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 JAXTC
Joined: 3/7/2018
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I think POF has FINALLY caved in to men's issues in regards to profile views, being favorited and even unsolicited emails!

Yesterday I get an unsolicited email from some chick "Hey there" and respond: Yo Yo Yo. What's going on?
She responds: "Sex, Anal, 69, Doggy style".


Today I notice when I logged in I had several profile views from half naked younger chicks and several "favorites" from these same fake profiles.


Has POF FINALLY given in to men's need for contact on their site?
 L_LuuLuu
Joined: 8/2/2009
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Posted: 9/5/2018 12:51:30 PM
I don't want to burst your bubble.

But I think that these ladies may be pros.

It's not that your aren't an attractive guy. It's just that most attractive younger women really get a lot of offers. Very few are desperate enough to message like that for free.
 PennyAnte
Joined: 4/17/2016
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Posted: 9/5/2018 1:12:19 PM
So yeah right a woman responding to you like that is a sweet catch. Note sarcasm.
 JAXTC
Joined: 3/7/2018
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Posted: 9/5/2018 2:08:06 PM
I know it's scam profiles. I got another one yesterday emails me first out of the blue. I could tell it was a fake profile. I responded: Who the hell are you? And it responded: Snap me!

LMAO

I see them when I log in. Viewed me now a bunch at a time "view" your profile and then they add you to favorites. I just delete them all.

I found it hilarious and was wondering if this is POF "cleaning up the site" and "upgrading it's features".
 TZ_1971
Joined: 10/13/2013
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 flowersinthelake
Joined: 5/11/2018
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Posted: 9/6/2018 4:44:16 AM
Somehow, I don't think you're the type who is easily impressed by such 'contact,' and that's a good thing. $$$.

;-)
 JAXTC
Joined: 3/7/2018
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Posted: 9/6/2018 8:21:06 AM

o/p probably guys.


No idea who it is. All I know is they are definitely fake profiles. The half nude, skimpy bikini, underwear showing etc. You log into your account and shortly after I see a bunch "viewed" my profile. Then I'll check my "who favorited me" and will see a bunch of the same profiles in there. I delete them all. Two of them emailed me. One two days ago, the other one yesterday.

I think any response may trigger more to go to your profile. I can't restrain myself from replying with stupidity though.

I just thought it was hilarious seeing guys getting little to no responses and wondered if POF decided to let spam bots now visit their profiles, favorite them, and send nonsense emails to try to get them to webcam and snap chat crap.

Let's clean up the site! Drain the swamp! LMFAO
 johnfromzelie
Joined: 3/8/2018
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Posted: 9/6/2018 8:33:57 AM
I get flooded with them if I log in after midnight. I don't think pof is promoting it though, just scammers. most are extremely obvious but their getting better. an average girl in normal clothes but click on their profile and a message with a link instantly appears.
 purplerider1200
Joined: 9/10/2011
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Posted: 9/6/2018 2:16:43 PM
THEM??? Do something for us guys???

Fat chance of that ever happening. I hold more hope that the Neptunians will come for a visit first.
 hemingway234
Joined: 6/6/2015
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Posted: 9/7/2018 9:22:30 AM
Yup, the scammers have been hammering the site in the last few months. They are just a big waste of time.
 JAXTC
Joined: 3/7/2018
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Posted: 9/7/2018 9:38:04 AM

Yup, the scammers have been hammering the site in the last few months. They are just a big waste of time.


I find them great downtime amusement. I look at them as instead of clicking the "meet me now!" button like an A.D.D afflicted chimp us guys can always keep ourselves busy removing fake profiles that "favorite" us, and crafting unique, well thought out replies to bots that may actually be the sweet girl of our dreams (even though she's a half nude bot).
 whiterose0
Joined: 2/3/2009
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Posted: 9/7/2018 11:58:35 AM

Yup, the scammers have been hammering the site in the last few months. They are just a big waste of time.


