Beijing dating in numbers

We asked you about dating in Beijing. And wow.

Last month, we asked you about your experience of dating in Beijing and, as always, we were charmed, amused and, very occasionally, mildly horrified by your responses. 

Here's what we found out. 
Swipe happy
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Swipe happy

Most of you said you preferred swiping through Tinder over making 'love me!' videos on Tantan. New to getting dates on your mobile? Check out our Beijing dating apps guide

No chance of you lot getting catfished
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No chance of you lot getting catfished

Most of Beijing eschews pre-date social media stalking.  

Less than charmed
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Less than charmed

Pick up lines aren't cutting much ice with you, Beijing. Not all that surprising, given that even a Beijing pick-up artist we interviewed said they don't work. 

Where to score a date
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Where to score a date

Our survey revealed that the best places to meet people are as diverse as you all are, from the earnestly bookish (The Bookworm) to the trendy (Dada) to the, er, Sanlitun?  

Love in the time of 500 AQI
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Love in the time of 500 AQI

Romance in our pollution riddled city does have some advantages. Although not being able to leave your house to go on a date isn't great. 

Must get new shoes...
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Must get new shoes...

Tailor your politics to your date to avoid getting the heave ho in Beijing. Or, you know, try not to be an idiot in general. 

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