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PlayerBlock Lets You Check Up On Your Date Via Cell Phone

PlayerBlock: Check ona Suitor's Dating Habits

This one is for the love lorn in our audience. PlayerBlock is a new text messaging service that aims to let you avoid the hassle of dealing with that predatory, promiscuous menace of the dating world -- the player.

For some people, the hassle of dating and weeding out the womanizing, lying, and just plain undesirable is just a bit to much. So Global SMS, the company behind PlayerBlock, is hoping to utilize the power of the social web to make the whole process as painless as possible.

For $4.99 a month, you can send and receive up to 100 text messages. You can check up on potential companions by sending in your potential suitor's cell phone number and find out what others have to say about him or her (let's be honest... it's probably a him). You can send in your own feed back as well, and let others know about your experience. Let others know if said player doesn't call don't call, or if said player is a bit too forward (if you catch our drift).

What's to stop a jilted lover from smearing some pour sap? Absolutely nothing. Is there something unsettling about the idea of people handing over another persons cell phone number to a texting service? Definitely. Couldn't you just (wo)man up and do the dating thing the old-fashioned way? Of course, and you probably should!

From CNET

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