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Any success stories with dating sites yet?

I am about to consider paying to use some dating sites, namely.. swissfriends.ch and anyone of those that keep spamming my inbox. I consider it as an investment in my future, as I've been thinking of settling down * Not Alone*. So, here it goes, I need some of you guys to give me whatever you can about the realities of dating sites of Switzerland.
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Re: Any success stories with dating sites yet?

I would recommend to join one where you pay and not the free ones. Also, one that is not too cheap. This will limit the number of time wasters...happy hunting
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Old 09.04.2013, 23:03
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Re: Any success stories with dating sites yet?

try expatfriends.ch
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Old 09.04.2013, 23:23
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Re: Any success stories with dating sites yet?

www.dates4exlax.ch
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Re: Any success stories with dating sites yet?



As in that?
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Old 09.04.2013, 23:28
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Yeah - but dates are the natural way.
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Re: Any success stories with dating sites yet?

You're too young to "settle down". Wait another 10 or 30 years.
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I am about to consider paying to use some dating sites, namely.. swissfriends.ch and anyone of those that keep spamming my inbox. I consider it as an investment in my future, as I've been thinking of settling down * Not Alone*. So, here it goes, I need some of you guys to give me whatever you can about the realities of dating sites of Switzerland.
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Yeah - but dates are the natural way.
That's either the most cynical thing I've seen in awhile... or its really scary...
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Old 09.04.2013, 23:40
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That's either the most cynical thing I've seen in awhile... or its really scary...
Not really ...... dates are less brutal then syrup of figs.
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Old 09.04.2013, 23:48
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Re: Any success stories with dating sites yet?

Most definitively DON'T try swissfriends. Trust me on that one
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Re: Any success stories with dating sites yet?

www.englishforum.ch
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Re: Any success stories with dating sites yet?

Why not post some basic info about yourself here (age, gender, what makes and breaks a day for you, any absolutes in a person you'd date etc etc)? If other singles in your proximity do the same, you may find some potential dates.
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Not really ...... dates are less brutal then syrup of figs.
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Old 10.04.2013, 19:02
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You were - we weren't
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I think you may have missed the sarcastic tone.
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Re: Any success stories with dating sites yet?

Online dating is good but i guess meeting face to face is better, it shows that people are more serious and put some efforts e.g speed dating

I actually wonder whether there are something like speed dating in here?
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Re: Any success stories with dating sites yet?

If you are female and overweight, be prepared for a lot of unkind comments if you dare list any dislikes / must haves. Also be prepared for a lot of 'casual offers'.
If you are male and short, you will struggle as most women will have their height requirements set at 1.80 m and above, regardless of their own stature.

Include a CURRENT profile picture, of YOURSELF (and not some guy/girl who you think looks like you but invariably doesn't), be honest about your vital statistics - if you must, answer 'n/a' rather than making something up, be honest about your smoking/drinking habits and find the right balance between reassuringly normal and memorably quirky. Copy pasting 'original' description texts will only get you as far as women who think that there is an 'x' in espresso.

Then see how it goes. If nothing gives, consider reevaluating your search criteria - what will make you emotionally happy vs what will impress your friends.
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Re: Any success stories with dating sites yet?

according to this hilarious blog

http://www.annalsofonlinedating.com/

you should expect, if you're female, inboxes of unbelievable gross
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If you are female and overweight, be prepared for a lot of unkind comments if you dare list any dislikes / must haves. Also be prepared for a lot of 'casual offers'.
If you are male and short, you will struggle as most women will have their height requirements set at 1.80 m and above, regardless of their own stature.

Include a CURRENT profile picture, of YOURSELF (and not some guy/girl who you think looks like you but invariably doesn't), be honest about your vital statistics - if you must, answer 'n/a' rather than making something up, be honest about your smoking/drinking habits and find the right balance between reassuringly normal and memorably quirky. Copy pasting 'original' description texts will only get you as far as women who think that there is an 'x' in espresso.

Then see how it goes. If nothing gives, consider reevaluating your search criteria - what will make you emotionally happy vs what will impress your friends.
About "If you are male and short, you will struggle as most women will have their height requirements set at 1.80 m and above"

No problem, I just tell them my height when I am lying on my back
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