They all have a personal "facetime" element as well -- you have to meet, or at least talk to, a human being to be accepted. It's what we might all a "pure Internet play" -- everything's done online, nearly anyone can register and what happens after that is up to you.It's perhaps the difference between using a personal shopper at Nordstrom and just going online and buying something that looks about right on e Bay.Take Poonsie of Gaithersburg, Md., who narrowly escaped misfortune."Three men scammed me in this site by using Caucasian pictures instead of their own pictures.I recognized Nigerian accent in phone and told them I was going to report them.
With offices in major cities, it's not restricted to a single geographic area.They cancelled their accounts and now I can't find them in Match.com," she said in a Consumer Affairs review.It's a good thing Poonsie came to her senses but lots of others don't. After all, the world is full of them and they're fairly evenly divided in terms of gender, height and so forth.But as a review of literature stretching back to cave drawings will tell you, meeting -- and hanging onto -- the person isn't all that easy. They're not perfect but they're better than ordering brides by mail or submitting to your mother's idea of who your perfect match is.