Online Dating5:31 with Nick Pettit
In this video, Nick shows us how to use an online dating website to start a real-life romance.
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[Treehouse] 0:00 [Treehouse Lifestyles: Online Dating with Nick Pettit - teamtreehouse.com] 0:04 In the online dating badge, we'll unlock the mysteries of love and romance. 0:11 We'll set up an online profile and then go on a real date. 0:15 Now we're going to go ahead and sign up for a dating website. 0:18 I'm going to say that I'm a male, straight, single, and we're going to click "next." 0:22 Now, this is a very important part. 0:27 Your birth date should be realistic, but you also want to make yourself seem a little bit older. 0:29 We're just going to take a little trip back in time here to 1969. That looks good. 0:37 And I'm going to put in my zip code for Orlando. 0:44 Then I'm going to go ahead and put in my email address, 0:51 which is firstname.lastname@example.org. 0:54 I'm just going to paste that in there. 1:07 Then I'm going to go ahead and click "next." 1:09 Now, it's time to pick a username, and I think I'm just going to go ahead and go with 1:11 tall_doctor, and it looks like it's available. That's good. 1:17 Then I'm going to go ahead and type in my secret password. 1:22 It looks like we're ready to move on, and I'll just go ahead and type in the captcha here. 1:28 And we are done. 1:34 Now, it's time to upload a profile picture. 1:36 I have one on my computer, and it's on my desktop. 1:40 We're going to go ahead click "next." 1:48 Here, I'm doing my intense stare, and this is an important tip. 1:51 You want to make sure that you're only smiling on just half of your face 1:57 to add a little bit of mystery to your profile picture. 2:02 I'm going to go ahead and click finished, and let's go ahead and take a look at our photos. 2:06 There I am, the tall doctor, tall and mysterious with that smile. 2:13 Now we're ready to fill out a few details about our profile. 2:17 I'm just going to go ahead and go to the about section here, 2:22 and I'm just going to fill out my details. 2:26 Now, it's important that you appeal to the greatest number of people possible, 2:29 so I'm just going to go ahead and check every ethnicity here, 2:33 and then I'm going to go and say that I'm 6 foot 4 inches. 2:36 It's okay to exaggerate here by up to 1-2 feet. 2:41 This isn't really something that's going to come back to bite you. 2:45 I'm going to go ahead and select my body type here. 2:48 I'm torn between athletic and jacked. I'm going to go ahead and go with jacked. 2:52 Then my diet is mostly vegetarian, and I don't smoke. 2:56 I drink socially--really, it's very often. I'm just going to go ahead and go with socially. 3:07 We want to go to job here and make sure that people know that we're a doctor. 3:18 We'll say that we are in the medicine and health industry. 3:24 Now, my income, of course, shouldn't matter to the future love of my life, 3:29 so I'm just going to go ahead and close my eyes here and pick something. 3:33 There we go. I think that's pretty good here. 3:37 I definitely want to say that I like dogs and like cats. 3:43 Again, you don't want to exclude anyone. 3:46 And I'll go ahead and click "save." 3:48 Now that our profile is all set up and we've picked someone out, 3:51 we're ready to go on a date with a real girl. 3:53 [Step 1: Introduce Yourself.] 3:58 Hey, I'm Nick from the Internet. >>Nice to meet you. 4:01 Is that lavender? >>Can I have my hand back? 4:05 I think this is going really well. I'm getting really good vibes so far. 4:09 So on your profile it says you're 6' 4". 4:13 You know, every exaggerates just a little bit online. 4:16 It also says that you're a doctor. >>No. 4:19 [Step 2: Order for Her] 4:24 A woman likes a man who knows her innermost desires. 4:26 We can demonstrate this by pairing a meal with some vino. 4:30 Are we all set to order? 4:33 Yes, could I please have lettuce wraps with-- >>Shh-shh-shh. 4:35 She'll have 50 hotwings and a pitcher of Merlot. 4:37 [Step 3: Make Her Laugh] 4:40 Every girl likes a guy that can make her laugh. 4:42 I don't know any jokes, so I'm just going to go ahead and tickle her. 4:44 I'll be right back. I've got to go to the little boy's room. >>Sure. 4:47 Okay. >>Isn't that funny? >>Okay. 4:56 [Step 4: Make it Official] 5:12 Now that the date has come to an end, I think we can all agree that it went really well, 5:14 and it's time to make it Facebook official. 5:18 Congratulations. You're in a relationship. 5:21 In our next video, we'll level up our relationship and get a pet together, 5:23 because we're ready for that kind of commitment. 5:27 [Treehouse] 5:29
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