Today we might call it love-bombing, but back then, it was sweet and has proven the test of time. You have given us all so much. Travis Olliver : What phase of data processing is he not interested in? Those archaic fashions and corny one-liners are haunting these dudes more than 30 years later, and will continue to pop up on YouTube every now and again even after their demise. Please downvote and report submissions that clearly don't belong in this subreddit. Today we might call it love-bombing, but back then, it was sweet and has proven the test of time. He welcomes suggestions, news tips, links of pure genius, and pictures of pets in Halloween costumes , though he already knows he will regret that last part.
What you are about to watch is very real. Wizard of Ass : C'mon dude, make up your mind. You'll never -- ever -- have to do this to find a date And finally, the most important thing to take away from these videos: you'll never have to take such extreme measures when suffering from a dry spell. Rest easy knowing you have your cell phone to fall back on when that coffee date turns into a hellish affair. But we will say Fred the Viking makes an even more spectacular appearance late in the video. He picked her up at her house for the first meeting a big-time, today, safety no-no! If you aren't sure, message us in modmail. Gorilla Monsoon : Fred's a genius because he knows 99.
Keep all comments about the video in. She never met her soulmate she met him another way , but she did have a blast doing so. It is apparently a montage of video dating clips from the 1980s. Could you imagine anyone doing this today? We reserve the right to moderate at our own discretion. They even got married on a Friday night.
He's probably the most normal one out of all of them. Hopefully someone else gets a laugh out of this as well today. This is a bannable offense. If you have seen it already, watch it again. She never met her soulmate she met him another way , but she did have a blast doing so. . Stephanie Douranakis : The goddess guy may have gotten this confused with 90s soap opera.
If a submission clearly breaks the rules, so we can take care of it. But for Steven, this was never an option. Cringe-worthy content needs to be an awkward or embarrassing social interaction. Posts with generic or vague titles will be removed. Edward : 2:45 That dude is definitely not 25 gaius del negro : Who else comes back for the viking guy comments? Steven had to show up to the filming studio prepped with pseudo-romantic pick-up lines and a skintight t-shirt in order to make the ladies swoon. My friend that did it, did everything you're not supposed to do! And he still has the Viking outfit. And to give us this.
Use the sidebar as a guideline for what content is or isn't allowed. BigChief6191 : The guy who said life is a playground is now on a watchlist Meme Salsa : Fred the Viking is the only reasonable choice. Lol Macho Fantastico : We all know why he's called Big Phil. He picked her up at her house for the first meeting a big-time, today, safety no-no! If you see any of these, please 4 No posting mirrors of content. Let's have at it: Michael Rand started RandBall with hopes that he could convince the world to love jumpsuits as much as he does. These videos were then shown to singles who could pick and choose who they wanted to date based on visual impression, allowing them to find their match made in heaven among those video dating stars. Before there was online dating there was a horrible train wreck called video dating, where single men and women sat in front of a video camera and recorded a brief statement to entice potential partners.
Have a look at the cringe-worthy time capsule video below. Another friend of mine tried the video dating too. They are literally the happiest married couple I know, and they still have Friday night Date Nights, as their first date was on a Friday night. Saecha Caen : No hamsters?! My friend that did it, did everything you're not supposed to do! If you have not seen it, we don't even want to spoil the next four-plus minutes for you by describing in any detail. Was he expecting to meet his mom through a dating montage video or something? Who knows what type of videos will be released 40-50 years from now regarding current dating trends. Also check out this on the science of awkwardness! But, he now has no choice. Though that Tom Selleck mustache may have gotten him a few points.
Flamewars, drama, hostility, fighting words, and insults are not permitted. They consider it their lucky day of the week. TardisMechanic : I'll be honest Fred is the most interesting person here and I hope he's in a happy marriage by now. This is a bannable offense. These awkward men are really something to behold, each with their own unique swagger, from the gold-rimmed glasses to the denim jackets and ugly sweaters.
The first impression is the only impression that matters Being on Video Mate took real effort, and the process to get a lousy dinner date seems pretty draining in comparison to skimming through Bumble. Sir Maxwell : Surprisingly, the most normal one out of all of them was Fred The Viking. Ollie Rose : How are they single? This includes real names and usernames. Someone posted this to Facebook today, and I couldn't help but share. However, people weren't used to being in front of a camera all the time like they are today, so many of these video dating profiles were painfully awkward to watch.
Don't use the word 'Cringe' in the title. People will barely get out of bed to feed themselves, let alone go out and randomly meet someone. You'd have to go to this office and view videos, and they'd release your phone numbers to each other once you consented. Videos are forever Despite online dating being the norm these days, people are still hesitant to broadcast how they met their significant other. Here's how different things were: --He picked her up at her house for the 1st meet --It was a Friday night, and he took her to a nice dinner, and they both had dressed up --He drove her back home, walked her to her door, and hugged goodnight no kiss.