CMB Year in Review: Farewell 2017, Hello 2018!

Happy New Year, Bagels! We hope you rang in the New Year in style (…and maybe even with a Bagel…), but before we get ahead of ourselves let’s bid one last farewell to 2017 by looking back at what happened on CMB!
We crunched some numbers to find out which cities took the crown for most LIKED to most ACTIVE in 2017, and here’s what we found:
CMB 2017: United States
We also took an even closer look at some of our top cities in the US! Find out how many introductions were made and messages sent in each city here:
San Francisco | New York | Los Angeles | Boston | Washington D.C. | Chicago
Cheers, Bagels! Let’s make 2018 a year to remember ;)

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Meet the Bagels of Melbourne

As the second largest city in Australia, Melbourne is boasting with single Bagels ready to mingle! From time to time we will be highlighting some of these interesting, smart, and fun Coffee Meets Bagel members in your city! Take a moment and meet two of Melbourne’s own – Hannah and Nicholas.
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Meet the Bagels of Hong Kong

Hong Kong is home to more than seven million people. Whether you’re a local, expat, or tourist – this city is boasting with opportunities to meet people from all over the globe.

Here’s a taste of a few of Hong Kong’s most eligible bachelors & bachelorettes on Coffee Meets Bagel. Meet 3 of your fellow HK-ers as they reveal their favorite local date spots to the things they can’t live without.

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Meet the Bagels of Sydney

As one of Australia’s largest and most iconic cities, Sydney is home to millions of people from all over the globe. It’s vibrant city culture makes it the perfect place to mix and mingle with some of the most interesting, smart, and unique singles.
From time to time, we’ll be highlighting some of the Sydneysiders within the Coffee Meets Bagel community. Take a moment and meet Jessica & Lachlan!

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Dating in Melbourne & Sydney is like…

From the United States to Asia to Europe to Australia, the dating scene is different wherever you go. The one thing all of these countries have in common is that dating, regardless of where you are in the world, can be difficult. 

We surveyed hundreds of Coffee Meets Bagel members in Sydney and Melbourne to give you a closer look at what dating is like in these cities that are just a hop and skip away from each other. To the easier city to date in to the more promiscuous, here’s what we found…


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Meet the Bagels of Toronto

With over 2.6 million people, Toronto is the largest city in Canada. This means that there are hundreds of thousands of people looking for love – thousands of whom, like you, are on Coffee Meets Bagel! Not to mention that Toronto is also full of some of the brightest, most interesting, and unique individuals.
From time to time, we will be highlighting some of these fine folks for you to get to know better. Take a few minutes and meet two of your very own – Denise & Jaime.
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International Love: Dating Around the World

Ever wonder what dating is like in another part of the world? We asked global CMBers about different aspects of their love lives, with everything from their eligibility to how much they’re willing to pay on the first date. Responses varied across the board, but there’s one thing most CMBers can agree with — dating, regardless of where you live, is difficult. But don’t worry, that’s where we can help.
Take a look at what members said, from where the most eligible singles are to what characteristics they value most in a match.


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San Francisco’s 5 Most Eligible Bagels

Let’s face it – dating in San Francisco can be difficult. Whether it’s because people lack proper dating etiquette, or relationships start as quickly as they end — it’s pretty easy to run into some obstacles while on your quest to find your Everything Bagel. That’s not to say that you can’t or won’t. In fact, San Francisco is home to some of the most attractive, successful, and interesting people.
Here’s a taste of our most eligible bachelors & bachelorettes in the City by the Bay. Flip through and meet five of your fellow CMB San Franciscans as they reveal their hidden talents, best date stories, and more!
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New York’s 5 Most Eligible Bagels

Someone once told me that what makes New York City the perfect place for dating is also what makes it the worst: there are simply too many options. As a large, thriving cosmopolitan city with over 8 million inhabitants, New York is a smorgasbord of hundreds and thousands of singles ready to mingle. All in all, this city is a love story waiting to happen. What better place for some of the most brilliant, successful, and seriously good-looking singles to fall in love than New York?
Here’s a taste of some of the most interesting, intelligent, and fun individuals in this city that never sleeps. Flip through and meet 5 of your fellow CMB New Yorkers as they reveal their hidden talents, best date stories, and more! [URIS id=12876]


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Gay Dating App Smackdown: Coffee Meets Bagel Vs. Grindr

(This post was originally published in 2014 and is back by popular demand!)

If you’ve learned anything from Pride this year, aside from what a jock-strap tan line looks like, it’s that you deserve the very best. Whether it’s with your family, at your workplace, or in the bedroom–you should never feel like you need to settle for less. So why are you still using second-rate dating services to find meaningful connections?
It’s time to treat yourself to a new online dating experience, because you’re worth it. And as goddess RuPaul always says, “If you can’t love yourself, how in the hell are you gonna love somebody else?” Wise words Ru, now let this guide help you make the switch!

COFFEE MEETS BAGEL VS. GRINDR

1. The Men

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2. Using the App

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 The choice is clear.

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3. Early Messages

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Some people really like to cut to the chase.

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4. The Meet Up

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But hey, if water closet first dates are your thing…

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5. The Conversation After

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Notice the one-sided, self-indulgent nature of Mr. Frat-Star’s Grindr conversation.

The Queen does not approve.

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6. Telling People How You Met

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7. Long Term Potential

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~If you liked it then you should’ve put a ring on it~

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Life is fabulous, but short. Don’t waste your time searching for love in all the wrong places.

A grinder is for coffee beans, graduate to Coffee (and a delicious Bagel).

BONUS COMIC: “Set Phasers to Pride”

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Did you like this post? Then check out 7 differences between dating on Coffee Meets Bagel and Tinder


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