Ali Garland wasn’t expecting to meet her husband when she sent out an innocuous tweet in the summer of 2010. “Now I just have to figure out how to set it up.” Andrew Couch, a fellow travel blogger whom she followed on Twitter but had never interacted with, was quick to respond.
Instead, says Brandon Wade, the site’s pragmatic, MIT-educated founder, Open Minded is a new kind of dating site for a newly mainstream lifestyle: one in which couples form very real attachments, just not exclusively with each other.
He expects swingers, polysexuals and experimental 20-somethings to use his site.
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Also see Didn't Think This Through, which is less about research failure and more about planning failure.
Twitter doesn’t bill itself as a dating service or even a place to meet people.
Since its founding in 2006, however, it has emerged as an unlikely matchmaker for singles who share highly specific interests, made searchable using hashtags.
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She began emailing him questions about what it was like to live abroad as an ex-pat, and before long, they were having Skype sessions most weekend nights, sometimes until the early hours of the morning, when Couch, who was six hours ahead, would fall asleep in front of his computer.
They met in person during a trip to Prague that Thanksgiving, and seven months later, they were married in Atlanta, Ga., where she had been living at the time. Garland and Couch’s love story might be unique, but it’s not an anomaly.
But a couple of weeks later, she got curious and started reading through the posts on his website.