The perks of paid membership are just that, perks, not necessities.
Plentyof Fish is a genuine, if a bit knocked around and defensive, site full of real people.
If you think your usual assortment of passwords is good enough think again or you will be facing the “your password is too weak” page on more than one occasion.
Also, pray that they don't think your IP is from one of the countries they have banned.
The site will log you out a lot for inactivity so always save a copy of any long thought out messages before hitting the send button.
If you have a temporary lapse of brain activity there is a convenient list of date ideas (zoo, comedy show, etc) right next to the send button to help you get to that first date.
You are allowed to send and receive in-site emails with a free account.
Men on average can expect about a 5-10% response rate, with women tending to get significantly more replies to any messages they send out.
However, it also doesn't have the depth of profiles that commercial sites such as have.This still makes it one of the most popular dating communities in the world.Po F highlights being a free site; however their lack of funds does mean navigating around extra advertisements for other dating services.Things like hobbies, interests, and political affiliation are blatantly missing from the list.The inbox is pretty self explanatory, although it does have an extensive list of options for the types of people you would like to ban from contacting you.