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“The goal has always been to bridge the online dating with the offline world,” says Cayla Gebhardt, spokeswoman. The goal is to get out and see how singles interact in real life.” To that end, Match, the largest online dating site with 1.8 million active members, launched The Stir, a campaign aimed at getting singles together at group outings.
Stir events can include everything from happy hours with more than 100 people to smaller happenings like wine-tastings or rock-climbing outings that accommodate no more than 50.
“They might say, ‘I wrote to you five times, and you never wrote back,' ” she says.
“If someone's a jerk online, they're going to be a jerk offline.” Free site Ok Cupid has been organizing events such as karaoke, painting classes and trivia nights for site users in the New York City area since July.
“It adds something very valuable to their social lives.” Some Pittsburgh-area offline group events have been gaining popularity.
Leslie Ferrari, 53, of Mars has been organizing singles dances on select Saturday nights at the West View VFW for five years for singles age 40 and older.
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