Posing in spruced-up versions of their prison uniforms, prisoners use these sites to sell themselves to potential pen pals and describe the types of people they want to meet.
One compelling prospect, Israel Cosme, age 30, displays his perfectly toned chest to visitors of telling all takers, “I love to laugh and have been told I have a great sense of humor.” Precious Johnson in her profile on the same site cracks a cute smile above the message: “I am looking for a nice, patient, funny, and understanding man for a genuine friendship that could possibly lead to more.” Few prisoners in the United States have Internet access; therefore, for the incarcerated to make that special connection online, someone on the outside must get them started. With fees in the range of -75, prisoner dating sites charge willing friends to list an inmate’s vital statistics on the web — or the company can mail the necessary forms to the wannabe lover behind bars who then mails them in.
Once a prisoner’s information makes it online, interested parties pick potential partners as they would on any other matching site.
Some sites also charge people interested in contacting an inmate for the desired addresses.
The Jamaican star, who finished third behind Americans Justin Gatlin and Christian Coleman in his farewell race, interrupted a press conference featuring all three medallists to answer a question directed at Gatlin. We've proved we've worked hard; as I said Justin has done his time over the years and he's proven himself over and over again. "Young kid, just coming in, Coleman, has done great and shown the world he's going to be a great athlete.
"So for you to just directly state something to all three of us like that (slow times may be in relation to tighter doping controls), I take that as disrespectful ...
because we've done so many great things throughout the years. But we came out there and put on a good show for everybody so, yeah ...
While he is doing this, he carps about Canada's high income taxes, a serious problem considering that Plenty of Fish is on track to book revenue of million for 2008, with profit margins in excess of 50 percent. "Most of the time, I just sit on my ass and watch it." There's so little to do that he and his girlfriend, Annie Kanciar, spent the better part of last summer sunning themselves on the French Riviera.
Then, six minutes 38 seconds after beginning his workday, Frind closes his Web browser and announces, "All done." All done? Frind would log on at night, spend a minute or two making sure there were no serious error messages, and then go back to sipping expensive wine.