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Joined: 4/4/2011
Msg: 423
Is it just me, or are testimonials a turn off ?Page 21 of 21    (1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, 19, 20, 21)

It is sorta like a guy telling you that he test-drove a Mercury and liked it.[/qutoe]

That being said, I was reading this woman's profile, and saw this guys testimonial of her and saying how great a kisser she is. I got a total creepy vibe there.

Is she even aware of a testimonial that appears on her profile, or did she actually allow it to be there?

I've also noticed a lot of profiles that get a testimonial, but the person who left it never got a testimional in return from THAT person. I see this rather often.
Joined: 1/4/2011
Msg: 424
Is it just me, or are testimonials a turn off ?
Posted: 5/12/2011 4:49:12 AM

Not necessarily. I like going on forumites profiles, and reading testimonials about how "great," "wonderful" and "amazing" they are. These people must be 10x the person I am.

You too? Yeah, they're all the same, especially "the old guard" . They all seem to start out, "My dear sweet friend..." and sometimes the exact same thing is said about other forumites. It's pretty funny actually.

What I don't get is that they are supposed to be an endorsement of sorts, and yet they are generally written by folks of the same sex, who have never met them and just go by what they have written in the forums. How can these "testimonials" possibly make them more attractive to potential dates? It's weird.

If I was still in the dating scene I'd like someone from the opposite sex to say something like, "Pretty good guy, he doesn't seem to be psychotic and he's not hung like a gnat." That I could get behind.
Joined: 1/4/2011
Msg: 425
Is it just me, or are testimonials a turn off ?
Posted: 5/12/2011 4:51:43 AM

They're good friends but not botanically compatible.

Their plants don't get along?
Joined: 4/4/2011
Msg: 426
Is it just me, or are testimonials a turn off ?
Posted: 7/18/2011 4:30:25 AM
I've actually seen some men leave testimonials for a woman that almost come off as overly protective of that person or perhaps someone who has unrequited love for her. They say things like, "Don't you dare treat her badly, etc etc, etc " or "She's a great gal, and anyone would be lucky to have her."

At first, I thought some of these testimonials were so unusual that I wondered if the person was actually AWARE that maybe a random stranger left it? I wasn't sure how testimonials could be left, something similar to a Blog comment? I don't know.
Joined: 1/9/2011
Msg: 427
Is it just me, or are testimonials a turn off ?
Posted: 9/4/2011 8:17:46 PM
Personally I see testimonials as a turn-off.

If the person has testimonals from past dates on their profile I pass them on by. I don't want someone who either can't commit, or needs to have someone sing their praises in hopes of getting dates or whatever.

Just my humble opinion though.

Joined: 8/1/2005
Msg: 428
Is it just me, or are testimonials a turn off ?
Posted: 9/5/2011 1:14:21 PM
Testimonials are an offshoot from
social networks and don't belong on
dating services / meat markets ....
...scratch that ! ....Meet Markets I mean !
Once had a girlfriend who wanted me
to meet all her Old Close friends who were
all male....Jeesh !....same idea !
Just my 2 cents !
Joined: 7/2/2011
Msg: 430
Is it just me, or are testimonials a turn off ?
Posted: 10/21/2011 8:54:44 AM

Vchuksor - Hi I need to know how u can read your own testimonial.....How can I see these so I have a chance to take back my honor .

Your post was extremely difficult to decipher. If I understand it correctly, you want to delete a testimonial you left for someone else. If you click on Favorites, then Find out who has selected you as a favorite, find the person who's testimonial you want to remove and click Remove to remove YOU from their list of Favorites, i think it will also remove the testimonial you wrote.

If you want to check before doing this, go to the link below and ask your question.
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