In Brazil, well, you can scour the beaches for party girls. In Las Vegas, well, you can do whatever you want thanks to that age old rule that your future wife will try to break.

(CNN) -- Online dating seems like the pinnacle of modernity, an online meat market where glassy-eyed humans browse possible suitors, sorted for ease of shopping by size, shape and moral fabric. " Along with this savanna comes permission to do stuff that'd get you a drink in the face I. Sure, online dating could benefit from a protocol overhaul in terms of courtesy, but begging everyone to change the rules this late in the game would be stupid.

So advanced does it appear, so streamlined and slick-interfaced and "Jetsons"-esque, that it's easy to overlook a very basic truth: Online dating is the freaking savanna. As in, early humans tearing around the open grasslands without much regard for courtship courtesy. Instead, we'd like to tell you, starry-eyed romantics with big dreams of finding love: Toughen up. Stop weeping onto your keyboard in the online quest for love.

For all you know, he's a complete loser with a strange phobia of chillwave, and your mention of Neon Indian under "favorite music" is what turned him off.

See, not responding is an acceptable move in online dating.

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Geek Dating is run by people for the benefit of you.In Scottsdale, you can learn how to shoot a machine gun.In San Juan, you can have a private cigar and tequila tasting. And since online dating is a bit of a numbers game, you'll experience this kind of silent-treatment snub -- a lot.The thing to remember is that whoever just preemptively rejected you is someone you've never met. While shopping in Paris or reading Jane Austen in England might earn you some points with your lady, most dudes go for things like boobs, beers and breaking bones.