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Web Site Caters to Hotties
Breitbart ^ | 3/21/07 | Daniela Flores

Posted on 03/21/2007 5:43:06 PM PDT by day10

TRENTON, N.J. (AP) - Jason Pellegrino (an 8.2 on the attractiveness scale) says the problem with Internet dating services is not enough really hot-looking people. So he and a business partner have created HotEnough.org, a sort of online version of Studio 54, the exclusive '70s disco where gaining admission was a pitiless Darwinian exercise. HotEnough.org is for "fit, good-looking" people.

Prospective members must submit pictures and must be rated an 8 or higher by people already in the club. Once they're in, they are permitted to e-mail other "hotties" for $9.95 a month.

"It's definitely hard to get through that rope, but once you're in, you're in and you're part of the party," Pellegrino said. "But you know there's going to be a lot of people outside waiting."

The 33-year-old Nutley resident said he and his partner, Sean Cohen of Fort Lauderdale, Fla., created the site after concluding that Internet dating sites attract a lot of brave and desperate people but not particularly attractive ones.

A few months after its launch, membership is just under 1,000, Pellegrino said. In the beginning, only 8 percent of those who applied made the grade, but now about 25 percent of applicants do, he said.

Candidates must send in three pictures, including one full-body shot. Active members rate the pictures online without knowing anything else about the people in them.

"People can say that the site is shallow, they can say it's superficial, but I think we're all a bit superficial when it comes to dating," Pellegrino said.

One of the "hotties" accepted into the club is Jimmy Ziomek, a 29- year-old from New York City who rated an 8.2. Ziomek, who said his job in real estate keeps him from going out much, is 5-foot-11, has blue eyes and light brown hair and goes to the gym four to five times a week.

Using HotEnough.org "saves time and it does the searching for you, narrows it down to the people that you are interested in meeting," he said.

Among those who didn't make the cut was Jeanette Ponder, a 28-year-old Internet blogger from East Orange who considered herself an 8 or 9. She said she applied because she thought it would make a good story.

"I got rated at like 5.7," she said. "When you put yourself out there in any situation, even if it's one which you're not taking seriously, it's going to sting."

But she also reasoned: "You cannot make a relationship by being arm candy."

Like it or not, HotEnough.com operates according to a principle that watchers of the singles scene have long recognized: "People tend to end up with partners who match them in physical attractiveness," said Margaret Clark, a professor of psychology at Yale University.

Pellegrino, whose day job as a project manager for a construction company in Maplewood leaves little time for dating, is 5-foot-10 and 180 pounds, has brown eyes and a bright smile, goes to the gym at least three times a week and gets his stylish haircut touched up every two weeks. He was happy to make it onto his own Web site.

"I see myself more in like the 7.5 range," he said.


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KEYWORDS: dang; dating; hotties; leavesmeout; match; rzeznikjsfault
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1 posted on 03/21/2007 5:43:07 PM PDT by day10
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To: RockinRight; Tatze; fatboynic; new cruelty; Maximus of Texas; wallcrawlr; areeves79; ...

Leaves me out ping.


2 posted on 03/21/2007 5:45:12 PM PDT by day10 (Whenever you come near the human race, there's layers and layers of nonsense.)
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To: leda

lololololol

You are a ten, babe.

And these people are drooling idiots.

4,981 years to go.


3 posted on 03/21/2007 5:47:18 PM PDT by patton (ETS? Nihil curo de ista tua stulta superstitione.)
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To: day10
20 years behind the curve for me. Hey, do the have an over
40's version??..JJ61
4 posted on 03/21/2007 5:50:46 PM PDT by JerseyJohn61 (Better Late Than Never.......sometimes over lapping is worth the effort....)
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To: patton
awwwwwwwwww! you're always my 10 ;)

You cannot make a relationship by being arm candy

true, i'd rather be the warm cuddles and the arm candy ;)
5 posted on 03/21/2007 5:59:15 PM PDT by leda (19yrs ... only 4,981yrs to go ;))
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To: day10

I'm on the website. My screenname is Extremer than Extremely Extreme Extremist.


6 posted on 03/21/2007 6:00:46 PM PDT by Extremely Extreme Extremist
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To: day10

next niche market:

www.hotenoughrejects.com


7 posted on 03/21/2007 6:10:04 PM PDT by truth_seeker
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To: day10
Where do I sign up?


8 posted on 03/21/2007 6:14:44 PM PDT by weegee (Carbon credits are nothing but the Global Warming movement's way of selling indugences.)
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To: day10
What does the "10" refer to on your username then?
9 posted on 03/21/2007 6:48:34 PM PDT by wallcrawlr
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To: day10
Candidates must send in three pictures, including one full-body shot.

