In their first ever live event, Cher and James hang out with great human being, Sharlene King, about online dating, distinguishing what a good profile can be, and how to be yourself, without freaking out a potential suitor. In Open Mic, our hosts debate with Sharlene over the online dating best practices, first impressions, and non-creepy Twitter DM sliding. Finally, everyone talks about what made 2015 great.
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References made during our conversation:
This week’s Open Mic topic: Best Dating Practices:
Cher vs Sharlene: Body Parts, where we learn Sharlene is a "gold star"
James vs Sharlene: First Impressions aren't always the best, or are they?
Open Ended vs Sharlene: is online dating apps better than social media dating?
You know we couldn't forget about Open Call
Sharlene: Flannel shirts, because they are cozy
Special Live Section: Open Up
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Our Patreon supporters: Caty, Amy, Stewart, Classy, Jennifer, Joelle, Will, "Michael", and Revision Path podcast.
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Music by U+1F60C.
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