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A New Way To Find People You'll Hate Anyway

“We represent a backlash against the Web. We’re trying to shift the momentum from the chaos and anonymity of Craigslist to looking someone in the face and getting a feel for the relationship right away.” is what the founder of the latest roommate finding service says about Roommates Wanted NYC. After being constantly let down and frustrated by Facebook and Craigslist, he decided to make finding a roommate a more personal experience by combining it with the awkwardness of an online meet-up. Meeting at places like bars, potential roommates mingle and try and see if you'll admit to being an arsonist or pervert after a couple of mojitos. Any readers have experience with this site? [NYT]