I have a flight tonight at .” I said, “Well I didn't say I could meet before 6 for a reason, but I will do my best to get there early.” He then said, "Bring black man hair dye when you come." I had no idea what he meant by that!Number one, it felt a little racist, and number two, why on earth would I run errands for someone I haven't even met yet?He texted again yesterday to see if he "had permission" to continue texting me.Men, too, have grumbled online about the fact that all their hours spent browsing photos, writing love notes, and hitting send aren’t “paying off.” Maybe some think they have to send outlandish messages in order to get noticed at all.“Who wants to expend all of that emotional energy only to get kicked in the metaphorical nuts by that empty inbox every time you log in?One friend recently relayed her own online-dating saga to me: I was messaging with a guy recently and he was kind of aggressive—messaging frequently and whatnot.Eventually we exchanged numbers and he started texting incessantly.
Hope you have a safe flight." At which point he texted me five times about how it was just a stupid joke about how I was turning his hair white because I was giving him such a hard time.
The name is a play on “Bye Felicia,” a meme used to signify that someone has left a party, and they won’t be missed.
Since creating it Monday of last week, Tweten has received more than two dozen submissions.
One day recently, Alexandra Tweten was browsing Facebook when a woman she knew posted a screenshot of a recent exchange she’d had on Ok Cupid.“I want to message you, but I’m afraid,” the man said.
The woman didn't respond for 12 hours, after which the man followed up with one word: "Asshole."As these things often do, the missive prompted a piling on of similar tales of inscrutably weird or profoundly rude dating messages.