It can work as long as not EVERYTHING takes place online. You still need to get your ass out there and see if there is a connection.
I've known a few people who tried it and were successful. I also know a few anti-social people who did everything online, never really met their dates and expected to become exclusive with people based on chat room talks. Not gonna fly.
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