SEC Form 4
FORM 4 UNITED STATES SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, D.C. 20549

STATEMENT OF CHANGES IN BENEFICIAL OWNERSHIP

Filed pursuant to Section 16(a) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934
or Section 30(h) of the Investment Company Act of 1940
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1. Name and Address of Reporting Person*
Osmium Partners, LLC

(Last) (First) (Middle)
300 DRAKES LANDING ROAD
SUITE 172

(Street)
GREENBRAE CA 94904

(City) (State) (Zip)
2. Issuer Name and Ticker or Trading Symbol
SPARK NETWORKS INC [ LOV ]
5. Relationship of Reporting Person(s) to Issuer
(Check all applicable)
Director X 10% Owner
Officer (give title below) Other (specify below)
3. Date of Earliest Transaction (Month/Day/Year)
12/14/2012
4. If Amendment, Date of Original Filed (Month/Day/Year)
6. Individual or Joint/Group Filing (Check Applicable Line)
Form filed by One Reporting Person
X Form filed by More than One Reporting Person
Table I - Non-Derivative Securities Acquired, Disposed of, or Beneficially Owned
1. Title of Security (Instr. 3) 2. Transaction Date (Month/Day/Year) 2A. Deemed Execution Date, if any (Month/Day/Year) 3. Transaction Code (Instr. 8) 4. Securities Acquired (A) or Disposed Of (D) (Instr. 3, 4 and 5) 5. Amount of Securities Beneficially Owned Following Reported Transaction(s) (Instr. 3 and 4) 6. Ownership Form: Direct (D) or Indirect (I) (Instr. 4) 7. Nature of Indirect Beneficial Ownership (Instr. 4)
Code V Amount (A) or (D) Price
Common Stock ($.001 par value) 12/14/2012 P 6,158 A $6.67 (1) 1,774,996 I By Osmium Capital II, LP (2)
Common Stock ($.001 par value) 12/17/2012 P 7,518 A $7.1 (3) 1,782,514 I By Osmium Capital II, LP (2)
Common Stock ($.001 par value) 12/18/2012 P 8,000 A $7.33 (4) 1,790,514 I By Osmium Capital II, LP (2)
Common Stock ($.001 par value) 988,469 I By Osmium Capital, LP (2)
Common Stock ($.001 par value) 327,743 I By Osmium Spartan, LP (2)
Common Stock ($.001 par value) 143,564 I By John H. Lewis directly.
Table II - Derivative Securities Acquired, Disposed of, or Beneficially Owned
(e.g., puts, calls, warrants, options, convertible securities)
1. Title of Derivative Security (Instr. 3) 2. Conversion or Exercise Price of Derivative Security 3. Transaction Date (Month/Day/Year) 3A. Deemed Execution Date, if any (Month/Day/Year) 4. Transaction Code (Instr. 8) 5. Number of Derivative Securities Acquired (A) or Disposed of (D) (Instr. 3, 4 and 5) 6. Date Exercisable and Expiration Date (Month/Day/Year) 7. Title and Amount of Securities Underlying Derivative Security (Instr. 3 and 4) 8. Price of Derivative Security (Instr. 5) 9. Number of derivative Securities Beneficially Owned Following Reported Transaction(s) (Instr. 4) 10. Ownership Form: Direct (D) or Indirect (I) (Instr. 4) 11. Nature of Indirect Beneficial Ownership (Instr. 4)
Code V (A) (D) Date Exercisable Expiration Date Title Amount or Number of Shares
1. Name and Address of Reporting Person*
Osmium Partners, LLC

(Last) (First) (Middle)
300 DRAKES LANDING ROAD
SUITE 172

(Street)
GREENBRAE CA 94904

(City) (State) (Zip)
1. Name and Address of Reporting Person*
OSMIUM CAPITAL LP

(Last) (First) (Middle)
300 DRAKES LANDING ROAD
SUITE 172

(Street)
GREENBRAE CA 94904

(City) (State) (Zip)
1. Name and Address of Reporting Person*
Osmium Capital II, LP

(Last) (First) (Middle)
300 DRAKES LANDING ROAD
SUITE 172

(Street)
GREENBRAE CA 94904

(City) (State) (Zip)
1. Name and Address of Reporting Person*
OSMIUM SPARTAN L P

(Last) (First) (Middle)
300 DRAKES LANDING ROAD
SUITE 172

(Street)
GREENBRAE CA 94904

(City) (State) (Zip)
1. Name and Address of Reporting Person*
Lewis John Hartnett

(Last) (First) (Middle)
300 DRAKES LANDING ROAD
SUITE 172

(Street)
GREENBRAE CA 94904

(City) (State) (Zip)
Explanation of Responses:
1. This transaction was executed in multiple trades at prices ranging from $6.65 to $6.70. The price reported above in Column 4 of Table I reflects the weighted average purchase price. The reporting persons hereby undertake to provide upon request to the SEC staff, the issuer or a security holder of the issuer complete information regarding the number of shares and prices at which each of the individual transactions was effected.
2. The general partner of Osmium Capital, LP, Osmium Capital II, LP and Osmium Spartan, LP is Osmium Partners, LLC. John H. Lewis is the controlling member of Osmium Partners, LLC, and Mr. Lewis may be deemed to have voting and dispositive power with respect to the shares held by Osmium Capital, LP, Osmium Capital II, LP and Osmium Spartan, LP. Mr. Lewis disclaims beneficial ownership of such shares, except to the extent of his pecuniary interest therein, if any, and this report shall not be deemed an admission that Mr. Lewis is the beneficial owner of the shares for purposes of Section 16 of the Securities and Exchange Act of 1934 or for any other purpose.
3. This transaction was executed in multiple trades at prices ranging from $7.03 to $7.38. The price reported above in Column 4 of Table I reflects the weighted average purchase price. The reporting persons hereby undertake to provide upon request to the SEC staff, the issuer or a security holder of the issuer complete information regarding the number of shares and prices at which each of the individual transactions was effected.
4. This transaction was executed in multiple trades at prices ranging from $7.28 to $7.40. The price reported above in Column 4 of Table I reflects the weighted average purchase price. The reporting persons hereby undertake to provide upon request to the SEC staff, the issuer or a security holder of the issuer complete information regarding the number of shares and prices at which each of the individual transactions was effected.
/s/ John H. Lewis, individually, and as Managing Member of Osmium Partners, LLC, for itself and as General Partner of Osmium Capital, LP, Osmium Capital II, LP, and Osmium Spartan, LP 12/18/2012
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