I think they have male bots for women, too - or perhaps they're just scammers looking to bilk us older women of our money.
 dinno76
Joined: 7/13/2018
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Posted: 9/8/2018 1:31:12 PM
Have to warn the ladies over 50. If a man asks you out on this site then it is most likely a fake profile. You do not have to thank me I am just being helpful by letting you know.
 Dave of Indiana
Joined: 3/18/2009
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Posted: 9/15/2018 7:50:09 PM
Just read an article that scammers are using limited artificial intelligence programs to scan profiles and send messages just like what you describe. Ultimately they'll want money or offer an off site web site where they'll offer porn videos for sale or sex 900 numbers.

The delete button is your best response.
 mahwahgirl339114
Joined: 10/31/2017
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Posted: 9/15/2018 8:00:23 PM

The delete button is your best response.

Agreed. Scams run rampant online! It's just too easy to end up spending your money on some bs sitting at home looking at the screen, with credit cards handy...
 spot4username
Joined: 12/15/2015
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Posted: 9/16/2018 4:43:35 AM
I check the "New Users" in my area every so often. You can spot a scammer by the grammar a lot of times. Or they will have a photo that is just a little too professional and a reverse image search shows you who it actually is. Sometimes the search will ping on a "known scammer" list.

Scammers aimed at women are different than the ones aimed at men (usually). Men get the scantily clad bots but we get the average - above average, looking for marriage, relationship profiles. I think that the bots are usually in it for phishing and to direct you to another site but the male profiles are more long con sorts.

Came across one yesterday. He has three photos. They are the same man ... a man who would be famous elsewhere but who is probably unknown to the average viewer here. His profile is long and would probably fool a lot of women.Of course you can tell that he is an equal opportunity scammer (probably part of a group) because the profile was originally written - or parts of it were - to be for a woman. There is a paragraph about shirtless photos. hahahhahahaha I messaged him and asked if he came across a lot of women with shirtless photos. You know, is that actually an issue for him? Sadly I have not received a response.
 curvylady1965
Joined: 12/31/2017
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Posted: 9/16/2018 6:57:02 AM
Spot, the shirtless pictures paragraph in your post made for a laugh out loud movement so thank you. And very good tips for us to be aware of on the male scammer side of things. The vast majority of messages I have ever received are from married men looking for a "friend" but I'm sure a couple that fall outside this category fall under the scammer category.
 spot4username
Joined: 12/15/2015
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Posted: 9/16/2018 7:18:46 AM
^^
It gave me a giggle too. If you put the profile content into a search you get a lot of hits. That shows that it is definitely a scam profile being used. It got a number of hits from men of all different ages and ethnic backgrounds. Most of them are calling themselves widowed and some are former military which is very common on these scam profiles.

You aren't supposed to put profile bits in here but since these bits are written in a number of profiles and not actually from an individual on the up and up I believe we are safe


I do not respond to hey baby or any other such names. In addition, lay off the sexual undertones. I consider it disrespectful when we don't know each other. Your shirtless selfies are a total turn off. Can you not afford a shirt? If you are shirtless you best be beach or poolside. Otherwise, I'm totally laughing at you.


 JAXTC
Joined: 3/7/2018
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Posted: 9/17/2018 11:45:21 AM
You know I'm really starting to wonder if POF or whoever is in charge of this site really cares to remove all these fake spam profiles as they either profit from the page clicks from dudes looking to see who the profile is or they get page clicks when you delete them all off your "who favorited me" list.

I'm even starting to see single picture, no bio, fake profiles with clothes on "view me" and "favorite" me.

I delete all these "favorite me" profiles but started to wonder fast if this is just extra business and page clicks given to POF to show their advertisers how much "use" and "traffic" their site generates. if it's happening to my profile I'm positive many others are having the same thing happen and that adds up in traffic / page clicks.
 Iredurbio2
Joined: 4/18/2013
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Posted: 9/19/2018 10:35:03 AM
The online scene and prospects are really nothing more these days
than what one might call assumer reports.
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