And no, we're not talking race, religion, or gender.Let's just say that you'll find a few bottom-dwellers. While every dating site has its fair share of men's bathroom selfies of their ripped "washboard" abs with requisite baseball cap on backwards, Plenty of Fish tilts the scales. Missing out on pictures of women with facial piercing and gangsta tats below their waistband, or obese 18–30 year olds in skimpy clothes, pulling provocative, pouting poses and stating they need a real man to handle a real woman? On the other side of the gender fence, there is the Clueless Man, who will write an earnest 500 word essay on what he does for a living, what he is looking for, how he believes others view him..what sports he likes.And with free registration and messaging, it's cost-effective and easy to use.Here's what you need to know before signing up for Plenty of Fish: Plenty of Fish offers a two-tiered membership system.And that's why POF sometimes resembles a Seventies-era meat market singles bar. This is the most controversial aspect to POF, and the most difficult to discuss in a politically correct way.It has something to do with the quality of the people you will find on POF.He is the love of my life, and I wouldn't change anything for the world! —Guest blueeyes POF Dating is What It is POF dating is not that bad of a site. Know that it's a tool, and the rest is entirely up to us. My experience has been, on a scale of one to ten, a five.—Guest fishnetstockings Picky Women on POF Dating Site I have been on many dating sites, including POF.
The better dating sites have sophisticated algorithms that attempt to match up compatible people. You're out there on your own, trolling by age, zip code, ethnicity, eye color.Not surprisingly, POF has largely remained the hotbed of shirtless bathroom selfies..spelling atrocities, and baby-mommas that we recall from our days as actual card-carrying members.True Confession: One of The Dating Gurus joined the site after her best friend's 20 year-old daughter (should have been the tip-off) lauded the free site, and urged her to try it.Yes, POF can be a skanky, depressing place--the ghetto of the online dating world. Well, it does help to have the money hurdle to keep out the riff-raff. Frind should start putting in a few 9-to-5 days on his site.But we think it's also because the profile-writing requirements are so low. For our critque on a male POF profile, check this out!