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Sav at ** took it upon himself to delete my account because I put him on notice about the number of scammers I was meeting. The Good: I loved the idea of "match percentages" and that I could browse invisibly. If you must waste your time and money there, or if you've already signed up, let me give you some tips.1) If a person answers exactly 15 questions (it must be the minimum for a match), even if they write a decent profile, they're probably not who they say they are. 2) If they ask you to "exchange contacts" (what American says that?
Some that I had blocked were removed by OKC but he realised it was a losing battle for him so to cut off his nose to spite his face, he removed me from the site... Justin followed suit to back him up..the input of a moderator who lives in RI and who supported my side of the fence did nothing for them to reinstate my account. The price seemed reasonable, and I got a fair number of Likes and messages. ) so they can get your email or phone number, ignore the request and block them. I was on the site for about 3 months and made some contacts then suddenly started getting error messages and found out my account was suspended but for no reason.
It's not the website's fault that people are liars, cheaters, and scammers. I began to do some digging and saw that the guy had ads posted on several sites on the internet, posting for sexual contact with other males.
One guy I met was an alcoholic who couldn't keep a job and was trying to get over a long-term girlfriend who had dumped him. And he used the SAME online name (and photos) on all the sites. The next day he texted me, asking if I wanted to come over to snuggle and watch a movie. The most recent guy I met on the site has become a good friend.