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Miss Popularity: Cookinbubbles, a conservative yet fun-loving 56-year-old widow who wants someone "who doesn't think I am weird because I actually know what the prime directive is, who knows what Babylon 5 was and which Star Trek character had a part in it."DATECRAFT Strapline: "A seriously funny (and funnily serious) way for gamers to meet others that share the same interest"Site specific: Indicate what sex you are "in real life" and describe your "ideal in-game date".
In an industry being transformed by disintermediation, Geek's offering replaces "costly consultants, ineffective business development executives and outdated, error-laden RFP databases," according to the Agency Geek chief. RFPs are grossly inefficient with a lot of wasted money and wasted time.
As always, we owe everything to the folks who subscribe and listen to the show.It has been an absolute pleasure, and hope to see you over on State of the Geek, We Don’t STOP for Chests, Colin! Please stay subscribed to make sure you don’t miss out on new sporadic Mating Habits Episodes that will be popping up from time to time.Airtroductions could be used for a variety of introductions, most notably dating.Users have profiles with a photo, their occupation, astrological sign and more - good for shy daters, but bad if you take a dislike to your match and have to sit next to them for hours.CUPIDTINO Strapline: "Meet an Apple fanboy or girl"Site specific: You can't even log on from a PC, you'll need to describe when you "became a Mac" and a default allows you to meet at (where else? Mr Popularity: David, a 33-year-old assistant design manager who converted to the cult of Mac "in November 2002, with the first generation i Pod 20GB."THE ATLASPHERE Strapline: "Connecting admirers of The Fountainhead and Atlas Shrugged"Site specific: You can choose the default answer of "cashflow game" for interests, or "right 4 blood type" for food.
Miss Popularity: Ronni, a 37-year-old addictions counsellor who likes "challenges, contradicitions [sic] and integrity" and is scared of "not realising my full potential".Mr Popularity: Donnydorko, a 22-year-old "writer/artist/musician/geek", who says if he's not at the gym, "I'll be glued to the screen playing computer games, get it up yi! Dating sites have come a long way, and now there are hundreds of alternative services beyond the all-encompassing and the breakout hit Plentyof Fish. Your choice of Mac over PC just might lead you to a new love (other than your i Phone 4, of course), thanks to The site is only one in a string of niche online-dating ventures that attempt to prove there really is someone out there for everyone.The internet has changed life for everyone, but the group that has been most impacted is the segment of humanity that answers to titles like “nerd” and “geek.” These words have had a long history of negative connotations, largely because they apply to people who have passions outside of the “mainstream.” 100 years ago an intense interest in fantasy and science fiction could leave you feeling very alienated. The internet allows people to find others out there who share common interests, no matter how obscure your interests may be.