Dating sites one word answers
I was going to try my hand on the dating scene, and have a go at a few tried and trusted methods so I could write about them for Left Lion. Signing up to a dating site is scary; I worried that I’d know at least twenty percent of the people on there, Nottingham being the small, intimate place that it is.
Luckily, there were only two, one of whom knew what I was up to. Choosing the right username was harder than I thought. Would a pic of me on a night out give out the best signals? Then there’s the profile blurb; I went for some vague waffle about my job, books and films, whereas my friend (who joined me in my online dating foray) just listed one-word answers.
If you think you could be that springy girl, or even that hole, then online dating is definitely worth a shot – and if you approach it with the right attitude, you may even make some friends out of it. Slap a badge with your name and number written in bold, across your chest (which means you’re good for a boob-peek, gents).
Sit on your own table, and await a herd of men to move from woman to woman for four minutes of chit-chat. Then, you’re encouraged to mark them as a ‘yes’, a ‘no’ or ‘friend’ (which means ‘yes, but no’).
We spent time discussing the best way of replying, and how to get rid of the less desirable folk.
But then it just kind of got a bit boring, and more than a bit sad.
But to be honest, after throwing myself into the hellfire of trying to meet someone, I am more than perfectly happy to sit back, sip some wine in my own front room and watch what the hell I want to on Valentine’s Day. If you want to try before you buy, go speed dating.
So, after two months of trying my hand at ‘pro-active’ dating - and even actually asking a guy on a date, for God’s sake – I’m still single.
I’d missed my train home, so was late and was still dressed in my factory outfit, looking like a very camp Santa.