Moved to London 6 months ago and haven’t met anyone because COVID. How do most people date? Online? Hinge or Bumble? Random chats in the pub? Cheers!

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Pubs, beer gardens, parks, Zumba classes, Greggs, self checkout line at Tesco’s, a chicken shop at 2am, outside nightclub bathrooms, bus stops.

I usually just start off with “‘scuse me love, can I have your number?”

100% guaranteed to work 15% of the time.

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Then you get nasty smokers

Hinge is your BFF! Also soho on Friday/Saturday nights gets pretty social

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Fantastic! Thank you!

That’s exactly it

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Sports groups

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Yes

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Hinge; Tinder and Bumble are pretty dire unless you’re in the top 1% regarding looks (superficial, I know). Hinge is great as you can respond to prompts and whatnot, worked well for me. There’s also a new app that’s just launched called Thursday, check it out, it’s a neat concept.

Other than that, I’ve been having a fair bit of fun going along to garden gatherings on weekends now restrictions are a tad more relaxed with friends and end up meeting new people that way.

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Thursday is tragically bad but yes Hinge is the way

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