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 itsnotmarriage
Joined: 2/28/2009
Msg: 1
It's not POF--it's the phonies!Page 1 of 4    (1, 2, 3, 4)
When I posted an ad saying how I was good looking, well-to-do, professional...I got responses.
When I posted the truth of being an "average joe"--I got squat.
The women complain about the men--even while they wear low-cut tops while bending over to show off their chests--and say they're not looking for sex.
As someone might say, It's not you POF--it's the lying golddiggers and frigid teases!
I'm out of here to hang out in a bar and see if that's better or worse.
 pirateforgood
Joined: 7/28/2009
Msg: 2
It's not POF--it's the phonies!
Posted: 10/12/2009 5:50:12 PM
You're not alone. Now I'm 0-8. Two were men posing as women, and I'm assuming the others were loons. 2 of them contacted me first, and when I asked them for a phone number, (and I even suggested they call me on a pay phone for safety, I got blocked) I'm quite certain had I talked to them, I'd a heard a BASS voice on the other end of the line, unless of course they'd had those operations........... Still others were ones I had contacted and I thought it was all ok, until they wrote and said they'd started a relationship with someone else, and was no longer looking online. kind of funny how their profiles are still up.
I read recently that there are pranksters out there who write people and want them to talk dirty to them and when they do they post what they write on public websites and on magazines. All of the other women I had written started talking dirty, then when I responded, they quit writing.
So dont feel too bad dude, you're not alone. It happens to more of us guys than you think.
 meadow-view22
Joined: 6/29/2009
Msg: 3
It's not POF--it's the phonies!
Posted: 10/16/2009 1:35:14 PM
Both of you said it perfectly.

Concerning the women who are Gold Diggers and Pretty Boy seekers,....oh yes, this sort of thing is rampant right now, unfortunately....and it's actually glorified in the Media and considered cute. Funny thing is,....these are the chicks who opt for those type of guys and wind up burned over and over. The decent girls who may be reading this are not the problem, (so please don't get angry here).


The faked profiles and game playing are indeed a problem and it's true,......it's not accurate to blame POF. ( I've done that myself ). I guess that it's part of the risk on a free site. And as far as some folks saying that the Pay Sites are a better alternative for everyone,....think again. Times are tough financially right now, so the Pay Sites have hired additional "ghost writers" to create even more faked profiles. Most of the major pay sites are under investigation for fraud for posting their OWN faked profiles anyway. Stealing and lying have become common place in the business world now,....and we all have seen it,....but these fakers are playing with people's feelings. As far as the individuals who are guys and are pretending to be women,....look dudes, do us all a big favor....just get a plane ticket, buy that dress you've been thinking about,......and move to San Francisco. Governor Schwarzenstreudel will pay the air fare!
 Lonelydollars
Joined: 10/14/2009
Msg: 4
It's not POF--it's the phonies!
Posted: 10/17/2009 10:54:36 AM
Im with you on this one.


Concerning the women who are Gold Diggers and Pretty Boy seekers

Of course. How else would they be able to get disappointed (and abused) and return here to say that "all men are this and that", "I hate men because (one guy did this)"

They say that the guys are the ones seeking a "Barbie", but we aren't the ones that
judge by the photo. Look at just how many women say "you must have a picture to contact this user" compared to two-three years ago...it's immensly grown.

And as for chicks leaning over having their chest hang out in photos...
(and then saying on their profile "don't look at my tits")...THEN DONT
Sshove them in the camera?

I came across one profile today that was a prime piece of mirth.

Her category (and username) listed that she was "BBW", but she stated that the guy better not be fat. She did not work, but informed the male readers that the guy better work..

And of course, you have the profiles that are merely "cam girls"..message them and you'll get a reply asking if you have msn. Add them to msn and "in order to see them, you need to have a credit card" and link you to their webcam site.

Has dating resorted to THIS
 joshblueyes
Joined: 10/12/2009
Msg: 5
It's not POF--it's the phonies!
Posted: 10/21/2009 8:34:46 PM
I made two profiles a while back, one with a nerd and one with a stud. You won't believe how many messages and phone numbers I got with no effort from the stud profile. (The pic even looked fake). No responses for the nerdy guy though.
 t100083
Joined: 10/11/2009
Msg: 6
It's not POF--it's the phonies!
Posted: 10/23/2009 8:37:34 AM
And hwo do you do with the ladies with this profile here? I'm assuming very well - if a woman doesn't like you she's likely a lesbian or has a piece of her brain missing that is responsible for attraction between men and women.
 Vagabond1975
Joined: 10/1/2009
Msg: 7
It's not POF--it's the phonies!
Posted: 10/23/2009 4:58:42 PM
good points!!
I fully agree!!

