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Number of first dates I went on from the Internet between January 2009 and November 2010: 40 Percentage change over the previous decade: 3,900 Number of those I went out with more than once: 13 Number of those I went out with more than three times: 8 Number of those I have zero memory of: 7 Chances my date was named Matt or Jeff: 1 in 5 Occasions on which I lied to shorten first dates: 4 Estimated time, in minutes, that I am now capable of making small talk: 60 Percentage change over the previous 33 years: 500 Estimated percentage of profiles containing the description “fun-loving”: 80 Estimated percentage of people who do not actually love fun: 0 Estimated percentage of single people in Los Angeles who both work and play hard: 85 Estimated number of times I rewrote my profile: 7 Estimated number of times I wore the same dress on first dates: 28 Estimated number of times I switched my own “body type” check box: 12 Estimated number of martinis consumed on first dates: 76 Estimated number of months it took me to realize a first date should be coffee: 11 Percentage of men I met who self-identified as writers: 26 Chances that someone from this group actually made money writing: 1 in 4 Percentage of men who outrageously lied about their height: 8 Percentage of men who slightly bent the truth about their height: 20 Approximate percentage of men who were allergic to my cat: 95 Age of youngest person I went out with: 22 Age of oldest person I went out with: 50 Range, in years, between them: 28 (yikes) Number of men who disappeared after our first date: 7 Number of times I disappeared after a first date: 3 Chances that I was told I was better-looking in person than in my photos: 1 in 3 Chances that I was told I didn’t look like my photos, but not specifically better-looking in person: 1 in 5 Estimated number of times I swore off online dating: 5 Estimated number of friends I convinced to try online dating: 8 Number of men I met who became my Facebook friends: 10 Number who are still my Facebook friends: 7 Number who are still my actual friends: 5 Chances that the first email I received from someone was to ask for tips on getting a job in advertising: 1 in 4 Number of times I was pitched an idea for a commercial in an email: 15 Estimated number of times I was pitched an idea for a commercial on a date: 5 Number of times I was told I look like Peggy Olsen (I don’t): 1 Number of months it took me to remove all references to my job from my profile: 11 Number of first dates resulting in trips to the E.
That's exactly what happened to Kate, a single woman in Houston, Texas. Matchmaking services are companies that promise to introduce people to local singles that meet certain criteria. Generally these dating services require that you sign a membership and pay a monthly fee.
the rest of Sunday looks sunny with temps in the high 70s to near 80. I will have more tracking info in the days to come. the Farmers Almanac is out with their winter forecast and gives you some hope for a third straight snowy and cold winter…
If you want to know exactly what they are forecasting for this area…