48 Reviews for OkCupid
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Most members seem to want a one night stand. I suppose it would be a five for quite a few people but that is just not my flask of whiskey.
I will share my experience with this site. Seems to me there are a lot of fake profiles on there but once you try to scope them out, and connect with the true profiles.Network a little you should find that OK cupid will bring you some good..charismatic friends. I do like the layout and it is easy and fun to use.Nice to boy shop, I have met some highly interesting people and had some fascinating chats, it is very true about the chemistry.They get that right.
Too many of the women on the site are too selective. They don't even bother to respond or sometime even check out my profile, although I have had one or two respond to say we weren't a match or to reply to an anecdote I gave after reading her profile.
I paid around $14 for the month in order to be 'invisible' and see if my messages were actually being read. (They were). Unfortunately, as aforementioned, the response rate is horrible.
I dated a girl within 2 wks period after signing up...
I still single and no longer dated that girl, but hey, OKC did his job! right?
I don't understand those, who are saying this site is bad. I am using this from 7 months, i never paid any penny for this site. Downside of the site is that there are not so many people and there is quiver - computer is giving you recommended matches - usually some overweight women what is deal breaker for me, because i do sports and i expect the women to be at least ok shape. I have met about 8 women from this site, plus 2 women abroad, who turned into really nice penpals. For me by now this is the best FREE dating site i have ever tried. One downside - but it is on all dating sites, women are not serious what they want. I must say, i am good looking guy with wide range of interests, but i rarely get a response. Are they waiting for Bred Pitt to text them? Or i think for lot of girls online dating is just a way how to make self-esteem higher, because guys are saying nice things.
guys don't pay for the site!
once you subscribe to okcupid, they ip ban people from logging in to stop people from canceling their subscription, they allow you to log on your account from mobile, so they can legally charge you every month.... they scammed me and now I have to cancel my card.
you guys want proof?
well I changed my ip adress using a proxy server, and guess what?
I logged right on using a different account... but when I tried to log on using my account they said the site is having technical difficulties.. obvious scam and im taking action against the company.
everyone please take action against okcupid...
So the person was kathrine hanson 559 5146264 number she gave me and even has a fbook with same name.look at her pics there. Watch out ..I chatted with this person on the okcupid dating site. She says shes a bikini model visiting SD in a hotel .You could come see her pick her up etc but you need to pay a 5 dollar fee for the security guard to register you?WTF?then later wants you to sigh up for a web cam site.called hlinkme...says you need to pay a small fee to see her ?lol This is all going on texting on my cellphone mind you. Im no sucker So I played along for a bit. Finally I confronted the person ,scammer . And said sorry Im no sucker I seen this scam online. Being polite and all since I do know the person had my digits. Didnt want any further crank call etc lol . But anyways after being nice she replyed f -you dikhead . lol I thought what ever
This is less a review of the site than the quality of people on it. The women complain that men only want sex, nobody reads their profile and they don't want messages that only consist of 'whats up,' yet when somebody real comes around they only focus on that persons photos.
It is a good dating site if you don't want to cost money . You can send or receive letters for free. But you are not sure whether the people is real person.
I have been on this site for almost one year , and also keep communicate with some people , but also limited to chat. I also sign up a other dating site, idateasia.com .Hope to find my life partner soon.
Okupid is OK, haaa. I think that they are too revenue driven. If the hold off so people can establish a connection before gouging them, the site would be more popular. Just because i see a girl that i think i may be interested, does not mean i want to pay just to chat with her... call me cheap, or whatever.
Well... I love the idea of the personal questions, and I love their design.
BUT - there are some creepy people there, so no 5 stars from me.
This is hands down the worst site ever. Joined off and on for 8 months and every time it is the same lame scammers. All these men want is sex and absolutely nothing else. They will talk and talk and talk then eventually send you a picture of their junk. I've gone out with a few but it is the same crap...ill buy you dinner but I expect sex when it is over.
I'll stick with trying to meet someone just living my life normally without a damn computer.
