Tinder also varies immensely from country to country. In the USA I got plenty of Tinder dates on the occasions I experimented with the app. Likewise in the UK. But in Switzerland…. crickets. No one here uses Tinder except as a way to get tiny dopamine hits by swiping right on people they’ll never actually meet. Even Badoo, which is a far more utilized app in Europe, is likewise barren.The good thing is, in Europe people just hang out in cafes, get together in groups, and enjoy each other face-to-face. Unless you use AdultFriendFinder, in which case you’ll rarely have an empty evening unless you’re so exhausted you truly need one…

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