You can't make this stuff up!
You've heard stories of strange messages from dating sites — and maybe you've even gotten a few of those "is he serious?" messages yourself.
Sometimes they're laugh-out-loud funny and other times they might make you re-think the whole online dating thing.
Our friends at Essence compiled some real messages from some creepy dudes online.
From messgages that start off with "This is gonna sound totally crazy, but..." to ones that request pictures of your feet, these real-life messages take the cake.
See the list at Essence: Modern Day Matchmaker: The 10 Worst Online Dating Messages Of All Time
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