In the one case where I thought brain would win over brawn, I have been sorely disappointed.'They vary from Goodlife jocks, mohawked metalheads, dreadlocked hippies or tattooed hipsters to studs in hard hats and construction vests, b'ys on Ski-Doos, hunters proudly holding up a moose head, covered in blood.' Since creating my account, I have received over 300 messages from all kinds of men; young, old ... They vary from Goodlife jocks, mohawked metalheads, dreadlocked hippies or tattooed hipsters to studs in hard hats and construction vests, b'ys on Ski-Doos, hunters proudly holding up a moose head, covered in blood. But is it just the rarity of a phone call that makes it so special to me now? I have a hard time fitting tone of voice, facial expressions and body language into 140 characters.
Once you have registered, you can take numerous questionnaires, such as the POF Relationship Chemistry Predictor, the Relationship Needs Assessment (which, judging by the questions, may as well be called "How crazy and clingy are you? These quizzes are meant to help refine your matches, increasing the probability of finding your soulmate, using computer-generated probabilities. In a world growing increasingly dependent on technology, it may not seem surprising that quick and efficient text messaging is replacing the primordial phone call.What's on my mind won't fit into a Facebook status. Through the power of the written word, a guy can be whoever he wants to be. Even though I grew up in a technological age, I fear we have become too plugged in. With the constant advancements in the field of social media, we no longer need to call someone to see how they're doing, as we can read statuses and tweets about their lives from a device that fits nicely into the palm of our hands.I thought online dating was still mostly reserved for divorcees, widows and lonely, socially inept leftovers from Generation X. To understand where they were coming from, I had to see it through their eyes.