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However, conversation is dangerous, as, the longer you speak, the more the conversation begins to behave somewhat like a particle that is decomposing and threatening to kill everyone in the bar with radiation poisoning. Optimism is not a relevant variable-you are going to Gowanus to hang out on a mattress on the floor.
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By Kristen Radtk e. Read More. For the past week I've been diligently scrolling through the guys in my area, and have made these observations along the way. Describing yourself in a small set number of words is difficult, unless you're a complete narcassist. It's the opportunity for you to sell yourself and add your interests, but summing all that up without sounding cocky isn't easy.
In the end I asked my friends how they would describe me and went with that, as well as adding that I like to travel, which is true, and also explains the pictures I used, which are taken all over the world.
Looking through the profiles, I was a bit put off by guys who didn't include a bio, as it means that you are purely judging them by their pictures and don't really have much to go off if you want to start chatting. However, I was pleased by one of the profiles I saw where a man had included quotes from people on their opinions of him. One of the lines read "He's a lovely lad and always keeps his room tidy - Mum" and that made me chuckle.
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There were also a couple of profiles that just listed emojis of what the guy was interested in, which I thought was quite a nifty thing to do. So as, let's face it, the main thing you judge people on is how they look, it's important to get your picture right. I witnessed a vast array of wildly differing images, from almost nudes to no picture at all, so there is clearly no set template. One man had pictures of pizza as his profile image, so maybe he was going for a "foodie" kind of gal, but it didn't work for me.
I was also put off by pictures of lads in groups - I couldn't be bothered to work out who the actual Tinder guy was. One picture that did bring a smile to my face though was a man kissing Hull's very own bee lady on the cheek.
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I mean really, who could resist? That guy is definitely going places. I also liked the pictures of men with dogs so cute and action shots of guys doing a hobby such as wakeboarding, running or bike riding.
The images taken with children in them put me off, despite protestations that the lad in question was 'only the uncle', as you never know, and I'm not ready to take on kids as well as a new partner. I also didn't like the topless pictures of guys with very well defined abs - there is no way that I go to the gym that much and it just made me feel very inferior. Happily I didn't get any rude snaps sent as the app doesn't allow you to send pictures in the messages - for that to happen I would have to add them on another form of social media such as Snapchat or Instagram.
I got some offers to connect via this medium, but declined.
I've had a busy schedule this week, so I didn't actually meet up with anyone, but have done when using Tinder before. However, they didn't go too well.
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One memorable 'date' was when I went for coffee with a guy, and pretty much at the point of meeting him decided that he wasn't for me. However, we had prearranged to feed the ducks in a nearby pond with bread that he brought. I politely went along with the plan until he suggested pushing out the centre of a slice of bread so that only the crust remained in order to play what he labelled 'hook a duck.
As soon as I heard that this is what he wanted to do, and that he'd done before, I scarpered and seriously considered calling the RSPCA. Anyway, I digress.
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This time around there were a few guys that seemed nice enough, but I noticed that unless I liked them enough to give them my number, their messages would get lost in the ether of messages within the app and our mutual attraction would go no further. I got an ego boost from having a few invites out on what I would call normal dates, such as an offer to go out for drinks or food. However, one man thought it would be appropriate to invite me over to his house despite only ever chatting over the app.
Surely it would just be easier to meet in a club and go home with someone if you wanted something like that, but maybe I'm just old fashioned.
Another guy was very upfront and honest and came out with it straight away that he was married, but in an unhappy relationship and wanted to meet up with other women.
Not wanting to be a home wrecker, I also gave that one a swerve. I got the impression that some guys also just used the app for something to do, and as a way to feel good about themselves, rather than meeting up, as they said they had been on Tinder for a while but had never met up with anyone. On the topic of chatting, I noticed that even though I matched with quite a few people, that's where it ended.
Less than half the guys I connected with messaged me, and I wasn't too bothered about messaging them unless someone really caught my eye.
They say that laughter is the way to someone's heart and I'd have to agree. Make me giggle and you're on to a winner. There were a few guys that had some good jokes in them and a bit of banter, which was entertaining and made me want to find out more about them. On the other hand, a lot of the men just said "hey", "hi" and "how are you?
I tended to ignore those messages as they really didn't show any effort.
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I was also put off by guys that were full of their own self importance and asked "so what made you swipe right? I found it really off putting - just have some confidence, please. I also found that the swiping and chatting on the app was quite time-consuming.
A good hour at least was taken up on an evening using Tinder, and my thumb got sore at one point as there were that many to go through. Then if I checked the app on a lunchtime, it felt a bit like admin sifting through the new messages that came in and deciding whether or not to reply.
On the whole, I didn't have a whole lot of joy during my week of Tindering, but that's not to say that it doesn't work. Plenty of people have found long-term partners on the app and there have been more than a few Tinder weddings in recent years.
If you're in a place in life where you really want to be with someone, and you're willing to spend time looking, I have no doubt that you could make Tinder work - if you swipe for the right person, of course.
Maybe a week just isn't long enough to determine how effective the app is, and if I'd have met a couple of people on it then that would give me a better idea of how useful it is for me.