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Sherman, based in Boston, is convinced such niche sites are the future.“The generalist sites are too generic,” he says. Everybody loves travel and red wine,” he adds, in a yadda yadda yadda voice. You have to slog through a million people before you get lucky.”But when you date by the book, you’ve seriously narrowed your focus, says Sherman. They are an active pursuit compared to music or movies which are passive,” adds Sherman. They start the conversation.” In fact, members are more inclined to extol the virtues of a book than their own unique qualities.
And, as much as books can be a magnet, they can also raise flags of incompatibility when tastes are alarmingly dissimilar. S., Canada, Australia and Britain.)It is the dating background check equivalent of rifling through someone’s bookshelf looking for clues of compatibility.
Sherman has a profile on Alikewise, but out of principle does not date customers.
Masina is married but, for appearances, has a profile posted.
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