Tag Archives: online dating

LARP Passions: An Online Dating Destination For Live Action Role Players

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Dorks need love, too, and that’s why I have nothing snarky to say about LARP Passions, an online dating website for “singles with a passion for LARPing.” What is LARPing, you ask? Live action role playing. Players act out fictional dramas in character, wearing costumes and carrying fake weapons, which they often build themselves. It’s sort of like Civil War re-enactors, but with spell packets and foam swords. Romantic. Keep reading »

The Soapbox: On Online Dating, The Genders & The Spreadsheet That Launched 1,000 Blog Posts

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Snooping His Profile
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If your man still has a profile up, there's trouble ahead. Read More »

Last week, The Frisky told you about the New York banker who was charting the waves of Match.com and came up with a novel way to keep the women he was talking to on the site straight—he made a spreadsheet of the eight women he was corresponding with. He included their name, a photo, his initial impressions after viewing their profile, the dates when they’d exchanged winks, the dates of when they’d exchanged emails, and impressions of their first date. He color-coded the women according to who he wanted to “monitor closely ASAP” and who he wanted to “monitor casually.” He, of course, gave each woman a numerical score based on her appearance, getting so specific as to dole out three 7.5s and a 9.5. For one woman, he wrote, “Ok girl, but very jappy; one and done for me.” Keep reading »

Match.com Date Defends Finance Dude’s Spreadsheet O’ Ladies

Be My BF: Spreadsheet Guy
This guy made a spreadsheet of all his Match.com dates. Read More »
I Found A BF Online
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How I found a boyfriend online dating. Yes, it really happens! Read More »
Online Dating Lies
Here's some of the whoppers people use in their profile. Read More »

I am not the only one who finds Dave The Finance Guy Who Kept Track Of His Match.com Dates On A Spreadsheet adorably well-organized. One of the ladies he met off of Match.com is now defending Dave’s speadsheet o’ ladies, which leaked to the press earlier this week— and she’s pissed at the woman who leaked the list in the first place.   Keep reading »

Is Your Dog An Online Dating Dealbreaker?

Have you ever come across a gorgeous man’s profile picture who seems to have everything you’ve ever wanted in life — except he has a cat? How about that handsome, mysterious James Bond type who claims the hobbies of cliff-diving and extreme snowboarding excites him? Crap … he’s into exotic snakes.  In the online dating world, these mini-factoids may fall into a category called dealbreakers.

Because dealbreakers are exactly that, the question comes into play, “Where do pets fit into your dating profile?” Most of the traditional sites have a spot where you can share your animal likes and dislikes, and these usually allow free-form writing. However tempting it may be to share the poem you recently wrote honoring Fluffy, my best advice is to keep this to a simple list. Read more…

Ask A Dating Expert: What’s The Least Awkward Way To Turn Down An Online Date?

Each month, Sparkology.com, a quality-driven, luxury dating site for young professionals, asks a curated panel of dating experts for their advice on a single hot topic as requested by our members.

THIS MONTH: “Is there a good way to say ‘Thanks, but I’m not interested’ to someone that messaged you?  How can you respond without making it awkward?”

Check out how the dating experts responded after the jump. Keep reading »

An Open Letter To The Guy Who Called Me “Crazy”

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Dear Guy Who Seemed Cool On Our First Date But Freaked When I Said I Wanted To Take Sexual Stuff Slowly And Sent Me A Barrage Of Douchey Text Messages Which Culminated In Pronouncing Me “Crazy”,

I feel as if we have gotten off on the wrong foot.  Keep reading »

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