Gamers: What to Wear on a First Date

Esquire has been around the block a few times.  If you’ve got a first date coming up that you’re pumped about (I would hope you would be excited; if not, why are you going?), then choosing what to wear can be an issue.  Us guys usually have a handful of go-to shirts, usually of the…

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Fall Date Ideas for Gamers

With the imminent arrival of Fall comes beautiful colors, cooler temperatures, and lots of new creative date ideas for gamers.  While beach days at the lake may not be as good of an idea this time of year, all it takes is a little creativity and prep and you can sip hot chocolate on the…

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Don’t Be Scared to Date a Gamer

Ugh, here we go again with gamer stereotypes again.  If you’re a gamer in the vicinity of Albany, NY, then you might know who Paul Gallery is; if not, he is one of the video gaming journalists behind the Times Union newspaper’s online gaming blog entitled, “Press Start“.  Although over two years old, “Scared to…

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How Soon to Call Her?

Every guy has asked this question, and likely heard a different answer every time.  So how soon should you call her?  The next day. That’s it. I don’t care if it’s after your first date, or you met her at a bar last night – call her the next day.  Don’t call her the same…

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How to Turn Her Down

Getting turned down is tough to hear, but it’s even harder to say.  99% of the time, daters online or offline simply go for the avoidance route: if she doesn’t call, text, or message you back, chances are she’s moved on.  If you’re on the receiving end, that route can especially hurt, especially if you…

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Gents: The Ladies Say Don’t Be Boring

Do NOT Commit This Major Online Dating Mistake (It’s My New Pet Peeve!)  And while the ladies over at Glamour do make a great point, the true can be said for their team as well.  Whereas guys may be bland and have dull profiles, there is an argument on the female profile for pure repetitiveness,…

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Breaking the Ice: use kind words, not a fire spell

Breaking the ice is a gamebreaking move. Let’s be honest. Do it wrong, and you come across as a fool. But pulling off the ice breaker shows one thing above all else: practice. Practice. Because we’ve all been the instigator of the awkward introduction. It’s just hopefully we’ve learned from our losses and have adapted…

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To Gamers Who Play and Date Online

The online dating process may be described as exceptionally linear: sign up, create a profile, contact a user, then hope to hear back soon. Meeting people online via gaming offers a stark contrast: meet, feel them out, and then continue talking or leave them behind. Gaming online builds certain skill sets that are not unique…

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Editing Your Match Preferences – All Pros, No Cons

It’s great to know what you’re looking for. But life rarely makes things that easy on us.  In the words of Barney Stinson, “Want to hear God laugh? Tell him your plans.” What LFG Dating.com offers you is a professional venue to meet people who share your passion for gaming.  We ask you what you…

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5 Creative First Date Ideas on a Budget

First dates are first impressions, and good first date ideas are extremely hard to come by (unless you own an iPad).  Dropping an entire paycheck is also not necessarily the best idea if you really want to impress, as creativity and thoughtfulness tend to carry a lot more weight.  There’s also the fact that most…

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