It's all driven by images and raw data, intent on making sure that the woman meets basic criteria of looks and life circumstances (religion, children, etc.). On OKCupid, it's a brutal world: you live or die by the strength of your narrative.
On Asian Dating.com, you live or die according to your pictures.
And you don't really care what kind of personality she has. If you understand that, this site might be your thing. It is part of the Australian company Cupid Media, an empire of niche dating sites.
While not a scam, Asian definitely has a sneaky, bait-and-switch quality that makes us uncomfortable.
Surprisingly, the site works smoothly and usually does what you want it to do (except when hitting paywalls).
It also has a bad habit of timing out and logging the member out after a short time.
As mentioned above, they lead you far into an activity, so that you will feel cheated if you back out of the activity.
But this is meaningless because hopefully you will be the one initiating contact, not the woman. Here is the entire narrative for one woman: The site's approach is the diametric opposite of a site like OKCupid, which prompts members to write quirky, funny, rich narrative profiles.This site is not the Asian equivalent of those Russian matchmaking sites where every woman is so impossibly hot and professionally photographed that she cannot be real.These are real woman, looking for marriage and a ticket to a better life. Indonesia, Thailand, China, Hong Kong, and Taiwan are also represented.We believe, though cannot confirm, that these are fake profiles set up by the company to pique men's interests.Within minutes of creating our profile, we already had a hot, young woman show "interest" in us: And then just a few minutes later, even another: It's important to make this distinction: the site isn't a scam, but some of the women you encounter might be.If you're on Asian Dating.com, you might be a guy with Yellow Fever. You're looking for a maybe young, maybe hot, but most definitely Asian, woman. This site is not about dating the Asian woman down the street; it's about overseas marriage and relocation. You are middle-aged, well-off in life, and you live in the United States, Canada, Australia, or Europe.After reviewing hundreds of women on this site, we believe they are.There are enough unattractive women in the mix and enough crappy-looking apartment backgrounds to convince us.We give Cupid Media credit for doing more than just giving a perfunctory grunt of assent to the fact that scammers are probably operating on their sites.They have set up a separate site, Online Dating Safety Tips, which serves as the go-to scam-and-spam Help section for all of their sites.