Some people like this site better than POF but I don't...OK cupid is a little gimmicky to me and there are less people I'd be interested in dating but I've been on both of those free sites and hands down they are so much better than any popular paid sites you see advertised (how do you think they pay for those advertisements? By charging you) Most people on those sites signed up for the free trial then went inactive once the trial is over.
Signed up, thought it was very well designed and easy to use. Then I try to sign in a couple of days later only to find out my profile (which I spent a good few hours creating) was deleted due to some unknown reason. I had not broken any rules or done anything unusual.
Search the complaints and you will find many more like this. They also have NO customer support.
Well, I was very unsure at first of OKCupid because I had such bad luck with POF and a few other dating sites, so I went in thinking "If this doesnt't work, I am done with the whole online dating thing". Thank God I gave it a try 2 weeks in I met my husband (which was an 84% match on OKC). I love this site because it didnt force me to stay 25miles within my zipcode (who says LOVE is in your hometown lol). I lived in Indiana and my husband was from NY. The key to this site is honesty and realism. If you answer every question w/o fear of what the person reading might think of you and the other person does the same, you end of meeting some great matches!!! Never in a million years did I think I would find my other half on a dating site but I did and I thank the Lord I took a chance :)
I had the okcupid account for a while and always got bullying message from crazy people. So yesterday when I got another bullying message from a stranger who got infuriated after he read my profile and noticed that he might not be someone that I'm looking for, I decided to take a screenshot of what he wrote me and I posted what he wrote on my profile picture and I reported that to okcupid. But instead okcupid tried to protect me as a victim, they right away deleted my account. I wrote them at least three emails with this incident and also attached the screenshot of this crazy stranger's nasty message but they did not reply at all and just ignored me. Okcupid is letting those bullies barking like rabid dogs on other innocent users and let them run free while blocking the innocent ones. If anyone who want to sue this website, I'll be joining!
Online dating is no big deal for me. I don't think it makes you a loser. Two of my friends are in happy relationships with people they met online through OKCupid. However, I'm sort of a hipster when it comes to these things and this was definitely not the place to find smart, quirky girls that like indie rock and reading books. I stopped using the site when it started glitching on me and I couldn't log in. No big deal loss to me though.
As the name of this site suggests, it is OK. After having to browse through many photos and profiles of girls, I finally stumble upon one that I like, but most of the girls are too selective---they don't even bother to respond or sometime even check out my profile, although a few have been nice.
I am going to have to rate this site WORSE than "meh" because it gets too many BOTS (I tested-them & they are BOTS, without a doubt!) and juvenile-sounding 71 year old women (LIKELY misstating their REAL AGES in their profiles..I finally had to message several of them "I am ON TO YOU!! & I will send you to the corner for time-out without DIN-DIN if you don't stop lying about your AGE!" IT RETORTED-BACK with some partial-condescending nastiness & foul language EXTREMES (NOT the demeanor of a 71 year old woman..OBVIOUSLY) and FAR TOO MUCH USE of COMPUTER SLANG for a 71 year old anyway (I live in a town full of SENIORS & NONE OF THEM talk-like IT DID!) and I had instructed the sight SEARCH PARAMETERS "I wanted YOUNGER" and they gave-me (supposedly) AGED-OLDER...but, never-the-less JUVENILE-SOUNDING! YOU OLDER LADIES SHOULD BE OFFENDED BY AN "IT" sounding rude, crude, juvenile, brat, and WORSE..claiming-to-be YOUR AGE! Anyway...I'd had "enough" & stopped messaging anyone on this site for awhile & reporting-them to the site-owners will get you BLOCKED instead...so their "rules" might just-as-well NOT EXIST...because just-like another-site POF or PLENTY OF FISH ; THEY WON'T ENFORCE "those" THAT EVEN LOOK-LIKE "THEY COULD TEAR-UP & RIOT & BREAK-INTO A WHOLE TOWN after a Surfing Contest (like they DID in a CALIFORNIA TOWN, recently....costing millions of dollars damages & destroying property "en-masse") well, I came into this world by myself...I guess I can leave-it, the same way! ONLINE DATING is "approaching" HOPELESSNESS, I THINK!? I have been 12 years "at-it" & even my off-line friends(who have known-me for A LONG TIME)..don't know why "I persist-them...as they NEVER WOULD" !! they've "told me THAT" --REPEATEDLY!!!
