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The Tinder code: Deciphering dating app messages

Tinder, a place of love, hook ups and, what some people like to call it, “making friends”. Whether you’re someone looking for a significant other or someone who “is new to the area and looking for someone to show them around”, we’ve all experienced Tinder messages that are hard to decode.
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Mom’s rules for the internet

Miss Communication

It was a 20-minute drive from my childhood home in San Diego to my middle school one town over. Twenty minutes that my mom never failed to capitalize on. It was the time for her proverbial lectures on the dangers of the world. I was her captive audience, and our
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Chumming the water

Miss Communication

At 10 p.m., sitting in one of four mustard-yellow lounge chairs in my living room, I open Grindr. A little green circle pops up at the bottom corner of my profile, indicating that I am online. I had released the bait, chummed the waters, so to speak, and patiently waited
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A circumcised heart

Jew-ish

Melody. 20. Bio: “Probably writing a stand-up bit about you.” Cue picture of me wearing a kitschy Hanukkah sweater, picture of me dressed up as Guy Fieri and the grand finale: me and Larry David photoshopped together. Some may say my dating profile is obnoxiously Jewish. I oppose this notion
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