It's free, which is great, but I find there are a lot of losers on here. There are many reasons for people doing that very thing, safety , anonymity, or living out a fantasy. As of yesterday i made changes to the site that anyone sending a message to a user for the first time that doesn't have intimate enounter selected will have thier email automatically deleted if it contains sexual thought i'd put my 2 cents in and say thanks to allyou the pofer's for makeing this a wonderful place to be you guys make me feel welcome and remember POF wouldn't be what it is with out all you out there making everyone feel welcome.People pretending to be girls or boys or using pictures from websites in their profiles, not very many people with "relationship potential". I wouldn't judge quite so quickly, keep an open mind, and be gentle with those. And as for nookie, well, isn't that what makes us all turn around? Recognizing an Online Dating Scam Artist Your online “date” may only be interested in your money if he or she: Do not send money through any wire transfer service to someone you met online.The chances of recovering your money are very slim.For weeks, even months, you may chat back and forth with one another, forming a connection. But ultimately, it’s going to happen—your new-found “friend” is going to ask you for money.So you send money..rest assured the requests won’t stop there.
While the FBI and other federal partners work some of these cases—in particular those with a large number of victims or large dollar losses and/or those involving organized criminal groups—many are investigated by local and state authorities.I also never would have met a great pal like kookmyer as well.I found this place one day by fluke.i was looking for a dif place.Whatever our individual's evaluation & perception on this site, the reflection of things we had experienced , or learned here cannot be denied...i have enjoyes this site and talked to many nice guys and free,which is awesome for me cause im not paying to find a date.i have no problem dating in my town,but some people here are just more interesting to talk to,,i love the forums^baby, you're too sweet. that I recognize from other sites that I've been on. LOL and some of them I never talked to before coming here, but now I have my chance to do to them what I will I too want to extend my thanks out to Pof for their dedication and hard work in keeping this site going and for their parties which all in the long run costs money to do and where this is coming from, I am not sure, and does it matter?Not only the main people, our members keep this site going too!At last my prayers were answered in june.i met TJ.were looing for pls to go to the meritt fest with. We fell head over heels.are planning to marry in a year or 2.This site is great...there are some bad and odd apples.most of us really want to be here.to find our princess and prince.We strongly recommend, however, that if you think you’ve been victimized by a dating scam or any other online scam, file a complaint with our Internet Crime Complaint Center (Before forwarding the complaints to the appropriate agencies, IC3 collates and analyzes the data—looking for common threads that could link complaints together and help identify the culprits. Here are some tips on how to avoid becoming a victim of an online dating scam.These criminals—who also troll social media sites and chat rooms in search of romantic victims—usually claim to be Americans traveling or working abroad. While their most common targets are women over 40 who are divorced, widowed, and/or disabled, but every age group and demographic is at risk. You’re contacted online by someone who appears interested in you.He or she may have a profile you can read or a picture that is e-mailed to you.