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 InstructionalProducer
Joined: 7/28/2015
Msg: 1
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I'm not sure if this is the right forum for this particular question, but is the 14 years up or down applicable to all ages? When I was logged out, I found the profile of a lady in her mid '50s whom I was very attracted to, yet couldn't send her a message when I logged in.
 Chromis1
Joined: 9/9/2015
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Posted: 3/22/2016 9:21:11 AM
No, not applicable to all ages. I'm 59 and was messaged by a woman age 79.
 Like2dance
Joined: 4/13/2013
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Posted: 3/22/2016 1:57:31 PM
^^^^^

Now that svcks!
 gcdeb
Joined: 4/1/2015
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Posted: 3/22/2016 2:55:07 PM

Now that svcks!
Why? You are trying to do the same in reverse? Trust me, it's just as annoying getting messages from the 'way too young' peeps as it is getting messages from the older peeps.

There is a thread in the Suggestions/Help Forum that has lots of info on the age restrictions. It might be a useful read for you.
 Onyx49
Joined: 3/6/2016
Msg: 5
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Posted: 3/22/2016 2:59:55 PM
OMG, OP....you're 36...because.....DAMN...did you do time ????
It's bad enough she's older then you...but she likely looks younger then you...you should hire a Magician to give you a makeover before your presentation...
 InstructionalProducer
Joined: 7/28/2015
Msg: 6
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Posted: 3/22/2016 3:15:45 PM
The real question is why your ugly ass is on here looking at other dudes' profiles. Looking like someone fed you after midnight.
 Onyx49
Joined: 3/6/2016
Msg: 7
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Posted: 3/22/2016 3:26:36 PM
my bad...you're quite the dashing one, certainly no woman will refuse you....
 geekgrrrl
Joined: 1/28/2009
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Posted: 3/22/2016 5:47:44 PM
InstructionalProducer said to Onyx49
The real question is why your ugly ass is on here looking at other dudes' profiles. Looking like someone fed you after midnight.


Good one...lol
 Ouija2025
Joined: 6/11/2014
Msg: 9
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Posted: 3/22/2016 5:50:48 PM
er Onyx? could you stop being such a tw#t waffle.. getting old, like you :)
Go dwell in the cigar cave of reckoning - I hear they are thinking about doing a TV show on it
Sometimes a cigar is just a way to show you have an idk, extra 3 dollars left over from groceries
Ain't no round table here at times
 InstructionalProducer
Joined: 7/28/2015
Msg: 10
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Posted: 3/22/2016 8:09:20 PM
LOL, that dude is a FIFTY-YEAR-OLD man who has a secondary non-paying job of being a negative douchebag on a forum that has an Alexa rank of 60K. He's not even worth responding to anymore.
 ndm147
Joined: 8/1/2013
Msg: 11
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Posted: 3/22/2016 9:49:27 PM
I try to be civil in these forums or else I will be kicked off the site. But yes, there is someone that is a douchebag.
 Ladyinred0407
Joined: 2/6/2016
Msg: 12
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Posted: 3/23/2016 9:20:48 AM
Sorry to intrude here, but what is?

........an Alexa rank of 60K.


The age restriction was initiated by Markus, former owner of POF.
It was his "show", to do with as he saw fit.
If I understand correctly it only applies to those under 60.
I was able to contact a lady here older than me, over the 14 years.

Edit, maybe it's 55 not 60, just saw the response from Chromis
 Inner_Gorilla
Joined: 12/3/2015
Msg: 13
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Posted: 3/23/2016 2:39:22 PM
I don't know, if you're 21 that would make the lady you want to contact 7. And that would be totally kind of creepy.
 Ouija2025
Joined: 6/11/2014
Msg: 14
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Posted: 3/23/2016 7:02:52 PM
You can attack the words, the posting.. but if you wanna start attacking how someone looks. TACKY Cheap freakin trick.
Why not comment on how their Moms dress them?
I like the forums, hate to see them devolve into crap like this
Past dumb. Honest is
I don;t care what kind of jerk you are, mentioning ppls appearances in the " battle" wrong
I will shut up now, go count my wrinkles
 InstructionalProducer
Joined: 7/28/2015
Msg: 15
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Posted: 3/23/2016 8:30:21 PM
Ouija, I'm not sure who you are directing your comments towards, but I think you look just fine. I actually tried to PM you, but this pesky 14 year thing........

