The basic currency of the Internet is human ignorance, and, frankly, our database holds a strong cash position!
So, instead of judging each question’s first-date appropriateness subjectively, I turned to statistics.
But I was still pretty shocked by some of OKCupid member’s queries. All of those are bad answers that make me want to smack my forehead and sigh. And, honestly, if I’m not wearing a dress or going on a date, I’ve never considered shaving my legs to be a necessity, much less an obligation.
Once you read some of the below gems, I think you’ll probably want to run screaming to your nearest bar, too. MORE: 10 Weirdest Social Networks Danger, Will Robinson.
I find it fairly scary there are people using a dating site to find a lover who showers once a month, eats garbage, likes tortured animals and finds the threat of nuclear war exciting.
These are just some of the answers to user-generated questions asked by OKCupid, a dating site and app with 5 million monthly users.
It can be hard to figure out what to ask without making it seem like you're interrogating your date.
After all, the key to a good date is relaxed conversation, and the last thing you want is to recreate the beginning of this scene from But whether you're trying to fill an awkward silence or just trying to get to know your date better, we have you covered.
I know the economy has hit some of us hard, but I’d rather sidle up to a soup kitchen line before Dumpster diving for my dinner. The site claims that its questions should apply to anyone.To be fair, the last time I dated, Facebook hadn’t been invented, much less most of today’s social networking dating apps.In my 20s, you met people — wait for it — in a bar.And if you follow that logic to its conclusion, stupid people should be neutered.Wouldn’t it make more sense to castrate rapists and pedophiles? As a tech nerd, clearly I think of “cellular phone.” But I’m guessing the dater behind this question is most concerned with those that think “jail cell,” not those that answer “biology.” So how many jailbirds did that person have to meet through OKCupid to warrant asking this?