From this week's "Onion".....
Friend-matching web sites like www.Friendster.com [or the JWD ] are gaining in popularity. What's the appeal?
Online friends easier to cut loose than people who live in your building
Great way to chip away at the remaining normal methods of human interaction
Allow for meeting new people under predetermined arrangement that you like each other
Wifester left, and have never been that close to familyster
Face-to-face friends object to being put into spreadsheet form
Lonely...Please, someone....So lonely
Users can dodge and blow off people online and in real world
People who use it testify it's not weird, even though it is