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Anyone else use online dating sites ?

I'd given up on all that stuff long ago. However, inspired by another post i saw earlier this evening. I figured i'd just go along to one of the old sites i used to inhabit, see if my old log in details worked; see if anything had changed; just to see if it made me feel any different about the whole idea.

So i get there. Sure enough the log in worked. Go to 'Gallery' - This is where you have photos of other users(allegedly) and you put either a tick next to them if you are interested in talking to them. Or an 'X' if you're not. So scientific !馃槈
And the first three photos ?.... were of women i [b]KNOW[/b]!!

One of whom, [i]lied[/i] about her age !......by some ten years !
The other declared herself as single when she's been married 13 odd years !
And i'm pretty sure one was a woman i work with......wearing a WIG !馃槪

Leave well alone bobble ! Leave well alone !
SW User
lol here are many lovely women on SW PB
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[@448576,Picklebobble2] That would be a nice change wouldn't?
Picklebobble256-60, M
[@2144,Justmerae] I don't know. In my humble. Personal experience. Folk always think/feel they have to hide so much !
Like.....It's better to [i]seem[/i] to be this person rather than accept the fact they made a few errors in life and let their real selves be seen.
SW User
[@448576,Picklebobble2] I am too much the other way and people prey, or use to I should say,on the weakness I had exposed.
Now, I am a bit more guarded,but I try to be real.
PoetryNEmotion56-60, F
Ohmigod, Pickle! Are you okay? That is harsh!
PoetryNEmotion56-60, F
[@448576,Picklebobble2] It is never too late.
Picklebobble256-60, M
[@412752,PoetryNEmotion] Well. Maybe when i'm 80. Got a marble or two still in my head. Maybe i'll chase one of the old gals in the nursing home !....May even get a reputation !馃槈
PoetryNEmotion56-60, F
[@448576,Picklebobble2] I think that one concern is that when one is single for a long period of time, one gets used to doing things a certain way. One becomes less flexible and less able to compromise. Put that person together with someone else like that and it becomes a mess.
When you are eighty, you likely won't want a partner. All the nursing homes I have worked in, no women want the men. And the men are in the minority too. There isn't any sexual talk nor thoughts. It is as if that part of their lives died long ago. The older women do notice the young men who work in the homes though. They still know what attractive means. They just aren't interested.
cycleman56-60, M
I went into a couple of them. Seems it was nothing but men. I sort of wonder if the women that were posted even knew they were there. Or maybe they were there free to get guys to pay the $20 a month fee.
PerthSurfer46-50, M
This is exactly why I avoid dating sites. Plus I live in a small area so basically anything you do, the whole town knows about it.
Picklebobble256-60, M
[@557074,PerthSurfer] Oh that really must be difficult ! Nightmare !!
MondayschildF
No I never have. Mostly I would be afraid for my safety.
Picklebobble256-60, M
[@328405,Mondayschild] I can quite understand why !
SW User
Why don't you go after the woman at work? It seems like she likes you
Picklebobble256-60, M
[@454017,SmilesOfLove] Oh we haven't connected on the site. If she saw i was there she certainly wouldn't mention it !
SW User
I quit that,too.
Many men on those sites pretty much advertise for anything breathing....馃槚
TheConstantGardener56-60, M
The internet feels like the Wild West sometimes 馃檪
PoetryNEmotion56-60, F
[@335077,TheConstantGardener] I knew you would say that! LOL.
coolboy8631-35, M
which ones do you use
Picklebobble256-60, M
[@347919,coolboy86] Nice try ! Like i'm going to give THAT info away !
I don't use any of them these days. Merely a meander down memory lane !
SW User
Lol...reminds me of the hunted hunter...

 
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