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Do you meet quality people online (dating) or are you better off in person?

Old 03-20-2019, 06:22 PM
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The last 3 gals I've dated I've met online. Before that it was always in-person. All of my past relationships have been unsuccessful to this point, however when I said "we actually met online" I detected a barely-hidden eye roll from some people. Is it for good reason? Is this truly a lousy way to meet a mate, or not?
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Old 03-20-2019, 06:25 PM
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They’re all crazy. It doesn’t matter where you meet them.
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I met my wife online. She'd tell you that you stand no chance of getting quality goods on the net.
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Old 03-20-2019, 06:29 PM
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Most are damaged goods, especially the divorced ones. It’s best to troll the funeral homes to find a fresh widow. Widows are great after the grieving process is done and loneliness sets in but beware you have to do foundation work well in advance to make your place in line.
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No right or wrong place to meet. Let them eye roll. I met my wife on e-harmony and a friend of mine kept telling me I should do it. Part of me only went on just to shut her up. Never actually expected it to work out but here I am. Wife and a 5 month old son.
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It's just the way it is for most singles these days. It's different for sure but kinda the only game in town it seems
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I've got two buddies recently married that met their now-wives on the interwebs. One set seem to be perfect for each other. The other, I have my doubts but we'll see how it works out. Or not...she hates us for no reason so we never see him now.

Seems to be pretty standard nowadays to meet online.

And yes they are all freaking crazy. And every single one of them knows it too.
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Women know they are nuts. Guys are idiots not admitting it because they are trying to get laid.
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I did.
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isn't there a mega thread on this subject?
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Originally Posted by USCG Safe Boating D8 View Post
I met my wife online. She'd tell you that you stand no chance of getting quality goods on the net.
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isn't there a mega thread on this subject?
Yeah I saw that but I just wanted to ask a straight up question, is it good or bad?
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Very bad.

Face to Face or "organic" is best.
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I met my GF online (Zoosk) 2 years ago. She is a wonderful giving person and we have many common interests. She is a 3 year widow and I have been divorced 3 years. We both agree that neither of us want marriage but want to remain together indefinitely. My friends and family love her to death and she feels the same. All I can say is better late than never.
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Online works because itís window shopping at its best. If they hate kids and you have 8 then youíll never even meet. If you are attracted to them and they have the same interests youíll meet.
if you put the boat in your profile youíll get attention.
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I'm married 38 years. However, thanks to my job would have hooked me up with a lot of women. Even had them call my office and ask my secretary if I was available. Of course this is when I was younger. Nothing like a couple girls you visit with LICKITYSPLIT accross the wind shield of her Camaro. Lol.Now that I'm old those days are over.

I say after 50 and out of the clubs the internet would be a fine way to meet women. Not as good as a natural meeting however.
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Most are damaged goods, especially the divorced ones. Itís best to troll the funeral homes to find a fresh widow. Widows are great after the grieving process is done and loneliness sets in but beware you have to do foundation work well in advance to make your place in line.
this is classic. A "fresh one?" They start to smell like old mackerel if they sit too long, don't they. Too funny.
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Go out and meet them THE OLD FASHIONED WAY - at a LOUNGE (where there's plenty of beer and dancing)! Tell them, "If you buy me a drink, can we have sex?" and go from there.

Never had the experience of "online dating" and not sure if I'd do that - could get a little "spooky"?

Go to the grocery store and hang out in the Produce Dept. and watch for the women "abusing the vegetables/fruit". That's a good sign - especially if they are a REDHEAD!

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You can meet quality people online, however in my past experience it was a smoke show. People only want to put out the best on social media. Most if not all are somewhat guilty. In person is better IMO, I stopped looking after a while of the online dating and just went about my business as usual. Focusing on myself, work, and hobbies that I wanted to do. I was comfortable being alone vs trying to be in a relationship. If you can get past that fear (some have) of being alone and just doing your own thing you will find people that come out of the wood work to date. Either through a friend of a friend or just spark up a conversation. Some of the solid ones that are worth having lay low and are doing thier own thing as well. If you two enjoy the same things and have the same tastes your paths will cross. Having done both the latter worked out better for me. Good Luck
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Most are damaged goods, especially the divorced ones. Itís best to troll the funeral homes to find a fresh widow. Widows are great after the grieving process is done and loneliness sets in but beware you have to do foundation work well in advance to make your place in line.
That's sick.....and more than a little funny..
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