I was a member on this site for 2 weeks before I was locked out of my account. I have written to customer service repeatedly with absolutely no reply. They have no phone contact info. Now my info is floating out there somewhere and I can't access it or delete it. I've read numerous complaints of the same kind and have come to the conclusion that OKCupid is bad news.
Found a lot of cool people on this site, the features weren't like other sites where you had to pay for everything
I was on Match and Our Time, both of which require that you pay to send/respond to messages etc. I met total losers on both sites ... illegal immigrants, homeless guys living in beat up old cars that are duct-taped together, no job, no other source of income, filthy clothes, terrible personal hygiene, greasy matted hair, looking like they haven't brushed their teeth in 6 months (some don't have any teeth at all), dirt under their fingernails, endless sob stories, asking to pay bills, asking for money. I'm not paying for any more dating sites.
So, I checked out OKCupid because it's free, and guess what ... a lot of the guys on this site are the same ones that are on Match and Our Time. I signed up anyway (hey, it's free), then deleted my account within a few hours. My profile says I'm looking for a serious relationship, and I get tons of messages from guys looking only for sex and they want to hook-up with me in 30 minutes ... without even getting to know me? Do they even read your profile to see what you're looking for? If my profile said I was looking to hook-up, I could understand it ... but why am I getting requests for quickie sex sessions when I'm looking for a serious relationship?
Is it too much to ask that somebody take a shower before a date and put on clean clothes?
Great website! Cool approach to the online dating world. Mostly clean well managed, Free! There are obviously things that could be improved, like server speed or conversation approaching style option expansion, but again it's free.
I am over the age of 50 and I have been on this site for 6 years. I have met and dated several decent men. I have not met anyone I want to marry because I am not there yet. I recommend it for anyone getting back in the dating scene. I carefully screen the users. Beware that there are some romance scammers. The site has a great moderating feature. You can block and report anyone that you don't want to engage in conversation on IM. I am also a moderator on the site. It is a pretty liberal site so you will find anything and everything based on the line of questions. The best thing about OKCupid is that it is absolutely free! No scams or tricks.
Lets you do things for free that cost a lot of money on Eharmony and Match. Some of the girls are a bit snobby, but others are really down to earth. Have not had a date from here, but that's my fault, not the site.
What can you say about a free dating site?! Okcupid is ok for the price! Ive had a few dates from it. The guys have been ok..nothing to write home about but still i had fun. The site is definitely a time waster like facebook. But boy shopping is fun. Try it out girls..why not???
I am a little surprised by some of the more negative reviews below - ultimately okcupid is a free site with good interaction and you can get out what you put in. Upload some photos, give a description, send some asks, and actually get some real responses from people who probably would not be paying to be listed otherwise. Double that praise given dating sites in general sre expensive and full of frauds - the number of sites which have 10 stunners an hour apparently wink at you only to direct you to a cam site asking for your credit card. And if you want to pay for the match or eharmony experience fine but don't moan about okcupid just because you cannot see a skip button or if you cannot evaluate people's profiles for yourself.
Great site. Why pay for a dating site that try to rip you off when this one is free and genuine. I have in the past taken a 3 day day trial offer on a pay site and ended up paying £200 before I could cancel my membership. What is more I didnt get a single response from any woman member.
When I used OKC, i'd met a lot of guys. Their matching system was usually pretty spot-on, with the exeption of a couple of people. I had their åaid service, and I felt it was well wroth the $5/month. I got to browse profiles without being seen, which was nice, and having no ads is always great.
great site! Better than the ones you have to pay for. Found my guy and am very happy. I recommend this site to everyone!
