Category: Dating

#Thirstday: Bad Ideas – Pick Up Lines

You know, we’ve all got game. It’s about working with what you’ve got – and mine seems to be the over the top flirt thing, but hey. Pick up lines seem to be a universally regarded as a Bad Idea, and I’ve been using them on my friends (they’re so not happy with me). But first, let’s see what’s defined as a pick up line. A pick–up line or chat-up line is a conversation opener with the intent of engaging an unfamiliar person for romance or dating. Overt and sometimes humorous displays of romantic interest, pick–up lines advertise the...

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What is Tinder and why is it so Popular?

By Jeremy Say September 12th, 2012 marks that fateful day that Tinder was launched. It was a monumental, world changing app that would soon take the world by storm by becoming one of the most popular and installed apps around the world. Well, only until Pokemon Go left Tinder in its rearview mirror as it blasts off at the speed of light. Tinder is a location-based social discovery and dating service application which allows users to match with each other before starting a conversation. The concept of the app was first developed by Hatch Labs – Sean Rad, Jonathan...

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Malaysian Dating in the Time of Tinder

Terrible dates: we’ve all had them, right? Dating in the time of Tinder has gotten seriously strange. I’ve got some horror stories from millennials that might send shivers down your spine, but hopefully – you survive the process by learning from them. *People are kept anonymous because Malaysians have a tendency to shame people online, and I’d like to protect the people sharing their stories.   From a local Redditor, who shared this gem of a story with me: “I met a girl off of OKCupid. Her profile picture was a MySpace angle, so she looked nothing like her...

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