percent of men said they would only date someone in their office in a lower level position. And we thought power was supposed to be a turn on?

More than 70,000 men from Canada, the United States, the U.K. and Australia took the survey, weighing in with their thoughts on how the "modern man" thinks and behaves.

45 percent of participants said they've never dated a co-worker because it's a really bad idea, but 56 percent said they'd sleep with a coworker if the opportunity arose (sleeping with someone and actually dating them being two way different things).

But what the results of this survey really show is that we just aren't as progressive as we like to think. Earlier this week we reported that the same survey found that 50 percent of men said they would dump a partner who gained extra weight. Comparatively, the survey's partner poll of 13,000 women by Cosmopolitan found that 20 percent of women would do the same.

As though to further prove how far we haven't come, the survey also found that 34 percent of men said a women becomes "promiscuous" when she sleeps with her tenth partner and 32 percent said they wouldn't call her promiscuous until she bedded 20 people.

It's worth noting that AskMen's and Cosmopolitian's Great Female Survey 2011 asked the same question, with 38 percent of women saying that a man becomes a "man whore" after he sleeps with 20 partners and 37 percent said a woman becomes a "slut" when she reaches does the same.

And in response to the ultimate question for the year of Charlie Sheen, "Which gender is winning?," 55 percent of participants said it's not a competition -- which seems fairly obvious since some of these results suggest we are all losing.

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