“Actually the longer-term relationships I’ve had here have been through Ok Cupid,” says Abigail.

“Steady people but a bit boring.” “I’ve heard Ok Cupid described as a younger version of Match.com,” says Temi.

It burst onto our screens, a complete breath of fresh air, towering in its heels over all its competitors.

The only pitfall is it usually shows me guys I’ve already dated.” Temi says she quite liked How About We before Tinder blew up.

“It was less about ‘Let’s go on a date’ and more about doing fun activities together.” Both women have used Ok Cupid with mixed success.

“For two hours, all one guy talked about was food and the science of food,” Abigail recalls.

“He cut all my food up for me and wouldn’t let me use my own fork. Online, the man seemed normal to a fault, but turned out to be a proper weirdo.

And all the amazing quotes that Samantha dryly delivered?

I should have listened when she stated, “Don’t play hard to get, with a man who’s hard to get.” Instead I got burnt. And so, with that in mind, I thought I’d celebrate its birthday, by giving you 12 MUST READ dating rules that SATC bequeathed us. All photo credits (except where indicated) : PR Photos MORE ON BABBLE10 things all men do but hate to admit8 ways to tell if your man is ready for marriage20 things you should NEVER say during sex9 things I’d give up sex for— would you?

’ And everyone hoping that they wouldn’t be Charlotte?

How about those fabulous outfits that Carrie never could have afforded on her writer’s salary in a million years?

“It’s the equivalent of Guardian Soulmates back home,” she says.