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#10450
No Profile Photo and Details, No Dive Buddy?
badintexas - 4/11/2014 10:17 AM
Category: Survey
Replies: 39

When searching for a buddy on DiveBuddy.com, does it matter if they have uploaded a photo of themselves or added details about themselves on their member page?
#135
puddle_jumper - 5/02/2016 5:14 PM
[Choose #4] I’m not sure I would choose a buddy from online unless I had an interest in diving with them more than once. On a boat you can ferret out information you desire, plus you may be on the same boat for several days and get to know them better.
#104
mcolligon - 2/03/2015 4:52 PM
[Choose #4] Case by case. Some people like to maintain privacy. I can respect that.
#948
Curtis - 8/31/2014 5:43 PM
[Choose #4] I do my "buddy checks" by phone or at least email. Not everyone wants to hang out all their personal info, and I do have a right to privacy.
#1329
Pixel - 8/07/2014 2:24 AM
[Choose #3] I’m ok with no photo. But need to know experience, a little about the person etc. stranger danger and whatnot.
#1083
ellishugh - 6/15/2014 3:05 AM
[Choose #3] People that are serious about diving will populate there page with good info. I prefer to buddy up with serious divers.
#5023
diverray - 5/10/2014 4:27 PM
[Choose #4] Don’t worry about photo, but would always like info about general location, cert, training, "looking for: just friends", etc.
#2943
SaintsReturn - 4/23/2014 8:47 PM
[Choose #3] I wont add them right away, but i am always up for conversation and meeting new people
#13241
LatitudeAdjustment - 4/14/2014 4:27 AM
[Choose #3] I can understand no picture, my wife won’t put one online but I want details in that profile.
#6196
Eric_R - 4/13/2014 6:22 PM
[Choose #4] It’s a forum.LOL
#4535
BillParker - 4/13/2014 10:57 AM
[Choose #1] Very few use divebuddy.com effectively. They need to write what they want to do in the future and few do. They don’t monitor posts. And they don’t ever give any reports.
#2587
John_giu - 4/12/2014 1:34 PM
[Choose #1] I know people with lots of dives who still don’t get it. You never know ’till you are in the water
#1592
lerpy - 4/12/2014 7:01 AM
[Choose #3] I like to have a little info on the person I will be my backup underwater.
#11517
TColJeep - 4/12/2014 6:44 AM
[Choose #4] No photo is not a deal breaker, but I do want to see a little info on their experience. People who join DiveBuddy and then make their profiles private make no sense and I personally would avoid diving with them.
#5768
Agojo - 4/12/2014 4:01 AM
[Choose #3] With no information it is just like luck of the draw getting a buddy on a charter. Not my preferred method!
#4032
uwlover4u - 4/12/2014 3:29 AM
[Choose #4] Maybe they simply haven’t had time to fill everything out as completely as others have yet.
#28551
RAWalker - 4/11/2014 9:50 PM
[Choose #3] I don’t need to see a divers dive log but some details really is nice to see.
#2110
geogator - 4/11/2014 12:32 PM
[Choose #4] Both #2 and #3.