Here’s a list of failed ideas I’ve had:
– Scrapps, an app that takes all of the random ingredients in your refrigerator and turns them into recipes.
– A Swiss Army Knife iPhone case
All of these ideas, while feasible, were either 1. already created 2. beyond the scope of what I’m capable of doing. But after I read the headline “Man Creates Tinder-Like Dating App Where He’s the Only Guy Available,” I thought, to myself, “Damn, why didn’t single 25-year-old me hop on this when I had the chance?”
Some dude named Shed Simove has actually created an app called Shinder that acts like your Tinders and your Bumbles, but rather than letting just any guy create an account and start swiping, it only allows women to match with him.
Per Men’s Health:
As for the Shinder app—tagline: “quality, not quantity”—it’s very real, and the 45-year-old Simove is using it to find love on V-Day, per The Mirror. (He’s already had more than 100 matches so far.) “I’ve anticipated the scarcity of potential matches will create increased demand, and with that more chance of dating successes,” he told The Mirror. “I’m now a big fish in my own pond.”
What we know: dating is hard. What we also know: unless you’re Tom Hardy or someone who struck gold at a young age, there’s going to be a million more dateable guys out there that are more than likely to get a response on a dating app before you do. So what’s the only natural move in this situation? Manufacture a way that brings the most possible options to the table while only offering yourself as the main course.
Game recognize game, Shed. .
[via Men’s Health]