LoneStarDating.com is an online dating site geared towards Texas singles with an emphasis on dating and flirting. If you’re looking for some fun with other playful singles from the Lone Star State, or want to find a cowboy or cowgirl for a new relationship, make LoneStarDating your first port of call. This is a great social media site for dating, with plenty of special features to make communication easier and help you find matches faster.
Since the aim of LoneStartDating.com is to help you find and meet dates fast, all features are designed to enable you to do exactly that. To get the ball rolling, there’s Flirtcast, whereby you send a flirty or suggestive message to many people at once. You can use the suggested default messages, refresh for another one, or feel free to create your own.
Match Feed will provide date suggestions to you based on what you’ve added to your profile and what you’re looking for. While their Texas chat room service is available to you 24/7 to find even more friends and new people to date.
‘No limits’ is a slightly naughty feature for you decide which out of three modes you would prefer for photos and videos. Set to normal, you’ll mostly see head and shoulder shots of other members. The No limits option features everything from the Normal and “flirty” categories as well as some explicit nudity.
On your settings pages you can set up different autoreplies when people contact you depending on the type of connection they make such as sending you a message, wink or friend request. With their iOS and Android apps you can meet and date new people on LoneStarDating from your smartphone anytime and anywhere, as well as from your computer.
The sign up process on LoneStarDating is social media friendly and the easiest way to connect is via your Facebook account. Alternatively, it’s a simple process to sign up and become a member. All you have to do is state your gender, then provide your date of birth, email address, password and your location. You’ll then need to activate your account by clicking on the confirmation email they send through to you. Once activated, choose a screen name and - like Twitter – using 140 characters or less you have the option to write a status to share what you are thinking, feeling or dreaming at that moment.
If you want to appear in search results you will need to upload a photo, and naturally that will increase the number of responses you receive from other members.
Those are the only steps you are required to complete. However, in order to find compatible dates, you might want to provide some more details about you and the type of person you are looking for. You can do this by clicking ‘My profile’ via the profile image at the top side bar on the left. Here, you can share a few more words about yourself such as hobbies or interests and anything that makes you stand out. Through the use of drop down menus you are able provide other personal information including physical attributes, orientation, ethnic origin and marital status.
Even before you sign up to LoneStarDating.com there is a link in the footer to an article that covers 17 different dating tips. It includes some sound advice such as having a specific set of pictures just for online dating to prevent anyone from doing an online search and finding out your real name, address or phone number. There are also safety tips about going on a first date in real life.
LoneStarDating offers a trusted member mark system in profiles which indicates that the identity of those members has been verified. If you are suspicious about anyone, though, you can report them straight away or send a private message to a Moderator to investigate. When it comes to payments the site has a secure facility in place provided by GeoTrust.
LoneStarDating.com is free to join and women have an advantage as they can message men for free. But for the guys, they will need to become a full member to unlock some of the additional benefits such as being able to send and read messages, see all search results and access all member photos. There is however, a 3 day trial for $1.49 a day. After that, you can select from a monthly plan at $34.99; 3 months which works out at $19.99 a month or 6 months which calculates out at $15.99 per month.
LoneStarDating is a straightforward and easy to use site – whether you’re already comfortable using other social media platforms, or a dating site novice. The design and layout of the site is clean and pleasant to the eye. All the dating features you need are found neatly in the left sidebar. The search facility is at the top; and if you want to contact LoneStartDating or for any other miscellaneous information about the site, you’ll find it all in the footer.
The search facility has been designed as the primary feature of LoneStarDating.com. So when you first log on you’ll see the search option is actually the dashboard by default. The page is filled with images of members deemed to fit your criteria (according to what you submitted when you signed up) but you’re free to change this.
You can go fairly broad with the settings by choosing the gender, age range and location of your preferred matches. Alternatively. you can be more specific by selecting the ‘More settings’ option to specify other criteria including aspects of their physical appearance and body type, ethnicity, religion, income, smoking and drinking habits, education and income.
If you are looking for a Texas based dating site that is light-hearted and fun then you’ll love LoneStarDating.com. If you are looking a more serious or committed relationship, you might prefer to read our Match.com review instead.