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Tinder Troubles: A cautionary tale of a match gone awry

Ronan* was sitting cross-legged on the pavement outside the pub, engrossed by his Kindle. As a first-time Tinder user standing anxiously at what I imagined to be the vanguard of online dating, I had been naively endeared by his suggestion that we skip the virtual small talk and just get to know each other in person. He stood up to greet me. “Ah, that was a lovely hug.” It dawned on me that this may have been a mistake. 

Date Spots

Given how many people you’re likely to meet in your first few weeks at Oxford, don’t be surprised if you make a romantic connection...

Blind Date: “He put up with my chat for nearly two and a half hours.”

Ella Thomas and Tom Linden bond over a shared love of techno house

How to: Get a date

Danger! These golden rules will make any person fall for you instantly!

The same old Valentine’s Day dinners are sickening

There are only so many ways of spending your Valentine's Day meals

Blind Date: “Our first attempt was marked by a minor mishap”

Charlie Blake and Jack Sagar find that when it comes to dates, it's second time lucky

Blind Date: “It soon became apparent that we were quite different people”

George Dickinson and Laura Savage bond over politics, yoga, and disappointing ale

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