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  1. Snow_Fox

    Snow_Fox Well-Known Member
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    So.. out of curiosity where do you guys go to meet single people of the opposite gender (those of you that do anyway).

    In my local town.. it seems all the girls are either A. Crazy B. Have a kid/pregnant or C. Already have a boyfriend...

    I wouldn't mind meeting some nerdy-in-a-cute-way-chick who is actually intelligent and attractive.. however, I'm stumped as far as where to look >.>;

    Not a big fan of bars or anything like that... who would have thought by 22 so many girls would have kids... (or just be completely insane.. must be the water heck even my friends that are girls in this town say don't date chicks from here X.x)
     

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  2. VegasOnAcid

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    This is a rare breed.

    Local classes or clubs are a good place to meet people, like not school, but something you take cause you enjoy it or want to get into it. Since your there with others you already know you have that in common and people go to these things with an open mind.

    I actually meet a lot of women at the grocery store.. I am one of these people that never go to the store and buy a lot of stuff I just go when I need something. So no joke, I end up there like almost everyday so maybe that is why I have a high success rate there....

    And ya bars and clubs are terrible.. You always find crazy people.. Which is ok.. but usually not someone you want to end up with long term in most cases.
     
  3. Thefoodman52

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    If you do end up with them for a long term, it's usually because that's the result of a shotgun wedding. :rolleyes:
     
  4. Snow_Fox

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    lol.

    Grocery store is a good idea.. but, unfortunately when I mentioned crazies I meant *everywhere* lol.. not just bars and clubs XD..
     
  5. VegasOnAcid

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    Crazy people are cool tho, keeps things interesting :p Where do you live?
     
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    women are like a Chinese restaraunt lunch special.

    you get to pick 2 of the 3:

    1. intelligent
    2. pretty
    3. sane

    there are occasions when the server messes up and gives you all 3, but they are few and far in-between.
     
  7. TozyJay

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    To be fair, I don't think women are often lucky enough to get any out of the 3 from us guys. :p
     
  8. Aiyan

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    Library might be a good spot? On trains, buses?

    Be creative and talk with them, who doesn't remember the smart and good looking person that they had a interesting meet up on the transport. ;)

    It also makes her feel like you two is having a mini date. Just be sure to take her number before she leaves. :p
     
  9. Pryomancer

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    Wait, so I have to go on public transport and talk to them?

    I'm going to die alone.
     
  10. NYCHitman1

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    You could also go to your local gym if you are a fitness enthusiast.
     
  11. OfTheDamned

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    Or some may be acting to avoid you. :p
     
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  13. Isthmus

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    Pretty girls are everywhere. Just don't be afraid to try something new and you'll do alright. Gonig somewhere with a greater concentration of singles often helps. Join a club of some sort, like a coed sports league, a cooking club, a hiking/caving club or something of the sort that tends to appeal to youthful folks. Having a few good platonic girlfriends is always good. IN my experience, female friends love to hook up their male friends with other women they meet, provided you are not too much of a dog.

    Putting yourself in such an environment definitely raises the odds. If you're in that age range then get your ass to school. even in a community college, the bulk of the population is in the 18-22 year range and most of are single. You are likely to meet someone and maybe even learn something.
     
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    If you have a Whole Foods that's a good place to start.

    Also local Starbucks too.
     
  15. Rota

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    Stupid people are more fertile it would seem.
     
  16. jamor

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    Many women prefer married men (for various reasons - some obvious). Look it up - I'm not bullshitting.

    So play them at their own game. Put on a wedding ring and start flirting with them.
    The rest is a cake walk.

    It works if you're just looking for sex.
     
  17. daddyd302

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    Give volunteering a try. Most volunteers are women.
     
  18. Steven58

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    volunteering places +1.

    If this is a serious question, I would advise that you find people in places that have the type of people you want to be around. If your mind is important to you, find a mate at school.

    If spirituality is important, go to meetings at church or synagogue or some other spiritual meeting place.

    Is art important to you? Take up an art class. I find that finding people can be successful "in process", meaning you are finding people with similar interests as you.

    What are you interests? Look there. I would avoid online experiences. Perhaps I'm old fashioned (52 years old) but I've heard so many bad stories of online experiences.

    Also, to give you background on my own life, I met my bride when I was 18 (my second year of Juilliard, her first year) and we married when I was 20 (going on 21). We've been married 31 years.

    So, we met at school. Several folks, whose weddings I have performed, met at church, for example. (I'm an ordained minister).

    Ok. That's it. Just trying to be helpful. :)
     
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  19. Isthmus

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    Churches are also a good place. a lot of them have classes after sunday service that are split up by age group or marital status. Most have some kind of singles class, and despite the subject matter, there is very strong encouragement from the members to hook the singles up.
     
  20. Martimus

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    Two options that have, historically, worked for me:

    1. Online dating. I kid you not! I met my better half through match.com. She and I have been together for nearly 8 years now.

    2. NOT looking. I've met more single, interesting women by NOT looking for them than when I was actively looking for them. I guess it just goes to prove that women DO have radar! :eek: Either that or they are all psychic! :rolleyes:
     
  21. Aiyan

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    Sit next to them and start talking, it's worse if you stand then go and sit next her. :p
     
  22. SoFLO

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    I wouldn't say clubs are off-limits for finding something long-term, that's where my parents met. Honestly there is no best place to find singles unless you go to online dating sites which are made for that purpose. You can meet someone anywhere, anytime, any place.
     
  23. NYCHitman1

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    Soooooo tempted to make a joke but let's refrain :rolleyes::cool::p
     
  24. Pryomancer

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    I'd never talk to someone I don't know. I don't even like talking to people I've known years.
     
  25. Snow_Fox

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    I am a pretty open guy. I like tennis but, there aren't exactly classes or anything around here.

    +1 for platonic friends lol.

    At school.. unfortunately horribly low female population in my classes at the moment but, I don't miss a chance to talk /ask for #.

    @Steven58

    Yeah.. intelligence is pretty important to me.. however, unfortunately college =/= intelligence. However, yeah .. I actually look more at my college than hometown.
     

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