It appears that not everyone was bored to tears while trapped beneath the polar vortex.  According to the on-line dating site Zoosk their messages and membership in places like Portland, Maine to be specific,  grew exponentially during the deep freeze.

It seems that Portlanders weren’t the only  metro dwellers were looking for someone to keep them warm. Other larger cities that endured the cold which also reported a surge in messages and memberships were in New York, Chicago, Boston and Minneapolis

Zoosk, if you’re curious,  makes matches based on behavioral analysis and boast 25 million members.