PlentyofFish, a free online dating service, has caught the attention of many in Lexington, Kentucky. But is PlentyofFish right for you? Before you take the plunge you should consider the following: 1. What do people in Lexington say about their PlentyofFish experience? 2. Who exactly are these people on PlentyofFish? And finally, 3. Why do people turn to PlentyofFish to date locally?
1. What do the locals who are on PlentyofFish say about it?
Perhaps it is just as significant to consider what they are not saying. Certain individuals who freely shared their POF experience over sushi at School a few months ago, avidly requested that their stories not be published. Perhaps these ‘certain individuals’ should read this:
No, you do not need an account to see who is on POF. All of the profiles highlighted in this article were accessed by Googling ‘plentyoffish lexington’.
After being directed to the public website, the first observation anyone can make is that there are many POF’ers in Lexington. The second observation is that they all seem to be “looking”.
“Looking for a nice man,” says a middle-aged woman. “Looking for a nice lady,” says a middle-aged man. Hmmm… perhaps these two should look at each other?
Some people are simply “looking for friendship,” and one 21-year-old is, “looking for something better”.
The profile of a 38-year-old woman suggests that there there is no shortage of potential catches. She says, “Too many to choose from…. ;)”.
But some people on PlentyofFish are not happily looking. One 32-year-old Lexington woman states, “I hate doing this kind of thing”. She may be expressing what many single people fear about dating — Although you may hate looking for people on PlentyofFish, what else are you going to do? Stand around like a creep at Pazzo’s on a Friday night allongside all of the college kids? So,
2. Who are these people on PlentyofFish?
The ethical way to describe the people selected at random, is to rely on what they say about themselves. They are “redneck romeos,” “knights in shining armor,” “independent women.” But many are simply “good men” and “good women”. Some of these profiles come with some rather stand-out pictures.
The people in this slideshow know that the best way to date is to put yourself out there. But aside from that openness, what do these people all have in common?
They are all from Lexington, and they are all real people.
3. Why do people in Lexington turn to PlentyofFish?
There is not enough evidence to suggest any certain reason.