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Dating Success Story! – The Hulk meets his match

Published on September 2nd 2004.

Well well, when Manchester Confidential was set up those many moons ago, it certainly wasn’t intended to become a site for single city slickers to meet to find romance, but that’s what happened when Daniel Crews contacted us after winning a competition with us.
Dan won our ‘Find Hulk’ competition, finding the green eyed (and everything else) monster, amidst the other horrors in our GL14 article.
Dan won a meal for 2 at Simple, a prize not best suited for him, for Dan is a single chap.
He came to us with the idea that if we’re emailing thousands of Mancunians signed up to our site with offers and news, there must be a fine, single, successful female out there for him.
Gordo mumbled and grumbled over the idea, the rest of us slept on it and sent out an email in the morning, it was something a bit different for our readers at least, even though we weren’t sure what the response would be like.
Low and behold the next day I came in and had an inbox full of replies from single ladies (and one gay chap) wanting to go out with Dan. Boosting his ego considerably, they were all passed onto the Casanova in waiting, who now had the unthankful task of selecting a lady for his date.
After much perusing and emailing to test the water, love appeared to be in the air with the lovely Gaby from the Manchester Evening News, who finally got the nod.
The big day came and Dan and Gaby met in Bluu Restaurant for an early drink, accompanied by myself to act as voyeur and take a few snaps of the lucky couple.
Gaby and Dan moved onto Simple in the city to be looked after by the fine crew down on Chapel Walks, before heading over to a Thai karoake establishment on Portland Street for fun, cavorting, drinking and fun.
Well pleased with the night’s proceedings, this was Dan’s verdict:
“At first i was a bit hesitant about being described as lonely and mis-understood but then i really got into the idea of having girls competing to go out with me, because it's usually the other way around!!
“I picked Gaby, who it turned out, was by far the best choice to make and a night of eating, drinking and cavorting ensued.
“Thanks to Manchester Confidential for the opportunity, thanks to Simple for the food and most of all thanks to Gaby for making the night so memorable. I'll certainly be giving internet dating the thumbs up!!”
And here's Gaby's take on proceedings:
"Thought it'd be a laugh to reply to Dan's plea with something really funny and he just so happened to have the same twisted sense of humour as me, so I guess that's why I got picked!"
"We had a funny night! The food at Simple in the City was good and Chinese karaoke was hilarious!!! Paradise City performed by the guys was side splitting! "
Well, that’s the experiment over, and a fairly successful one at that. Now we need to know who else fancies a piece of the dating pie, so singletons everywhere, whether your fat, thin, tall, short, male, female, black, white, shy, extrovert, bald, hairy, hell we’ll even take southerners, all you need to do is email us with ‘Dating’ as your subject line, tell us your name, sex if it's not obvious, and age and we’ll do our best to hook you up!

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