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That Loved Up Tinder Couple Have Gone On Their First Date In Hawaii

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That Loved Up Tinder Couple Have Gone On Their First Date In Hawaii

Going on a first date can be a nervy and potentially awkward experience, but it's probably nothing compared to the one Josh Avsec and Michelle Arendas just went on.

The two Kent State University students matched on Tinder in 2014 and kept up a running joke for months, but it wasn't until two weeks ago until they actually met in person. It wasn't at a swanky new bar close to each other, however, it was in front of the American public during an episode of Good Morning America.

Tinder loved their story so much that the dating site offered the pair the chance to pick any city for their first official date, and they picked Maui, Hawaii.

Well, they've completed that epic trip away and, obviously, we want the lowdown on the details from the date.

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It looked like a pretty awesome place to have a first meet up: bike riding, sipping drinks by the pool, relaxing in the sun. But I don't know how I'd feel having a camera crew follow our every move when I'm trying to make a connection with someone.

Josh, 22, and Michelle, 21, were asked at the end of the date whether they would be meeting up for a second one, and it sounds like they might have different expectations.

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Josh told the camera: "With everything going on, it's been kind of hard to talk about the little things, like when we do go back, but I'm pretty sure - she's so much fun - I know once we get back home, we're gonna [sic] wanna [sic] meet up again."

But Michelle was a bit more vague. She said: "We don't have any concrete plans yet, but I'm sure our paths will cross once we get back."


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While you can't gather too much from a sentence like that, but 'our paths will cross' sounds like 'I'll get back to you'. Although, who knows, maybe she was just a bit coy in front of the camera. It probably would have been difficult being yourself when people around the world were watching your every move.

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When they were first introduced on national TV it was a pretty big moment. They were on stage with a big wall between them as they chatted to hosts Michael Strahan and Lara Spencer, before seeing each other in person with tonnes of people cheering.

Credit: Good Morning America / ABC

Their funny Tinder messages went viral two months ago when Josh uploaded a few screenshots to Twitter. He captioned it: "One day I'm going to meet this girl and it's going to be epic. Look at the dates of our Tinder texts."

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"Tinder was super new at the time for my whole friend group. At the time I had matched with a whole bunch of girls and I took it as a joke. I sent [them] some pretty humorous lines," Josh told Buzzfeed. "I bumped into Michelle. She seemed a little different, so I sent her something different."

Michelle explained that she'd deleted the app, but then downloaded it again in November, which is why it took so long for her to reply. She said: "I was not really expecting he would message me back and play along with it.

"I thought my message to him would be the end of it."

Let's hope that they do meet up again when the cameras aren't rolling, because they do seem like an adorable couple.

Featured Image Credit: Good Morning America/ABC

Topics: Hawaii, Tinder, USA, US

Stewart Perrie
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