But on the basis that no one tells the truth on dating sites I opted for "prison officer", because I've always harboured a secret fetish for dangerous convicts. It's a no-nonsense site for straight-down-the-line singles who know what they want and go for it - as illustrated by such profile names as red_hot_refuse_collector. No, but I was impressed and flattered when one of those furry-hatted blokes outside Buckingham Palace started messaging me.

Or at least, that's where he said he worked, and who am I to doubt him?

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It's not just for nurses: UD is where PCSOs and firemen come to meet stewardesses and traffic wardens, shattering the delusion that working in uniform is one big porn movie waiting to be filmed.

(Though for some users that's probably part of the site's initial appeal.) Standard membership is free, but if you want to contact another member you'll have to upgrade to FULL membership, for £30 a month. During registration, UD asked if I was part of a uniformed industry and provided a drop-down list which included such options as "model" and even "journalist" (well, I suppose chardonnay-smattered chinos and a pyjama top are a sort-of uniform).

Browsing is free, but you'll have to upgrade (£28 per month) if you want to contact other members.

(mysinglefriend.com) Sugar Daddie "Where the classy, attractive and affluent can meet", claims the site. In fact, the men I met on Sugar Daddie were super hot, super rich, and super nice. (Whereas I **climbs to higher moral ground** was looking for a single, solvent baby-daddy to set me up with a luxury lifestyle and childcare allowance for life, naturally.) However I enjoyed elegant dinners with extremely interesting, busy blokes, a world away from the one I know.

You don't need to be rich to constitute a sugar daddy, just willing to spend money on a girl.

This is a rule applies to all dating sites: avoid the temptation to exaggerate.

(okcupid.com) Match This is where people go to get married, if you believe the ads, and you have to be pretty serious if you're going to stump up the £30 monthly fee (cheaper if you commit to three or six months).

I didn't get married after my experiences with Match, but I did learn an important lesson: an awful lot of people are deceptively attractive from a distance.

I've been hearing my girlfriends discuss their wins and losses with a variety of online-dating phone apps, so I'm breaking down the newest means of tech-based courtship.