Most were apparently designed by an 8-year-old with a Mac from 1992, back when animated GIFs were cool and a rotating smiley was the pinnacle of innovation.) The gist: This one seems reputable, if a bit skewed toward 40-year-olds who like swimming with the dolphins. The bad: Non-paying members can only send one of 13 short, canned messages, like “I feel a nice connection with you after reading your profile.” The bizarre: Verdict: There are only seven guys in Seattle between the ages of 25 and 35 whose profiles include a photo.
It’s free to join and browse, but paying for a one-month membership means you can actually (gasp! Five users express interest in me, but only one is on the West Coast, a vegan ecologist/drummer who lives several hours away.
Grab a picnic blanket and some snacks and enjoy an afternoon by the beach at Bucasia, Dolphin Heads, or Shoal Point – just a few of Mackay’s many beautiful beaches.
If you’re up for something a little more adventurous, why not try flying a kite or going for a swim?
One in five newly committed couples met through a dating site, says [PDF] (and I’m sure they’re not biased).
And Google ads recently volunteered to help me “meet yoga singles.” (Google, do I like I do yoga?
After that, initiating contact via messages will cost you $10 a month.
The good: It boasts over 335,000 members, 27,000 in Washington state. And the paywall is truly obnoxious — you can only see tiny thumbnail pics of users unless you upgrade.
You can hire clubs, buggies and more from the Golf Shop – so there’s no excuse.
Challenge your date to a little friendly competition – whoever loses shouts the other person lunch.
At 36, he’s the youngest of the bunch (others range up to 60).
He’s nerdy-cute, so I send him a canned message without much hope. The gist: It’s “the largest matchmaking site for Democratic singles …
Although this site boasts lots of members, I don’t feel optimistic since (yet again) I’d have to pay to message people.