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Dateable Redux

Humor me for a moment:  please click here Seinfeld: “Elaine, what percentage of people would you say are good-looking?” Julia Louis-Dreyfus: “Twenty-five percent?” Seinfeld: “Twenty-five percent?” Louis-Dreyfus: “Um-hmm.” Seinfeld: “No way! It’s like four-to-six percent. It’s a 20-to-1 shot.” Louis-Dreyfus: “You’re way off.” Seinfeld: “Way off?” Louis-Dreyfus: “Yeah.” Seinfeld: “Have you been to the motor […]

No Match

As I mentioned last week, I decided it was time to give my OkCupid and nerve profiles a rest.  At least for a little while.  In the meantime, I’m supposed to be making more of an effort to go out and meet new people (hard when you’re not feeling well, which was the case for […]

3 Guys Online: A Study

Like so many other people in the US, I’m “away” this weekend.  So no dates for me (and no, I don’t have anything scheduled with Mr. Nicepost for next week and yes, this makes me a little anxious). I’m still an active online dater.  Here’s a story of three men, all of whom have written […]

So, I’m Gonna Go There

Last week I mentioned how weird this was for me, trying to negotiate my new reality (gosh that sounds so dramatic).  My new reality = I’ve met a guy who I like and we’ve gone on a couple of dates and because I immediately knew he was the kind of person who’d get it/be cool […]
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5 Things A Guy Shouldn’t Put in His Online Profile (Taken from Real Personal Ads )

I’ve been saving these up, collecting them, over time.  Each was taken, verbatim from some guy’s profile (no, I’m not going to say which service).  I chose these specific statements because they represent classic errors that I see all the time.  And yeah, I know women make lots of errors in their profiles too, but […]