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Is there any evidence to support the common conception that it is likelier to be physically injured when dating someone met online as opposed to someone met "offline"?

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"Actual and perceived risk of victimization as a result of engaging in on-line relationships has as yet to be systematically investigated." - YOU'VE GOT MAIL! YOU DON'T WANT IT: CYBER-VICTIMIZATION AND ON-LINE DATING, 2001. Anything since then? –  Oddthinking Oct 25 '11 at 17:23
    
The internet is dangerous. Just search Google Video for "self-surgery" if you have any doubts about this (or for that matter, search anything). ;-D –  Randolf Richardson Oct 25 '11 at 20:31
    
Depends on a dating website. The moment one of them gets half a brain and implement a voting/recommendation system (sort of like LinkeIn), is the moment this becomes 100% false. –  DVK Oct 26 '11 at 1:29
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@Randolf Richardson: life is dangerous... in fact it's scientifically proven that the great majority of people who live it eventually die. –  nico Oct 26 '11 at 6:33
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There are people who find dates somewhere other than the Internet? How can that possibly be safe? –  Flimzy Oct 27 '11 at 3:30

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