Online dating; here we go again !!!!

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Re: Online dating; here we go again !!!!

Post: #238177 Andy Hamilton
Wed Jul 13, 2011 12:31 pm

We have talked about having an ish dating section and whilst it would certainly bring some traffic to the site we didn't think it would neccessarily be the traffic we want.

But I think those who are single often make it clear and we have PM's you could talk to each other? I'm afriad there are too many things that can go wrong with this.
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Post: #238186 Shirley
Wed Jul 13, 2011 4:41 pm

I think you are right Andy :-)
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Re: Online dating; here we go again !!!!

Post: #238195 pelmetman
Wed Jul 13, 2011 6:27 pm

The "Cats Whiskers" disco Weymouth early 80's :oops: I was pissed as a fart and my chat up line was "I'm off women"..............worked for me :lol: :lol: ...............................nearly 30 years later Sue's still here :shock:
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Re: Online dating; here we go again !!!!

Post: #238198 Thomzo
Wed Jul 13, 2011 6:37 pm

OK - let's give it a go then...

I'm off men!

Anybody?

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Post: #238201 Susie
Wed Jul 13, 2011 6:47 pm

I am fascinated by the eharmony advert and the slightly mad way they say 'we will match you on INTELLECT and VALUES' with all the consonants really pronounced. However the one where the soppy woman sings about liking Godfather 3* makes me cringe and whimper although it may be an amazing site, I do not know.

* It's not considered the best one. But {coy smirk} that's just me. Oh, bugger off.
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Re: Online dating; here we go again !!!!

Post: #238207 Thomzo
Wed Jul 13, 2011 7:08 pm

Susie wrote:I am fascinated by the eharmony advert and the slightly mad way they say 'we will match you on INTELLECT and VALUES' with all the consonants really pronounced. However the one where the soppy woman sings about liking Godfather 3* makes me cringe and whimper although it may be an amazing site, I do not know.

* It's not considered the best one. But {coy smirk} that's just me. Oh, bugger off.


It crashed my pc when I tried to join. Decided that was an omen and gave up.

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Post: #238222 Shirley
Wed Jul 13, 2011 8:52 pm

Dating Direct and one for Single With Kids... but the single with kids one doesn't just put you in touch with other single parents. Only trials.

Anyway, I'm off men too hahaha
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Re: Online dating; here we go again !!!!

Post: #238223 boboff
Wed Jul 13, 2011 8:58 pm

Thomzo wrote:OK - let's give it a go then...

I'm off men!

Anybody?

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Re: Online dating; here we go again !!!!

Post: #238279 that_sarah_girl
Thu Jul 14, 2011 12:49 pm

Susie wrote:I am fascinated by the eharmony advert and the slightly mad way they say 'we will match you on INTELLECT and VALUES' with all the consonants really pronounced. However the one where the soppy woman sings about liking Godfather 3* makes me cringe and whimper although it may be an amazing site, I do not know.

* It's not considered the best one. But {coy smirk} that's just me. Oh, bugger off.


My 2 year old sings along to the "that's just me" bit...stange boy!

I met my partner on some chat site (flirtomatic i think it was?) I wasn't out looking for love. My job at the time was an office junior where I was the only person based in the office full-time, didn't have a lot of work to do and was there for 8 and a half hours a day to "cover the phones" so I had a lot of free time to mess about on the internet :mrgreen:
I met up with him coz I was going to Manchester for the weekend to see a friend at uni and thought it would be a laugh. 4 years later we're still going stong :iconbiggrin:

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Re: Online dating; here we go again !!!!

Post: #238286 Keaniebean
Thu Jul 14, 2011 1:49 pm

Thomzo wrote:OK - let's give it a go then...

I'm off men!

Anybody?

Zoe


Can I say I'm off men too, even though I've been with DH for almost 10 years. I have an excuse...he's still wearing the sheep all in one suit I made for him :lol: :lol: :lol:

In all seriousness though, I tried dating before I was married using the more traditional method of getting rat ar$£d in a pub and then pinching bums to see who would respond in an obligatory fashion, funnily enough it never worked until I declared I was off men, and then lo and behold husband appeared one night at a works crimbo 'do'. 15 pints of stella and he was all mine ( albeit a mess on the floor)...those were the days :roll: :shock:
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Re: Online dating; here we go again !!!!

Post: #238290 eco-mick
Thu Jul 14, 2011 1:58 pm

So hard to find like minded lasses out here in Lincolnshire.....

Any online sites that people can recommand?

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Re: Online dating; here we go again !!!!

Post: #238296 green_pea
Thu Jul 14, 2011 2:50 pm

Keaniebean wrote:

In all seriousness though, I tried dating before I was married using the more traditional method of getting rat ar$£d in a pub and then pinching bums to see who would respond in an obligatory fashion


Sorry, but that really made me giggle :lol:

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Re: Online dating; here we go again !!!!

Post: #238320 Minnesota
Thu Jul 14, 2011 6:04 pm

Hey !!! I'm off Women...for good this time.

Very few -ish minded ladies near me.
Relationships last a few months til they
are sick and tired of my lifestyle...or Me ???

It seems the few that'll date me are intriged
by the selfsufficient-ish lifestyle,
til they find out about the work involved.

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Re: Online dating; here we go again !!!!

Post: #238323 MKG
Thu Jul 14, 2011 6:17 pm

It's not the work, Minnesota - but they've probably seen your snow photographs :iconbiggrin:

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Re: Online dating; here we go again !!!!

Post: #238976 solarwind
Sat Jul 23, 2011 4:25 pm

All the dating sites seem to be full of timewasters and dreamers who like the idea but find it hard to give up their urban trappings. No pain no gain.


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