In the fall of 1964, on a visit to the World’s Fair, in Queens, Lewis Altfest, a twenty-five-year-old accountant, came upon an open-air display called the Parker Pen Pavilion, where a giant computer clicked and whirred at the job of selecting foreign pen pals for curious pavilion visitors. Within a year, more than five thousand subscribers had signed on. It would invite dozens of matched couples to singles parties, knowing that people might be more comfortable in a group setting. They wound up in the pages of the New York subscriber.
You filled out a questionnaire, fed it into the machine, and almost instantly received a card with the name and address of a like-minded participant in some far-flung locale—your ideal match. He called up his friend Robert Ross, a programmer at I. M., and they began considering ways to adapt this approach to find matches closer to home. “This loser happens to be a talented fashion illustrator for one of New York’s largest advertising agencies.
If they realized you did it, they would create a new account and come at you that way.
If you want to drop out of someone's searches and not see they visited you, then you want to hide them.
Read through this for OKCupid's description of the same thing..
it's bound to cover things I haven't and to be more accurate.
Men were asked to rank drawings of women’s hair styles: a back-combed updo, a Patty Duke bob.
You came up with some passably witty responses to fill out your profile, and you sent out more than a handful of messages to the most promising singles in your zip code. If you think confronting non-responsive site members will turn the tides in your favor, you’re sorely mistaken.
Yet despite all your efforts, your inbox remains empty. Accuse users of being rude for not responding and you’re just going to look like a pathetic creep (not exactly the persona you want to cultivate, is it? Something you’re doing isn’t working, so switch it up!
You can be fiercely devoted, and it’s likely that many of your friends will be friends-for-life. Charismatic, affectionate, and terrific in relationships, you are what many girls would call a “perfect catch”—and you probably have many admirers, each wishing to capture your long-term love.
There’s a lot of wild lust inside you, banging around, that much is obvious. Outside relationships, your intense, mercurial personality makes you a charmer. You’d take brutal honesty over superficiality any time—your friends always know where they stand with you. These facts indicate people are often intimidated by you. You have a distant, composed allure that many find irresistible. You were probably the last among your friends to have sex. Whether you know it or not, you need something steady & long-term. Your exact female opposite: The Peach Random Gentle Love Master Consider: The Playboy (RGSM)Always Avoid: The False Messiah (DBLM) Appreciated for your kindness and envied for all your experience, you are The Maid of Honor.