Although POF isn't a beautiful site, it is functional and extremely effective.Most of the features are still free, although this is changing as of March 2009 and December 2010.Finding love is not about handing over a monthly fee to a dating site that only cares about making sure you stay another month to pay them again." ~2007 from With one of the fastest sign ups possible (most questions can be deferred for later), Plenty of Fish offers most of its features at no cost to the user whatsoever, including instant messaging, smiles, compatibility testing and matching, general dating and geographic forums and a hot or not photo rating system. It doesn't take a browsing single long to run across a profile that proudly exclaims, "Just here for the forums!Users can also see who have looked at their profile (although now for a fee as of December 2010), ban certain types of users from contacting them (such as from certain regions of the world or people only looking for sex), and add people to their personal favorites list. " Ranging in topic from dealing with a broken heart to non-dating related debates, the forums are an excellent way of 'meeting' people virtually.Plus, many members take it upon themselves to organize events and meet & greets for everyone to attend, and the place to find such events are in the forums.Other unusual features include a list of "who loves me" (those who have added you to their favorites), a search for members by the University they previously attended, and the who you'll marry feature. When a new user signs up to the site, they are asked for their basic information as well as a picture of themselves.
Members that choose the free version are still able to use most of the common features, although upgrading your subscription has strong benefits to connect more with members and lets users customize their profile more as information is added.
New updates may make the POF app virtually useless to members that want to connect connect to their account by mobile phone or device.
Users can create an entire profile without even verifying their email address.
Visit Their Website What, you have yet to join Plenty of Fish?
You must be newly single, avoid online dating altogether, or have doubted the claims your nearest and dearest have touted about the site.