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Metro HotCars: Dating Forward

If you live in Washington, DC, you’re familiar with an unpleasant summer phenomenon – the metro “hotcar”, when the air conditioning in a metro car is broken, creating a steamy, sweaty, messy commute.

Kyle Conrad, an interactive designer, took this unpleasant situation and created a spoof website: Metro Hotcars: Dating Forward. The site presents Hotcars as an opportunity to meet your mate while commuting.

When you click “Sign Up Now”, a window pops up explaining:

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Using the Metro logo, a moving metro train image, and manipulating the signage board adds just enough legitimacy to make the more gullible of us wonder if this is “for real?”

Thanks, Kyle, for brightening our day with this hilarious site!

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