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    Have you tried it, if so with what results?

    It's no secret to those that are familiar with me that I have written a fair bit on this topic but it is all written from my perspective. It would be interesting to hear yours?


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    I think that it's the worst form of matching up that one can possibly find.
    One who uses it has "im desperate and too sissy to approach" written
    all ovar him...

    Ain't cool. :?

    p.s. it's just my opinion so don't make me dodge those flamethrowers, k?


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    Not so, if you live in area populated by mingers, Internet Dating is a great way to meet very attractive people, with a matching sex drive, interests and life style.

    You can see them, find out about them, all from the safety of your own home and if you have a rapor, then you can meet up.

    How is this less preferable than having to pick from the best of a bad bunch in your local bar, while knowing nothing about them only to find out later down the line, you are not remotely compatible.
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    Yeah and never uploaded my picture. 0 results. At the time it made me adopt a new state of mind. But that was then and this is now. I tried it but I'm not bothered with it. It seems to trivial to me. Much like courting in real life. I don't really have a desire for children, so that is pretty much it. And thats all females are for in the frame of my evolved mind isn't it? So if I was to date, there would be no purpose.
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    Fun doesn't always have a purpouse other than having it(fun that is ).
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    Its never fun in the long run.

    Hahah a new quote from me there. :-D
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    lolz, whoo says that it has to have a long run?
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    Because it always ends up long term. That is if you have no emotional feelings during sex, or the dating. Which you do.
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    This doesn't mean that it can't work out badly, or end up in boredom from
    both sides... which happens most of the times... :?
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    I actually know a woman who started out with a guy internet dating and now they're married and buying their first home. It seems to work for some people, although I've never tried it.
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    And you usually regret it and try and forget about it anyway. So that fun is edited out mostly. So whats the point then? Remember that Happy/normality barrier Hanuka. It closes very quickly and gets shorter and shorter.
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    Sex is what we - men (and women) crave.
    It's a basic need that one needs to practice every now and then.
    It's like eating... Can't live without it... unless you're on a diet :wink:
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    I don't need sex to live. Its a desire, not a need. And I don't need nor desire it. Lucky me. 8)
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    You won't succeed without a pic.

    People like to see what's on offer.
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    I'm not really bothered anyway. I'm handsome if I may say so. The only problem would be that I haven't a camera to take my current portraight 8).
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    Quote Originally Posted by 425 Chaotic Requisition
    I'm not really bothered anyway. I'm handsome if I may say so. The only problem would be that I haven't a camera to take my current portraight 8).
    pft

    Take one with your mobile phone

    English people do not NOT have mobiles with camera's.
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    Phone cameras are about as useful as a USB fan.
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    I would do it. I like woman and I dare say, I even understand them somewhat! Sex and fun is one thing (a great thing), but nothing can really substitute the kind of companionship a good woman can offer. The whole "two become one" thing has some meaning for me. A good relationship allows one to be yourself completely and safely. You learn each other's quirks and shortfalls and they add to the original picture and make it better. The problem is getting to such a place. BIG obstacle. I have never met any woman that would be compatible with me, the whole me. It is not because I am better or worse than the normal guy, it is just that I am quite a bit quirky myself and I happen to love all things scientific. No woman I have ever met show more than a passing interest in a naturalistic and scientific approach to life. At least, not where I am from. So maybe the internet can cough up something
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    Quote Originally Posted by KALSTER
    I would do it. I like woman and I dare say, I even understand them somewhat! Sex and fun is one thing (a great thing), but nothing can really substitute the kind of companionship a good woman can offer. The whole "two become one" thing has some meaning for me. A good relationship allows one to be yourself completely and safely. You learn each other's quirks and shortfalls and they add to the original picture and make it better. The problem is getting to such a place. BIG obstacle. I have never met any woman that would be compatible with me, the whole me. It is not because I am better or worse than the normal guy, it is just that I am quite a bit quirky myself and I happen to love all things scientific. No woman I have ever met show more than a passing interest in a naturalistic and scientific approach to life. At least, not where I am from. So maybe the internet can cough up something
    Indeed it can!

    I tried it and the first chat I had was about 'worms' a scientific article relating to age defying drugs (for treating seizures) tested on worms, increased their life expectancy by 50%!

    So not all chats on dating sites are going to involve 'small talk' infact I never do small talk. And there are plenty of good women as there are good men like yourself on the web who also cannot find a compatible male.

    What is great about Internet Dating is that you can specifiy what you are looking for. Seems kind of soul less but we have these lists in our heads anyway, whether we realise it or not, so this is a more honest approach and will more likely result in success.

    And when someone fitting that list passes by you, if they fit your list they can make contact. Then you take it in a more natural way to see if you have any chemistry, rapor etc.

    If on the other hand you choose not to make a list, success rate is diminished as you will get contact from all sorts and begin to become disillusioned while you wonder why your ideal mate hasn't approached you yet.

    I say go for it Kalster!

    Internet Dating is now hugely successful and ever growing due to the success of finding good matches.
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