I think I am one of those one in a million people who got lucky. Still if not for Okcupid I would not have met the woman I now have in my life. She is very smart and beautifull inside and out. She is EXACTLY the woman I dreamed of finding but never thought I would.We both spell horrible and you can't go by spelling skills to determin a persons intellagence as you will read further down. She wrote strange and I had to really pay attention to her words. Turns out she is a duel citezen in the US. and South Afica, so thats plenty of reason to speak different in print and speach.You can't always judge by words on a screen. Read what is being said in profiles and not just by print but meaning behind the words. The funny thing is that we only showed a 67% match. Remember the amount of questions and information that you answer and give, are a determening factor in these numbers. I answered over 100 questions and publicly at that. I wrote a good profile honestly with as much information as I would want when searching for someone. However just because I answered alot of questions and wrote alot of information, that does not mean someone els will do the same. The system goes on that information and because she did not answer as much or write as much, the match % was lower then it could have been. You can't just go by numbers or a computer to determin a match. Also cupid give information on how often one reply's to emails, don't let that discurage you if it says rarely. That just means someone is more then likley honestly interested when they do reply. Alot of ladys get hounded by players constantly, especialy if they have good picture's. You can not blame them for being choosey in who they respond to or not responding to those players at all....Would you respond to : Hey, your beautifull lets get together!..? So it kind of is not fair to give a rating on response soley because of that reason. This is a good sight and I have been on many, it is a bit of a different flavor on cupid as all sights do differ in crowd a bit. It did take alot of looking and just being who I am to find her. But it was worth every no response and all the dead ending sudden stop conversation for no reason given. I feel very luck to have met the Angel of my dreams....I have been a blue coller worker all my life, and lived pay check to pay check. I am a hapy simple man and met the same type of lady. We dated for two months and I took her out places, payed as a man should...went hiking, camping...simple stuff, walks and sunset's aswell. We fell in love quick and true. It turns out that she is damd close to being a millionair and still went to school to be a cpa. Little did I know she did that to open her own buisness and do what she loves. I will keep my job for now and live a little easyer for her being in my life. If I had judged by spelling as others did me, and just read words without taking time to listen to what was being said, I would never have met her. So yes I may be one in a million for success on a dating sight, but you could be too! Key here is to be who you are and don't change a thing to impress anyone. I simply would not want the girl of my dreams to have to change a thing about who she is to be with me or I her aswell. Problem with most on these sights is that they try to change to impress...then fail when they find out the real person underneath the change. If we all would just be true to who we are and say truth "shined up a bit but not lied about" there would be more success out there from these sights. Pictures are important! Face it! We all have to be attracted to who we respond to or email to, or we would not do so. So yes, pictures are everything on these sights and Cupid has a good program for them...the best I have seen yet. Take your best qualitys in pictures and print and show them off, this is what works. Just be honest! No one wants a surprise in a bad way! Remember, if you lie...the person your speaking with probably is too! Be honest and look for the same...I never wanted the perfect woman to the world...just perfect for me! I found her.....And I have to give Okcupid credit for that!
In my opinion there are to many people on the site to actually find a good relationship. You get matched with to many people that hardly ever reply due to the fact that so many guys are going after the women.
a few bad apples like every dating site, but still, there are real women on here and im still friends with the ones i met to this day. Good friends, great sex, and its free? hell yea this is "cool"
Come on...thirtysome "cyber-bullies"? After red flagging a few of these, I got no response from okcupid "customer service" website to check what if anything was done. I tried to reach them by phone ....but the have an "answering service" that sounds more like a fax machine. I repeatedly tried to get a live person to respond to my complaints....which are supposed to be in tune with their "conduct policy" but never got an answer. I am beginning to think ALL these "dating sites" are run by a bunch of Sleaze Balls......
Okay site layout/design. Not a single response...Makes me wonder if the site is "real" or just an information gathering melting pot for others to try and make a buck.
OKC pretends to cater to diversity, but it fails.
