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A Grouper Is Not A Fish

May 7, 2013

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Grouper is probably the least creepy way to online date. Why? Your friends are with you the whole time. The main reason I started this blog was so I could say, “Hey friends, look how awful this date is going!” But on a Grouper, all I need is a safe word and I can easily […]

WWASKD (What Would A Serial Killer Do?)

April 16, 2013

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Because it’s been a while (two whole months!) since I’ve done one of these posts (and because men just won’t stop sending me these terrible things), here are the ten most awesomely bad online dating messages that have recently come across my inbox.  “hey, What are you up to this weekend, would you like to […]

Dating? There’s an App for That

April 4, 2013

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You’re on Tinder, right? Seriously? But anyone who’s anyone is on Tinder! “What is Tinder?” you ask. Tinder is online dating on crack. It’s OkCupid meets Grinder. Better yet: It’s speed dating meets Angry Birds. With Tinder, you can quickly flip through potential guys in your area on your iPhone, while you watch TV or […]

The Line Is a Dot To You

March 18, 2013

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Brett was an OkCupid find. Online, he seemed well-educated and sweet. In person, it turns out, he was more of an ignorant asshole. Here are a few examples of our first date conversations: Raz: “A friend of mine is going through a bad break up, but the best way to get over someone is…” Brett: […]

Nice Guys Finish Last

March 5, 2013

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In case you haven’t noticed: I’m super judgmental. People always say this like it’s a bad thing, but I think my skill to make snappy decisions about whether someone is awesome or horrible is something of a super power. This handy trick has made dating very difficult (as you can see), so sometimes, if I […]

Disclaimer Laden Sex-osity (and Other Noteworthy Notes)

February 15, 2013

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It’s that time of the month again, kids. Where I share the worst online dating messages that have cluttered my inbox. I don’t ask a lot from men when it comes to messaging me online. Say hi. Tell me I seem cute and interesting. Maybe, if you’re really good, mention something I talk about on […]

Dating 101: A Lecture-Based Course

February 12, 2013

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Most online dates begin the same way: we re-hash everything we’ve already discussed in our way-too-many OkCupid messages. Of course, I’ve usually just re-read those OkCupid messages on the way to said date (I like to be prepared!), so this is unnecessary. But boys tend to opt for wasting the first twenty minutes of a […]