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But there is a different between camp and truly reaching out to someone on the other end of the computer screen. “It [the Internet] gives us tools to reach out to each other while providing perfect cover for lies that prevent us from knowing the person at the other end of the connection,” Bakos said.While Solo Jax continues to skewer the dateless with relish, at the same time the founder of Stupid Personals manages to keep the work in perspective.
Thanks in part to Craigslist and countless dating sites, that job has gotten easier.I just feel like in our world, ‘how you present yourself’ more than ever to everyone but you.” That apparently, includes hipsters as well, a primarily urban, extremely educated elitist lot who have managed to inspire both admiration and ridicule for their devil-may care attitude and disdain for what society thinks of them.For the staff at Stupid Personals, it’s all theater.The targets have included the “Nazi of Personal Ads” who claimed to be into indie movies and film, a guy proposing to swap records with his would be soul mate (a female), and a satirical ad from a hipster seeking an intimate relationship with the Fox News anchors.Yet hipster personals themselves have their own saucy history, dating back to the early part of this decade.
According to relationship and sex expert Susan Crain Bakos, the torrent of sites such as Consumating and OK Cupid are yet another sign of the i Pod Generation’s putting their own spin on an age-old ritual.