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Mark Twitchell may be one of the most twisted and creepy killers you've never heard of, detailing his diabolical plan for murder in a 42-page document.After admitting that this is “new and fairly unusual territory for us” in a recent article titled “Match Me If You Can: Comparing and rating dating apps and sites for boomers,” the ratings giant went about the meticulous work of dispassionately reporting the results of a survey of about 115,000 subscribers in meticulous detail. And a handy guide to dating lingo such as “Netflix and chill” (in case you didn’t know, it’s slang for coming over to have sex) and “Tinderella” (a “twist on Cinderella; popular with male Tinder users to describe the perfect match”) for newbies. Heidi Raschke is the living and arts editor of Next Avenue. Your tech-support provider might not be able to fix your shattered smartphone, but at least she won’t shatter your heart.EDMONTON, Alberta, Canada -- (CWD) -- Crime Watch Daily brings you a terrifying story of what happens when the lines between make believe and reality blur.It all starts with a rather innocent-looking dating profile.
Even the highest ranking site — the free Ok Cupid — received a reader score of 56, which basically translates to “meh.” (Runners up: Tinder, with a 52; Grindr, with a 52 and Plenty Of Fish, with a 50.; all are also free.) Or as the story dispassionately puts it: Respondents “gave online dating sites the lowest satisfaction scores Consumer Reports has ever seen for services rendered — lower even than for tech-support providers.” But is that really Tinder’s fault?