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DISAPPOINTMAN vs Online Dating

“In the days when I gormlessly wandered the realms of online dating, I was perturbed by the similarities between the process of browsing and messaging women, and looking and applying for jobs, not just because I was often met with the same level of indifference and rejection from both. Making a profile was like putting together a CV, how could I sell myself without sounding like an absolute dick? Should I hold back from mentioning that I own three Take That live DVDs? On one occasion I thought I would copy and paste my application for a Fine Art MA application at Goldsmiths into my dating profile. Needless to say, I never got any responses, and I didn’t get into the MA either, so… ”

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