Daygame and Nightgame in Austin

I've been going to Austin for years, but finally got a chance to Game there when I visited a wing from New York City over the long Halloween weekend. Daygame Coming from New York City, daygame was nothing short of depressing, if outright impossible. There's practically no foot traffic in Austin during the day. Downtown …

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Daygame and Nightgame in New York City

This post aims to give an overview of how and where to game in New York City, based on personal experience gaming in the city for six weeks this Fall as well as dozens of conversations with local gamers. I'm sure I'm biased towards my own experience, so this is not meant to be comprehensive. …

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Daygame and Nightgame in New York City: My Results and Analysis

Note: this is part one of a two part post and is more centered on my own personal experience. Part two is a more general overview of how and where to game in NYC, similar to my other city game posts. In September and October, I spent six weeks cold approaching in New York City …

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Determining the Optimal Sexual Market: Why Gender Ratios Don’t Tell the Whole Story

Much ado has been made about gender ratios and how they affect sexual markets in various cities. While I believe that the gender ratio is a somewhat useful number in determining the "difficulty" of a given market, there's a lot more at play. https://singlesatlas.com is a fantastic site that gives detailed gender ratio information for …

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How to (mostly) remove Tinder’s free Passport timewasters from your stack

On March 31, Tinder announced they were making Passport free for all users around the world for the month of April. Seemingly every woman saw it and said "Perfect, now I can get validation from men in popular cities that I'm not even in... and not even have to meet them in real life!" and …

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How to stop Tinder from compressing your photos

For a company that's completely based around images, Tinder has some arcane, unwritten rules around image uploading and compression, which, if not followed, will lead to your photos looking like complete trash, even if they're high quality. Luckily, I've spent quite a bit of time running my own tests to determine what does and does …

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