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PoF Holy Hell!
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PoF Holy Hell!
I know this site isn't regarded highly however it's one of the few left that you can message women without a "mutual match".

I was on it maybe 6 months ago and TBH lucked out with an actress/model/etc,

Signed back up today and what the hell happened? 5 messages from bots before I even finished my profile. 2/3 profiles seem fake, how does this site exist?

My assumption is being bought my Match Group they are killing it to migrate users to their more financially successful platforms but I've never seen such a crazy crash in burn of a site in less than 6 months.

Are there any other dating sites that don't require a woman to "like" you to begin a conversation?

PoF = Plenty of Fish BTW
(This post was last modified: 02-14-2019 02:27 AM by Broadband.)
02-14-2019 02:15 AM
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RE: PoF Holy Hell!
Did you know if you put you're age as over 25 though it will hide the under 21s? It will just appear as though there are no women under 21 on the site at all, so you won't know they are being blocked.
(This post was last modified: 02-14-2019 07:19 AM by crazyguy.)
02-14-2019 07:18 AM
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RE: PoF Holy Hell!
match.com did the same thing to OkCupid, they killed off the ability to freely message people and made the website more like Tinder. I think their general strategy is to draw everyone towards Tinder, and then make Tinder P4P for everyone but the top 1% of profiles (it's hard to get matches without Boost these days).
02-14-2019 07:23 AM
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RE: PoF Holy Hell!
I say what killed it is the number of trannies, fake profiles, and women who are completely not worth the investment. Idk about other states but here its literally 1-5's with 1 or 2 7's and the rest are 10's used as fake profiles. None o the women have conversation skills, most have horrible attitudes, most are somehow stuck up, and most have serious baggage. Pof turned me off of online game, OKcupid used to be nice until they made it like tinder.

BUT THE WORSE THING about pof is the fake message and spam. It's depressing to message ___ amount of women and see a notification saying 1 and that 1 message is a spam message. Even worse is the spam is legit. They talk just like real women, using a "hey there" or "hola" or "Nice profile".

Then it seems every other second I have to block a new Tranny.
02-14-2019 11:58 AM
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RE: PoF Holy Hell!
I was able to search for and view the profiles of 18-21 yos on my 30+ account. However I couldn't message anyone under age 22.
02-14-2019 12:31 PM
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RE: PoF Holy Hell!
It's bottom-tier now. The only women I see there are struggling low-class single-moms. I would just stop using it.
02-14-2019 12:49 PM
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Must be dismal in 2019. POF was even shitty in 2013/2014, but I got some decent bangs from it. I remember one mediocre POF chick I banged in 2014 told me her inbox was flooded. She almost viewed it as a sick form of entertainment.

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(This post was last modified: 02-14-2019 01:45 PM by Player_1337.)
02-14-2019 01:44 PM
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Back in 2011, at the eve of the smartphone era, I dated 5 women in one week from PoF.

Getting 5 matches per week on tinder is how smartphone market inflation is working for me now.
02-14-2019 02:14 PM
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6, you're still using this stuff?

Get your passport ready!
02-14-2019 10:02 PM
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RE: PoF Holy Hell!
POF's AlexaRank (measure of web traffic) has been dropping for some time. Probably only 10-20% of its peak in 2011. And that is with them trying to break into LatAm etc.

As mentioned in another thread, there appears to be more mentions of the phrase "single mother" (and variants) on POF than any other site. Maybe 0.2% of all mentions of the term are on the site.

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This is in their own words:
Quote:We surveyed our database of single mothers on PlentyOfFish – a whopping 44% of our female users – for more information on their approach to love, how they use online dating, and what they’re looking for in their perfect match.

Some interesting facts about PlentyOfFish’s strong, savvy, and successful single mothers:

...PlentyOfFish’s study, single moms find a partner 10% faster than the average user...

... In fact, 63% of moms said they’d consider their child’s disapproval of a potential partner as a major red flag....

Shame the kids weren't around to stop disprove of their father as a potential partner.

Link: https://blog.pof.com/2015/05/study-singl...rs-faster/
(This post was last modified: 02-15-2019 04:08 AM by gework.)
02-15-2019 03:55 AM
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RE: PoF Holy Hell!
Pof used to be awesome about 7 or so years ago. I used to go on 3 dates a week for about 6 months.

Its completely dead now with just oldies who don't know about tinder and bumble.
02-15-2019 05:42 AM
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