It took my borrowing a friend's computer to get signed up because for some reason Plentyof Fish was convinced I was located in a banned African country 3,000 miles away from my current location.
Once you do manage to get signed up expect to spend a fair amount of time filling out forms ranging from basic profile questions to a chemistry test.
So you've somehow managed to duck security, get in, and not get banned for forgetting a part of your profile. You will find that Plentyof Fish is a self-policing community for the most part.
That means if a person has been reported for asking for sex then everyone on the site can block them simply by clicking the button that says to block those that have been reported.
The inbox is pretty self explanatory, although it does have an extensive list of options for the types of people you would like to ban from contacting you.
Paid members get highlighted more in searches, can send unlimited virtual gifts, can see if their messages were read or deleted, and use themes in their profiles.
You can use the site as a free member without much hassle.
S, but is growing in the UK and other parts of Europe.
on there (not just registered) is likely to be around 7.0 million.
The sites allows members to instant message each other as well as send virtual gifts, although the gifts cost points that mainly only paid members will have enough of.