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 playful-kitten
Joined: 2/2/2007
Msg: 2
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100 dates? wow, that is alot. Thi sis my second profile. My other was deleted by accident. But since i was here for a few years i went on 17 dates from pof. So I'm a long way off from a 100.

out of the 17, 3 dates where really good about 4 where average and the rest I should have rented a movie and stayed home alonge
 Malley
Joined: 5/12/2007
Msg: 4
Has anyone here gone on 100 online dates?
Posted: 3/15/2008 2:37:19 PM
While I do realize that this is classed as a dating site, it is not the intent of all who are here, myself included.
I have been bleesed with having had the pleasure of encountering some truly fabulous people, who, because of geography, I would never have had the opportunity to meet in the real world.

I have four different PoFers flying in over the next couple of months, enabling us to make the transition from the virtual world to the real one.

I just know we will have a fabulous time.
To me, it is impossible to have that special connection on line and not have it transfer to real life.
We have already bonded, verbally, by our endless exchanges of thoughts and words.

I CANNOT wait to meet them in person.

If these numbers reach into the hundreds, great, bring it on !!!
 packagedealx3
Joined: 2/4/2006
Msg: 6
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Posted: 3/15/2008 3:44:27 PM
100 dates doesn't mean 100 bad ones. I think you go on dates until you find someone with whom you are compatible and I hope I don't wind up dating long enough to believe I need to start counting.
 rdcnorm
Joined: 3/7/2007
Msg: 8
Has anyone here gone on 100 online dates?
Posted: 3/15/2008 4:28:56 PM
Wow 100,,
I had 1 date,,
I wonder if that was with her,,,
I'm so happy that she was counting,,
So I guess notches in bed posts count now days too..

How many rejected her, did she tell you that???

Who really cares,,

 flyingiguana
Joined: 3/4/2008
Msg: 10
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Posted: 3/15/2008 8:53:23 PM
she prolly has enough bad dating material for a movie
 supersnuggle
Joined: 2/6/2008
Msg: 11
Has anyone here gone on 100 online dates?
Posted: 3/15/2008 9:21:42 PM
I can easily believe that. In one five month period, I met 15 different women and had a total of 45 dates. Then had a six month relationship with one of them, then met nine more in three months. So, I had 24 first dates over about 15 months. I would say only one was a "bad" date...she was still hung up on her old boyfriend.

One other thing...I live out in the sticks about 45 minutes from a decent sized city, but none of these dates were much more than an hour away.
 Dumpling-Girl
Joined: 7/20/2005
Msg: 12
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Posted: 3/16/2008 12:30:00 PM
101st time's a charm...

Over several years, it's not really that many. Say, if it was 5 years, it would be less than one every two weeks. And they don't have to all be bad experiences either. Or emotionally draining. Try to have fun with your dates, people. It shouldn't be an ordeal.
 Discotrash
Joined: 7/15/2004
Msg: 15
Has anyone here gone on 100 online dates?
Posted: 3/21/2008 12:59:00 AM
I have met 200 or 300 some people off the internet. But I live in Las Vegas, lots of people to meet. and I USED to be a major slut, I have slept with 633 men...

seriously.
If you are REALLY looking for dates, date a LOT of people to find compatibility.
 victoriasnewsecret
Joined: 1/23/2008
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Posted: 3/21/2008 6:42:12 AM
I haven't been counting exactly, but I've met a decent number of people.

When I first started the online thing, I was amazed at how quickly the dates flew in. It was overwhelming, at some points I'd have two or three dates a day (this was over summer break for me). I got to know people pretty quickly. When it comes to meeting people online, you usually know by the end of the first date if you are seriously interested enough in them to pursue a second date, so meeting so many people was a pretty great thing. Honestly though, I'm too damn lazy to go on that many dates all the time, and there are too many times where I'm just not looking at all and can't be bothered going on even one date.

That said, 100 dates is nothing to find the right person. One date a week and you've got that covered in 2 years, how is that a bad thing? Then again, I'm also college aged. If I stumble across someone who goes to my school I just meet them - chances are, I'd run into them sooner or later anyway, this just gives us an excuse to talk.

