12 dating sites for weirdly specific tastes: A slideshow
A new site called matches you with a date who looks like you. It's just the latest online gimmick to attract the lovelorn
Whether you fancy British men only or cat-lovers, there's most likely a dating website for you.

Looking for that special someone with whom you have everything in common... including facial features? Launching this month, uses facial-recognition technology to help users seek out potential lookalike mates. Founder Christina Bloom points to a 1989 study concluding that couples are more likely to share facial resemblance than strangers. Of course, her initiative is just the latest niche dating site to offer a unique gimmick for finding love online. Here are 12 options that are, by design, not for everyone.

This article was originally published on October 4, 2010, and last updated on March 16, 2011.



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