Between the two ends of the spectrum are many other payment plans.
We found that Platinum is a mostly valueless upgrade from Gold (both are paid plans).
We consider this a design flaw on Cupid Media's part; they should require that profiles be opened before an e-mail can be sent.
Yet it also points to the shotgun approach that some of these people use. This Standard Membership lets you create a profile and view other members' photos and profiles.
If the domain was sold off (without an actual website) it would only be worth the registration fee for the domain name at about USD.
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What we hated the worst were sneaky things like allowing free members to open up the messaging service, type a message, and hit "Send"--at which point you hit another paywall telling you that you must upgrade service to do this.
Obviously, the system knows that you intend to message and that an upgrade is needed. Because, like some other dating sites, Asian Dating.com, likes to play psychological tricks.
She might be a legitimate user who contacts hundreds of men to find an easy prospect. But if you want to communicate with members, you will need to upgrade to either the Gold or Platinum paid memberships. For per month, you must purchase 12 months of their Gold Membership for the total cost of 9.98, one payment.
For per month, you purchase one month of their Platinum Membership.