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On Saturday, a Tinder user shared screen shots of a conversation he's been having with a 'match' for the past 36 months.
That's right. Three years of pithy back and forth conversation.
The pair from Ohio are still to meet up.
After an initial 'Sorry I missed this' exchange, the dialogue quickly turned into an amusing series of one-upmanships.
Once the story had been shared online it went quickly viral.
Hahahaha one day I'm going to meet this girl and it's going to be epic. Look at the dates of our tinder texts. https://t.co/DASQK4c5cX— Josh Avsec (@Josh Avsec) 1499473308
@Cglenn_17 Hahahaha I specifically didn't add it cuz it was more outlandish then the previous ones https://t.co/PSI6uOoMOq— Josh Avsec (@Josh Avsec) 1499473912
With so many consumers rooting for the matches, it wasn't long before a wily PR exec had the best idea.
Snapping into action on Monday, Tinder offered to send the couple to a city of their choosing for their first, actual, 'in real life' date.
It’s time you got together IRL. You have 24 hrs to decide the city you want to have your first date in and we’ll se… https://t.co/G63ma7apyu— Tinder (@Tinder) 1499725540
Joe Avsec replied.
@Tinder @mch_rnd After a long debate over your unbelievably generous offer, our dream first-date would be in Hawaii… https://t.co/FEfCJXiADq— Josh Avsec (@Josh Avsec) 1499740954
@Wes_03 @mch_rnd Aloha! We're sending you to Maui but you can't take two years to pack your bags! 🏖️— Tinder (@Tinder) 1499792661
This is like some sort of dream. A date in Hawaii is far more epic than I could have ever imagined. Thank you so mu… https://t.co/17GyBT1jC4— Josh Avsec (@Josh Avsec) 1499793283
Everyone loves a happy ending.
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