Tinder couple whose 3 years of messages went viral meets for 1st time on 'GMA'

Josh Avsec and Michelle Arendas matched on Tinder nearly three years ago but had not met face to face until today.
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of love and we have quite the love story. Two college students are trending big this morning from the greatest tipdz joke of all time and you can say they are taking things slowly. Yeah. Really slowly. Or really, really slowly. So after Michelle and Josh matched on tinder they delayed their big date for, oh, three years so now they're finally going to meet ocho other for the very first time right here on "Gma." But first Michael has a look at how this whole thing started. Meet Josh, meet Michelle, two college students living on the same campus swiped right and matched on a dating app tinder. A 21st century love story boy meets girl but trouble is the boy has never met the girl. Josh reaching out right away but Michelle waiting two months to reply, hey, sorry, my phone died. Josh responded two months later, hey, sorry was in the shower and thus began one of the strangest courtships in online dating. Each person coming up with new more creative excuses for their delay. Michelle writing, hey, Josh, presidents' day had me swamped recently. You know how it gets. Josh replied five months later, sorry, I haven't been quick to respond. I just got over a serious relationship when I was a sophomore in high school. This went on for three years. And to this day they have not met face-to-face until right now right here on "Gma." And we're so excited to have Josh and Michelle with us and we've been keeping them apart all morning long. They have not seen each other. Before we do we have a few questions. Michael, you start. I'll start with Michelle. Everybody is wondering how were you guys able to keep this going for three years? I was committed to my joke. I was not going to -- I loved the fact that we had a similar sense of humor and didn't want to give up that great joke we had. Josh tweeted out this funny conversation that these two have been having for three years and it went viral by the way. People are like, did you clear that with Michelle first. Oh, no. Not at all. As a matter of fact, I didn't even know Michelle's last name until the day I posted it and a friend of a friend commented her name in the bottom so it took three years for me even to learn her last name. And when you realized that the tweet went viral, what happened after that. Were you upset. No, I was not upset about it. I thought it was hilarious and great and we got to their a joke that's private between my best friends with the rest of the world. I feel like we're in "The dating game" right now. I am so nervous for both of you. We want to do a test to see how much you two have in common since you did match up on Twitter. Michelle, I'll ask you describe your perfect date. My perfect date would probably be anything that can get us laughing, you know, as long as we're having a good time enjoying ourselves together is probably what's most perfect. I like that. All right, so Josh right back at you. Your perfect date. Hmm, I love outdoorp things so if we're doing something outdoors, snorkeling but most important thing is the food. Need good food. Does that sound good? Oh, 100%, definitely. All right. All right. I think we're off to a good start. Another thing is, okay, here we go. What is your go to song at a karaoke bar. "Summer of '69." Brian Adams. I sing it every Wednesday night. My would be "All of me" by John legend. I belt that song. Really. You kill it? In the shower I kill it. That's really just melted a lot of hearts. All right. So, Josh, if you got to an airport and had two snacks yoshgs faufrts junk food. Movie theater popcorn. Love movie theater popcorn and chips. Just chips. Just good old potato chips. Plain old potato chips. You. I more of a cuddle girl than movie butter popcorn but I'm definitely a chip girl as well. I think we have something here. Same question to both of you guys. Favorite TV show to binge? Hands down "The office." I can watch that any time, any day. Michelle, how about you. Exact same for me. I think I've seen it like eight types now. No way. I mean, I want to knock down this wall. That is awesome. I tell you what, Lara, I mean "The office" at the end they both say the same thing. Think it makes it official. You're a match made in tinder heaven. You'll meet on the heart. Are you ready. Are you ready for the moment. Are you guys ready? Ready? Three, two, one, meet. Hey, Michelle. It is so good to finally meet you. Busted like crazy. Three years, three years you've been going back and forth and do have a lot in common. How does it feel to meet in person. You know, we just had to wait to do it on "Good morning America," I guess. Seems like the perfect ending. Best meeting I could imagine. Are you kidding me? It's amazing. What are do your parents think. Honestly I hope they're thinking good things. No, it's just been a crazy adventure so far so I know it took me by surprise and them by surprise in my parents have been losing their minds. We've been on the phone constantly. They are dying to finally meet you. The thing is your sister met her fiance on tipnder. She gave me hope this is where it's at. They're getting married in November. No pressure. Just a little pressure. I don't know if you guys know but so tinder loved this story and offered you guys they said come on, enough is enough you need to meet. You pick the city and we'll send you on the date. We picked maui. So after the show you two are going to maui. Yes, we are. Our first date. Are you kidding me? Maui. It's crazy. We're happy we could help you meet. Absolutely. We're so appreciative. A dream come true. This has been unreal. I can't believe I'm seeing her right now. Hopefully a first of many times. And congratulations on it and enjoy maui and everybody stay

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