So, in short, it’s okay to laugh, but keep the rest of your message grammatical and punctuated.
Share enough to excite and intrigue your potential match, while leaving them wanting more.
Follow this rule of thumb: keep profile answers concise and fun.
Our negative correlation list is a fool’s lexicon: was also a successful word, but much less so (33%).
Scientifically, this is because it’s a little evil sounding.
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We analyzed over 500,000 first contacts on our dating site, Ok Cupid.Since I write a blog about the good, bad and funny of online dating, a lot of my female friends send me a lot of their good, bad and funny interactions from online dating.Most of them falling into the bad and funny categories. Like, when guys send these messages do they honestly think that the women they are sending them to don’t know that these aren’t just copied and pasted messages and sent in masses to lots of different women. They must think they are so fucking clever sending these copy and pasted messages to lots of women a night.I don’t actually know “How to Write the Perfect First Message”, and since I’m being honest, the title of this post is mostly for SEO reasons.I need this, no, WE need this to be a PSA for guys of the internet who are doing online dating, on how to send a first message.It’s actually slightly enraging to read some of these messages that these guys are sending to some of my female friends, only because all I can think is “HOW THIS IS MY COMPETITION!? Especially when I receive screen shots of first messages like the one below : I can’t even. That, somehow they are “beating the system” and not really having to do any work, other than craft a single super generic message and send it out dozens of times.