Your weekly guide to Beijing’s most eligible singles.
The Boy Scout
Always one to plan ahead and brimming with ambition, this young American is looking to “find a beautiful Asian (the most beautiful in the world).” Due to arrive in Beijing in “two weeks.” Likes boats, button-down collars and canned beer.
Desperate for one last fling before shipping out to the killing fields of
Afghanistan Iraq Iran. Lonely young US cadet seeks a like-minded language partner. Feel free to contact him at firstname.lastname@example.org.
A man of refined tastes and expensive habits, this self-styled “Catholic gentleman” likes jazz piano, black polo neck sweaters and long walks through the city at night. But contact him “by sending email only!” (exclamation point his). email@example.com
HOLY SHIT IT’S YOU!
Having worked with foreigners “for quite a while,” 24-year personal assistant and Tianjin native Ellen is now looking for a laowai of her own. An extensive list of requirements includes “no causal sex,” “no freaks,” and a preference for “yellow.” She seems to have cleverly used the letter O as an apostrophe. “U” should be “job-occupied” and “email only with clear pic attacted” [sic]. Ms. Ellen also claims a willingness to… ah, who are we kidding, you stopped reading at “no casual sex,” didn’t you?