New Dating Service Helps You Find Love While Hunting for Pokemon

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Not long after the app launched, Pokemon Go was helping players find dates in the real world while they searched for monsters in an augmented reality. Now there’s a dating service that can guarantee you’ll meet a fellow single trainer on your next Pokemon hunt, Vocativ reports.

PokéDates is a new service from the Project Fixup dating site, which matches users who share a Pokemon Go obsession. To sign up, users answer questions about their dating preferences, interests, deal breakers, and other pieces of information unrelated to the Pokemon world. When it comes time to decide which kind of date to go on (coffee, wine, dive bars, and desserts are a few of the choices offered), users can select the PokéDates option to be set up on a date at a Pokemon Gym or PokeStop in their area. From there, the couple can explore the neighborhood’s Pokemon population or set up a Lure Module at the nearest coffeeshop/PokeStop while they sit back and swap their best battle stories

Unlike other dating services, Project Fixup uses humans to select pairs instead of relying on algorithms. Hopefully that means someone from Team Valor is less likely to be matched with someone from Team Instinct. The service costs users $20 per date, but you can get your first match for free by entering the promo code “POKEDATES2016.”

[h/t Vocativ]

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