Dating for mensa
Mensa Match, which is launching this week, pairs Mensa members with others in the program.Also known as Mensans, members are required to be in the top 2% of the population in terms of IQ scores.However, this does not prevent Mensans from chatting up non-Mensans on Those who are interested in Mensa but not members can still interact online with members. that help define a person," Amarnarth Thombre, Match.com's president, told "What we've done is combine the technology of Match with these partnerships, where they can not only meet other Match members but also find each other very easily." After receiving requests from members for a Mensa-specific dating pool, Mensa contacted Match.com, who took a poll of its members and found that 80% of them valued high intelligence in a romantic partner.
" said Scott Porter, who has signed up for Mensa Match.
This means that people are allowed to paste a Mensa badge on their profiles to signify their interest in the society, hopefully attracting fellow enthusiasts.
"We researched our member base to find out what was important to them from a membership perspective and what benefits we could offer," John Mc Gill, Mensa's national director of marketing, told .
And with 57,000 Mensa members in the US and 6 million citizens eligible for a spot in the world’s most renowned academic club, the dating potential for the new splinter site is fairly big."I'm looking for people who are intellectually curious,” Mensa Match user Anne Sereg told CNN. It gives you a mixture of sequential number questions, synonyms, and odd-one-out pictures.
“And when all you're talking about is sports teams and barbeques ... This is the easy part, like where you score points for writing your name correctly on your SATs. The last of these is kind of a double test as some of those images are pretty unclear.
"And when all you're talking about is sports teams and barbeques ...