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#21 OFFLINE   wayne-sw19

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Posted 21 October 2010 - 10:16 PM

Thanks MACBI for the hiding tip! Is the only way to open the app then to undo the restriction, and then remember to switch it back on later?
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Posted 21 October 2010 - 10:46 PM

View PostMACBI, on 20 October 2010 - 11:04 PM, said:

For most of you that don't know how to hide your app. You have to go into settings>general>restrictions>apps>n change rating to 12+.... This will hide the app. Set a password to access that.

Superb Tip. And now I've set mine up, I've an addition to add.

I moved all the apps which are 17+ to a separate folder. When I might hand phone to someone else I can now hide the 17+ apps with ease as the folder I use to store then vanishes as well.
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Posted 22 October 2010 - 05:22 PM

View Postwayne-sw19, on 21 October 2010 - 10:16 PM, said:

Thanks MACBI for the hiding tip! Is the only way to open the app then to undo the restriction, and then remember to switch it back on later?
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Yeah... You would have to constantly go back and forth to toggle the restrictions but it's worth the trouble.

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Posted 22 October 2010 - 09:42 PM

View PostMACBI, on 22 October 2010 - 05:22 PM, said:

Yeah... You would have to constantly go back and forth to toggle the restrictions but it's worth the trouble.
But be careful to move the icon back into a folder - otherwise it finds the first open slot!
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Posted 23 October 2010 - 12:25 AM

There's no real trick to managing many chat requests. Just answer them if you choose.

I've decided on a grindr break. I had them delete my profile today. The creepy gym pseudo-stalker guy has left me wanting a break from the messaging. I don't even think he's dangerous, he's just really bad at interacting with people and doesn't know not to be creepy.
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Posted 23 October 2010 - 05:18 PM

This app sounds awesome. Wish they would release it for android, almost tempted to get an iphone simply for this.

Although it does sound like it attracts some odd people!

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Posted 24 October 2010 - 03:56 AM

View PostDont Panic, on 23 October 2010 - 12:25 AM, said:

There's no real trick to managing many chat requests. Just answer them if you choose.

I've decided on a grindr break. I had them delete my profile today. The creepy gym pseudo-stalker guy has left me wanting a break from the messaging. I don't even think he's dangerous, he's just really bad at interacting with people and doesn't know not to be creepy.

That's exactly what I was talking about... Hahaha... It's funny what you say about a grindr break... I am taking one too! It's too much to deal plus my midterms are coming up and I can't afford to be distracted lol. So I'll stick to this forum for now. .

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Posted 01 December 2010 - 08:41 AM

How addictive do u guys find grindr? I found very addictive.

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Posted 01 December 2010 - 09:31 PM

I'm addicted to grindr... But I gotta stop. It's a bad habit lol. I can't handle having so many conversations lol...good thing for self-control or else I would be a man whore. Haha. Gotta protect my V card lol... Feel like I'm the prey. No ones getting near my rear end! Exit Only! Does anyone else feel like this? Like fresh meat to those that been there and done that!

I think I might get myself in trouble cuz of this app. I never thought about it until now. What if the people your sending your pic to knows someone that knows one of your friends??? Wow awkward

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Posted 01 December 2010 - 10:39 PM

View PostMACBI, on 01 December 2010 - 09:31 PM, said:

I'm addicted to grindr... But I gotta stop. It's a bad habit lol. I can't handle having so many conversations lol...good thing for self-control or else I would be a man whore. Haha. Gotta protect my V card lol... Feel like I'm the prey. No ones getting near my rear end! Exit Only! Does anyone else feel like this? Like fresh meat to those that been there and done that!

I think I might get myself in trouble cuz of this app. I never thought about it until now. What if the people your sending your pic to knows someone that knows one of your friends??? Wow awkward

submit a request to delete your profile and delete the app. problem solved. it's what i did.
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Posted 02 December 2010 - 05:32 AM

Hi. I downloaded it today, after finding out about it yesterday. I'm always the last to know. :) Not sure it's my style, but it's, um, interesting ...

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Posted 03 December 2010 - 12:00 AM

I downloaded it last night and got addicted right away. I met a really cute guy, but now I can't find him today! Grr....

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Posted 03 December 2010 - 09:35 PM

View PostCharles, on 03 December 2010 - 12:00 AM, said:

I downloaded it last night and got addicted right away. I met a really cute guy, but now I can't find him today! Grr....
Save him sing the yellow star symbol. Then hell be at the top of your list, before the unstarred ones.
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Posted 03 December 2010 - 10:53 PM

Yeah, he came on last night, so I starred him.

I'm still not sure if I would be comfortable with meeting any of these people. One guy knew almost exactly where I lived and wanted to meet for coffee at the café across the street right then and there.

I also wish they would finally come out with a straight version. I've read that they promised that a straight version would be released by the end of 2010, but it doesn't sound like it will be. I want to know what cute girls are around too.

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Posted 22 December 2010 - 12:58 AM

I like it a lot. Have used it a lot.

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Posted 25 December 2010 - 09:47 PM

Better than Craigslist. At Least can have instant conversation

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Posted 19 April 2011 - 08:33 AM

I have it. I use it. I like it. As addictive as facebook (but I have went a couple days without it).

Met a lot of really cool guys on there, especially after I publicly posted my pic.

Only one gay guy tried to convince me I was gay because he was "bi" once.

I'm nervous about using it out in public, but don't mind if my family or friends see it since they'll all know soon enough that I'm queer.

Just won't tell them all the details, I'm sure they'd prefer (or at least my Dad) not to know.

My pic is public on it. Didn't used to be. More replies that way. Not a "closet case."

Plus all possible girlfriends know I'm bi, I'm up front with them about it - thus, they wouldn't be surprised it's on my phone.

Meeting up for casual sex though? A really hot guy offered me a blow job the first night I was on, but - similarly to losing virginity with a girl, ease into it.

When I was closeted I kept deleting it, but now? Probably will go to a grindr night some night.

The straight grindr app? Perfect union for being bi. Switch as readily as our fluctuations.

.... I do wonder if there will be any activity over Easter in my hometown though, I never saw a gay or bi guy once - ever, all my years living there. Hopefully there are some close by as I'll need friends that have "been there before" when coming out.

.... Also on 'Jacked' was offered to be a kept-boy or rent-boy, suffice to say didn't exactly feel comfortable with that. Got nude pics from guys. But found a cool gay friend too.

And MAC, definitely not letting my Dad find out either how involved in the gay scene his 'good ol' boy' is - he grew up very conservative. Being closeted all these years was actually due to wanting to be his 'perfect' son - but turning 23, we gotta live our own lives now.

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Posted 21 April 2011 - 10:27 PM

its fun to use as a chat but ive never met a guy off it

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Posted 24 April 2011 - 04:49 AM

I'll have to look into this app once my phone recharges. I'll try to post back with some kind of review.

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Posted 26 April 2011 - 01:12 PM

I think Grindr is a great app...never met a guy off of it s I'm very up front about who I am and what I'm after but ifrhe right friend happens to come along then it could happen at some point. I like the fact that it shows distance, nice to be able to chat with local people.



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