Say what you will about Grindr, it’s a useful place for casual hookups. However… it’s also a place for embarrassing errors, all sorts of catfishing, and sometimes – deliberate setups and ‘hoaxes’.

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And that’s what happened to this guy on Reddit, who thought he would end up with a nice hookup – but ended up with, well, nothing but an embarrassment.

“This guy texted me this morning”, he writes, “and wanted to hookup and we exchanged pictures, had similarities in sexual desires , etc.”

They agreed to meet – and that’s when things started to go wrong.

“He said he can host at a hotel and gave me the address (also sent me his location through the app!).

The hotel was only a couple of miles away so I showered and got ready. We were to meet at 2pm and I headed over around 1:45pm. Got there and messaged him again.

One commenter wondered whether this was a classic catfish who used a different picture – but apparently not:

Better be careful out there…


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