In Upstate New York, there are much more single men than women, especially in Ithaca, where there's 140 available men for every 100 women.Utica and Albany both tied for second-best for single women, with 120 unattached men for every 100 bachelorettes.However, more than half of those bachelors and bachelorettes do want to get married.
Some of the guys who approached me were goblins; I regularly turned down the five-fingered grandpa — that’s five fingers total — who constantly asked me for a blow job whenever I drank at a particular downtown bar, and I practically ran away from a man who had the stringy baldness of a young Riff Raff from the Rocky Horror Picture Show when he sidled up and asked me if I had any communicable diseases as his opening line.
But most of them were just genuine guys trying their luck, which encouraged me to try my luck, too.
In short turn, I soon realized that if I wanted to meet guys in Alaska, all I had to do was go outside.
In Syracuse, the numbers are slightly more even, with 115 unattached men for every 100 women -- which works out to 87 single ladies for every 100 men.
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