Dating history questionnaire
The variables included in this file are based upon the youth fertility data as revised in a data cleanup program undertaken in 1982-1983 with additional editing provided at selected subsequent survey points.
Prior to 2008, the fertility and relationship variables have been produced only as cross-sectional variable sets for each round.
Dave Crump and Doug Ginsberg also contributed to the setting up of ‘Operation Match’.
Here, according to an article about it at Damn Interesting, is a sample question from their original computer dating questionnaire: Your roommate gets you a blind date for the big dance. When you meet your date, you are sure it’s your roommate who is blind - your date is friendly, but embarrassingly unattractive.
If all goes well, the computer will serve as Cupid and maybe you’ll find happiness with that someone special.
The road to today’s computer assisted matchmaking began much earlier than most people realize—in the 1960s.
Two Harvard undergraduates were talking on a dateless Saturday night over a few drinks.
The supplemental fertility data file, previously referred to as FERTILE, has been renamed "Fertility and Relationship History." This area of interest contains a variety of constructed and edited variables based on the fertility and marriage histories of respondents, as well as the household record, from the 1979-2010 National Longitudinal Surveys of Youth 1979 cohort (NLSY79).Eventually people lost interest as BBSs lost out to the World Wide Web, and Matchmaker was superseded by Every year, millions of people use services like e Harmony and hoping to find romance by answering a questionnaire and spending a little cash.You: (1) Suggest going to a movie instead (2) Monopolize your roommate’s date leaving your roommate with only one noble alternative.(3) Dance with your date, smiling weakly, but end the evening as early as possible.
Operation Match (part of Compatibility Research Inc.) launches.