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Westminster, London, United Kingdom, 2011/03/26 - Like romance and dating? Wink'd, a new online/offline dating platform that brings the charm of internet dating into the real world. Wink'd users are given personalized, witty cards. Each card has a unique profile code. wink ;D.
An elegant stranger sweeps past you, catching your eye. They smile. Then they’re gone. Glancing down, you notice a crisp, sleek red card. On the back is a pre-printed message: ‘Let’s start playing games’ followed by a unique code and directions to 'Find me at winkd.me'. Entering the code brings up the online profile of your admirer for you to learn more and if you so choose, send an anonymous message.
Intrigued? You should be.
Welcome to Wink’d, a new offline/online dating service that allows you to make connections in real-life and then take it online. It’s like computer dating in reverse.
Here's how it works:
An individual, like the elegant stranger from above, becomes a Wink’d member online at winkd.me. Within a matter of days the new member receives a personalized pack of cards. Each bear a flirty or charming comment, like ‘Catch me if you can,’ or ‘Don't worry, parents love me, ’ or for the bold, ‘It was either this card or the key to my flat’.
Wink’d members then hand these cards out whenever they bump into an attractive stranger: in the tube, the grocery store, the club, anywhere.
Curious recipients go online and type in the personalized code that is on the back of the card. If a recipient is a little more tech savvy, he or she can scan the card’s QR code on a mobile. Either way, up comes a member’s profile linked with interesting tidbits about the person. The two potentials are then free to connect.
The Wink’d cards are available in multiple languages (French, German, Spanish, Italian and more) and are customizable to allow your own witty message The fee is £24.99 to join, which includes a package of 50 Wink’d cards and a month’s free service. The subscription fee is only £9.99 thereafter. One-month trial memberships with a package of 10 cards are also available for only £11.99. The website ships globally since we know all too well missed connections are happening everywhere.
Curious? Better start Wink’ing. Log on at winkd.me to find out more about the company.