Anyway, the "juggling" wasn't my act, so I slowed it down. Fast forwarding to today, I haven't met anyone in months. In my experiences, I haven't met many people that were worth keeping touch with in the long run. Most meetings have lopsided interest - one person is interested and the other isn't. I've been on both sides of that equation. My advice to anyone is if you're interested in someone, meet them sooner rather than later. So much of attraction is based on a person's mannerisms, the way they carry themselves, and things you can't see in a picture. Everything before the meeting usually goes out the window, and after, it becomes clear quickly whether or not any interest that is present will be sustained.
 txmary18
Joined: 3/3/2007
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Posted: 9/20/2008 10:41:10 PM
nah 4 they didnt work out ahaaaaaa
 OutMind
Joined: 2/13/2007
Msg: 23
Has anyone here gone on 100 online dates?
Posted: 9/22/2008 7:25:12 AM

100 dates doesn't mean 100 bad ones. I think you go on dates until you find someone with whom you are compatible and I hope I don't wind up dating long enough to believe I need to start counting.


I agree 100%. Some are great, some are bad, some you know right off the bad that you will never match. A successful date is one in which you have a good time, and had the change to get to know and incredible human being. If you match, that is a blessing, if you don't, you just had the chance to meet another person, that because you know is not what you want, takes you closer to the one that you will.

Went out with about 89 different women before I found the one. They make me appreciate what I found.
 ladyc4
Joined: 2/14/2006
Msg: 27
Has anyone here gone on 100 online dates?
Posted: 9/22/2008 11:19:34 AM
Going off dogrox and sweetbabeblues posts...
You CANNOT "date" online. If I were to add up all the email contacts, phone conversations,IMs and call them "dates", I could easily over top the "100" mark.
All you can do online is to establish contact and a possible mutual attraction. Dating is what happens when 2 people agree to meet IN PERSON. If there's no chemistry, or there was a misrepresentation by either or both of the 2 people,then the first date is also the last date.
I'm guessing that the OP's friend had a lot of "first and last" dates, maybe some situations where it took several dates to determine that the chemistry wasn't strong enough or that the dating goals weren't shared.
But the bottom line is, you cannot date online. Emails,IMs,text messages, phone calls are NOT dates.
Cindy O
 ladyc4
Joined: 2/14/2006
Msg: 28
Has anyone here gone on 100 online dates?
Posted: 9/22/2008 1:42:14 PM

Everyone was talking about ONLINE DATING..

And that's why I try to use the phrase "online personal ad sites" because this is not the first time that the phrase 'online dating' has been taken to mean that an exchange of emails, or an IM session, is a 'date'. IT ISN'T. A date is 2 people meeting in real time,whether they "met" online, or in a real life situation. I don't care how nekkid or graphic 2 people get with their webcams and mics via an instant messenger program, or over the phone, it's NOT 'dating.'
I'm guessing that what the OP was referring to was that her friend actually MET 100 men before she found the "connection" that evolved to a serious committed relationship. But maybe the OPs friend WAS considering every contact as a 'date'?
Cindy O
 GregFireman
Joined: 11/17/2007
Msg: 29
Has anyone here gone on 100 online dates?
Posted: 9/22/2008 8:08:44 PM
I admit I have gone on probably about 25 online dates now. Like another poster said.... 1 in 10 are good. The rest... I should of stayed home and gotten Taco Bell and rented a movie.
 ladyc4
Joined: 2/14/2006
Msg: 32
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Posted: 10/20/2008 4:10:38 PM

And people who are on 300-500 favourites lists and supposedly looking for LONG TERM .. yeah... but it is more like LONG TERM POPULARITY.. hehe.. cause I dont think ALLl 400-500 of them live in the SAME state and are ALL applying for that LONG TERM POSITION! hehehe ..

So you resent an attractive/interesting person who is on a lot of "favorites" lists? How does being on a lot of favorites lists( being "popular", geez, I guess we are back in jr high?) refute that someone is looking for long term relationship? And not all online personal ad sites have such things as forums or chat rooms or 'favorites' lists. So how would one build up "popularity points"?
I don't know why some people get so knickerstwisted over this "favorites " thing....
Cindy O
 Cynderella
Joined: 3/8/2007
Msg: 33
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Posted: 10/20/2008 7:19:31 PM
100 dates...I haven't done that in a life time...hell I only ever dated 5 times my whole life!
 thwipp89
Joined: 3/3/2009
Msg: 37
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Posted: 9/5/2009 10:32:19 PM
this topic reminds me of the megadeth song, "99 ways to die"!!
 *ceej*
Joined: 2/21/2009
Msg: 41
Has anyone here gone on 100 online dates?
Posted: 9/6/2009 5:16:33 PM
This is my second profile in 2 and a half years. I've probably met 50-60 men. Dates, no - meets, yup. From that group of men, I have dated 2. One of them was for 3 months and the other close to 7 months. I have had better luck with relationships from meeting men in my reality world.
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