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Woman uses Tinder to prank dozens of men into dating contest

Posted: 4:00 PM, Aug 21, 2018
Updated: 2018-08-21 20:02:51Z

A woman has used the Tinder dating app to  prank  more than 100 men into showing up for a date that turned out to be a “Hunger Games”-style competition.

The New York Times  reports  that the woman identified as Natasha Aponte invited dozens of Tinder contacts to meet her in Manhattan’s Union Square on Sunday for what they thought was a one-on-one date.

Instead, a woman who says she was Natasha told them they had to compete for a date with her.

She disqualified the men who were under 5-foot-10 (1.78 meters) and those named Jimmy, a name she dislikes. Then she asked the remaining contestants to perform pushups and footraces.

The stunt reportedly was videotaped by Rob Bliss, the man who shot a widely watched catcalling  video  in 2014.