The Grey Album is less great in retrospect
My Black Book. Store your sexual partner histories and it provides trend analysis -- with pretty graphs! [via]
But what use is it if I can't share with my friends?
I demand a facebook app.
posted by Andrew Simone at 1:38 PM on August 11, 2008
This sounds terrifying. I refuse to even click. Some data sets should never be sliced NOR diced.
posted by katiebakes at 4:03 PM on August 11, 2008
This site would be of much greater value if it were open and collaborative in nature. Just imagine, you could look at the "traffic" a potential lover has been "hosting" to determine how risky they are. If someone were to contract a disease from someone else that person could be flagged as DNS (Do Not Shag) as a warning to others. You could check to make sure a lover has not slept with any of your friends or enemies. Now that would be a cool app!
posted by ronpadz at 4:17 PM on August 11, 2008
I happen to know someone who's working on something similar to that. (And she knows that I'm mortified at the implications of the application.) Maybe she'll chime in here...
posted by Rex at 4:24 PM on August 11, 2008
I feel like this is a corollary to Rule #34: if it can be an app, then it will be an app.
posted by Andrew Simone at 6:29 PM on August 11, 2008
what the fuck....testimonials...
i still can not stop laughing.
"...this is a great service, definitely one of a kind! Thank you!!"
- Jake, NY
"I love your site and the concept. Keeping track of ones hookups is very important."
- Andrew, CA
"Thanks for taking the time to answer all my questions...and THANK YOU for your remarkable dedication."
- Aaron, UT
posted by km at 10:03 PM on August 11, 2008
Somehow two sites came up with the same idea at once: bedposted
posted by Kevin Kearney at 8:53 AM on August 12, 2008
Actually.. kevin, MyBlackBook has been around since 2004..... that other site is a knock off ...and doing a poor job at it.. all that other site is, is a calendar and "tags" .... nowhere near the same level as MyBlackBook...
posted by joe at 4:42 PM on August 12, 2008
We're working on an app. that is modified from an original black book concept I had about a year ago. Similar functionality, but intended to be more playful, as in: "who you made out with", instead of "fucked". One could argue the later would be of more value to the CDC.
On another note "FB" "FaceBook", "FuckBuddy" hmmm...
posted by taulpaul at 10:34 PM on August 13, 2008
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