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Introducing: TJ Love, our new dating service for commenters

Looking for love? You’ve come to the right comments section.
Apr 1st 2016, 7:33 AM 36,078 107

ARE YOU SINGLE?

Sick of swiping left on Tinder?

Want to meet someone special? 

shutterstock_371909062 If she used that phone to post a few comments, she might find the right person on TJ Love. Source: Shutterstock/Olga Rosi

Then our new venture at TheJournal.ie is for you.

We’re proud to announce TJ Love, our new service for commenters where you can search for the man or woman of your dreams.

Using data gleaned from your commenting activity on the site, we’ll match you up with a TheJournal.ie commenter who’s right for you.

TJ Love: Get ready to click

It’s a first in the world of online dating – a dating service just for commenters.

Eric Fallon, vice-chairman of Journal Media Ltd, said TJ Love is the natural next step for TheJournal.ie:

“We know our readers show their true selves when they comment,” he said.

And we love how passionate they are. We also know how hard it can be to find love in this era of online dating. So we wanted to make things easier, and bring love to our commenters the best way we know how. I only wish TJ Love had been around when I was single!

With TJ Love, you can meet someone who is:

  • Like-minded
  • Passionate about the same issues as you
  • A good communicator
  • Strong-voiced
  • Opinionated
  • Single

We’ll help to ensure you’re only matched with someone who really gets what kind of person you are.

Our commenting quiz will help you discover the type of people TJ Love could match you up with.

Lidl Valentine's Day. Gett You might not meet your love in the supermarket - but you might meet them on TJ Love. Source: Mark Stedman/Photocall Ireland

Your comments give an insight into your personality, desires and needs that a dating profile will never get to the heart of. It’s the real you, the passionate you, the intelligent you.

Your comments tell the world what you feel strongly about, and what would be better than to meet another commenter who feels passionately about the same things you do?

It’s simple:

  • Free for all commenters to use
  • Matched by interest, location, political affiliation
  • Takes seconds to sign up
  • We do all the match-making for you
  • Email alerts when you get matched

How it works

shutterstock_244963306 This happy couple met online. Now they're only delighted with life. Source: TheJournal.ie

TJ Love is open to all TheJournal.ie commenters. Simply visit our site and enter your name and the URL of the Twitter or Facebook account that you use to comment.

Tell us your gender preferences – male, female, or either – and your location.

Then, at our TJ Love Data Centre our hard-working tech team will extrapolate the key data from your comments. They will drill down into the information to zoom in on what sort of partner from the TJ Love commenter dating pool is right for you.

TJ Love will examine:

  • Your commenting history
  • Frequently commented-on subjects
  • Red and green thumbs received
  • Red and green thumbs given
  • Political articles commented on
  • Most frequently-used words
  • Commenting frequency
  • Deleted comments

This data will then be used to match you with another commenter in our system who closely matches your commenting style, interests and passions.

When you get matched, we’ll email you your match’s details and interests.

  • If you think you’ll ‘click’ with that person, you can choose to reply to that mail, which will send a message to your match.
  • Don’t think you’ll click? Just don’t reply, and they’ll be none the wiser. No pressure.

TJ Love offers five free matches a month.

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It’s simple. It just takes a comment – and a few clicks.

Want to sign up? Just click here.

Before you sign up, be sure to take our TJ Love commenting style quiz. It will help show you the kind of person you could be matched with.

TJ Love: Get ready to click

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Aoife Barry

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