Funny online dating stories

I was going to write about something else today -- I have a couple of big-concept posts I've been meaning to write up and get around to -- but, heck, the last post I put up was a big-concept post so I figured let's have a quick breather from that and get something a little lighter up first. I've been all too guilty of this myself -- sending super-long messages.

A very well-spoken and clearly an educated guy, he sent me a message detailing a situation with a girl he knew... The basic gist of today's post is, basically, that this -- what we're about to talk about -- is how you write online dating messages and emails that don't get ignored...

and, in fact, get you exactly what you want: responses, phone numbers, dates, and success.

My ad requested a man "financially stable, kinda handsome, who can slow dance, make me laugh, read between the lines." Cast a wide net and edit out the responses.

A woman I know snagged a boyfriend when she described her ideal job as a combination of circus performer and archaeologist. Unless you know for sure that you only want to meet, say, a nonsmoking Portuguese-speaking dentist, go easy on the list of qualities he must have.

Most of my close friends here in Medellin are foreigners and I have seen girls break their neck checking them out as we walk down the street.

So I do not get that immediate attention here in Medellin.I am actually Colombian, my family is Colombian, and more importantly (aside from my height, 6’2″) I look Colombian.I have lived my entire life, barring the past 5 years of course, in Southern California. My finished product reflected my attitude at the time—a combination of "you have to play to win" and "hey, why not? Here's what I've learned about writing a good ad: 1. If so, you doubtless know that Wednesday was i Phone 5 day, the day Apple unveiled its latest way for people to avoid actually speaking to or even looking at whoever they’re with.