The world’s first all-Disney dating website launched this morning. Mousemingle.com is the brainchild of Dave Tavres, a self-proclaimed “software geek” from Culver City, and it caters to those obsessed with all things Disney. “Niche dating sites are more common these days,” Tavres said. “There’s a dating site for pot lovers and JDate for Jewish people. The first time I saw Farmers Only I thought it was a Saturday Night Live sketch.”
Users are asked to check boxes asking about your favorite Disney songs, Disney shopping habits, and “Disney nerd level” in the hopes of finding a match. “All the normal sites,” according to Tavres, “don’t have Disney questions.” Anyone can view user profiles and photos, but contacting someone requires a $12.55 (the “55” is a nod to the year the park opened) monthly membership fee.
Tavres used to live in Anaheim and was even an engineer on the Disneyland Railroad but still had trouble finding dates. “I’m not the guy who hits on women at the park,and there’s no flag that says, ‘hey I’m single,’” Tavres says. “I found it hard to find women who were as interested in Disney as I am.” Good luck to Tavres, I hope he finds a date. What is that old saying abut the bare necessities being the mother of invention?