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M.I.T. Boston in the 1930s. Every male student that brought a girl to a “dorm party” had to pay an admission fee based on his date’s weight. They paid 1 cent per pound and an addictional 10 cents if if their date was a blonde, 15 cents for brunettes and 20 cents for redheads.