Often addresses and phone numbers are exchanged, and conversations continue once the app is closed.
The Discreet His profile: No photo, no words about himself.
The “Back-in-the-Day” Guy His profile: An attractive picture of a shirtless relatively fit guy.
The Polyamorous His profile: Generally a photo of two partnered guys (any age or appearance) with some listed stats and a small blurb like “Happily married and occasionally seeking a third for fun. If I don’t respond, it means I don’t find you attractive.” Him: Hey stud.
You want all that and you’ve only seen a face photo of me? The Narcissist His profile: A photo of a very good-looking all-American type guy. Good-looking guy seeking fit athletic masculine guys who are down to clown. Him: You are one of like 2 per cent of guys that I actually find attractive.
You can also upload more photographs from your phone, or take live photographs, to send to the man as well.
Finally, you can send a GPS ping that shows him exactly where you are on a map, making meetups easy. Grindr is a phone app used by gay men to meet other gay men nearby. Urban dictionary defines it as “Location based i Phone/i Touch App for gay, bi, and curious men to meet. Following are twelve conversations, or variations thereof, you will definitely have on Grindr if you have the app. A blurb saying something like “Average guy looking for a real connection.” Him: Hi. Approach one: a simple photograph of myself (clothed and smiling) with no other information.