yes, i’m a glutton for punishment

mechan1

I’ve said it before, and I’ll say it again. If a guy can’t or won’t have a conversation online (like answering specific questions) when he has all the time in the world to think of something intelligent, witty, or at least coherent to say; chances are he isn’t going to be able to hold your interest in a live meeting

No, I’m not stupid. I can spot these guys from their second or third email, if not their first message. The question is why do I sometimes choose to ignore a message and move and other times try and pry info out of a guy? Maybe I’m shallow and it’s about looks, maybe their profile doesn’t immediately paint them as a sociopath or shows some potential in terms of humor, maybe sometimes I’m just bored or in a bitchy mood

machinewsb
hi gorgeous

soccergirl79
c’mon now, you can do better than that

machinewsb
(I’m paraphrasing, the email containing our emails back and forth didn’t go back all the way to the start by the time I decided to copy it.)
well most women like to be complimented lol brian

soccergirl79
4/21/2013 12:47:27 PM
hi brian. my name is megan. i was thinking more along the lines of you mentioning something we have in common that we can talk about, especially since your profile doesn’t say a lot about you. see, that wasn’t so hard 🙂

machinewsb
4/21/2013 2:15:24 PM
OK but I hate texting that much lol

soccergirl79
4/21/2013 2:22:06 PM
because you’re lazy? and still not mentioning anything we have in common after i specifically asked you to isn’t really a good sign. did you even look at my profile? please don’t contact me back unless you can put in a little effort. if not, i’m sure there are plenty of low class chicks on here that will be happy to talk to you. sorry, i’m just not in to wasting my time, maybe you’d understand if you saw the boring, bullshit, creepy messages that women routinely get on this site. and i wouldn’t be wasting this much time on you if i didn’t think you have potential
machinewsb
4/21/2013 2:30:37 PM
I’m on my phone and its hard to text , call me 937 572 0259

soccergirl79
4/21/2013 2:36:32 PM
bye
machinewsb
4/21/2013 3:05:06 PM
What’s wrong with talking on the phone , guess your not real 😦

machinewsb
4/21/2013 3:17:42 PM
I’m sitting outside and it would be nice to hear your voice and chat

soccergirl79
4/21/2013 5:09:35 PM
no, i’m not going to call or text someone who can’t be bothered to do something as simple as look at my profile and tell me if we have anything i common. i’m a **** like that
machinewsb
4/21/2013 5:43:18 PM
Wow your mean, relax hun, I would not have contacted you if I did not think we might be a match , but now I think your hateful

soccergirl79
4/21/2013 6:33:15 PM
well your profile sucks so i have no idea if we have anything in common and you refuse to mention anything we have in common. and i am hateful towards people who so clearly ignore a simple request.

machinewsb
4/21/2013 6:58:17 PM
That’s why we chat on the phone and find out , not this cyber shit , your not real ,later

here’s his pof profile

machinewsb: Looking for a very very good one
About-Non-smoker with Athletic body type
City-Dayton Ohio
Details-37 year old Man, 5′ 11″ (180cm), Catholic Ethnicity-Caucasian Gemini with Blonde hair
Intent-machinewsb is looking for a relationship. Education-Some college
Personality-Hopeless Romantic
Profession-City

I am Seeking a Woman For Long term
Needs Test View his relationship needs Chemistry View his chemistry results
Do you drink? Socially
Do you want children? Yes
Marital Status Single
Do you do drugs? No
Pets Cat
Eye Color Blue
Do you have a car? Yes
Do you have children? No
Longest Relationship Over 3 years

Interests

out door stuff motorcycles patios
figure out how this online dating works lol

About Me
I would like to go to dinner, and see what happeneds from there. Hopfully we would have a great conection and talk about our hopes and dreams and such. Then after that maybe we could go to a nice patio bar, or maybe we had dinner on one, perfect

First Date
I would like to go to dinner, and see what happeneds from there. Hopfully we would have a great conection and talk about our hopes and dreams and such. Then after that maybe we could go to a nice patio bar, or maybe we had dinner on one, perfect.

OK, so I looked at the profile early in the morning and may have missed some warning signs. Like listing patios as an interest. Really? are you interested in the materials they are made out of? how they are constructed? or are you just too boring and lazy to think of something better?
I obviously missed the spelling mistakes, which i probably could have overlooked if things were different.
And finally, he has so little to say that he wrote the same thing for the ‘about me’ and ‘first date’ sections
Oh yeah, he obviously still has a lot to learn-about online dating and women in general

Ah, a man of few words

Now would probably be a good time to post my profile

soccergirl79: searching for my ben wyatt
About-Occasional smoker with Average body type
City-Cincinnati Ohio
Details-33 year old Woman, 5′ 6″ (168cm), Non-Religious
Ethnicity-Caucasian Gemini with Brown hair
Intent-soccergirl79 is looking for a relationship. Education-Masters degree
Personality-Film/TV Junkie
Profession-government

Interests

sports tv and movies Reading
boxing/yoga

About Me
I don’t believe in perfection, just wanting to find a stable, mature man with similar interests and see if we connect. No kids or crazy exes, hoping to find a guy in a similar position. Going out to a bar for a drink is fine, but over that as a way to meet someone.
I enjoy a wide variety of books and tv. Parks and rec, mad men, walking dead, and the daily show. Trying to finish the latest game of thrones book, wolf hall, and the book about the creation of ESPN. musically I tend towards classic rock. If you like Glen Hansard I’ll be your friend for life
I am huge sports fan, including those popular worldwide but usually dismissed by jim rome types. so if you’re up for a crew match in columbus or going to the atp in mason, we’d definitely get along.

Just a few guidelines that I shouldn’t have to spell out, but obviously need to be said based on my previous conversation with guys on this site:
do not give me your phone number before telling me your name
if you send me a message, try to be more creative than just saying hi, but asking me a question about my ass is not the way to go
if you’re actually looking for a mature relationship and i ask you a question, actually answer it. and i’m not going to ask you personal or invasive questions. we’re talking pop culture and sports and musical/television tastes

oh yeah, a woman’s rule of thumb is the hotter the fake pic you choose, the more disgusting we assume you are in real life. and most of you guys make it so obvious that you’re using a fake pic we usually don’t even need to google it. and why so many pics that link to gay porn sites?

So I think that gives a guy any number of openings to start a conversation; multiple tv shows, books, sports. And it also SPECIFICALLY tells a man I expect him to but in a little effort. And any guy who is honest can make fun of the fact that other idiots are using pictures from porn sites.

I think this is the process men go through when they come across my profile
Oooh, this woman has potential
befuddled2

Aaaah! She actually expects me to be able to carry on a conversation!
befuddled3

Drats, she’s going to demand an answer and I can’t ‘charm’ my way out of it, not even by giving her my phone number, which I’ll do because I’m a moron and why not give a potentially crazy woman my number?
befuddled4

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