” encourages Star Trek Dating.com, one of a number of dating websites that have beamed online in recent years to help “Welcome to a dating community that is light years ahead of others,” teases the homepage for Trekkie
“Find like-minded friends, romance, and convention dates with other Trekkies TODAY! ” (That’s Next Generation.)There are a lot of singles in this galaxy, and increasingly they seem to be turning at warp speed to niche dating sites focused on matching users based on hyperspecific interests—like, say, an intense love of Star Trek.
The Trekkie dating community is your place to connect, share and grow with other single Trekkie. Our mission is to unite you with a dating community sharing your kwink.
So here are a few pointers on how to romance your possible love interest before you "engage." Learn a few sweet nothings in Klingon to set the mood.
Just if you are male [or] female and what you are looking for," founder Jonathan Bird told Crave.
You can sign up for free and start searching for "Star Trek" singles in your area. You can create a list of favorite singles and send winks to let them know you're interested.
"Star Trek" fan dating sites are nothing new -- you can choose from a range like Star Trek Dating, Date a Trekkie, Trek Passions and Trekkie Dating.
But Trek hopes to set itself apart by encouraging users to post profile photos of themselves dressed as their favorite characters and post videos of themselves talking about what means to them. Some of us only love the original TV series starring William Shatner and Leonard Nimoy. Not to mention the fans who love the books and comics.
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”On Trek Passions.com, one 22-year-old user from Texas headlines his profile: “Beam me up…to the attractive Trekkies:)” He goes on to say, “I love Star Trek TOS”—that stands for The Original Series, for the uninitiated—“Makes paying for Netflix worth it all by itself. In his book Love in the Time of Algorithms, Dan Slater writes that roughly 15 million users in North America alone used interest-specific dating sites in 2011, proof of the shift from the “bookend theory” popularized by Match.com, on which the goal was to win over every “book” on the shelf, to these niche sites.