Two pictures of your dog and an MRI.
10 posted on 03/21/2007 7:05:32 PM PDT by Thrownatbirth (.....when the sidewalks are safe for the little guy.)
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To: truth_seeker
www.wasahottienowanottie.com

But it's nothing that 10,000 sit-ups and 1000 hair plugs
couldn't remedy....JJ61
11 posted on 03/21/2007 8:52:58 PM PDT by JerseyJohn61 (Better Late Than Never.......sometimes over lapping is worth the effort....)
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To: day10
Pellegrino, whose day job as a project manager for a construction company in Maplewood leaves little time for dating, is 5-foot-10 and 180 pounds, has brown eyes and a bright smile, goes to the gym at least three times a week and gets his stylish haircut touched up every two weeks. He was happy to make it onto his own Web site.

This guy sounds like an ahole. He should date himself. No time for dating but plenty of time for the gym, the salon, and to engineer the silliest website known to man. The dating site for hot people who can't get dates. Um. Good luck with this Pellegrino.

12 posted on 03/22/2007 6:01:48 AM PDT by zeke15
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To: day10

After I submitted my picture, they offered me free lifetime membership. I declined.


13 posted on 03/22/2007 6:04:17 AM PDT by 1rudeboy
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To: zeke15
He, Mr. Pellegrino, here is you're problem:


14 posted on 03/22/2007 6:05:08 AM PDT by dfwgator (The University of Florida - Championship U)
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To: day10

I'm about a 6.5 but you can drink me pretty...


15 posted on 03/22/2007 7:57:31 AM PDT by Snardius (Support the troops...slow bleed them to defeat.)
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To: day10; martin_fierro; Slings and Arrows; JRios1968

Definitely Leaves Me Out Ping...

Let's put it this way--when I went there, I found out that apparently negative numbers exist (LOL) 8^)


16 posted on 03/23/2007 7:49:44 PM PDT by rzeznikj at stout (Boldly Going Nowhere...)
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To: rzeznikj at stout; MeekOneGOP; Conspiracy Guy; DocRock; King Prout; Darksheare; OSHA; ...
Them as would use it most likely deserves it.


17 posted on 03/23/2007 8:38:35 PM PDT by Slings and Arrows ("By the way... who is Ben Dayho?" --60Gunner)
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To: rzeznikj at stout; day10; martin_fierro; Slings and Arrows; EveningStar; BJClinton; agent_delta; ...
...when I went there, I found out that apparently negative numbers exist...

I went and checked it out...

What are those "imaginary" numbers they used for me?

18 posted on 03/23/2007 8:47:08 PM PDT by JRios1968 (Tagline wanted...inquire within)
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To: JRios1968
What are those "imaginary" numbers they used for me?

They mean that your beauty is 90 degrees out of phase.

19 posted on 03/23/2007 8:54:40 PM PDT by Slings and Arrows ("By the way... who is Ben Dayho?" --60Gunner)
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To: JRios1968

I don't know...

Mine was set at -10+5i


20 posted on 03/23/2007 8:54:59 PM PDT by rzeznikj at stout (Boldly Going Nowhere...)
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To: rzeznikj at stout

lolz


21 posted on 03/23/2007 8:55:49 PM PDT by JRios1968 (Tagline wanted...inquire within)
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To: JRios1968

Please don't be offended, but I always pictured you as looking like the guy in post #14. A guy my sister used to be obsessed with.


22 posted on 03/23/2007 8:56:14 PM PDT by Clemenza (NO to Rudy in 2008! New York's Values are NOT America's Values! RUN FRED RUN!)
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To: JRios1968
Yes, and they gave this guy a full 2...


23 posted on 03/23/2007 8:58:08 PM PDT by rzeznikj at stout (Boldly Going Nowhere...)
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To: rzeznikj at stout
I3 fit me fairly well.
24 posted on 03/23/2007 8:59:20 PM PDT by Fierce Allegiance (There are 2 types of Rudy fans - the uninformed or anti-conservative TROLLS who do not belong on FR)
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To: Fierce Allegiance

Well, they tried to divide negative infinity by zero, but settled on -10+5i...8^)


25 posted on 03/23/2007 9:01:33 PM PDT by rzeznikj at stout (Boldly Going Nowhere...)
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To: rzeznikj at stout

But it has to do with the number of tons he weighs...


26 posted on 03/23/2007 9:02:14 PM PDT by JRios1968 (Tagline wanted...inquire within)
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To: Clemenza

No offense taken...I guess it could have been worse, you could have visualized me as looking like the Hoff.


27 posted on 03/23/2007 9:03:11 PM PDT by JRios1968 (Tagline wanted...inquire within)
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To: JRios1968

Still, they gave the world's fattest man a positive number. Damn...

I know I'm ugly as sin, but this is just freakin' ridiculous...8^)


28 posted on 03/23/2007 9:03:21 PM PDT by rzeznikj at stout (Boldly Going Nowhere...)
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To: rzeznikj at stout

Indeed...


