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Wrong answer.

Wrong answer.

"VaginaBarf" was taken.

"VaginaBarf" was taken.

Talk about creepily targeted advertising.

Talk about creepily targeted advertising.

She seems pretty normal, actually, so… I dunno.

She seems pretty normal, actually, so… I dunno.

I hope those aren’t related…

I hope those aren’t related…

OkCupid has gotten into the holiday’s spirit. We are all amused.

Wow you sound very entertaining adorable and highly interesting , like me lol anyhow accused only of being a tiny bit of a stage hog/ life of the party entertainer type well because I really am…
Entire message from [screen name redacted], sent at 2 a.m. the other night. Exhibit D in “Reasons to Let the Cocaine Wear Off Before Logging Online.”
Indications to the contrary.

Indications to the contrary.

  1. Isn’t this basically just combining the worst of online dating with the worst of being set up?
  2. Isn’t this basically just non-gay (or rather, optionally-gay) Grindr?

theatlantic:

How Online Romance is Threatening Monogamy

The positive aspects of online dating are clear: the Internet makes it easier for single people to meet other single people with whom they might be compatible, raising the bar for what they consider a good relationship. But what if online dating makes it too easy to meet someone new? What if it raises the bar for a good relationship too high? What if the prospect of finding an ever-more-compatible mate with the click of a mouse means a future of relationship instability, in which we keep chasing the elusive rabbit around the dating track?

Read more. [Image: R. Kikuo Johnson]

I think the cartoon pretty much sums it up.

(Reblogged from theatlantic)
Fail.

Fail.

Worst-case scenario: I’m a washed-up, unemployable, and STD-infested but exceedingly well-hung d-bag

The first two lines of my OKCupid profile read, “My porn stage name would be Sam Clay. Actually — and I hope this isn’t a dealbreaker — that is my porn stage name.”

Chinese Cynthia wants to know, “Just out of curiosity, what do u mean by porn stage name? Did u use to work as a porn star?”

Currently weighing the potential benefits & drawbacks of saying yes…


 

Odd even by OKCupid standards.
(Or maybe an obscure obscene reference that somehow slipped by OKC’s rigorous [ha!] editorial eyes?)
(I answered “Bad idea,” but I think I was responding from a weird-pets-vis-a-vis-dating perspective. On behalf of said monkeys, I hereby change my answer to “No way.”)

Odd even by OKCupid standards.

(Or maybe an obscure obscene reference that somehow slipped by OKC’s rigorous [ha!] editorial eyes?)

(I answered “Bad idea,” but I think I was responding from a weird-pets-vis-a-vis-dating perspective. On behalf of said monkeys, I hereby change my answer to “No way.”)

Online-dating FAIL.

Online-dating FAIL.

Beware, fellas. Other euphemisms include, but are in no way limited to, the following: “curvy,” “voluptuous,” “womanly,” “zaftig,” “fecund,” “NOT an anorexic Barbie doll!,” and “porcine.”