a notch on (someone's) bedpost

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a notch on (someone's) bedpost

A casual sexual partner, especially a one-night stand, counted as a tally in the overall number of someone's sexual partners. Janet was never interested in a serious boyfriend during college; she was only looking for notches on her bedpost. So is that all I am to you, John? A notch on your bedpost?
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Not keen to be just another notch on his bedpost, she tells Max she wants to call it a day and end their affair.
The friend said that Ashley decided to change his phone number and scrap his BlackBerry messaging, as he wants his next girl to be a serious girlfriend and not just another notch on his bedpost.
We need to fix our leaks, people, and for good" Broadcaster Chris Evans "If I had known at the start the ratio between what I think an audience will laugh at and what they do laugh at, it would have been so depressing, I'd have quit" Jerry Seinfeld on stand-up comedy "Perhaps I will join the 750ft high club" Writer Kathy Lette on a helicopter ride "I'd never be another notch on his bedpost.
But I rejected him because I didn't want to be another notch on his bedpost.
At first,Henry thinks that Lucy is pulling his leg,as part of a practical joke to make sure he doesn't think she'llbe just another notch on his bedpost.
With only one notch on his bedpost so far (Debbie), that figure doubles when he and Alicia decide to hop under the duvet on Monday (left).
She's just going to be another notch on his bedpost.
At first, Henry thinks that Lucy is pulling his leg, as part of a practical joke to make sure he doesn't think she'll be just another notch on his bedpost.
Unfortunately for him, she's not ready to be a notch on his bedpost.
I felt I'd be a notch on his bedpost and we'd move on.
But for once his pretty female companion wasn't some starlet ready to make another notch on his bedpost.
Jade hates seeing her dad go head-first into relationships and she thought Sophie would be just another notch on his bedpost.