The lazy crooks couldn't even be bothered to do a Google search of the actor, instead cutting out a picture of Gervais playing Brent from a DVD of The Office and tried their luck. He explained on his weekly podcast that; I tell you what, we were laughing for ten minutes.
All they did was cut out the picture on the first series of The Office DVD.
For example, e Harmony likes to stress how many members get married as a result of being matched via the service (236 every day, according to one set of data gathered in 2008).
did a survey last year indicating that an impressive 58,500 people had found a partner on the site over a 12-month period — and it still offers a six-month guarantee of ‘finding love’, albeit underlined (understandably) by a 500-word list of conditions. When Time Out magazine ran a cover story offering free online dating for every reader, it dangled a huge metaphorical carrot. But you rarely hear from those who, having failed to find a partner online, back away from the computer shaking their heads at the way the process distorts social conventions and leaves you slightly shell-shocked.
A quick disclosure: I have a couple of dating profiles online. But this isn’t therapy masquerading as a self-pitying article by some bloke in his late-30s — well, not much, anyway.