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When it comes to reality dating shows, I'm an old-fashioned girl. Give me a Honeymoon Suite, a few dozen helicopters, geysers of champagne, and as many near fist fights as you can fit into an hour time slot — that's just romance! 

This Valentine's Day, however, Netflix's first stab at the dating game, titled Dating Around, attempts to sell all of us on a new approach to the tried-and-true format, by replacing the typical Bachelor-esque rotation of suitors and lavish date cards with an intimate look at one-on-one meet ups in New York City. Netflix's mission to take "an honest and compelling look at the real world of dating" is clear. And they achieve it... to a point. Read more...

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