Category Archives: How is This My Match?

How is This My Match? Elvira Edition

I thought OK Cupid didn’t recommend people! Oh, how wrong I was. Their version of Match’s Daily 5 are called “Quiver Matches”, where I suppose you can find people who either make you quiver with anticipation or are such perfect … Continue reading

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How is This My Match: OKCupid Edition

This may come as a shock to regular readers, but I have begun to dip my toes in the OKCupid waters. I know, I know. I’ve long argued that you get what you pay for on free dating sites, which … Continue reading

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How is This My Match? Vol 8

After arguing that men should not necessarily pay for a first date last week, I got one of my favorite emails ever. I’ve had women email trying to set me up with their friends, their moms, themselves, and I think … Continue reading

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How is This My Match? Vol 7

I’ve been in LA for a month now, and I’ve found the city’s women to be pretty, well, normal. Sure, they talk about yoga more than most people, and yes, many do seem to be tan in a way that … Continue reading

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How is This My Match? Los Angeles Edition

As you may have heard, I’m moving to California. Los Angeles, to be exact. I know, I know, you’re upset. I understand, we’ve come a long way, you and I. But believe me, no one is taking this harder than … Continue reading

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How is This My Match? Vol 5

Friends who have been dating on Match for an extended period of time insist that, at a certain point, you run out of new people to email. You see the same faces in each search, and have the feeling with … Continue reading

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How is This My Match? Vol 4

This weekend, The Financial Times and Slate got together to praise Match for its fancy-shmancy compatibility algorithms. (Thanks to loyal reader Andrew who sent along the tip!) Read it if you wish, but the basic thrust of the piece is “I know … Continue reading

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