I like that example of the clevage pics and in the profile no one night stands etc.

hilarious
 sparkie_57
Joined: 5/28/2007
Msg: 8
It's not POF--it's the phonies!
Posted: 11/14/2009 12:14:11 PM
Hey guys many men in here are phonies too....
 robb839
Joined: 4/11/2009
Msg: 9
It's not POF--it's the phonies!
Posted: 11/16/2009 8:32:33 AM
POF is just another boring and fake free site... got no responses and all the last 3 ladies that review your profile are even fake...I think this site is just a matter of business and publicity, or porn webcam agencies.
I am finally out of this site
 89*4L
Joined: 8/7/2009
Msg: 10
It's not POF--it's the phonies!
Posted: 11/19/2009 7:17:06 PM
There is definitely a lot of phony profiles on here. At least that is what it seems to be.
 Simply Jeff
Joined: 9/28/2009
Msg: 11
It's not POF--it's the phonies!
Posted: 12/2/2009 3:07:13 AM
Come on, they are only seeking real men...by that must be at least 6ft tall, buff and look like a stud. Most women do not give a rats ass and do not even bother to read the profiles. They wouldn't know a real man if one bit them. What is even funnier is the women that us guys do not find attractive probably saying the same thing about us!
 Simply Jeff
Joined: 9/28/2009
Msg: 12
It's not POF--it's the phonies!
Posted: 12/2/2009 3:08:58 AM
By the way..right on about the cleavage shots. Perhaps we should post crotch shots....
 smileforgzus
Joined: 10/19/2009
Msg: 13
It's not POF--it's the phonies!
Posted: 12/4/2009 10:59:38 AM
I was 25 and my fiance was 45 when we met.

This site does work.
 The_Fisch
Joined: 11/30/2009
Msg: 14
It's not POF--it's the phonies!
Posted: 12/5/2009 10:04:27 PM
Personally, I think it's a problem with our society as a whole, and not just with POF or other web dating sites. It's been my experience that men and women as a whole have very high requirements of potential partners, and that you're at a huge disadvantage if you don't have that movie star appearance.

Now, I'm not much of one to talk, as I'm ignoring girls I meet who don't match certain intellectual and educational requirements of my own. Just noting that the problem isn't specifically something you find on POF. Instead, most of us are looking for that perfect person that fits a laundry list of characteristics, and many of us are unwilling to compromise or really work at a relationship. Probably why there's so many divorces and out of wedlock children.
 thefishwhisperer
Joined: 11/26/2009
Msg: 15
It's not POF--it's the phonies!
Posted: 12/8/2009 5:00:20 AM
I hear ya man. When I lied, I got more emails than I could handle. When I was honest, I couldn't get an email to save my life.
 music_man1966
Joined: 1/22/2007
Msg: 16
It's not POF--it's the phonies!
Posted: 12/10/2009 12:52:28 AM
Most of the women on this site are full of crap and have their heads up their buts....
 smileforgzus
Joined: 10/19/2009
Msg: 17
It's not POF--it's the phonies!
Posted: 12/10/2009 7:47:06 AM

@smileforgzus, well i'm impressed. you probably fall into that 1 percent of women on pof who is/was actually serious. i wish you and your bf all the best. he is one lucky guy. I just wish i could find one like you



I dated not 1 but 2 guys from here and 4 days ago I married the 2nd one.

So this site does have real people who do fall in love. So just because for some reason you can't find someone does not make this site fake. I was here for 5 months and found 2 men to date.
 smileforgzus
Joined: 10/19/2009
Msg: 18
It's not POF--it's the phonies!
Posted: 12/10/2009 10:27:22 AM
His hair is thin and he is overweight. His teeth are crooked and a few are missing. His nose is crooked from being broken when he was a child.

And he is still the most gorgeous thing ever to me.

Does that answer your question?
 smileforgzus
Joined: 10/19/2009
Msg: 19
It's not POF--it's the phonies!
Posted: 12/10/2009 11:09:33 AM
Hair doesn't matter to me. Who cares if a mans hair is totally gone or he has a small patch gone.

And in the back he does have a few little shiny spots
 meadow-view22
Joined: 6/29/2009
Msg: 20
It's not POF--it's the phonies!
Posted: 12/10/2009 5:52:50 PM
cybury,

You're right on the mark. The hair loss thing is a major disadvantage and some chicks will actually say in their profile, that if that is the case,....don't even bother e-mailing them! This gal looks at the heart and not the hair. Nice.

smilefogzus ,

It was a pleasure reading your postings and you sound like a delightful woman. Entries like that are a major encouragement to all of us. Thank you.

Now, if we could just get the other 90% to be like you !

Happy Holidays.
 soiled19ad
Joined: 12/3/2009
Msg: 21
It's not POF--it's the phonies!
Posted: 12/10/2009 6:33:59 PM
Bring on the phonies!

this website is free... that's all I care about. Some gals message back, some don't.

Doesn't really matter to me, I'm not paying for anything.
 Donotwantyou
Joined: 12/8/2009
Msg: 22
It's not POF--it's the phonies!
Posted: 12/12/2009 1:02:33 AM

Doesn't really matter to me, I'm not paying for anything.


Well, not money wise anyway. That comes later


Some gals message back, some don't.


What is the trick to getting some to reply?

I am making money off this website (LEGALLY) so I'd like to thank the women for being the way they are.


Hey, the M master makes a packet off this site, why can't I?

 Donotwantyou
Joined: 12/8/2009
Msg: 23
It's not POF--it's the phonies!
Posted: 12/12/2009 1:10:27 AM
Well, I don't make a packet, but nevertheless, I don't mind yhe women shunning me here
 Comtess
Joined: 10/20/2009
Msg: 24
It's not POF--it's the phonies!
Posted: 1/2/2010 10:32:52 PM
Sooo use that in reverse order, Most Men on this site are full of crap too,,,,
 Donotwantyou
Joined: 12/8/2009
Msg: 25
It's not POF--it's the phonies!
Posted: 1/3/2010 4:11:09 AM

Most Men on this site are full of crap too


and the ones who aren't get overlooked over soemthing as simple as a photo
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