Hey Everyone! It’s Monday night and the world is filled with desperate cyber lovers. Let’s see who Nev is going to rescue from a life of solitude tonight, shall we? He reads an email from Kim, who met her online love, Matt, in a chatroom on AOL ten years ago and they are still talking. Ten years? Seriously? A faceless, bodiless voice stays interesting for TEN YEARS? I’m pretty sure my limit on liaisons of this type back in my single years was about ten days. If something didn’t at least attempt to materialize after that there wasn’t any point. I guess Nev would say that makes me a bad friend. Let’s skype with Kim and see what’s up.
“True friends wait as long as it takes.”
Well, first of all she’s from a small town, which I will admit, probably limits her social options a bit. But as per usual on this show, Matt has refused to skype or meet in person. They only talk online or on the phone. Kim has seen a couple of pictures on Facebook that actually look like a regular person, as opposed to the stolen pictures of an aspiring model. But Kim is 25 now and not getting any younger. She adores Matt’s personality and she’s been ready to meet him in person for nine and a half years. Nev is irresistibly intrigued. He and Max head straight to the airport.
Kim seems like an all around cute girl, but I have to say that the profile picture she has up is a tad misleading.
Right? Just a little.
But okay, she’s the one willing to meet in person. She tells Nev that she really loves Matt and she gets super excited anytime he calls or texts her. When they were younger she actually thought he was the guy she would marry. Nev can’t wait to unravel the mystery of Matt’s refusal to skype. What could it all mean? But first things first, let’s take a look at Kim’s Facebook profile, shall we? She lives in Alto, Michigan, she is the manager of the Ice Cream Caboose… and wait. What’s this? Her status is “in a relationship.” She tells Nev that yes, she is in a very serious relationship right now, but she still wants to meet Matt to see if she prefers him to this other guy. And this other guy knows about Matt and “just wants Kim to be happy.” Uh, okay. Something isn’t quite adding up on Kim’s end. Her boyfriend is okay with all of this? What’s HIS deal? But on to Matt’s Facebook page! The pictures he has up are literally his high school pictures.
“No one will notice I’m 14 here…”
Kim says that’s Matt when she first met him, but there’s nothing current to see. Nev is completely bewildered. Honestly this isn’t that big of a mystery. Matt is obviously not happy with the way he looks for some reason. The question is whether his appearance will be a deal breaker. I mean, has he acquired a hunchback or grown an arm out of his forehead? Has he been badly mangled in a car accident? Quadriplegic? And if so, why wouldn’t he say as much? These things would not be his own fault. Nev suggests calling Matt here and now just to see what he says.