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Aziz Ansari: Love, Online Dating, Modern Romance and the Internet
With the power of the Internet, most people have become accustomed to the convenience of searching for this and for that by narrowing down their search parameters. You may choose to see headphones that are $20 or less. But what about that ideal pair for $22 that you totally missed out on? When looking for that special somepony, give a little jiggle room on what you think you are looking for and don't weigh yourself down with stress. You may meet that special somepony in a totally unexpected way.