As far as the Alexa question, it's a site that monitors activity (hits) on websites. Google, FB, and YouTube are 1, 2, and 3. POF is close to 60,000. If you are coming here to flex your internet muscle, you are just proving how sad you truly are.
 salty_blumist
Joined: 11/26/2012
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Posted: 3/23/2016 11:28:34 PM
Instructional,

Yeah, welcome to pof, "place of formality". I've never agreed with this anal rule. I figure as long as two people are adults, it should be up to them to decide. But I find here in Canada, many of us Canadians like to believe were so close to perfectly formal compared with the rest of the world. Yes, were overly pretentious imo. Another angle this rule could be argued, is that if someone were to live to a very ripe old age and still want to be on pof, and they were 14 years older than everyone else, they would be screwed. Yeah, what if an 85 year old were to try this out, but couldn't for the ife of him find anyone close to his age? It's age descrimination.
 south_city
Joined: 10/12/2013
Msg: 17
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Posted: 3/25/2016 7:25:36 AM
I think this was trying to solve a problem that didn't exist. A person can put an age restriction on the profile if (s)he only wanted emails from people within a certain age range. While it's unlikely I would date someone that is 15+ years younger or older than me, it's not completely impossible. I once dated a woman that was 12 years older than me. I also think this encourages more people to lie about their age to get around the 14 year age limit.
 ThroatLozenge
Joined: 3/2/2016
Msg: 18
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Posted: 3/25/2016 9:43:34 AM
Yeah, it's a lame rule with good intentions.

Some of the wisest posters are the older females, IMHO.

There's a small window each year that I'm able to message some of them :)
 ohenryx
Joined: 3/12/2010
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Posted: 3/25/2016 9:57:03 AM
The “14 year rule” is not universal. There are exceptions at each end of the scale. And these are not documented anywhere, at least not anywhere that I can find.

Persons 18 to 21 can only be messaged by those under 25, as I recall.

On the other end of the scale, once you’re past some magic number (52? Or thereabouts), you can message anyone older than you, all the way out to 99 or whatever. But the 14 year younger limit still applies.
 SLAFFA
Joined: 8/13/2007
Msg: 20
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Posted: 3/25/2016 10:01:32 PM
The 14 year "restriction" is not set in stone and IS NOT APPLICABLE TO PEOPLE WHO PAY ATTENTION TO SITE FEATURES that are available to all members. This should be common knowledge here. Just as common as Meet Me and people WHO HAVE WATERED HERE FOR YEARS constantly telling folks that one has to be a PAYING "upgraded" member to see who wants to meet them.

Hogwash.

Did I mention this should be common knowledge here?

Play with the site features and pay attention to how they work/what they do and your results should improve on this site.

That's WHY all those little boxes are there. ALL members have the option to utilize the ones which will help their cause regardless of what their cause is.
 FullMoonGuy
Joined: 3/7/2014
Msg: 21
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Posted: 3/26/2016 9:08:34 AM

once you’re past some magic number (52? Or thereabouts), you can message anyone older than you, all the way out to 99 or whatever. But the 14 year younger limit still applies.


And therein lies a big part of the problem.

I'm just not finding any high quality 99 year old hotties that I want to pursue anything with.
 Onyx49
Joined: 3/6/2016
Msg: 22
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Posted: 3/26/2016 7:09:59 PM
Wow, how times have changed...were I was in my 30's...the last thing you'd catch me doing is yearning over some granny.
I never gave a second thought about walking up to a young beauty queen and saying...whatsup mommy......when can I take you out.....
I question these young'uns...tossing sugar at women 14 years older then him...creepy...
 cooldog65
Joined: 6/27/2011
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Posted: 3/27/2016 11:06:28 AM
^^^^^ The most beautiful lady I was ever with was a 43 year old black lady. This was back in 1993 when I was 28.

I have no problem going a bit older if they have aged well. I'm willing to do a little granny slaying.
 NYerInAtlanta
Joined: 10/1/2013
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Posted: 9/26/2017 12:25:57 AM
Is there still a 14 year rule in effect can't find this documented anywhere
 ForumLurker
Joined: 9/14/2015
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Posted: 9/26/2017 1:59:34 AM
Try messing the little girl you want to pester and see what happens. Then you will have your answer.

Let us know how this works out for you.
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