Online dating; here we go again !!!!

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Online dating; here we go again !!!!

Post: #234581 sarahkeast
Mon Jun 06, 2011 9:11 pm

So I raised some £££ on fleabay and decided to launch back into the cyber dating world. The free sites are too full of flakes, cheats and weirdos.

So I splashed some cash and joined Eco Lovers :grouphug: a few interesting profiles, we shall see. I have tried other dating sites, with some success [obviously not that much or I wouldnt be looking again :shaking: ]

Anyone else recommend any sites or got any tales to tell ?

Will hopefully have something to tell soon and keep you updated :hugish:
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Post: #234587 southeast-isher
Tue Jun 07, 2011 12:10 am

Good luck, i am single too. There is this website too which may be worth checking out:

http://www.ewsingles.com/

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Post: #234594 MEL78
Tue Jun 07, 2011 7:06 am

Good Luck my OH came from a dating page in a local paper just over 14 years ago and 2 kids later.....so it does work.....

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Post: #234596 chickenchargrill
Tue Jun 07, 2011 7:16 am

Yay! My experiences of online dating were freaks and ended up with a stalker. I did meet a guy who I thought was really nice. Still kinda hung up on his ex so we ended up chatting and kept in touch for a while. He went back to his ex, didn't work out, a few months later he was dating someone else but more than willing to cheat on her with me. Ho hum. But they were a couple of free sites.

A good friend of mine tried one (not sure which site though) 2 years on he's now married to a lovely lady he met through it and has a baby girl :)

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Post: #234599 Thomzo
Tue Jun 07, 2011 7:43 am

Hi
I met my ex through a dating site. We lasted four and half years which is an eternity compared to my normal relationships.

Last year I did some research for my OU course and joined a free dating site. They passed my details on to a number of other sites and now I get hundreds of e-mails a week from all these sites. It's a good job I used a different e-mail address from my normal one.

Good luck, I hope you are successful.

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Post: #234617 StripyPixieSocks
Tue Jun 07, 2011 10:33 am

I met my OH on Myspace... we've been together 5 years on July 21st and still going strong :)

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Post: #234747 southeast-isher
Wed Jun 08, 2011 9:19 pm

Well, you wanted to be self-sufficient...

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Post: #234759 robertz
Wed Jun 08, 2011 10:26 pm

hi self sufficient. yes we can date but i dont see any choices and or offers

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Post: #237314 sarahkeast
Sun Jul 03, 2011 8:57 pm

Well that was a bad spend ! site was hard to use, limited members, turned out it shared my data on several other sites. No wonder I got some weird emails ! Altho didnt get very many at all and none that followed up to meeting anyone. Ho hum. Back to the drawing board [or ebay to raise some more play money]
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Post: #237319 MKG
Sun Jul 03, 2011 9:20 pm

Note to Andy .... there is a need for a little corner of Ish dedicated to romantic souls.

Seriously!

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Post: #237324 Clarry
Sun Jul 03, 2011 9:35 pm

StripyPixieSocks wrote:I met my OH on Myspace... we've been together 5 years on July 21st and still going strong :)



I met my hubby on Myspace too :thumbright: He contacted me the day after I joined (proper stalker type :lol: ). We've been together 5 years this Christmas.

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Post: #237325 sarahkeast
Sun Jul 03, 2011 9:40 pm

MKG wrote:Note to Andy .... there is a need for a little corner of Ish dedicated to romantic souls.

Seriously!

Mike


Sure, why not ? :dontknow:

Guess it is harder as you get older and know what you do/do not want, and are moving along lifes' journey at different rates.... Also can be fun if you dont take it too seriously :king:

Any adventure racer/mountain biker/trail runners out there who also like to grow veggies, make/mend stuff and be as ish as possible ? :hugish:
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Post: #237336 Annpan
Mon Jul 04, 2011 8:38 am

I know it has been discussed before, I'll bring it up again with the rest of Admin and we'll see what we can do...
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Post: #237815 Shirley
Sat Jul 09, 2011 8:42 am

sarahkeast wrote:So I raised some £££ on fleabay and decided to launch back into the cyber dating world. The free sites are too full of flakes, cheats and weirdos.



It's not just the free sites :dontknow: I signed up on a deal but won't be renewing.
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Post: #237818 Zech
Sat Jul 09, 2011 9:30 am

I met my husband through Venus Dating. It was fairly cheap and had the major advantage that you could browse people's profiles before joining up. That was eight years ago, so not sure if it's still the same, or even if it still exists.
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