"I'm looking for people who are intellectually curious," Mensa member Anne Sereg, 55, told .
"And when all you're talking about is sports teams and barbeques ...
"It's certainly not an elitist thing, they just see things very, very differently and they interact differently.
LONDON, July 2 /PRNewswire/ -- A dating website exclusively for intelligent people has now launched in the UK. In comparison, you need an IQ in the top 2% of the population to become a member of Mensa.
Intelligent launched in Denmark 3 months ago, 2 months ago in an international version, and now the UK gets its own version of the intelligent people website.
More than 70,000 people worldwide have taken the IQ test and attempted to become a member, but only about 15% of people who take the test, pass it.
As with other niche dating websites, like Farmers Only and Glutenfree Singles, Mensa Match is only for those who are currently in the high IQ group.
However, this does not prevent Mensans from chatting up non-Mensans on "We researched our member base to find out what was important to them from a membership perspective and what benefits we could offer," John Mc Gill, Mensa's national director of marketing, told ."Something that ranked very high was having an association dating service." Part of the reason Mensa Match was created was to provide people of high intelligence with like-minded companions who have somewhat different interests than the normal online dating crowd.Thombre said the dating website is looking to form further partnerships with specific organizations and groups in the future but would not disclose names."[Mensans] process things much quicker than most other people do," Mc Gill said. I always try to change the world around me for better and I start with myself.