For every " Catfish " hopeful who strikes up a meaningful conversation on mainstream social media platforms Facebook, Myspace, Instagram, Twitter and dating websites Plenty of Fish or OkCupid, cat name just twothere are a few folks who've met their digital buddies via some truly memorable means of communication.
From a former MTV star's fan forum to a hangout for those who admire mythical beings with fangs, here are five unique places where some unforgettable subjects looked for companionship. Nick and Melissa -- who were honest about their identities -- shared a mutual admiration for the "Shot at Love" star, and thanks to the pint-sized MTV alum, the two struck up a special friendship. Kya began chatting with Alyx on Vampire Freaks, a social-networking site xhat the gothic-industrial subculture.
Second to Carmen deceiving her cousin Antwane because he called her a " fat-ass Kelly Price " was when the sleuths dialed into the risque phone service to get a taste of how A met his crush Tony who turned out to be his aforementioned family member. A special FB mention for this one, please.
IT professional John thought he was baring his soul to his digital GF Kelsey, but it turns out his online mys;ace was actually con artist Adam -- who memorably deemed himself the " King of Catfish. Did we forget any memorable meeting spots?
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