29 posted on 03/23/2007 9:04:20 PM PDT by JRios1968 (Tagline wanted...inquire within)
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To: JRios1968

My high school gym teacher looked like the Hoff with a moustache and a mullet.


30 posted on 03/23/2007 9:04:27 PM PDT by Clemenza (NO to Rudy in 2008! New York's Values are NOT America's Values! RUN FRED RUN!)
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To: Clemenza

31 posted on 03/23/2007 9:05:33 PM PDT by JRios1968 (Tagline wanted...inquire within)
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To: rzeznikj at stout

I think that guy may be sitting on someone! Notice the hand in the left side of the picture. lol


32 posted on 03/23/2007 9:05:41 PM PDT by KoRn (FRED THOMPSON FOR PRESIDENT!)
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To: Extremely Extreme Extremist

That's funny. I never see you at the meetings.


33 posted on 03/23/2007 9:06:52 PM PDT by Doohickey (Rudolph Giuliani: metro-American)
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To: JRios1968; Slings and Arrows; Fierce Allegiance; stephenjohnbanker; NicknamedBob; martin_fierro; ...

JRios, Slings, Fierce, and I all couldn't qualify.

I got a complex number: -10+5i. Definitely far below an 8.

Can you guys qualify? 8^)


34 posted on 03/23/2007 9:06:57 PM PDT by rzeznikj at stout (Boldly Going Nowhere...)
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To: JRios1968

To make matters worse, it was an open secret that he was offering A's and letter's of recommendation for Lewinski's from the ladies.


35 posted on 03/23/2007 9:08:04 PM PDT by Clemenza (NO to Rudy in 2008! New York's Values are NOT America's Values! RUN FRED RUN!)
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To: Clemenza; JRios1968
One of mine looked like this...


36 posted on 03/23/2007 9:08:14 PM PDT by rzeznikj at stout (Boldly Going Nowhere...)
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To: KoRn

My guess is more than one...8^)


37 posted on 03/23/2007 9:09:37 PM PDT by rzeznikj at stout (Boldly Going Nowhere...)
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To: rzeznikj at stout

AAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHH

MY EYES!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!


38 posted on 03/23/2007 9:10:06 PM PDT by JRios1968 (Tagline wanted...inquire within)
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To: rzeznikj at stout

Good God!


39 posted on 03/23/2007 9:10:24 PM PDT by stephenjohnbanker (Misery loves miserable company.......ask any liberal. Hunter in 08!)
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To: Clemenza

Oh my...


40 posted on 03/23/2007 9:10:26 PM PDT by JRios1968 (Tagline wanted...inquire within)
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To: rzeznikj at stout

Good God!!!!


41 posted on 03/23/2007 9:10:48 PM PDT by stephenjohnbanker (Misery loves miserable company.......ask any liberal. Hunter in 08!)
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To: rzeznikj at stout; JRios1968
To cancel out that repulsive photo, I will bring you a REAL hottie:


42 posted on 03/23/2007 9:10:51 PM PDT by Clemenza (NO to Rudy in 2008! New York's Values are NOT America's Values! RUN FRED RUN!)
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To: JRios1968

Yeah, no kidding......I thought it was a nightmare : )


43 posted on 03/23/2007 9:11:30 PM PDT by stephenjohnbanker (Misery loves miserable company.......ask any liberal. Hunter in 08!)
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To: Clemenza

About time!!!!!!!!!!!

Whew!


44 posted on 03/23/2007 9:12:17 PM PDT by stephenjohnbanker (Misery loves miserable company.......ask any liberal. Hunter in 08!)
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To: stephenjohnbanker

My nightmares have nightmares when they see that!


45 posted on 03/23/2007 9:12:20 PM PDT by JRios1968 (Tagline wanted...inquire within)
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To: JRios1968

I had to live with that for three semesters...

I probably issued a million UNNNNNNGHs before I graduated.


46 posted on 03/23/2007 9:12:29 PM PDT by rzeznikj at stout (Boldly Going Nowhere...)
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To: rzeznikj at stout

Can't say I blame you...


47 posted on 03/23/2007 9:14:10 PM PDT by JRios1968 (Tagline wanted...inquire within)
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To: rzeznikj at stout

Hmmm...

I think my score would be off the charts.


48 posted on 03/23/2007 9:14:23 PM PDT by tuliptree76
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To: Clemenza; JRios1968; stephenjohnbanker
Thank God!!


49 posted on 03/23/2007 9:14:41 PM PDT by rzeznikj at stout (Boldly Going Nowhere...)
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To: JRios1968

Nobody............but NOBODY should have to look at that!


50 posted on 03/23/2007 9:15:10 PM PDT by stephenjohnbanker (Misery loves miserable company.......ask any liberal. Hunter in 08!)
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