HowAboutWe.com is an exciting new dating site. They call themselves the "Offline Dating Site" and are focused on getting dates offline fast. They take a different spin on online dating... it's all about posting and searching date ideas. Each day they send you dates that match your interests as well as send the dates you post to people who might like them. It's easy, it's fast, and it’s very innovative and could change the way online dating works. Joining the site is free and is highly recommend.
The free sign up for HowAboutWe is fast and easy to follow. After creating an account, you fill out a few basic profile questions and then you're asked to upload your photo. You can either upload a photo from your computer/device or import one from your Facebook account. Adding a photo is required if you want to be found on HowAboutWe's searches.
After uploading a photo you're given the opportunity to post your first date idea. If you get stumped, you can choose one of the date ideas they provide. After posting a date you’re given a series of short answer questions. You can either answer or skip, there was no obligation to answer any of them. However, HowAboutWe does claim that people who answer questions are over 75% more likely to get offline on real dates.
The final part of the sign up is a form to invite 3 of your friends. Later on you’ll I found out that by inviting friends you can unlock features that are normally paid features. "Who's Viewed You" or Finding subscribers who can message you back are free when you invite 3 friends.
Search Dates - You can search dates by keyword or search under 5 different categories ( Eat, Drink, Listen/Watch, Play, Explore). With the advanced search you can search profile ages, distance, height, political views, education, faith, ethnicity, children preference, exercise level, drinking and smoking. Additionally, you can filter your results to display on top, Recently active, most popular, and new dates.
Post a Date - Each date starts out with "How about we..." from there you can either fill out your own date idea, date location and category or if you’re stumped, you can choose one of the many caned options. If you live in a larger city chances are there will be local date ideas available in the caned options available to you.
Play - Play consists of daily dates, speed dates and the date map. Daily dates are dates sent to you each day that match your dating preferences (only 5 dates per day are sent to you) you can scroll though the dates and say if you are intrigued or not. Speed dates are similar to daily dates except they are not custom. On the date map you can see location of dates in your area and who posted the date.
Find Subscribers who can message you back - Want to know who can actually message you back before you send several emails. To get this feature for free, invite 3 friends.
Who's Viewed You - See who's noticed you and might be interested. To get this feature for free, invite 3 friends.
Messages (mail) - You must upgrade(pay) to see your messages or to see if your sent messages have been read. There are Inbox, Sent, and Archived tabs. You can delete or mark messages as unread, repot spammers, and archive. Send out messages is also a premium feature.
Member Profiles - Viewing a member you can view photos, read question and answers, send a message, send a date (Ask them out) or save the profile in your favorites. Also you can send your interest on one of their posted dates. You can like photos and free form type why you liked it. HowAboutWe also gives you similar profiles to the one your viewing
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HowAboutWe has a fresh clean design and the site is easy to navigate. Top navigation tabs link to main sections such as search dates and post dates. The top navigation also tells you how many members have viewed you and how many messages you have.
To contact and respond to other members or respond to your "Intrigues" you must upgrade your membership. HowAboutWe offers several subscription plans and with your subscription you also recieve HowAboutWe's 100% Offline Guarantee. If you don't get offline on real dates they will give you your money back.