Dating App Review: Once

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I started off my latest bout of singeness in a very careful and calculated manner. I downloaded just one app. Then another, to cover more based. Then, in researching which were actually the best dating apps out there, I just decided to jack it all in and download them all.

So, I now have a quite a collection. Luckily, I have a new phone and can work out how to easily disable notifications, so I dip in and out of them every few days just to check on updates.

One of the new ones I downloaded is an app named Once. Because Once a day you will be given a match. Usually I prefer never-ending streams of men to choose from, but the thing with Once that makes it quite attractive is that a real human being will be the one picking out your match, every day at 12 noon. I thought that was pretty neat.

I’ve had the app for about a week now, and I found that the first few matches were way outside of what I’m looking for. However, I did feel that the matcher was getting better at matching me the further they went on. You have to tap a crown to “OK” your match before they can chat with you, and I think I approved 2 or 3 of them. I have had no matches yet.

Although the first week’s matches were pretty good, the last couple have been what I’m looking for more-or-less, but really far away. Like, over 2 hours’ drive away. So I get the feeling that Matcher is running out of options for me, which is sad.

I’d keep using Once, but I think it needs a load more people on there in order to make it work. There is a paid option for you to be able to pick out your own match – but to be honest, if you’re going to do that, you might as well download Tinder.

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Comments

  1. This acutally sounda like apretty cool concept. Hopefully more people will join, so there’s more options for everyone. Keep up updated. 🙂 xo
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