Matchmaker, Matchmaker, Make Me a

Previously I mentioned trying five dating sites without much luck, and promised reviews on all of them.  Well here goes.

About three years ago, I signed up for  The user interface was pretty easy to navigate through.  It reminded me of most social networking sites.  What I liked about Match is that you could browse the site without being a paid member (this is the case for many dating sites now). However, a paid membership is required to view messages and admirers. That is exactly what I did.

I purchased a three month subscription.  Quite frankly, the site got old quickly.  The pickings were slim for men in my area.  At one point, I started seeing the same faces repeatedly.  And the profiles were lackluster.  I stopped using it well before the three month trial was up.  A co-worker mentioned Plenty of Fish, and told me that it was free.  And so began my next adventure.

On a positive note,'s customer service was pretty good.  Their system is set up to auto-renew your subscription at the end of the billing period.   Since I hadn't been using the service, I called to cancel and obtain a refund for the auto-renewal.  They were accommodating.

Oh, and there were no creepers from Match, either.