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Re: [hackers-il] Planning a _good_ Dating Site

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  • cyphunk
    Also, the features I listed could be used for exclusion instead of inclusion. For instance, I d like to search for [inclusions criteria] but please exclude
    Message 1 of 9 , May 12, 2005
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      Also, the features I listed could be used for exclusion instead of
      inclusion. For instance, I'd like to search for [inclusions criteria]
      but please exclude anyone from my list that frequents a7.org.il, listens
      to Britney spears, etc.

      cyphunk wrote:

      > I guess the MIT's project which connects people based on their common
      > hang out spots and routines (using Serendipity http://www.mobule.com/)
      > is also useless:
      > http://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2004-03/ns-tdg031704.php
      >
      > While you might be right that it wont make a happy match, it is
      > generally what many people look for initially in whomever they meet or
      > date (that is, similarities that they can relate to). The first
      > question I ask of any potential friend is what type of music they
      > listen to. I'm not saying I am the majority, but it *can* work, I
      > would believe.
      >
      > Nadav Har'El wrote:
      >
      >> On Wed, May 11, 2005, cyphunk wrote about "Re: [hackers-il] Planning
      >> a _good_ Dating Site":
      >>
      >>
      >>> While on the topic, perhaps try making a dating site that connects
      >>> people based on any of the following:
      >>> * Similarity in musical taste using audio scrobbler rss feeds:
      >>> http://audioscrobbler.com/user/cyphunk
      >>> rss feed: http://ws.audioscrobbler.com/rdf/history/cyphunk
      >>> * Similarity in general blog feeds.
      >>> For this the user would export an OPML file from their favorite
      >>> blog
      >>
      >>
      >> This is all really silly. How many married couples you know have very
      >> similar
      >> musical tastes, or similar blog feeds? Heck, in most married couples
      >> I know,
      >> only one of them is computer savvy, and the other would not have a
      >> blog at
      >> all.
      >>
      >> So this is a really bad way to match people up, unless you insist to be
      >> matched up with only someone who's nearly identical to yourself... This
      >> is perhaps a good way to find friends to talk computer programming with,
      >> but probably not the best way to find a spouse.
      >>
      >>
      >>
      >>
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