“As always, we are open to working with the client on alternative submissions.” A rep for Man also confirmed the rejection and called the refusal to air the spot hypocritical.“We are totally of the opinion the ad was rejected due to the homosexual content,” spokeswoman Elissa Buchter said.Our singles community is massive, and you're only a couple of clicks away from finding a date.
I put together Farmers Only and all of a sudden it took off.
There was such a big need, it took off like crazy.”Miller said the company receives emails daily from people who met on the site and are getting married.
“You might be in a small community and the next stop down the road there’s somebody you’re really compatible with but you never go to same functions.”He said the site is not only for farmers but for people who love the outdoors, animals and a slower pace of living.
He cautions would-be subscribers they won’t “find people caught up in the corporate rat race.”“That’s what’s nice about this site,” Miller said.
"We thought dating would be the obvious choice."The idea was for single people to make videos introducing themselves and saying what they were looking for, said Chen.
After five days no one had uploaded a single video, so he and the other co-founders, Chad Hurley and Jawed Karim, reconsidered.Whenever the TV or radio is on and a commercial comes on, we stop what we are doing and yell out ‘Farmers Only!’”Another Farmers subscriber named Kylie posted her testimonial on the website: “My fiancé, Nicholas, and I met on in early December 2005…We've been together ever since. I've met my match, thanks to your site.”'Down-to-earth people are different'Miller, a 60-year-old who’s been happily married for 35 years and has three children, said he was working in agricultural marketing and got the idea for Farmers when a friend who had gotten divorced was complaining she couldn’t find a like-minded mate.“She said she’d tried online dating but the guys she met couldn’t relate to the rural lifestyle of a farmer,” Miller said.We are planning a country wedding in my hometown in Alabama and are so excited about our life together. “I said, ‘There’s got to be a site for farmers.’ I started searching for her and there wasn’t anything.I found it’s a serious problem in rural areas where everybody knows everybody and, with the amount of hours people are working, they don’t have chance to socialize.We’ve made it not only necessary but acceptable for women to make the first move, shaking up outdated gender norms.