Tried internet dating again...history repeated itself

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21 Jul 2016, 1:34 pm

I gave internet dating another try after first trying it back in '09. Same thing happened as when I did it before. I pay for a membership, I send some messages, and I get zero responses. I am the odd man out in the digital age.



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21 Jul 2016, 1:53 pm

In reality that's the standard rate of men on dating sites.

Dating sites are sausage fests

and DO NOT believe their stats on sex ratios - they are all liars and they all boost female numbers with fake profiles.



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21 Jul 2016, 3:48 pm

Marknis wrote:
I gave internet dating another try after first trying it back in '09. Same thing happened as when I did it before. I pay for a membership, I send some messages, and I get zero responses. I am the odd man out in the digital age.


Try a free dating website like OKCupid next time. Then if you don't any replies, at least you are not paying for it.



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21 Jul 2016, 11:02 pm

The_Face_of_Boo wrote:
In reality that's the standard rate of men on dating sites.

Dating sites are sausage fests

and DO NOT believe their stats on sex ratios - they are all liars and they all boost female numbers with fake profiles.


Even if the female profiles aren't fake per se, they may not be paying members. Non-paying members can't answer messages. I had this problem on match.com.



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21 Jul 2016, 11:24 pm

Don't use pay sites, especially without checking for legitimate endorsements from people who've successfully used them.

I agree that OKC is pretty decent. I used it for a long time before I decided to take a break.

There are women on OKC, at least lesbians lol.


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21 Jul 2016, 11:38 pm

I have given up, because the ones I interact with seem to want me to be their errand boy when I barely know them, or want me to give them money for their bank accounts. If I knew them very very well, no problem, but not really really early in the game.


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