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Old 04-10-2010, 09:17 PM
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Match.com users...I have a question

Do a search but instead of Woman seeking Men if you're female or Man Seeking Women if you're male, switch it around and make sure to check the "online only" box so you see the group you're part of...do you see yourself? From time to time I'll do this just out of curiosity as to what it looks like when the other sex is trolling through the search results. Also, I kinda like to see what my little square looks like amongst the others.
Anyways, the past few times I've done this I've noticed that I don't show up. In fact if I un-check the 'online only' box, when I do find myself it says "Online in the last 24 hours."
Does this happen with anyone else? I'm curious if they changed something on the backside that has this side effect or if I just never appear online to anyone anymore.
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Old 04-11-2010, 08:21 AM
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Bumping this for the Sunday morning crowd.
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Old 04-11-2010, 01:03 PM
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I went in, switched the search to find a woman my age within 5 miles of me who has photos and is online now...

And the only result was me, and I was online.
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Old 04-11-2010, 05:04 PM
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I think there's something odd going on. First of all, when I found my profile it would say "Active within 24 hours" which is odd since right after you sign off it goes to "Active within 1 hour" for the first hour, then it goes to 24 hours.
Anyways, I just signed on and looked and I was showing as online. Weird.
Then I was looking through some profiles of people online. One caught my attention, I clicked on it, read it, moved on. A few minutes later I wanted to take a second look at it but she wasn't online, when I finally found that page again it showed her as still online (but her listing said 'active within 24 hours'). So I wonder if either something wonky* is going on or if it's possible match.com cycles people on and off very randomly so it doesn't look like they're ALWAYS online if they spend a lot of time online.

*Something else that's been odd is that sometimes at what should be a busy time I'll notice that the amount of people online will steadily decrease over an hour or so, much faster then it should until it shows no one online at all...then all of a sudden everyone will be back online.
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Old 04-12-2010, 08:56 AM
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I'm not on match.com anymore, but when I was I noticed the same percentage of people in denial about who they were. Just because you go bowling once a week does not mean you have an athletic body type.

I overall felt that I fared well above average to the other types in my category. Not only from my personal opinion, but from the amount of emails I'd get, and that I've been with the person I met on there for a year and a half.

I also spent a lot of time seeing how other peoples writing style was by searching for the same criteria but in a rando zip code in the middle of the US.
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Old 04-12-2010, 09:58 AM
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I'm not on match.com anymore, but when I was I noticed the same percentage of people in denial about who they were. Just because you go bowling once a week does not mean you have an athletic body type.

I overall felt that I fared well above average to the other types in my category. Not only from my personal opinion, but from the amount of emails I'd get, and that I've been with the person I met on there for a year and a half.

I also spent a lot of time seeing how other peoples writing style was by searching for the same criteria but in a rando zip code in the middle of the US.
Ummm...
Not to be snarky, but this has nothing to do with the question I asked.
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