Do people compare you to Zooey Deschanel as if it’s going out of style? Do you list Pippi Longstocking and Punky Brewster among the people who have made the most impact on your fashion sense? Do you see yourself as a Liz Lemon clone when you grow up? In other words, are you quirky?
If you answered yes to the above questions then, finally, there's a dating website just for you, and your like-minded quirky brood of potential future loves! LoveFlutter is the site for the quirkiest of the quirks. All you other people can go back to your OKCupid and Match.com.
As the site explains:
It's easy to discover like-minded people nearby, just add your interests to create a profile full of your loves and likes. Add your favourite films, music, books, sport and more and we'll show you people nearby with matching and similar interests. So you've seen someone you like, go on, chat about something you both love, it's the perfect way to break the ice.
Hmm … I'm not sure where the quirky in that is, but maybe quirky is in the eye of the beholder. However, LoveFlutter is so geared toward the quirky people of the world, that the decidedly boring people are being rejected.
Both Glamour's Gena Kaufman and The Frisky's Julie Gerstein were told they're just not quirky enough for the dating site after they took the Quirky-Interesting Test. It's one thing to be told you're not quirky, but it's another to be labeled uninteresting (which is basically does.) No one likes that.
But since the site is in its early stages, co-founder Daigo Smith, explained to Kaufman that they're still working on how "to really get inside this concept of what it is to be 'interesting.'" With that in mind, this will lead to, hopefully, passable tests, and maybe all of us being able to sleep better at night knowing that we're actually not boring.
The concept is a good one. There are many people in the online dating circuit who are travellers, artists, wanders of the world who really don't want someplace like OKCupid suggesting some dude who works on Wall Street is a match. I guess that means us weirdoes of the world can breathe a sigh of relief.
So, before you take the test, how do you rate yourself on the interesting scale? Do you have what it takes to be labeled quirky? Is Fox's The New Girl based on your life? Well, only LoveFlutter knows for sure.
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