Dating Women and Dating Games, Part 08

Dating Women and Dating Games, Part 08 My epic journey of dating women and dating games continues in this “tale of two people from two cities”: me in Perth; “Lucinda” in Sydney. Opposite sides of the great Australian island-continent. Catch up if you missed the previous installment: http://blogs.davelozinski.com/datingandrelationships/dating-games-part-07 Lucinda and I went through the typical […]

Bitch Slap #2

C# .Net: Fastest Way to count the number of times a character occurs in a string

The Fastest Way to count the number of times a character occurs in a string using C# .Net: This test stemmed from my other test on the fastest way to count the number of times a string occurs within another string (http://blogs.davelozinski.com/curiousconsultant/csharp-net-fastest-way-to-check-if-a-string-occurs-within-a-string). I couldn’t find any native C# methods to do this although other languages […]


C# .Net: Fastest Way to Convert an Int to a String

C# .Net: fastest way to convert an int to a string Here I am going to benchmark several techniques to convert an int to a string.   All C# programmers have to do this at some point. After testing the fastest way to convert a string to an int (http://blogs.davelozinski.com/curiousconsultant/csharp-net-fastest-way-to-convert-a-string-to-an-int), this curious consultant started wondering […]


Dating Games 07 - 1 pawn amongst many

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Dating Games, Part 07 Here’s another story of some behaviour I just couldn’t get my head around. Did you miss the previous entry? This chapter is just weird, so we’ll leave its title as “Please don’t email me again.”   Warning Bells from the Start “Caitlyn” contacted me via email in response to a dating […]


5 More AMAZING Dates

5 More AMAZING Dates I didn’t expect to receive the amount of personal feedback I did from my 5 Amazing Dates (http://blogs.davelozinski.com/datingandrelationships/5-amazing-dates) article! Thank you! The comments I received I think can be broken down into two groups, summed up as follows from these: “I absolutely love the photos!!! And the Toyota date had me […]

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C# .Net: What is the fastest conditional statement?

C# .Net: What is the fastest conditional statement? This will benchmark the C# if-else construct, switch statement, and C# ternary operator (?) to determine which is the fastest in C# .Net.   Most applications have at least one type of conditional statement in its underlying code, whether it’s the if-else construct, switch statement, or the […]


5 Amazing Dates

5 AMAZING Dates   There have been a lot of great, fantastic, memorable, and absolutely amazing dates I’ve shared with some wonderful ladies. Since it’s February… the month of love …I want to highlight some of the many. This is far from a complete list! I’m omitting their names so as not to offend their […]

Private dance lessons blossomed into an amazing date!

C# .Net: Fastest Way to check if a Number is Odd Or Even 2

C# .Net: Fastest Way to check if a Number is Odd Or Even This will benchmark many techniques to determine in C# .Net: Fastest way to check if a number is odd or even. There’s an amazing number of applications that do some sort of check if a number is odd or even. One of […]


Dating Women and Dating Games, Part 06

Dating Women and Dating Games This is the sixth installment (did you miss Part 05?) chronicling my experiences with dating women and dating games. This chapter, “Foray Into Speed Dating”, was one of my first experiences with a speed dating event several years ago at Perth’s WACA. One of my friends invited me along on […]

Speed Dating

More Tips For Attracting Quality Men Online_02b

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Tips for Attracting Quality Men Online, Part 02   This article continues my tips for attracting quality men online. Part 01 can be found here if you missed it: http://blogs.davelozinski.com/datingandrelationships/tips-for-attracting-quality-men-online-part01 Thus far we’ve discussed profile names and various tips for improving the photos you post. Specifically what to do and what not to do. Now […]