Plus, there's a bit of extra security knowing you're talking to a 'real person': Hinge gives you plenty of details about your potential date in advance (full name, work, education, mutual friends), profiles are validated, and you could even contact your mutual acquaintance to get the lowdown on someone.

Hinge is currently limited to London and apparently thinks 'rando' is an acceptable use of the English language, but on the bright side, it's available for both Android and i OS.

How I Used Tinder to Travel the World Another annoying thing about Tinder is that actually arranging a date can take ages.

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Cougar dating sites are probably the most popular specialized dating sites right now.

There are tons of them across the web and the competition is, logically, fierce.

Open ended questions will help you to get more response from the other party.

No longer is it considered sad or weird to say you first met your partner digitally, a shift to the mainstream largely down to the success of one app: Tinder.

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We probably don't need to say much more than that it's the spiritual successor to Bang With Friends for you to get the idea.

There's also Android and i OS apps to complement the web platform.

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It is important that you ask open ended questions because that'll keep the conversation going.

If you ask closed ended questions which has only a yes or no answer, it will not only make the conversation boring but it will also increase the possibility of ending the chat.

It takes the small talk out of the matching equation and gets you straight to the 'yay' or 'nay' of fixing a date.