You can also filter by relationship intention or pick one of the in-person mixers that other app members have indicated they're going to. The app (free on i OS) is similar to others in that you create an "Ad profile" with photos (you can set them to private or public), and your first name and age.From there, you can send messages or "winks" (similar to likes) to other members and wait for the replies to roll in. Whim (free on i OS) is the answer: The app gets rid of the kind of endless communication that can go on for days.

Mingle2Instead of swiping, Mingle2 has users tap a heart to indicate that they like someone.

You can also "nudge" someone, which is similar to when you'd "poke" your crush on Facebook in ninth grade.

Just create a profile and enter which days that week are good for you.

When you match with a potential date, Whim will pick a time and place that works for both of you.

Meet someone in a group that you want to chat one-on-one? Klique If you'd prefer to meet your date in a group setting, go with Klique.

After matching with someone, the app lets each person bring other friends (who are also on the app) into the conversation so that you can all make plans together — and your friends can weigh in on your date.Get matched with people around you and start a chat, where you can send messages that disappear after being viewed.Casualx For those who feel like they encounter too many relationship-minded people on Tinder, Casualx is billing itself as the answer.Select people you'd like to meet and Tonight sets things up for you, even going so far as to pick a cool spot to meet. The sole downside is that the app is currently only live in Manhattan and Brooklyn.Wild Wild is an aptly named app for someone seeking a no strings attached situation.If you want a "premium" dating experience, a one-month package isn't cheap at .99, but comes with perks including read receipts — so you don't have to wonder if someone actually read your message or not — and invisible browsing.