The questions they ask are often easy for some users to interpret differently based on their beliefs regarding the subject(i.e. monogamists and swingers may give the same answer to a question about cheating when they really mean two very different things), making match scores inaccurate. To make matters worse, they ask open-ended questions as multiple choice, and ask many that are nearly identical to others. One of my top matches is actually an ex who I now know is one of the least compatible people I've ever met.
They also bias their search results by pairing popular people with other popular people, and keeping many of them out of the results for the unpopular, as if this is high school again. They've actually sent out mass e-mails to the popular members announcing this. The popular members don't need any help meeting each other. Us plain people are who dating sites are supposed to be catering to.
They don't have any filters nor indications of transgender status, other than a few questions thrown in with the personality questionnaire(which only affects your score, and doesn't filter your results like gay/bi/straight and male/female do). I hate not knowing whether or not the member would be attracted to me or want to kill me(or even worse, both) until I actually talk to them; it's a very volatile issue, more-so than homosexuality which they do choose to accommodate. I've been harassed numerous times because some people get angry when a transgender person appears in their search results.
It may be free and easy to use, but I have yet to meet a single person worth meeting in person because of these practices. I'm sure it's a great experience for gender-conforming monogamist prom-queens, but if you're not already at a social advantage, it's difficult to accomplish anything.
OKCUPID is a free dating site: Everything you need (email, chat, search, ...) is free. It follows a freemium model where you can pay if you want some non-essential extra features (e.g., visiting profiles without being listed as visitor and fine-grained search).
There are more people on the site than on many other sites and the people usually respond to emails (I'd say I get responses to 50% of my emails while at plentyoffish this rate is more like 5%)
Overall, my favourite and totally free dating site.
About OkCupid.com - well, the only positive thing is, that it is free.
But, NOTHING ON THE INTERNET IS REALLY FREE!
So, they rape you with 4-5 ads, who don't go away, even if you scroll up and down on the site. So they force you to upgrade or go blind from those nasty ads.
Besides that, only God knows, what they do with your email account, yes?
I think, that love should be free, but not annoying to get it, yes?
I love this site
Been a member for around 5 years and have become one of the site moderators
There are many fake pics, BOT, dating scammers & spam profiles but a lot of genuine profiles too. Seems the new dating scammers come from Romania (OK Username: 'i_ambluediamond' for example but scammers from Russian like 'BriliantKiSS55'). Both of these are listed on petybear.com
Love the questions and the other features the site has to offer
Keep up with the great site!!
This site is easier to use than plentyoffish. It is easy to use and has clean clear photos/graphics.
There is a "skip" button for the multitude of dumb/stupid/invasive questions one can answer but doesn't want to bother with. At least, it did when I used it 20 months ago. My sweetheart, however, missed seeing that button. I have read that all those questions keep one connected long enough for the site to harvest data from the user's computer. But I'm not techy so have to take that one on faith.
I expect the skip button still there....but have no reason to look at the site now. My first choice fellow and I have been inseparable since the first day we met.
When I signed up for cupid, i had a "shopping list" and knew the kind of man I was looking for. I also knew what I didn't want. ("Bossy" topped that list). Some indicators require interpretation and analysis. Weight is one. Looks were not a great issue. For my age, I'm not bad looking, but personality, temperament, and weight mean more to me than looks. I wanted someone close to my own weight, because that would indicate we most likely would share food tastes and I sure as heck don't want to be cooking in fatback for one of us and olive oil for the other. As it is, I've learned to make crepes suzette and a chocolate yule log & to drink espresso. While he's learned to cook eggs over easy and bake up butternut squash--something he had ever eaten, but now loves.
The freeform profiles suited me just fine. I got a really good idea of what the man i chose was like, just from reading his personal description. Chris makes me wonder just what a "match" is supposed to look like. A checklist would have not done it for me, because it shows no flavor of a personality. I was willing to look at profiles of some men I might not have even considered. It was educational, to say the least!
