Online dating is hard, especially since you don’t really know what you’re getting yourself into. Is the person being honest about who they say they are? Is he/she using their real picture? How do I know they aren’t a catfish or if this isn’t a scam? Sigh, the struggles of being single is real y’all…
Enter MAI Love 脱单便利店, a newly-opened art cafe in Johor Bahru that wants to match-make single people the organic method – by getting potential couples to meet in person. Think of it as a physical tinder date.
So how does this work, you asked? Hopefuls are encouraged to fill in their personal details (including their social media), their preferred type, as well as horoscope sign. Once they’ve rolled it up and placed it in the bottle provided, the person will get to choose a bottle of their preferred sign at the wall. It is then up to the hopeful to reach out and make the first move.
We reached out to one of the founders of MAI Love 脱单便利店 and learned that this dating concept is actually not new. It is believed to be originated from China before the pandemic took place. Now that physical activities in the country are resuming, people are also eager to go out on dates again. Even if you don’t develop romantic feelings for one another, maybe a friendship could form.
The details to MAI Love 脱单便利店 are as follows:
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- Address: 34B, Jln Eko Botani 3/3, Taman Eko Botani, 79100 Nusajaya, Johor
- Contact: 012-771 5986
- Opening hours: 11am – 11pm
- Price: Basic package starts from RM49 (current promo price RM39)