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 9Pluto
Joined: 10/15/2007
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How many hours of online work to get one date?

How many hours on the computer does it take you to write a poem?
 Ladyinred4755
Joined: 1/30/2012
Msg: 33
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Posted: 10/9/2015 10:40:51 AM
LOL Let's just say, if someone had PAID ME for my time spent actively pursuing, with OLD sites for over 4 years, (minus 6 months/minus 7 months) I could take a 2 week vacation, anywhere I wanted.

I learned to avoid, "The Rules - their rules - his rules", and followed my own.

Last summer I made a choice to "step up my game plan". LOL I paid for/opened an account with an OLD site specific to my hearts desire. Then sat back and relaxed. I mentally/emotionally relaxed.
Ta da! Recently celebrated one year with my BF.
 purplerider1200
Joined: 9/10/2011
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Posted: 10/9/2015 4:05:10 PM
28,000 hours. (Give or take five minutes) This quote is subject to change daily.

I'd try to step up my game plan- but too many want to step "on" my game plan.
 hemingway234
Joined: 6/6/2015
Msg: 35
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Posted: 10/20/2015 4:45:23 AM
No message - not letting that secret out.
 south_city
Joined: 10/12/2013
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Posted: 10/21/2015 6:44:31 AM
I didn't keep track of it. But it shouldn't take that long to read some profiles, exchange 4-5 emails each way ( provided that you are getting at least few responses ), maybe 1 short phone call, and setting up a date /meeting.
 JoeBnD
Joined: 3/23/2012
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Posted: 10/21/2015 8:40:25 AM








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 ohenryx
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Posted: 10/21/2015 2:43:29 PM
I had forgotten about starting this thread, after all it was over 3.5 years ago. Heck, it would have had to be a very old thread if I started it, Ms A whacked me with “no new threads, 10 posts per day” quite a few years ago!


sealady111
Henry...

Are you talking about a proper date?

Or to get laid?


If you go back and look at my original post, I was quoting an online article, which article claimed that it took an average of six hours to get a date. I had my doubts, and asked people here about their experiences.

The original article was written by a couple of “dating coaches”, who were trying to make the point that online dating doesn’t work, so you should pay them to teach you how to be successful at dating IRL (In Real Life). So the subject was “dating for dating”, not “looking for sex”.

Here’s another quote from the same article:



The numbers are not kind to the online dating industry. Marcus Frind, CEO of PlentyofFish.com, crunched the stats on his blog and found that 1 in 1,369 dates leads to marriage on Match.com. That’s $83,000 in subscription revenue for every marriage. If someone told you those odds at the beginning, would you still want to sign up? Considering the ratio of marriages to revenue, we think most people would expect a higher delivery rate.

Read more: http://www.mademan.com/online-dating-does-not-work/#ixzz3pF0BhesE
 sealady111
Joined: 5/31/2015
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Posted: 10/21/2015 2:48:30 PM
Actually 1 in 1,369 introductions leading to marriage is pretty good in my opinion.

You could easily go to a number of large functions and say hello to everyone there and meet more people than that and not meet any single or available people in your own demographic. Certainly I do not meet single men in my everyday life.
 purplerider1200
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Posted: 10/21/2015 4:58:27 PM
Of course, looking at the men/women ratios in a given area may give you a clue as to how long it may take. I might just take another crack at it in the near future, since I finally deciphered how to download photos on this laptop. Heck, it only took a year and a half. (Will wonders never cease?!)
 Meagan06825
Joined: 10/8/2015
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Posted: 10/24/2015 6:23:21 AM
An average of 6 hours means exactly THAT, it is an AVERAGE. Meaning some people may take YEARS and some seconds.

Obviously it will vary greatly on age, location, standards and luck.
 UZEASY
Joined: 8/3/2015
Msg: 42
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Posted: 10/24/2015 9:53:03 PM
Its very difficult. people say something on their profile but if you inquire about it there response is 100% opposite. Plus if they feel uncomfortable they will block you and you will be wondering why would someone block you without evalution . I guess its just a fun. I remember there was a dating site called omnidating That was the best site I had ever visited it has a virtual chat enviornment where you can actually chat with individuals live on one on one bases. For some reason it just died as well.
 sealady111
Joined: 5/31/2015
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Posted: 10/24/2015 10:59:00 PM
How many hours of on line work to get one date where the person who turns up is as advertised?
 BLonde^J^AngeL
Joined: 10/13/2015
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Posted: 10/25/2015 6:11:38 AM
If something doesn't work, why keep doing it?

Definition of insanity is expecting different results doing the same thing...switch up "A" & "B" will change!
 eternityforeternity
Joined: 9/7/2015
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Posted: 10/25/2015 9:50:54 AM
As long as it takes, I guess.

If one expects perfection they way they define perfection, they'll be waiting forever or they'll come to realize they are not everything that is good for them though they advertised well.
 south_city
Joined: 10/12/2013
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Posted: 10/26/2015 6:55:48 AM

An average of 6 hours means exactly THAT, it is an AVERAGE. Meaning some people may take YEARS and some seconds.

Obviously it will vary greatly on age, location, standards and luck.


I know it was the average. But I don't know if the results of this research project was accurate. The method or the sample pool used for this project could skew the results.
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