I think the 'enemy' designation of a match has nothing to do with enmity, but more to do with the problems that can cause friction. Different religions, political views, attitudes toward money. A careful search and analysis of the profile might make these differences fade away in comparison to all the other issues. The fellow I met and have been with for the better part of two years will not discuss politics. Fine with me, everything else is so good, that he's my polar opposite on that issue is okay.
While my sweetheart had much in common with me, we're both immigrants and US citizens for most of our lives, had long reasonably happy marriages before being widowed, and share tastes in art, music, and foreign cultures, but the tipping point came when he posted photos of himself with his children and grandchildren....and I posted a full length photo of myself. He didn't post pix of him with his cat/dog/motorcycle/car/boat. These might help other women make a choice, but the absence of this kind of photo, helped me make mine. Once he saw my size and my 'attitude' in my photo, he was sold. We live only 50 miles apart, and plan to live at least in the same town in the future. We have our own responsibilities in life and give each other 'space' to take care of them. But isn't it interesting that we drive the same brand of auto, save for what we want, and we share kitchen chores. I bake, he barbecues. I launder, he folds. One speaks, the other finishes the thought. I write, he paints. He cherishes Vivaldi, I, Mozart. Neither of us will pay for what we can get free, provided it meets our needs. Best of all......we love...... and we give OKCupid a four point oh.
I am going to give any free dating site a Meh rating...here is why. Do you really want to date someone who takes dating so casually they are not simply willing to pay the twenty bucks it costs to join say match or one of those other sites? Girls, really? If I guy can't shell out a few bucks to join a dating site do you really want to date him?
It really is free and they really do match you with people who answer questions similarly to you. There are a lot of people and the profiles are straightforward and the questions for the profile are easy to read, relate to, and are entertaining. The site matches you with potential matches. It even gives you options of others in your area to the left that you can click on. You can wind WITH A MESSAGE or message.... it even gives you info on how often the member responds to notes. In addition, it has instant message capabilities... ALSO FREE. Search options are nice and so is the "Quick Match" function. There are unattractive people as with any dating site, but there are a lot of REAL attractive people as well. I think the site is about the best free dating site I have come across.
I have never joined a dating site, which has come as a huge relief to all those women who might otherwise have come across me by accident or worse, intentionally. But after reading some other reviews of this one, I decided to take a look.
Everything about this one seemed inviting enough, it's a friendly presentation and there's no uncomfortable seediness to it. Joining is easy and if you don't get around to filling out your entire profile and posting an image at once, you'll get a reminder by email but that's it. Nobody is pestering you to add more than you want to, or do it faster. All good, so far. You don't even have to be dating, or looking for friendship - distant penpals are also an option, so you don't have to feel that you're getting in too deep, too soon.
There's the expected space to tell the world how wonderful you are, plus the "do you smoke, do you do drugs" list that you would also expect to have to complete if you don't want someone's beer breath in your face. I filled as much of the profile as I felt able to do, without further thought, and I was ready. But from there on in, it started to come apart for me.
The most interesting and an incredibly time-wasting aspect of this service are the three and a half thousand questions you can choose to answer, or not, voluntarily. The core of these is written by the people who run the service, but there's an ever-expanding number of new questions being written by the users of the site too. And some of these are pretty challenging (i.e. awkward to be honest about) and at least as good as the official ones. I had a couple of hours free in the afternoon, and found that I had answered four hundred of them already. It's compulsive, once you start.
So, with more than ten percent of the entire stock of questions answered, I was going to be getting really good matches, right?
Wrong. After seeing a few 'matches', it was obvious that they'd either not attempted to answer any questions, or they'd answered an entirely different set of questions to the ones I'd answered. Apparently, the questions are asked at random, so even answering the first 400 you get, doesn't guarantee that anyone else answered a single one of them. The people whose profiles I was offered had no more than about a dozen or perhaps twenty questions, at most, in common with me. And where there were differences in our answers, sometimes they were so crucial that we would instantly reject each other just on philosophical grounds.
