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95 Per Cent Dot Com

A dating site for the undateable who have lost hope
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Dating sites exist for the beautiful, the intelligent, the homosexual, the religious, the unfaithful, the conservative, the bondage-enthusiasts, the model train lovers, and any number of other qualities that seek to give the lie to the phrase "opposites attract".

To paraphrase Jerry Seinfeld, the problem with dating sites is that 95% of the population are just plain undateable.

I propose the establishment of an online dating service that serves as the bit bucket for those who are too bitter, too ugly, too resigned, lazy, apathetic, unwashed, boring, or otherwise undistinguished to have the slightest hope in hell on a conventional matchmaking web page.

Forget "speed dating", this is "I no longer care" dating. Candidates submit their profile and just hook up with whoever comes up, because hey, they no longer care.

fuzzybunny, Jun 27 2011

sorry for this... http://www.google.c...l0l268l1369l3.4.2l9
[xandram, Jun 27 2011]

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       I thought alcohol was invented some time ago, with effects pretty much as described in the idea.
Twizz, Jun 27 2011
  

       Including the bucket.
Alterother, Jun 27 2011
  

       Survival of the "meh"-est?
sophocles, Jun 28 2011
  

       ok, + for going after an under-served, very large market indeed.
sophocles, Jun 28 2011
  

       you won't find any women there... women who don't care can find a guy any time: go into a bar, get hit on, there's your new boyfriend.
Voice, Jun 28 2011
  

       [xandram], you should be ;-) ewwwwwy
blissmiss, Jun 28 2011
  

       [Voice]: [fuzzybunny] has discovered a stratum even lower than that. Let's don't ask how.
mouseposture, Jun 29 2011
  

       problems:   

       No one wants to admit they are a part of the bottom 95%   

       People are always more ambitious online.. its been found by plentyoffish.com that (about) 99% of mail is always directed toward the most attractive 1% so then even if the site is filled with undateables, the least horrible people will continue to get the most attention.
bob, Jul 02 2011
  

       problems:   

       No one wants to admit they are a part of the bottom 95%   

       People are always more ambitious online.. its been found by plentyoffish.com that (about) 99% of mail is always directed toward the most attractive 1% so then even if the site is filled with undateables, the least horrible people will continue to get the most attention.
bob, Jul 02 2011
  

       so a blind-dating service: you fill in your interests on a scale of 1-10, when you're free or what tickets you have to event <x>, and the computer will match them up. On the other hand this could also be called "a bar" or "walking around saying 'Hi' to people".
FlyingToaster, Jul 02 2011
  

       //those who are too bitter, too ugly, too resigned, lazy, apathetic, unwashed, boring, or otherwise undistinguished //

Guilty on all counts m'lud! And I certainly couldn't be bothered to register on a website in order to get a date. Anyway, happiness & life-long companionship are for the weak.
DrBob, Jul 04 2011
  

       An online dating service is a little lily-livered, no? If there is, as is averred, a large rump of the unattractive unattached whose failure to breed is in some way a problem for our swarthy, handsome selves, we need to take rather more active steps than merely farting out a website and waiting for them to come. What we need is a mechanism that can (a) bring individuals together and (b) do (a) in such a way as to create a long lasting bond. To my mind, this is best acheived by way of a pro bono, interventionist hostage-taking: an elaborately staged event wherein poke-necked and goggle-eyed misfits can find themselves flung together, physically and emotionally, as hostage and (perhaps unwitting) captor, the natural progression of Stockholm and Lima syndromes forming, in 25% of cases, benzene-strong emotional bonds. On this basis, the worst case scenario is that an individual would require to be kidnapped just four times to find love.
calum, Jul 05 2011
  

       [calum], that sounds as if it would appeal to the bondage enthusiasts, at least. But as [fuzzybunny] has pointed out, they already have a dating web site.
English Bob, Jul 05 2011
  

       [calum] Clever and horrible. You should wash your brain out with soap.
mouseposture, Jul 05 2011
  

       would work great if used as a platform just for sex. as a platform for people using it as a potential relationship builder, i deem this a dead fish.. My thaughts; the site would be just a name like "sexnow.com", "hornyneedreliefe.org" or something. and when the site opens you get a three boxes; age sex location, and it points you to possible candidates with indivindual chat boxes. u use the chat boxes to establish a meeting point, and where you should go from there. and why not make it gps based? an app for your android......? just an arrow on your screen with an approximate distance.........? 8D damn, i need a girlfriend...
remzy, Jul 07 2011
  
      
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