A Dating Site For Beautiful People Only, Seriously

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From Associated Press
By Daniela Flores

Jason Pellegrino (an 8.2 on the attractiveness scale) says the problem with Internet dating services is not enough really hot-looking people. So he and a business partner have created HotEnough.org, a sort of online version of Studio 54, the exclusive '70s disco where gaining admission was a pitiless Darwinian exercise. HotEnough.org is for "fit, good-looking" people.

Prospective members must submit pictures and must be rated an 8 or higher by people already in the club. Once they're in, they are permitted to e-mail other "hotties" for $9.95 a month.

"It's definitely hard to get through that rope, but once you're in, you're in and you're part of the party," Pellegrino said. "But you know there's going to be a lot of people outside waiting."

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Tango’s Take
Listen Jason Pellegrino, there is more to life than being ‘really, really, ridiculously good looking.’ We’re just trying to figure out what it is. This does bring a bit of Darwinism to online dating. Is Pellegrino making a press release out of what the rest of us are unlikely to admit? Or installing invisi-velvet ropes where none are necessary? The real question is: will some enterprising young capitalist start middle_of_the_road_looks.net or fugly-dates.org?  The most Darwinian of the Darwinian are surely reserving those domain names now.

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