Though these algorithms can be cleverly gamed, the basic idea that answering questions honestly will allow you to find people who share your sensibilities, goals, and quirks makes intuitive sense.
For example, OKCupid asked, “Would you date someone shorter than you?
) has scored a rare 100 percent rating on Rotten Tomatoes.
And critics are heralding it as a timely yet familiar story, soon to be an instant cult classic.
So many aspects of the film — from the awkward, racist microaggressions that Chris encounters to his life-threatening interactions with white America — are representations of the daunting daily reality for black people — a reality that often seems like a never-ending horror movie.
Jordan's positioning of this social commentary in the crux of a comedy-horror is fitting.
The site nudges you to answer as many questions as you can stand, and it also nudges you to make your answers public, as you can only see the answers of potential dates if you disclose your own answers.
Answering questions allows Ok Cupid’s fancy algorithms to identify people who might be a good fit for you.
“I thought I was dying,” the woman says, and she asked Rob to drive her home.
When you don’t know someone well, it’s easy for things to get awkward. As they ate - a “heavy” meal of fried chicken and mashed potatoes for her - the woman started talking about how she’d recently lost lots of weight. And sometimes things just get weird, as one woman found out when she was invited round to her neighbour’s to watch a film: “About a third of the way into the movie, he went to the bathroom and was gone a pretty long time.
I finally got up just to see where he went, and lo and behold, there he is: sitting on the corner of his bed, door open, jerking off swiftly and furiously, really beating it, and just implores: ‘You did this to me. Just stand there a minute.’” The woman didn’t reveal whether she ran away and immediately moved house, but one can only assume. “The toots started to flood out uncontrollably,” she goes on.
was told two horrendous tales: the woman who went on a date with a friend she’d known for over ten years only for the night to end with him having a threesome with two girls he’d met at the bar, for example.
And the woman whose Tinder date turned up with her face on a T-shirt: “He told me he hadn’t taken his ADHD medication that day because he wanted to ‘be more real.’ “He then told me he’d just got out of prison for drug dealing. “She literally put her fork down on her plate, and pushed her plate back a couple inches.
After all, what horror terrorizes the black subconscious more than racism?