Is Tinder Plus worth paying for?

I am a regular joe shmo who decided to give Tinder Plus a try, to see if it was worth the 9.99 a month for an average or sub average guy like me. Im posting my review here to maybe help anyone else who may be on the fence and in a similar situation.

I got about a match a day from non-bot accounts initially, only a handful of which resulted in dates, and no hookups as a direct result of Tinder. I got tired of swiping limits and the relentless amount of bot accounts, so fast forward to two weeks ago, I paid for Tinder Plus to try to increase my odds.

You can see three examples I screen capped just this morning in my Imgur post. I do not have screenshots of the conversations, as I only matched with these kind of accounts when my boost was live, two weeks ago on a Saturday night. I promptly unmatched and reported them as spam.

Besides these fake accounts, there are of course the numerous fake accounts that attempt to redirect you to Snapchat and Kik. Or the scam accounts that are most definitely a real person, but try to send you to chat.me which is a credit card scam video chat site, or something similar.

This is something honestly Ive only had an issue with since joining Tinder Plus, and its an odd one. I have my location set to my current location at all times and have never used the passport feature. However, I seem to have an endless supply of accounts that are listed in cities like Chicago, St. Louis, New York City, but are only 15-25 miles away. I have never once matched with any account listed this way, as they do seem to be real people.

So at 9:03pm I used a boost, and was instructed to swipe as much as possible in my 30 minutes to increase my visibility. So I began “suicide swiping”, for science, and I was given a circular meter at the bottom of the screen which had some kind of multiplier? It started at 6.3x and by the time my 30 minutes were up it ended at 8.2x. I suppose this was how many times more my profile was seen, but was never given a direct explanation to the purpose or meaning of the multiplier. Afterwards it displayed my final number and went away.

During my boost, the only accounts that I swiped on and matched right away were the fake accounts from earlier in the post. 24 hours later, fake accounts and all I had 12 matches, only 4 of which were actual people. 6 were the fake profiles, 4 were real, and 2 were scammers.

I like the super like feature quite a bit, but seemingly dont have much luck with it. It leaves me much more inclined to read profiles and look at all pictures. However, Ive only had two girls match me that I super liked over a two week period of using all five, every day. I honestly get more matches out of swiping normally.

Perhaps a little bit nit-picky, but I dont like that the super likes only recharge after your last one is gone. I Tinder at work, as I am today, and I work retail. If I stop in the middle of using my super likes and forget to use them all over like a 2 hour span, its only 24 hours after Ive used my last one for the day that they will be available again.

Im overweight, my style certainly isnt for everyone and I dont make a lot of money. I do believe Im charming and confident, and a 100% better of an experience in-person. Online dating is a bit of hurdle for me and guys in my league, and I was strictly curious if Tinder Plus would significantly improve my odds. Which brings me to the wrap up.

I think Tinder Plus is a bit of a scam in and of itself. Some of the things Ive noticed such as the fake accounts and odd location settings seem awfully fishy to me. I was completely underwhelmed by the boost feature, it felt totally wasted 24 hours later. Its an over marketed and over priced feature at best. I still get advertisements for them shoved down my throat as a Plus user, but I suppose thats the “whale” mentality of app-spending consumer marketing.

If you’re casually using Tinder to get laid, but you’re also on other apps, and you’re not taking online dating too seriously, Tinder Plus probably isn’t worth it. On the other hand, if you take online dating seriously and genuinely want to meet someone and go on dates, Tinder Plus is an attractive option.

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Tinder Plus Cost Per Month:

Tinder Plus pricing runs around $7.99 a month, with the monthly price dropping if you purchase a longer subscription. How much Tinder costs also depends on what promotions are running at the time and what market youre in.

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As with most dating apps your subscription is auto-renewed unless you cancel it with at least a days notice prior to it expiring.

Two week review from a sub average/average guy : Tinder

I am a regular joe shmo who decided to give Tinder Plus a try, to see if it was worth the 9.99 a month for an average or sub average guy like me. Im posting my review here to maybe help anyone else who may be on the fence and in a similar situation.

During my boost, the only accounts that I swiped on and matched right away were the fake accounts from earlier in the post. 24 hours later, fake accounts and all I had 12 matches, only 4 of which were actual people. 6 were the fake profiles, 4 were real, and 2 were scammers.

You can see three examples I screen capped just this morning in my Imgur post. I do not have screenshots of the conversations, as I only matched with these kind of accounts when my boost was live, two weeks ago on a Saturday night. I promptly unmatched and reported them as spam.

Im overweight, my style certainly isnt for everyone and I dont make a lot of money. I do believe Im charming and confident, and a 100% better of an experience in-person. Online dating is a bit of hurdle for me and guys in my league, and I was strictly curious if Tinder Plus would significantly improve my odds. Which brings me to the wrap up.

I think Tinder Plus is a bit of a scam in and of itself. Some of the things Ive noticed such as the fake accounts and odd location settings seem awfully fishy to me. I was completely underwhelmed by the boost feature, it felt totally wasted 24 hours later. Its an over marketed and over priced feature at best. I still get advertisements for them shoved down my throat as a Plus user, but I suppose thats the “whale” mentality of app-spending consumer marketing.

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