At least one financial services professional knows what that’s about.From: [redacted] Date: Sat, Apr 7, 2012 at AM To: [26, Oyster Bay, 9.0] Subject: spreadsheet… I thought about deleting the names, but figured I might as will give you the whole thing.David Merkur, 28, from New York, or online dating spreadsheet guy, as he shall be known for eternity, tracked observations to obsessive, and kind of weird, detail. Because he sent the spreadsheet to one of the girls he dated (Arielle, Looks very pretty: limited overall profile info: originally from Oyster Bay, Very pretty: sweet & down to earth/great personality, hope to see her again soon).Deadspin reports that Arielle was told that he kept it, and asked if she could see it. This was an honest attempt to stay organised." Sounds fair enough.), someone who needs to "keep track" of dates as if they were inanimate objects, someone who makes harsh judgments via paper or computer documents.
Whilst he didn't go as far as embedded formulae, linked graphs or pivot tables, he did add annotations to each column heading with a more detailed explanation of the data within.
I only deleted the non-match people's names (at the bottom) since some I've known for a long time. By the following Monday, Arielle apparently couldn't resist the urge to share with her girlfriends: Hi Girls, Wanted to pass this on to you for some monday morning entertainment. On the date, he tells me that he has a spreadsheet for tracking all of the people from match that are "in process".
I hope this e-mail doesn't backfire, because I really had a great time and hope to hang again soon :). Naturally, I tease him and ask him to send me the spreadsheet.
Then he apparently sent it to her with the following message: "Well..could be a mistake, but what the hell. If you're perfect man was someone who'd keep the house, the finances and your social life in order down to the minute and enjoyability rating, online dating spreadsheet guy could just well be your perfect match.
I thought about deleting the names, but figured I might as will give you the whole thing. I work long days, go to the gym, go out on a couple of midweek dates or what not, get home late..am I going to remember them? David's is not that weird a story, as far as awkward online dating stories go.