Thereafter, the more questions you answer, the more likelihood the OKC algorithm will find you a match.
What this means is, with not much thought, you can fairly easily sculpt your profile to find, for example, a gay eugenics pipe smoker.
”) to the exceptionally weird (“What are your opinions on Eugenics? The questions are picked at random from a list of tens of thousands.
You have to answer 50 to begin with, so the site can build a picture of what you are.
The other reason all these people are on OKC is, of course, that the site is free to join. Well, yes, in my experience of online dating, free is very definitely bad.
And it's here where you encounter the second major drawback. Free sites are packed full with spammers and scammers and people looking for casual sex.
Here's an overview of the best dating sites on the market. Bumble requires women to message first and if the guy doesn't message back within 24 hours, he loses the potential dates.
These range from the fairly ordinary (“Could you date a smoker?
Another sent a polite rejection to a man only to be called a "feminazi ****" in return.
This isn’t a one-off phenomenon; it seems to be the normal experience for women on the site.
There are different levels of this pestery – few people get as many creepy messages as Asian women (documented here).
But after a couple of weeks of messages that make the You Tube comment boards look sane, a lot of women give up on it.