A 30-year-old from Sheffield lately made information headlines within the UK for spending £425 to lease a billboard on the facet of a busy highway in Manchester in hopes of discovering a date.
Mark Rofe has been single for a 12 months now, and utilizing on-line relationship apps hasn’t actually made a distinction, so after joking with a pal at a pub that he’d be higher off promoting himself on a billboard, he realized that wouldn’t really be a nasty concept. So he arrange an internet site that includes a witty biography the place he invitations feminine guests to use for a date with him. The billboard has been up for a number of days now, however he has already been contacted by 100 folks. Sadly, 50 of them have been males.
“I used to be speaking to my mate saying how I used to be struggling on all these relationship apps and I joked that I ought to put my face on an enormous billboard. We laughed about it however then really I believed what a good suggestion,” Mark told the BBC. “Some folks would possibly suppose I’m mad paying £425 but when I discover love then it’s pretty low-cost. I attempted to make it humorous so hopefully I don’t come throughout as a determined loser.”
By making it humorous, Mark means he described himself as “extraordinarily good-looking and modest” within the biography on DatingMark.co.uk, and mentioning issues like his index finger measures 6.82cm, and he has kissed greater than three women, within the “information and stats” part of the web site.
Mark says he turned to renting a billboard as a result of on-line relationship hasn’t actually labored for him, and all his pals are both married or getting married.
The now well-known billboard is situated on Fairfield Avenue, in Manchester, and contains a image of Mark sitting on his facet. The 30-year-old has but to set a date, however he’s in search of one other billboard nearer to house, in Sheffield, to extend his possibilities.
Mark actually isn’t the primary man to make use of roadside billboards to search out love. Final 12 months, we wrote abut a mysterious Mormon millionaire who used a similar method to find love.