It's no wonder everyone knows someone who's found love on Match.com! "We guarantee you'll find someone special within 6 months. In the meantime, there’s a hole in Big Z’s film career to fill and Derek’s fabulousness to take care of, as well as Felicia and Scott’s wagging fingers and sexxymamma69 (“Lady in the streets but a freak in the sheets”).
The app also provides fascinating glimpses into the lives of our neighbours, such as 24-year-old Scott (ottawa187), who already has children although not currently living with him, and who MIGHT want more.
One might reasonably question his wisdom in using a profile photo in which he’s flipping prospective dates the bird. “I hate fake bitches.” It would be nice to think that they’ll find each other and go on long hikes together until their fingers are sore.
There are apps for gays, straights, Jews, Christians, Muslims and seniors. Some are “freemium,” meaning the basics are free, but users are charged for certain features.
Some use your taste in music to hook you up with people, while others are simply about gettin’ down and, well, laid. Pilotimad, Derek and Big Z are all Ottawa-area members of SAM, a locally created singles app that in the five years since it started has attracted close to five million lonely — or randy — hearts worldwide.
Dating apps and websites are like boxes of chocolates: you never know quite what you’re going to get, but the aim of each is the same: to make you happy — while also making money for the site/app developer.