By Lance on Sep 25, 2009 in Dating | comments(9)
Hahahaha! More accolades for Match.com, which is finally getting sued for having fake profiles and sending BS winks and emails to male customers. See this article in the New York Post where Brooklynite Sean McGinn is suing for $5 million, citing the pain and anguish he felt when his emails were unreplied to because they were going to fake accounts. Boo hoo. I love it. Nothing like getting super depressed because you emailed 100 chicks on Match and no one emailed back. UPDATE: McGinn dropped the lawsuit because he was ridiculed massively on the Internet. Really? Too bad, would love to have seen Match get it in the 5-hole on this one. Ironically, he met his current girlfriend on Match. Not even sure what to say about that.
See video here from Fox News: Continued
By Lance on Aug 1, 2008 in Dating | comments(243)
This post is part of a series of posts on online dating and Match.com. Check out the other posts here:
If you haven’t noticed it already, there are tons of fakes, spammers, frauds inhabiting online dating sites. Match is a little better than a free site like plentyoffish, but it still has it’s share of fakes and scammers.
Where I live, I’ll probably identify one fake out of every 30 profiles. There are a number of tip-offs for spotting a fake and after reading this post you’ll be able to identify them too. Continued
By Honey on Jul 22, 2008 in Dating, Featured | comments(18)
When Lance asked me to cobble together a “typical” Match profile written by a dude, I have to say that it turned out to be a bit more difficult than I thought. Why? Well, here are a few typical profiles, lifted straight from the source in their entirety:
I like to have fun Im a layed back fellow that likes to be funny and funny people. I just want a NORMAL GENUIN person to hang out with and enjoy life on a low key level see some things and experience first times. (Horrible Grammer)
You also can’t spell or punctuate, fellow.
(In addition to not being able to spell, I have no friends, and thus must take my own photograph.) Continued
By Lance on Jul 21, 2008 in Dating | comments(51)
As you may or may not know, I do a fair amount of bitching about online dating, especially Match.com. Match has got it’s place and I know it’s great for a lot of people, but I kinda have a love-hate relationship with it. Maybe a little more on the hate side. I prefer to meet women in the field and in the last two years I’ve met far more quality women the old fashioned way than via online.
(OMG I love to laugh!)