The next issue I had was that the profiles are entirely free-form, aside from the 'characteristics' list. Anyone can write anything they like about themselves, and it seems that none of that is used to assess them as matches for others. I could apparently write, "oh by the way, I eat cats and hate small children (or the other way around)" and be matched with a cat lover with kids. The result of this, was that I was 'matched' with people who had entirely different viewpoints on life to me, different education, different politics, you name it.
Lastly, there is a requirement to show the ages and locations of those whose profiles you want to be shown. The most generalized selection in terms of locale, is for 'distant penpals', and then you choose the widest age range that is acceptable to you. Which I did. The result of this was, that I was constantly shown people who were looking for people not in my age range, or people thousands of miles away who were looking for people nearby, or people outside of the age range I had selected. In two weeks, I saw maybe three or four people whose profiles and requirements matched mine at least reasonably.
Even then, though, this site has a system which calculates how much a person is a 'match', a 'friend' or (yikes!) an 'enemy'. The best I got was one 90 percent friend, but not a match, and several people who were 15% - 25% or so 'enemies'. Why I would want to see the profile of a person who is even one percent enemy, I wouldn't know.
I'm in an age group in which less people are open to 'date', and where most people who think they're worth dating want to tell you about the Masters degree in yoga they're taking now that they've cast off the shackles of marriage and rediscovered themselves. Which for some reason makes me a bit disinclined to want to get them all tied up in one of those unpleasant relationships they've just escaped from.
If the profiles are to be believed, and let's assume they are, there are just an astonishing number of middle-aged women who are taking Masters degrees in psychotherapy, learning to love themselves through Yoga, or seeking a distraction from the stresses of running their small business whilst writing a play with one hand and cooking an authentic Italian dinner with the other. I am, categorically, not seeking one of these people and would likely run a mile if I met one. I'm darn sure they'd run a mile if they met me. So maybe, online dating isn't for me. But then, I'll be honest, I never expected it to be. And maybe that's my problem. I'm just not dating material. All I want is someone rich and not too fussy. Is that too much to ask?
Frankly, I think it's an age-related issue to a large extent and the shortage of decent matches forces the system to do the next best thing, which isn't all that good. There are aspects of the site that I didn't get a chance to use, and which do look to enhance the experience of people who are significantly more dateable than I am. You can chat with people, send messages without commitment, pay people compliments and generally have a good time, if the site fits what you need. Grouchy middle-aged men may need to apply elsewhere, though.
I am a big fan of this site. I find the quality/quantity of men no different than on paid dating sites such as Match.com, but it is free! Why pay when you don't have to? I actually find the instant messenger feature to be easier to use and more reliable on OkCupid's site than on Match. I also love how interactive the site is in that you can participate in forum's and answer questions publically or privately to help determine your best match. This site is a lot of fun, go for it!
Oh I do want to provide some helpful hints for online dating to consider not just on this site but on any...
1) Make sure the person has multiple pictures of themselves
2) Make sure at least one or more pics show their entire body
3) Make sure you see their teeth in at least one of the pics (Trust me you don't want any surprises here, lol)
4) Pay attention to how the person presents themselves in their profile. Not just what they say, but how they say it. If they come across as negative, shallow, and/or they have a lot of typos and can't communicate their ideas clearly these are some serious red flags.
I hope you find my review and additional tips to be helpful!
I have been single for quite some time and this is one of the sites I have recently tried out. It is free but the trade off is that there are some people on here just to screw around and not seriously into dating...read player guys. But you get what you pay for. Less useful for older people too. I haven't found anyone yet, but I am hopeful!!
Free online dating site :) Free hook ups!!! What more can you want. Better than plenty of fish. Not as good as match but it is FREE.
Free is Free. Why waste money on a paid dating service when you get what you want for free. I do not think the quality of people is better on a paid service those people are maybe just more desperate.
Free dating site that I believe rivals match.com. This is what you get...techy people rather than the player loser boys on other sites. This site is not as well known as the other more advertised websites, so it attracts a very different type of person. I like it a little more than other free dating sites and fewer creeps than the infamous craigslist that some people use for dating.