French online dating website has given a whole new meaning to the term "try before you buy".

AdopteUnMec.com is embarking on a tour around France where men are paraded around like products to potential female customers' delight.

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The men are packaged up like Ken dolls

The site is set up like a shopping website complete with a shopping basket in the top right hand side and promising fast delivery.

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Launched in France four years ago AdopteUnMec.com claims to have taken the country by storm with over 4.7m people signed up, 86% of which are aged between 18-35.

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    A woman takes pictures of a wall on which appear portraits of men, on September 11, 2012 in Paris, on the opening day of a store of the online dating site 'AdopteUnMec.com' (AdoptAGuy.com), where women can choose and also date men, standing in boxes like toys, according to their profiles and taste. This travelling store will open ten days in Paris, before going to Brussels, Lausanne, Toulouse and Lyon and then going back to Paris. AFP PHOTO / FRED DUFOUR (Photo credit should read FRED DUFOUR/AFP/GettyImages)

  • FRANCE-INTERNET-DATING-OFFBEAT

    Women pass by a box in which a man stands like a toy, on September 11, 2012 in Paris, on the opening day of a store of the online dating site 'AdopteUnMec.com' (AdoptAGuy.com), where women can choose and also date men according to their profiles and taste. This travelling store will open ten days in Paris, before going to Brussels, Lausanne, Toulouse and Lyon and then going back to Paris. AFP PHOTO / FRED DUFOUR (Photo credit should read FRED DUFOUR/AFP/GettyImages)

  • FRANCE-INTERNET-DATING-OFFBEAT

    A woman takes pictures in front of a box where a man stands like a toy, on September 11, 2012 in Paris, on the opening day of a store of the online dating site 'AdopteUnMec.com' (AdoptAGuy.com), where women can choose and also date men according to their profiles and taste. This travelling store will open ten days in Paris, before going to Brussels, Lausanne, Toulouse and Lyon and then going back to Paris. AFP PHOTO / FRED DUFOUR (Photo credit should read FRED DUFOUR/AFP/GettyImages)

  • FRANCE-INTERNET-DATING-OFFBEAT

    A woman passes by boxes where men stand like toys, on September 11, 2012 in Paris, on the opening day of a store of the online dating site 'AdopteUnMec.com' (AdoptAGuy.com), where women can choose and also date men according to their profiles and taste. This travelling store will open ten days in Paris, before going to Brussels, Lausanne, Toulouse and Lyon and then going back to Paris. AFP PHOTO / FRED DUFOUR (Photo credit should read FRED DUFOUR/AFP/GettyImages)

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    People gather in front of a shopwindow in which a man stands in a box like a toy, on September 11, 2012 in Paris, on the opening day of a store of the online dating site 'AdopteUnMec.com' (AdoptAGuy.com), where women can choose and also date men according to their profiles and taste. This travelling store will open ten days in Paris, before going to Brussels, Lausanne, Toulouse and Lyon and then going back to Paris. AFP PHOTO / FRED DUFOUR (Photo credit should read FRED DUFOUR/AFP/GettyImages)

  • FRANCE-INTERNET-DATING-OFFBEAT

    Women gather and take pictures in front of a box where a man stands like a toy, on September 11, 2012 in Paris, on the opening day of a store of the online dating site 'AdopteUnMec.com' (AdoptAGuy.com), where women can choose and also date men according to their profiles and taste. This travelling store will open ten days in Paris, before going to Brussels, Lausanne, Toulouse and Lyon and then going back to Paris. AFP PHOTO / FRED DUFOUR (Photo credit should read FRED DUFOUR/AFP/GettyImages)

  • FRANCE-INTERNET-DATING-OFFBEAT

    Women gather and take pictures in front of a box where a man stands like a toy, on September 11, 2012 in Paris, on the opening day of a store of the online dating site 'AdopteUnMec.com' (AdoptAGuy.com), where women can choose and also date men according to their profiles and taste. This travelling store will open ten days in Paris, before going to Brussels, Lausanne, Toulouse and Lyon and then going back to Paris. AFP PHOTO / FRED DUFOUR (Photo credit should read FRED DUFOUR/AFP/GettyImages)

  • FRANCE-INTERNET-DATING-OFFBEAT

    Women gather and take pictures in front of boxes where men stand like toys, on September 11, 2012 in Paris, on the opening day of a store of the online dating site 'AdopteUnMec.com' (AdoptAGuy.com), where women can choose and also date men according to their profiles and taste. This travelling store will open ten days in Paris, before going to Brussels, Lausanne, Toulouse and Lyon and then going back to Paris. AFP PHOTO / FRED DUFOUR (Photo credit should read FRED DUFOUR/AFP/GettyImages)

  • FRANCE-INTERNET-DATING-OFFBEAT

    Women gather and take pictures in front of boxes where men stand like toys, on September 11, 2012 in Paris, on the opening day of a store of the online dating site 'AdopteUnMec.com' (AdoptAGuy.com), where women can choose and also date men according to their profiles and taste. This travelling store will open ten days in Paris, before going to Brussels, Lausanne, Toulouse and Lyon and then going back to Paris. AFP PHOTO / FRED DUFOUR (Photo credit should read FRED DUFOUR/AFP/GettyImages)

  • FRANCE-INTERNET-DATING-OFFBEAT

    Women gather and take pictures in front of boxes where men stand like toys, on September 11, 2012 in Paris, on the opening day of a store of the online dating site 'AdopteUnMec.com' (AdoptAGuy.com), where women can choose and also date men according to their profiles and taste. This travelling store will open ten days in Paris, before going to Brussels, Lausanne, Toulouse and Lyon and then going back to Paris. AFP PHOTO / FRED DUFOUR (Photo credit should read FRED DUFOUR/AFP/GettyImages)

Fear not though ladies, UK equivalent www.bagabloke.co.uk is in production as we speak. *Cheers*

There's a wide variety of men available for female shoppers perusal on the French site - from red heads to guys with tattoos and piercings. Whatever tickles your pickle.

"In July 2007 I got divorced and never thought I would remarry. In early 2008 I met Coralie on AopteUnMec and in May the following year, I proposed! We are now expecting a child together!" said Mickael B de Rouen, 29.

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