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Plenty of Fish Down? Don't Worry, Here's 8 Totally Strange Dating Sites Instead

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 LOS ANGELES (CBS) Plenty of Fish has become a hot topic today.

No, it's not the name of a breakout band, but rather one of the web's most popular free dating sites with 13 million daily  users.

So what has the web heated up over POF? It's been down all morning and has caused millions to scour the web in search of a response to the fail.

In the meantime, here are some wacky dating sites you might have missed:


For his summer internship, 23-year old Brian was told to "make something, anything famous." So the New Yorker, set up a site, Facebook page and Twitter profile to crowd-source 30 dates over 30 days. He began his quest on July 19th, which means there's still time left to squeeze into his busy dating schedule or just be amused by watching his adventures on the site.


After spending way too much time with no results on dating sites, this guy from San Diego decided to take matters into his own hands. He created his own brand, TimWOW, and a comedic video selling himself, which has already gotten him a few dates and over 100,000 views on YouTube. Go to his site to see if you could be the one for him.

3.) Cupidtino

This is a dating site created solely for Mac lovers. Geek out and never have a debate over mac vs. PC with your significant other again.

4.) Skout

This free app can be downloaded on your phone and lets you use your GPS to find and connect with singles in your area. Talk about convenience!


This site hails itself as a dating site for ONLY beautiful people. Creationists need not apply, that is unless you're totally smoking.


This free SciFi personals & social networking community is for science fiction lovers, including but not limited to lovers of Star Trek and Star Wars. Naturally, Orion slave girls are welcome. If you get that joke, you're probably already a member.


Set up a private profile and navigate their "smoker friendly" dating service. Just don't forget your username and password because that would like, suck.


Whether you like your date younger or older, this site doesn't discriminate against intergenerational dating.