“Hey gurl, luv ur pics” is not going to get a response.
Funny is good, but if you are not actually funny, don’t strain anything trying to be.
Straightforward and nice is infinitely better than trying to be funny and failing miserably.
Maintain a 1:1 message ratio Do not send multiple messages.
Online dating: It is not that hard, and yet so many people make it so hard.
I’ve been documenting OKCupid atrocities for a while now, and a lot of themes crop up in the terrible messages that daters send me for, um, critiquing.
This is how to send a semi-decent online dating message in nine easy steps.One paragraph A one-sentence message probably isn’t saying enough, but you also don’t want to send a novel.Responding to a few items in a person’s profile will take somewhere between three and eight sentences; if you find yourself writing a six-paragraph missive, work that delete key.Be original We can tell when your message is copied and pasted to multiple people.Sure, it’s a pain to actually read through profiles and send unique messages to each person, but aren’t you here to find a date?Learn a little something about the person you’re messaging, and reference that in your communiqué.