He didn’t go out with every woman who swiped right, but he did, over the course of the summer, go on first dates with 150 of them.
That’s the sort of miscommunication Stadil hopes to avoid with his next attempt, in which — rather than date strangers at scale — he’s going to look for personal recommendation from friends and friends of friends.
Of the 150 first dates, 52 became seconds; 17 became thirds.
Stadil did fall pretty hard for one woman in particular: a fellow software engineer who worked at Google.
It would be all too easy to blame this situation on Tinder, an app that has made finding a date easier than ordering a pizza.
But even before Tinder — even before online dating — women were way more selective in choosing potential partners.