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Online Dating Round-up

I have (albeit briefly) joined the 21st century and tried online dating. For 6 months, I put some effort into selecting some “good” profile pictures, writing and rewriting my profile blurbs, messaging potential matches, and going on a couple dates. There was some positive reinforcement from friends who have done it before, but this may […]

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My iPod Persona

After reading this post by another DC blogger, I got to thinking about my iPod and what it says about me. Absurd Reality starts by telling a story how a guy she was seeing had an iPod that was full of NPR podcasts, and only NPR podcasts. this was the first red flag for her. […]

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Interview with DateLab

So after having been on Date Lab and gone through their interview about my date, I arranged with the editors to have an interview with one of them to talk about the behind-the-scenes of Date Lab. I got to speak with Amanda McGrath, editor of Date Lab for the past one and a half years […]

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The Date Lab Experience

So it finally happened. I went on a blind date. not just any blind date, this date was set up by the pros from Washington Post Date Lab. In case you don’t read WaPo, there is a column called “Date Lab” where applicants give all sorts of personal information and then the Date Lab gurus […]

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Crazy-Hot Scale v2.0-beta

This is not a new concept. It has been written about here, here, and featured in an episode of HIMYM. The basic idea is that you can essentially chart everyone on a graph based on 2 criteria: how hot they are and how crazy they are. This makes a few assumptions: Assumption 1: you do […]

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Blogger Crush: DateMeDC

*** UPDATE *** it looks like I may have published this post a little too late. DateMeDC may be taking a break from blogging a while, but don’t let that stop you from reading her posts. Her blog is both very personal and very public, and this latest post demonstrates that she, too, is human. […]

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