"If you thought it was impossible to meet someone, awake dot dating is here for you," a voice sings in a jingle.
Meet Gatsby, a social-networking site that bans anybody with any criminal record — no matter how petty the offense. “If you were to just scan for sex offenders you wouldn’t ban people with domestic violence crimes, theft, etc.,” Gatsby founder Joseph Penora told
“The first dating platform that scans users for criminal records,” boasts Gatsby, which became available last month on i OS.
Those who are "awake" believe that the world's leaders or other secretive organizations are responsible for what happens in the world, according to Jarrod Fidden, the site's COO.
Instead of using the term "conspiracy theorist," which is often "employed to discredit and ridicule," Fidden prefers the term "early adopter of inconvenient truths." "an awake partner to share your interests with — That is a true blessing.
Thin-slicing is a term used in psychology and philosophy to describe the ability to find patterns in events based only on "thin slices", or narrow windows, of experience.
The term means making very quick inferences about the state, characteristics or details of an individual or situation with minimal amounts of information.The first recorded use of the term was in 1992 by Nalini Ambady and Robert Rosenthal in a meta-analysis in the Psychological Bulletin.Since then, thin-slicing has been applied to many domains, and has been used to make various types of judgments.Also given how many closets most gay women live with, only a miniscule percentage ever really come out.So if you are "coming out" to yourself and being openly proud of your own sexuality, get prepared for the spotlight.Sure, it is difficult to compete with the marketing budgets of behemoths such as Match.com; however there is still a large market for unique dating websites that focus on something specific.