South of that menu is a filter system that lets you refine your searches based on age and location.
The meat of the homepage is a gallery of large images displaying various users' profile images.
Once Bachelor #2 finished that rant, he started another conversation about how much he hated wine—yet he chose a wine bar as the date location.
You cannot, however, save your progress as you go, which means that you must complete a test in one sitting. User Profiles and Bad Web Design Even if you manage to endure answering a hundred questions in one sitting, you may become frustrated with Plenty of Fish's awful design.
That makes answering the queries a massive chore as some sections contain close to 100 questions. There were two instances when POF didn't take my questions due to my session timing out. POF's website is difficult and confusing to navigate; it's the exact opposite of e Harmony'speople, not the person you're interested in checking out. And you have to scroll all the way to the bottom of the screen to favorite a profile—that's not a very user-friendly design, especially for the person looking to quickly favorite people to contact later.
It gives you a quick look at the eye candy (or lack thereof) that's available.
The ads are pretty awful, too, and play into some very questionable preferences.
Bachelor #2 's basic features were accurately described online, such as height and eye color, but his the personality traits he claimed for himself, such as optimism and friendliness, were just plain wrong.
Still, it's probably not reasonable to expect someone to describe themselves as boastful and offputting.
I noticed that I, a black man, was being served an unusually high number of ads asking if I wanted white women or needed help finding a white woman.
When I set my profile race to white, I was served mostly ads that wanted to know if I wanted Latinas or sugar mamas. POF's profiles provide lots of detailed information that you won't find on other dating sites.
These questions assess your personality via five tests—Chemistry, Needs, Psychological, Keeper, Sex—and use the data you feed it to help find a match.
There are a set number of questions, unlike Ok Cupid.com's vast bank of queries, but they don't allow you to type in a statement to clarify a point (one of my favorite aspects of Ok Cupid's personality tests).
When filling out your profile you must clarify if you would date someone who is overweight, smokes, or has kids.