Sign up for free to search for matches on this large database. Problem? As “POF” members pay nothing to join, they tend to be a motley bunch. The site is as unpolished as its members. For example, it distorts uploaded photos to fit into its square display slots. Even good-looking people look unappealing when their pictures are stretched or squished. Still, there is lively activity at POF, including bulletin boards where members share questions and tales of dating frustration.