10 Rules for Having a One-Night Stand

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One-night stands can come in all different forms. Sometimes you're looking for the right one and you end up finding the right one for right now. Other times, you might be looking for a casual fling. Some nights, you're an alcohol-induced mistake. Other nights, you're the one making the alcohol-induced mistake.

The bottom line is that one-night stands can happen to almost anyone, and there are some guidelines to follow that are going to make your experience a whole lot better. We're not saying you have to live and die by these, but they're 10 rules we recommend for having a one-night stand.

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10 Dating Deal-Breakers

Categories: Fun, Top Ten List

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Does it really even matter what the rest of this guy looks like?

We've all had that fun moment when going up to talk to someone who looks like they might be a winner (or at least good enough to take on a first date) only to find out that there's something horribly wrong with them within the first five minutes of conversation.

Maybe we should be thankful for those quick deal-breakers, because they help to weed out some of the yellow Starburst hiding in pink wrappers.Here are 10 of our biggest deal-breakers that definitely make our inner Liz Lemon shut it down.

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No Pants Light Rail Ride: A Field Guide to Sunday's Event in Phoenix

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If you were one of those folks who wound up getting pairs of socks and underwear for Christmas, don't be too bummed out about it. In fact, you can put some of 'em to good use this weekend.

The latest No Pants Ride, which is organized by local branches of the worldwide pranking group Improv Everywhere, takes place on Sunday, January 11, in cities all over the planet where there happens to be a public transportation system involving rails. In New York City, for instance, the event happens on the subway. Ditto for L.A., Washington D.C., London, Paris, and Mexico City.

Benjamin Leatherman
Participants of last year's No Pants Light Rail Ride Phoenix.

Here in Phoenix, the event is organized by Improv Arizona and takes place on the light rail and has featured an ever-growing number of participants every year since it debuted in 2009. In fact, it's almost as old as the Light Rail itself.

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10 Things You'll Encounter While Dating Someone with Kids

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Tanya Doyle

We understand that you can't pick whom you're attracted to. And there are plenty of hot people out there who just happen to be parents.

In the event you end up dating someone who has kids, there are more than a few obstacles you need to be prepared for.We know it looked easy on The Brady Bunch, but there are plenty of issues that you'll only have to face if you start seeing someone who already has offspring. Here are 10 major ones.

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10 New Year's Resolutions for Your Dating Life

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Yep, it's that time of the year again. As the calendar flips to 2015 and the "New Year, New Me!" posts flood social media, it's about time you make some resolutions that probably won't last more than a month.

In case you're one to finish what you start, here are 10 resolutions to improve your dating life in 2015.

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Escape the Room AZ Will Lock You in a Room -- For Fun

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Pay money. Get locked in a room with strangers. Old Town Scottsdale's entertainment options just got a whole lot creepier.

For some of us, the thought of being locked in a room with nine other people is a terrifying one; for others, it actually sounds like fun. If you're one of those non-claustrophobic, socially adept individuals who enjoys things like "team building exercises" and "paying money to be physically confined in an unfamiliar space," then Escape the Room AZ might have something to offer you.

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10 Things We've Learned from Tinder

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We knew it wasn't a good sign for civilization when Tinder came on the scene. We were skeptical at first, but as the app skyrocketed in popularity, it became perfectly clear that there was a demand for a bit of software that lets you choose a possible romantic partner based on a single grainy selfie taken at 3 a.m. outside of a bar.

Does it really seem like a good idea to have a hookup app in a world where most people spend more time on their phones than talking to another person face-to-face? Probably not, but the enabling app seems to be here to stay.

Here are ten (somewhat troubling) facts about humanity that we've learned from Tinder.

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The Marvel Experience in Scottsdale: Here's What to Expect

Categories: Comics, Events, Fun

Courtesy of the Marvel Experience

The Marvel Experience has begun in Scottsdale, and it's a couple hours of bliss for superhero fans.

The first stop of the event's global tour is at Salt River Fields through January 3. While there are still some technological kinks to iron out, it is a must-see for Marvel fans.

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Super Bowl 2015: Alternative Lodging Options in Metro Phoenix

Categories: Fun, Sports

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We can't guarantee wildflowers in late January, but we're sure the White Tank Mountains will still be gorgeous.
If you happen to be football fans and procrastinators, we have some bad news: pretty much every hotel and resort in the greater Phoenix area is already booked or is about one or two rooms away from being booked for the weekend of February 1, 2015. Sorry. But what do you expect when the Super Bowl at University of Phoenix Stadium and the Waste Management Phoenix Open are happening on the same weekend?

Anyway, go ahead and let the idea of pillow mints and tiny shampoo bottles go, and prepare yourself for something a little more adventurous. Here are our suggestions for alternative lodging for Super Bowl weekend. We're pretty sure these options will be cheaper than the more traditional hotel route and we can pretty much guarantee you'll come away with at least one story to write home about.

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10 Dating Slang Terms You Need to Know

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Flickr / Geraint Rowland
This couple is clearly in the midst of a classic "cuffing season" move.

For as long as people have been dating, there's been slang created about dating and relationships. Considering that slang changes at the speed of social media, we thought it was due time to issue a refresher on some of today's dating terms.

You probably know some of these, but there's a good chance you don't know all of them. Here are 10 of our favorite dating slang terms that you might not know so well.

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