I met my husband relatively young, but if I were older and had the opportunity to go on a blind date, I would try it out. My sister met her husband on a blind date and they're still happily married after 20 years.
Online dating . . . many times when you finally meet, it's like a blind date when they do not accurately describe themselves or show you a picture from 10 years ago . . . then you realize that they lie about a lot of things.