Online “Dating”

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  1. Dave Williams

    Dave Williams Millennium Member

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    I met a wonderful woman on eHarmony and remarried. Highly recommended.
     
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  2. jimcorbin

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    This is what my brother does. The escort agency knows his likes and preferences. It’s cheaper and there is no mistake as to what the deal is.
     

  3. Kawabuggy

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    As if anyone would believe it was accidental.

    Can I use this for my sig line?

    Really good advise here, and someone else mentioned lots of SKANKS at the church as well that are trying to find redemption from their crooked ways.. So, my point is that there are LOTS of opportunities at your local church. Seriously.

    This is probably the SMARTEST idea. You can date all you like, but while you are doing the churn-n-burn in the dating world, have a reliable back-up plan. Unloading the gun before going out on a date takes the aggression out of you, and you are more likely to see, notice, and react to red flags.. Whereas when the magazine is over-flowing, you might jump into something you might not aughta.. Nothing better than bumping uglies with a 20 something hottie..

    I attempted "dating" for a while.. Found a nice 28 year old Asian girl that I've been with for almost a year now. Truthfully, the dating scene is ROUGH... But.. like mining for diamonds, if you put in the time, and dig in the right places, great things can happen.

    On-line dating never worked for me at all. I had my best luck just walking up to ladies I had never met and just striking up a conversation. Remember, if it's not HER that lights your fire, it could be one of her friends.. Every lady you meet has the potential to be the one, or she knows the "one". When I was chasing I would approach ANY lady at restaurants, wine gatherings, parties... I had NO SHAME as I knew it takes work to find good ones. I met my current girlfriend after approaching one of her friends out at a wine bar. I chatted this little cutie up and she finally confided she had a boyfriend.. I then switched gears and went straight to "so, what's your HOTTEST best single friend up to these days?" Two days later the three of us met back at that same wine bar, and I was blown away by how beautiful her friend (my current G-friend) is/was... Whew... I thank her friend every time I see her for the introduction.. Looking back, there is NO WAY our paths would have crossed in any other manner.. I now know where her favorite restaurants (all Korean places), where she shops, where she works... our paths would NEVER have crossed if not for her friend. She never did on-line dating either so there's that.

    Probably the best advise.. Figure out what makes you happy, and do that.. When you are truly at peace, and smiling, and enjoying yourself.. Women want to be a part of that... They will come to you in the right time, when you are in the right frame of mind. And if they don't come, at least you are doing something that makes you happy, and you can then just "rent" one..
     
  4. Gixxerjoe04

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    Like they always say, you don’t pay a hooker for sex, you pay her to leave :animlol:

    I haven’t been in the dating game since all these apps came about. Seems like they’re good for finding someone to bang for a bit, potentially catching some VD haha or finding just crazy women. Seems a hell of a lot easier and quicker than finding girls and starting a convo the old fashion way and actually have to put in some work to get them in bed haha.
     
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  5. DrewBone

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    Many years ago I tried the online thing and for the mostpart I had no success, and when I'd gone back a few years later just to see what was up, there were the very same women that I'd seen there years earlier, who were using the very same images of themselves that they'd included in their profiles years before! 'Amazing how none of them had aged ;)

    If you want to get a real laugh on these sites, do a quick read of the spiels that the men looking for women post. I'd never read so much utter horsepoop in my life nor had I ever seen such embarassing images, LOL!

    Long story short I certainly wouldn't mind the company of a nice woman, but I don't mind being single to avoid crazy.
     
  6. G30SF/F-250

    G30SF/F-250 Pinky Out Platinum Member

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    So you pretended to be a chick or a dude looking for dudes to read dude profiles.

    Sounds legit......
     
  7. bdcochran

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    1. people lie about minor and significant things.
    2. pick an activity like ballroom dancing, a hiking club, a ski club. At least you will get exercise, if nothing else. I do Argentine tango and have never lacked for a dance companion.
    3. you never know who you will meet or when. So, a. keep the interior of your car spotless; b. groom and wear decent clothes when going to the supermarket.

    So, here is your laugh of the day. I advertised for a dance companion. A woman responded and I suggested a neutral meeting place with dancing. I arrived early. As the woman got out of her (I am a real estate salesperson) car, she was limping. It was not a recent injury, but permanent.
    I was very nice and we did not dance. This is what I mean by people lying about significant things - and hoping you overlook the lies.

    If it were possible, try to see the world through the eyes of a female companion. It would help.
     
  8. Kalmah

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    I did the online dating thing off and on from about 2000 to 2012. I occasionally log on to some of the websites I used in the past, and I have to say I really have no desire to update my profiles and try again. I thought the whole online dating thing was circus, and now that I'm older, I have even less tolerance for it.

    I've always been an introvert, and I guess I'm perfectly fine with being a hermit.
     
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  9. Glock21sf-miami

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    Online dating can be fun, lot of psychos out there but you can have a lot of fun as long as you don't take them seriously. When one that is different comes along, you will know right away. BTW, chances are that you will meet the one you keep doing something in your daily life.
    Enjoy dating and yes, always ask them what they think about guns...
    Oh yes, and I almost forgot... the best source of good women are your female friends... the ones that appreciate do actually do a better job at promoting you than what you can do yourself. My current GF came out of a call from a female friend, she said: Why don't you call this friend? She is your type and I have already sold you...
     
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    Damn, you are pretty smart. Except for that Chevrolet thing. :cheers:
     
  11. vikingsoftpaw

    vikingsoftpaw DEPLORABLE ME!

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    I've known people that have. They report its a dumpster fire. Paid services are better like match.com. The freebies like p.o.f. and tinder are toxic waste dumps of humanity.

    Online dating is not immune to the 90/10 rule. 90% of women want the top 10% of men in society.
     
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  12. nam02G

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    I used eHarmony for a while some 12-13 years ago. Only went out on a few dates as a result of it. Did end up dating a woman for a year and a half or so. We are still friends but didn't have the attraction to each other that we both wanted. Oddly I found out from her recently that in the 11.5 ish years since we stopped dating she has never dated anyone else. Apparently, at least to her, even though the animal attraction that we wanted wasn't there I have been a hard act to follow. I only wish my nearly ex-wife felt the same.
     
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    vikingsoftpaw DEPLORABLE ME!

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    Hard pass. Ditto for tattooed single mother types.
     
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    Date, get your tubes cleaned but DO NOT get married for at least 5 years.

    I've had friends in your situation. They have to get married right away. Sort of a status thing. Didn't work out well in the long run.

    Some gave up on their 'sweet young thangs' and went back to their original old lady.

    Make sure the women send you pictures of their pick-up truck.
     
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    Grocery store! That's where you find nice girls. You also can checkout their eating habits. Lol
     
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    yes, but how is the top 10% defined?
     
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    what do the other 10% want?
     
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    'Our site has the most marriages'

    ...then, by default, it also has the most divorces.
     
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    I made it very clear. Even one of my profile pictures is this with the caption, “Gun Control Advocate.”
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    Do I want to add #BLM to my profile? (It allows you to choose yes/no and if you’ll accept yes/no with additional space for an explanation, and so I did....

    NO
    BLM is a political movement and not a social justice movement. All Black Lives Matter, not just the life of George Floyd or whichever death is politically convenient,. The life of a 3 year old shot in the head in a drive by means just as much as the life of George Floyd.

    Where is the outrage when children across this country (across the political and color spectrum) go to school hungry because of food insecurity? There’s real issues to address that don’t have a trendy hashtag.
     
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