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There’s An App For Reminding You That Your Life Didn’t Go The Way You’d Hoped

A South Korean company is selling an iPhone app that pretends to be the user’s girlfriend. For the equivalent of $1.99 US, it sends four video calls a day to say girlfriendy things to lonely guys without time to date (or success in dating). It doesn’t say if it includes things like “are you going to spend all day Sunday watching football with the guys again?”

The company claims it sold 80,000 in a single day. I would prefer, for the sake of South Korean men, not to believe that.

And yes, an English-language version is in the works.

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  3. cyberpvnk says:

    For an extra 4.99 a month the app spends your money and tells you to take the trash out. 🙂

  4. mPony says:

    Hey yeah that was my girlfriend on my phone. YES my REAL girlfriend. She calls me, like, four times a day. All the time! We’re really close, honestly. Not like you and YOUR girlfriend: I heard that fight you had on the phone the other day while we were out at the bar; everybody heard it. You really have to envy me and my totally real girlfriend who calls me on my phone four times a day and who is completely real as I’ve previously mentioned an inappropriate number of times.

  5. Pooty McFartson says:

    I would install this app to try to convince my parents that I’m straight. South Korea=many closet cases?

  6. Pete says:

    Isn’t one of the nice things about not having a girlfriend is that you don’t have someone calling you four times a day?

  7. Jacob says:

    This app will just make it harder for me to convince my wife I don’t have a Korean girl on the side! Jerks!

  8. Michael says:

    -_- wow that’s sad.