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If Tchaikovsky were alive today, he would probably be on Grindr for a wham-bam-thank you, man!
After receiving significant feedback from my article about Tinder (also known as the traveling business man’s secret best friend), I was quite certain that I needed to explore another dating app. This time, I wasn’t going to be the one doing it – Grindr is for gay, bi, trans and curious guys. Curious. Yeah, this means your boyfriend or husband is probably on it and Mr. Drosselmeyer has chatted him up and already exchanged pictures of his rockin’ bod! A few weeks ago, I interviewed the sexy Drosselmeyer (an openly gay 30-year-old living in Fort Collins) about his experience with Grindr. He loves it and has achieved multiple hookups, dates and boyfriends facilitated by the application. After spending 15 minutes with him poking around, I noticed how simple, yet detailed, you can get with Grindr by creating a headline and selecting a tribe that you belong to. What’s that, you ask? Well, tribes are categories that describe what kind of guy you are. Examples are: Twink, Leather, Otter, Bear and Discreet.
Yes, Discreet means they don’t want people knowing who they really are… Well, I recognized a few faces. You moms out there might want to examine your relationships…
“There are all kinds of guys on the app,” says Drosselmeyer. “Some are even in relationships with women. Through Grindr, I’ve dated a pharmacist, microbiologist, some firemen, and tons of horny jocks just looking to bust a nut.”
You can upgrade to Grindr Xtra to get the VIP treatment for push notifications, no banner ads, more filters, unlimited favorites and the ability to view up to 300 men sorted from the closest to the farthest away. After all, why wouldn’t you want to meet that horny jock that’s just 620 feet away from you? He could be the ultimate stocking stuffer.
Malini Bartels is a freelancer in Fort Collins who has no known nut allergies.