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How has the Online Dating Game Changed?

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So you're single and living in Los Angeles. The good news is you're not alone. Better yet, you're fully armed with to-dos and a wealth of tips 'n' tricks as a regular LAist reader.

But how will you score a date to make it all happen? What's the best way to narrow down the playing field to include the most compatible, intriguing, ideal match who will inevitably want you just as bad as you want them? How will you find the IRL chemistry that warrants a second and third date. Where's that ideal other half to take it to the next level with, to see LA through a new set of eyes?

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Are there even any "rules" anymore?