Good, bad, weird... what's your online dating experience?

CHANCES are many people have tried online dating at some point. 

The industry is said to be worth $1.49b each year and sites like eHarmony and have members registers in the millions.

It's believed the average spend per year by someone who is looking for love online is more than $200.

According to dating site RSVP, 1000 new members are logging on each day.

With a growing trend set to get bigger as people become more pressed for time, we're keen to hear your online dating stories from the amazing to the disappointing, to the unusual and quirky.

Did you meet the love of you life?

Or were you besotted by a photo and description only to find out the object of your online affection was anything but like their profile said?

Share your story in the comments below, or email to share your quirky tales anonymously.

What have your experiences been like with online dating?

This poll ended on 13 November 2013.

Current Results

I've had really good results from it


I've found it okay


I've encountered a bit of everything - good and bad


I tried it, but there were too many weirdos


Tried it, hated it, never going back to it


I don't use online dating


This is not a scientific poll. The results reflect only the opinions of those who chose to participate.

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