You know, these things have really allowed us to re-invent cruising.
It used to be that we would go to the bar, hang out in a dark corner, and peer at guys across the room, hoping one of them would want to talk to us. Then came the Internet, and we could stay at home in our pajamas and peer at pictures of guys online, hoping one of them would want to talk to us. Now, though, we can go back to the bar, hang out in a dark corner, and peer peer at pictures of guys online…
Well, the more things change, the more they stay the same.
Still, for all the advances these things have given us, sometimes we run into problems. A few months ago, Grindr deleted my profile text for being too naughty or something. So I’ve done an end-run on them and now I list my hanky colors in my profile instead.
Flagging a hanky has always been an invitation to conversation, and I get more responses than I expected:
- “Does anyone still
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