)”Presumably the reason for the liberal use of single quotes around the word “she” in Hot Lips’ account is because, of course, the odds are as good as not that the person behind the scam may be of the Y-chromosome variety, and not a woman at all.
Hey, it doesn’t really matter, because they have no intention of ever meeting you in person anyways.
It turns out that there are entire websites devoted to exposing these Russian dating scams, and Russian dating scammers, some run by sites which also offer (apparently) legitimate Russian bride agency services.
UPDATE: I’ve adjusted the scoring and categories a bit because the test was skewed somewhat toward lower scores.
For those who have arguments with my scoring system, understand that it is based on averages.
I’m sure everyone knows a 34 year old woman who is just as hot as the average 22 year old girl, but the exceptions don’t make the rules.
And a note on BMI: I used the 1959 Met Life height-weight insurance charts as guides as they are the most accurate (before American “grade inflation” made obese the new normal).
A 5’10” 140lb woman would have a BMI of 20.1, which puts her well within the most desirable BMI category.
***** If you are a woman, this test will measure your dating market value.The higher the number, the better quality man you can catch. It slightly enhances my looks: 0 points I look like a different woman with makeup: -1 point I’m a natural beauty. ***** The next ten questions are the section of the test that measures your facial beauty. Your heterosexual male friends who would sleep with you given the chance.The lower the number, the more likely you will find yourself surrounded by cats. My morning face looks the same as my evening face: +1 point 3. (This relates tangentially to your ability to connect emotionally with a man.) Under 85: -1 point 85 to 100: 0 points 101 to 120: +1 point 121 to 145: 0 points Over 145: -1 point ***** The following ten questions deal with the physical attractiveness of your body. Your breast size is: Bee stings up to A cup: -1 point B cup: 0 points C cup: +1 point D cup, naturally firm: +2 points DD cup, firm: +1 point E cup and up: 0 points 5. Since so much of a woman’s dating market value resides in the appeal of her face, I have chosen to examine some traits in finer detail. Instead, put your pic up on hotornot and check back in a week. Long: -1 point Average: 0 points Short: +1 point 20. Small: +1 point Average: 0 points Large: -1 point 21. Small: +1 point Average: 0 points Large: -1 point 22. is certainly not the only online dating site to be hit by the Russian dating scam, nor are dating scams limited to Russia or Russian women, but they certainly seem to be the front-runners.Here’s how it works: a beautiful Russian woman, complete with beautiful Russian woman pictures, contacts her target through an online dating site.She starts a charming, and rapidly deepening correspondence, gets her target hooked, and then it comes: the request for money.