A couple of weeks ago, an absolute first happened: a woman made the first move on the dating site, sending me an e-mail.Once I picked myself up off the floor, nursing the bruise on my head from where it struck the coffee table after I passed out from the shock of it all, I replied. Apparently, though, those kind of social norms don’t apply in online dating, as I’m learning.Many other dating sites charge for their services and we think that a true love should be 100% free.flirty9is a 100% free online dating site and we promise to never charge for any service to any member.
Forums on every topic under the sun (or sea, for that matter) draw thousands of views and replies.
Evidently, it was one e-mail too late: I never got a reply. It has given me blessed release from care and worry and the troubled thinking of our modern day.
Now, I’ll be the first to admit that I don’t know all the unwritten rules of online dating. And maybe there’s an unwritten rule out there that says “thou shalt offer to meet for coffee upon dispatching thine third e-mail to the party interested in thee”, or something like that. It has been a return to the primitive and the peaceful.
While the faces of users may be difficult to discern, it's easy to contact a member (sight unseen! Under each thumbnail is a link to instant message the user. – instant message box that encourages contact rather than idle stalking.
Best part: if you're slow thinking up pick up lines for complete strangers–and no shame there; it happens to the best of us!
Users can also rate or submit a photo to be rated on a scale of one to ten (in case you have any question as to whether you’d make a good catch! When a good catch is found, users can send one of two monthly roses.