Ha, that'd be funny if someone actually called that number.
Let's do it.
Umpy is a New Yorker? I pictured him living in Tennessee.
It would be less "date night" than great catfight:
Call me on 000-000-0000
[quote] Call me on 000-000-0000
Is this supposed to be a joke? I called and nothing happened.
r8, that was a typo. The actual number was 911. Try again.
Ayb seems interesting.
Ayb hasn't posted, R10
In most cases it's a very bad idea to physically meet with people you only know online. It could be fine and lovely or very dangerous and end in tragedy.
R10, he hasn't on this thread, but he still seems interesting.
He's a sweetie, R13. We're friends on FB.
Terrible idea. You just know everything would turn into a nasty competition like who gets the most replies, wit and wisdoms or who will be the first to successfully come up with a DL phrase that gets used by other posters. Not to mention the bickering and fighting over what the other should post, or why the other doesn't side with his partner in some argument about Madonna vs. Lady Gaga or Madonna vs. Babs Streisand or Madonna vs. actual talent, etc.
And then in the end Datalounge would just die, because everybody would take sides and all the regulars would fight to their deaths and all the readers would be like 'WTF? This board BLOWS!' and leave Datalounge.
In short: You don't date where you post shit and pointless bitchery. Never!
"Oh my God. I'm back. I'm home. All the time, it was... We finally really did it ... You Maniacs! You blew it up! Ah, damn you! God damn you all to hell!"
We are switching to the new platform for The DataLounge this weekend. All of our mobile users have been using it for over a week and all first time users have been using it for about a month - which adds up to well over one million users. So we're ready to end this phase of the testing and move everybody to the new site. (more)
And yes, we've changed the look and some of how it operates.
Yes, we know you just *hate* it in well in advance.
Yes, we know we suck.
Yes, we are the biggest suckers that ever sucked.
But it was time for a change and with the huge shift to mobile it was long overdue. We've taken this opportunity not only to update the look but also make major changes under the hood (or "bonnet" if you're either British or pretentious or both). And we have to prepare for 2016 - a presidential election year where we can normally expect to see a 60% jump in traffic (yes, we've seen 5 presidential elections so far…Christ we're old).
The site has a bunch - nay, plethora - of new features which will make the site more usable: better search, the ability to ignore posters and threads, see link previews, to pick up a thread where you left off, spam and malware filtering and more.
If you want you can go explore and see for yourself, Click here.
And while running the tests we've noticed two interesting reactions to the new system - people are spending more time on the site and more people that come stay around longer and look at more stuff. Both good things. Yay!
Possibly we've not slain all the dragons and there will be issues that come up during the switchover. There's a help button in the lower right hand corner of the page which you can use to send us bug reports.
Please include as much information about the hardware (PC, Mac, Tablet, Phone etc), operating system (Windows, Mac OS, Android, iOS etc) and browser (Chrome, Safari, Opera, Internet Explorer etc) that you are using as possible to help us replicate and fix the problem.
Please note that complaints about colors, fonts, icons and the like are not "bugs" - they are design choices that we've made and we expect one or two cases of world-class bitching. But they won't actually cause headaches, scurvy, heart attacks, Restless Leg Syndrome, Morgellon's Disease or the vapors (but have your smelling salts at hand just in case).
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