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The Dating Game: Must be present to win

ticket-153937__180Online dating 101: You must be present to win

Oh, no, you don’t!

You can’t sign up for an online dating, and show up,and  just sit back and hope to deluged with emails, paeans, love letters and sweet nothings.

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Get in the game – there is only one rule:

Rule #1. Put time and energy into the pursuit.

That means – every day – you sit down at your computer and open all the emails the dating company inundates you with – scan, read, toss. Repeat. Do read the profiles, review the “perfect matches” and be open to meeting new people.

Play Ball! Photos Not to Post…

Think of a football stadium with thousands of cheering fans. It really is a blur of faces, right? Well, truth be told – your virgin voyage on the high seas of Suddenly Single Again and Dating is like a football stadium and your goal is to get noticed. There are hundreds of singles – just like you- online.

How do you get noticed? Who does the TV cameraman zoom in on?

 At the typical televised ball game – the cameraman seeks out quirky, crazy, and cute people for “interesting photo ops.” Yes, the Whack-a-delic guy-with no shirt and the colorful clown wig gets a lot of attention.elffff

And, the guys who paint their bodies with Day-Glo paint get noticed.

However, the friendly, animated, fan with the big smile, and the really enthusiastic, passionate fan get airtime, too. Binkie, You want airtime. You want people to look at your photo and pause.

Do not post a photo of you five, ten or 20 years ago

 Skip the French Maid or Batman Halloween costume. What about the hilarious Christmas Sweater photo? Not so funny.   Yes, all of the above get attention but, it is the wrong kind of attention.

 Your goal in the Dating Game – is to follow Rule #1: Get in the game, reach out, be open to new people. You must spend time – reach out and send short messages – yes, every day. What the heck?  It is a numbers game- the more people you reach  out to…teh better your chances.

 Photos? Skip the too quirky…. the kinky and bizarre and you will be in the dating game before you know it.

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