Nowhere does the profile state explicitly that if you are an attractive female traveler, you might skip the couch entirely and wind up in Riccardo’s bed, but it’s a good possibility.
In eight months using the service, Riccardo, who is 32 and works for an ad agency, has let eight visitors crash at his apartment, of whom he’s hooked up with five, for a 62 percent “success rate.” If you count the additional two who climbed into bed with him for a cuddle and then fell asleep, the percentage climbs even higher.
Firefighters and residents were trying to rescue those trapped under the debris with their bare hands. At this moment no one has any clue how many people are trapped,” Raichand Mohta, a police officer at the scene, told reporters.
Troops from the National Disaster Response Force joined rescue efforts in Bara Bazaar.
After a casual date or two, the expectation is that you’re going to get laid.
I expected the world from Tinder when I first started.
Now I realize what I said was probably flirtatious, though I just mentioned it idiotically, and out of a lack of other conversation starters.Some workers have been pulled from under large chunks of metal and concrete. there was a lot of traffic," one witness told NDTV: Another added: "We heard a loud rumble and then saw a lot of dust in the sky." More than 70 injured were admitted to two hospitals in Kolkata - formerly Calcutta - the capital of West Bangal state. Huge cranes and other rescue equipment have been sent to the site and rescuers have begun clearing the rubble. Riccardo G.’s profile on Couch Surfing.com, the website that partners intrepid wanderers with willing hosts, notes that he lives in the “best neighborhood to go out and have drinks,” that he offers a “cozy/clean/nice sofa/couch” and that he’ll even let you bring your “small dog, if you just can’t live without him.” He describes himself as “amazing, outgoing, funny, smart” and says his interests include friends, eating, drinking, the gym and puppies.His photos show the good-humored Latin American native — dark, handsome, and fit — in exotic destinations around the world, from Cairo to Capri.