David merkur dating spreadsheet
The spreadsheet was even color-coded: blue to indicate “upcoming” dates, orange means “monitor closely,” and then there was “(Bold=ASAP).’’ For the girls he was less interested in, a dull yellow was for “monitor casually.” His system was exposed after an April 4 date at the Rose Bar with a 26-year-old brunette stunner named Arielle. this could be a mistake, but what the hell,” Merkur wrote. .” Soon after, the spreadsheet went viral on the Web.
Over drinks, Merkur told her about his spreadsheet. “I thought about deleting the names, but figured I might as well give you the whole thing. ” On April 9, Arielle — whom Merkur described in his spreadsheet as “very pretty, sweet & down to earth” with a “great personality” — e-mailed it to her friends with the note: “Wanted to pass this on to you for some monday morning entertainment. On the date, he tells me that he has a spreadsheet for tracking all of the people from Match that are ‘in process.’ Naturally, I tease him and ask him to send me the spreadsheet. Merkur, an associate director in capital markets for real-estate finance firm Ladder Capital, told The Post last night that he was sorry for making the crass document.
For one date named Liliana, who scored a 9.5, Merkur wrote, “Looks beautiful; from coastal Romania; Chanel make-up artist.” OPINION: REAL MEN CAN CLOSE THE DEAL WITHOUT OPENING EXCEL But after a few conversations and Facebook chats, Merkur noted that her old boyfriend “might be back in the picture.” He made himself another note to call her after she returned from an April trip to Florida.
For his ladies, he kept meticulous text- message records under “dates of message communication,” documenting when he sent a message and when he received one.
For better or worse, those little Microsoft-created cells are how I organize my thoughts.
Perhaps a writer would reflect on (and track his life through) a journal, or even fiction or poetry, but my medium is rows upon rows of data.
I, like David Merkur, work in finance and stare at Excel for 12 hours a day.
A New York banker's spreadsheet candidly ranking women he was dating has gone viral after he accidently sent it to one of them.
David Merkur, 28, recorded details on the spreadsheet about each of the 12 women he was dating along with scores on how the relationship was progressing, using categories to rank their physical appearance, comments on the dates and their personalities.
And not just at work: I have spreadsheets to track my finances, the books I’ve read, the countries I’ve visited and which combinations of friends might enjoy a dinner party together — that would be the very useful “friend interaction matrix,” responsible for many a successful social gathering whose participants were brought together, unwittingly, by spreadsheet.
More to the point, online dating is a brutal game that happens to lend itself well to being systematized.
Merkur ranked Arielle a nine out of ten for her online appearance and described her as ‘very pretty, sweet and down to earth/great personality’.