Xi'an was not really as open as the other two cities in terms of social life from my perspective, and my "daygame" methods, which consisted of being spotted by a curious or intrigued female, or using the We Chat to find language exchange partners did not work well there.It seemed like the wall around the city was not the only wall, as most of the ladies that I encountered would stare at me, then put up a shield when I tried to make eye contact in return.Much to their surprise, she did not show up the next night for the actual event where I once again, tried and failed to hook up with my high school crush."** **"After much pressure from my friends (well, one maniac, really), I finally joined Tinder.
Chinese gay men – including Wang and Geng – typically refer to Jack'd by its Chinese name jie ke di, which literally translates to a place where a sex worker finds his or her John.
Geng says Blued has already surpassed Jack'd in China, and while the Belgian app enjoys strong numbers in big cities like Shanghai, Blued has already monopolized the market in China's second- and third-tier cities.
"There are so many gays in China, just because of the sheer size of the population," Geng said. S.-based gay hook-up app, is still not as popular in China as Belgium-based Jack'd, said Shanghai native Clint Wang, 27.
Nevertheless, Blued faces international competition. "I use Grindr, but people in China use it so little," he said.
It was not until I started hitting the clubs that things turned around for me in terms of meeting approachable women.