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Tinder gifts two people who have barely talked a trip to Maui

Josh Avsec and Michelle Arendas liked each other so much that they never bothered to communicate — and now they’re being rewarded.

After matching on Tinder in September 2014, the pair apologised back and forth for being too busy to chat.

Every month or two, one of the pair would check in to say that they were “in the shower” or “the middle of class”. The gag ran on three years, with neither bothering to actually make a move.

Eventually Avsec posted the conversation to Twitter, where it became so popular it found its way to Michelle.

Twitter users — and Josh — were ecstatic at the outcome.

Eventually even Tinder caught on.

The company offered the pair a trip to any city in the world for their first date. Their choice? Maui, Hawaii.

Is this another case of the Wendy’s nugget tweet in which someone who did barely anything was overly lauded? Probably.

Am I just bitterly jealous that I don’t have a free trip to my favourite city? You guessed it.

Featured image: damien_p58 via Flickr (CC BY 2.0, edited)

Author | Julia Breakey

Julia Breakey
Julia is a UCT film graduate with a passion for dogs, media, and dog-centric media. If she's not gushing about the new television show that you need to watch, she's rewatching The Good Place (which you need to watch). More