Sometimes a bad accident becomes the stuff of viral internet gold. Joe, a 27-year-old man from Virginia, sustained some pretty bad injuries after 3,000 lbs of hay collapsed on top of him, breaking his pelvis. Luckily, he survived the accident, but is currently undergoing lengthy and difficult treatment to recover in the hospital. But, not letting this get him down, he’s decided to use the situation as an opportunity to date.
He posted screenshots of his new Tinder profile on Imgur.
The text of his new bio reads…
“Sup ladies, I’m joe, I just got crushed by 3000 pounds. Got a broken pelvis but still dtf. I do have a catheter. I don’t wanna be ‘one of those guys’ who lies about his catheter status. The catheter may be an issue but great minds do great things. Bedbound, you literally have to all the work. I probably can’t get off.. Or get hard. But hey; great minds. Anyway I’m here at UVA medical center if you wanna smash.”
It seems that Joe isn’t the only one swiping in the hospital.
Is swiping on tinder while at the hospital more likely to get you a nurse? asking for a mate
— Dph (@phidan04) October 14, 2018
Swiping through tinder and bumble like crazy at the hospital- match me with a doctor
— Allison (@ali_41_) October 15, 2018
I seen a guy waiting for surgery and was on Tinder. Come on man your noy going tonget a date while your in a hospital bed
— gerry (@vinkarno) October 4, 2018
In the hospital on tinder tryna find a doctor swiping on break
— Dunder Mifflin, this is Pam. (@_duhBrittza) October 4, 2018
Though some seemed to think the idea was distasteful.
Have been in the hospital waiting room for 2 hours. Tinder sends me a notification to tell me I should “Swipe on women” who have also been here… Is it me or is this slightly inappropriate?
— Vinny BC (@VBdCamara) September 24, 2018
Bruhh Im In The Hospital & Hear Some Chicks Tinder Going Off …. Now Imagine You Trynna Bag A Tinder Bitch Who Is At The Hospital Dying & Shit ?!
— Jason (@Boneyourmom) October 2, 2018
But many thought it was the perfect place to nab a doc.
just matched with one of the doctors at my hospital on tinder
— dakota (@PowerOfDakota) September 16, 2018
“I’m gonna go to the hospital and set my Tinder radius for 10 feet. It’s like Pokémon Go, but for doctors.”
— (@akachela) September 16, 2018
PSA: if you want a doctor, play tinder in the hospital
— Q (@abracadabstark) August 31, 2018
Sometimes when I'm at work I consider going on Tinder and setting the distance to 1 mile because I'm right by a hospital and tons of medical offices
But then I remember no doctor in his right mind would ever date me
— D (@dev_ilish) August 16, 2018
Good swiping, everyone.