How does one... do online dating?

Hello! I would appreciate any tips regarding online dating, any good apps, how to create an interesting profile, etc. Share your wisdom!


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  • I personally have never had any luck with online dating. I believe most people do not take it seriously at all in any way. For women, I hear it's a nightmare. You get so many messages, most from guys you have no interest in, and a lot of women get overwhelmed and quit. While some people have had success with it, and there are some "genuine" people on it looking for serious relationships, the latter far, far out weighs it. But, if you want to do it, as far as an interesting profile, just as much about yourself as you want to share. The more information the more interesting it is. Just don't make it too long. Good pictures help to (ie, if you're hiding your face in all of them, less interested etc). Also, as a guy, I want to see the woman's picture, just her, not her friends, family etc. SOOO many women post pics with them and a bunch of people. That's ok, if you have ones of just yourself also, or at least say which person you are in the picture.

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  • According to GaG, all you have to do is be a woman and you will find your dream man immediately. Apparently, each of the 300 guys who message you are all relationship material, so you should feel lucky to have been selected by them.

    Anyway, the main rule is not to lie. You can flatter yourself in the description, but never lie.

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    • 13d

      What have people lied about? Like job stuff?

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      Yeah stuff like your career, places you've been, your interests and hobbies etc. You'll get found out soon enough and it won't end well.

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      Ah. Gotcha. I can see how that might turn out disastrously.

  • Girls get lots of messages by guys on dating apps because it's very easy for a guy to talk online. So it's just up to you to choose a guy among them to meet up with.

    I honestly don't think it's too important to fill out a profile. Just some basic info about yourself (what you are doing with your life and what your hobbies are). Some girls write essays about themselves. I do not find that to be very interesting considering people will be browsing your profile and many other girl's profile like a catalog. Pictures are obviously more important. Try to put at least 4 nice pictures of yourself. Maybe one of you performing one of your hobbies.

    I have used OkCupid, Tinder, and Bumble.

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  • Well, on most apps, it's easy for girls, there are 10 guys for every girl.

    Of course, a LOT of profiles are faked in whole or in part, and it can be dangerous.
    Chuckle, a friend and I used to make up profiles. One was a 6' French blonde, and we would show up for the 'date' to watch the guy's face when he knew he'd been had..

    Another was a wealthy Saudi prince, very handsome Again, it was fun to watch the good looking girl who answered scan the crowd looking for the sexy sheik...

    We'd often show ourselves and tell her it was us after a while. We were a little scared to do that with the guys who were had. Some were very big guys!

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    • 13d

      Hmmm. Sounds a bit cruel...

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      People are likely to have MUCH worse experiences with online dating, so we didn't feel too bad, and it was a lot of fun.

  • Be honest is the best tip so you get the best results, answer as much as you can in the profile, some of the better ones cost more , eharmony and match. com are for a real relationship so it depends what you want, okcupid and plentyofish are other choices, I'm still trying but having no luck since there are to many guys on them to compete with

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    • 14d

      Great advice, thank you! I feel like there's going to be a ton of girls to compete with lol. Sigh. We shall see! Best of luck to you :)

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      Thanks, hope that helped

  • Have you tired Match. com or eHarmoney? You can can find plenty of dating apps in the app store, just look at the ratings and reviews to filter out the shitty apps. For your profile all's you really need is your interest, hobbies and occupation as your profile pic will do most of the work.

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  • I've had the most success with bumble so far. post 4 or 5 pictures of yourself no friends in the pictures and no children unless they are yours. write a little about yourself what are you doing and what interests you. On bumble all conversations are started by girls so you won't have to talk to endless guys you aren't interested in.

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    • 13d

      Yes, a few people have told me that bumble is one of the best right now. Thanks!

  • Find a good site, Match, OKCupid or whatever. Don't use Zoosk.

    Put up some good pics of yourself. DO NOT post most of your pics with a bunch of friends. Your primary pic should be you ONLY. And no duckface...

    Fill out most of the profile info, and try to put something unique about yourself, and what you're looking for.

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  • I've tried it about 2 years ago... in my age category it went a little wrong since there are very few people in their late thirties and early fourties who're single.
    The real interest was limited and eventually I gave up :-(
    I would certainly be very honest about yourself. Like your interests for example, or the sort of person you are.
    And to avoid running into a catfish I'd ask each other lots of questions. Interesting questions when the person is real, but a trap for someone who's playing games and making up stories.
    They'd soon contradict themselves :o

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  • dating sites are 99% guys looking for hookups. To that end, I'd recommend just ignoring most of the messages you get. You should be the one to initiate contact with a guy's profile that you find interesting.

    I like OKCupid's matching system, if you're looking for suggestions. Just fill out a lot of questions.

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  • All I know is chicks put up endless lists of preferences and deal breakers. It seems to be working for them so I don't know lol

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      Lol. I feel like that's not... nice. I would feel weird putting deal breakers on a profile. Hmm.

  • Babee, you already got it down with me.
    Part time girlfriend

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  • Save yourself from trouble and just date me.

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  • Same way you date in real life pretty much it's not really all that different in regards to what you do.

    I'd advise not going to dating websites though you won't find relationship material there.

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  • You're not looking for tips.. Just thought this would be a good question to get a bunch of guys answers to +1 your ego. Damn, it worked lol.

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  • use tinder, or any other dating app like that

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  • Fill a bathtub with ice in a motel and send them your nephews pictures and meet at a local bar with some roofies

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  • Are you serious right now. Listen pizza chucker, POF is not a sky full of stars. It might be worth a light swat but you'll probably find a better candidate at your nearest college Starbucks.

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  • Just be a girl.

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  • Be a girl.

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  • Lets do it right now

    Hey

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    • 13d

      Lol. This is even more in the dark than a dating site or app.

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      Lmfao you can still trust me. Just gimmie your full address and we'll get to second base.

  • Bumble and tinder are options. Bumble being a better one in my opinion. But for the love of God, don't put anything about sarcasm in your profile. I can't tell you how many girls have, "fluent in sarcasm," listed. My eyes roll every time I see it.

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    • 13d

      Tinder is for screwing, not dating.

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      LOL. I actually really hate it when girls do that too... especially when they aren't really sarcastic anyway. I won't mention the word! 😎

  • Don't be a guy basically lol

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  • David Duke likes young women who are white. Look at his twitter page. The guy is such a hypocrite and a pervert. I can't believe he is twisting Trump's intentions.

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    • 14d

      I think you might have answered the wrong question...

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    • 13d

      Thank you... David duke aficionado. :)

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      I was wondering why I had 39 notifications

What Girls Said 3

  • Bleh's Guide to Exceeding People's Expectations - Keeping Them Low:
    Use a not-so-great photo of yourself for your profile picture so that when you meet he'll be pleasantly surprised.

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  • I like POF but a lot of these guys on these dating sites are usually on mutiple sites chatting with different women. Im on several myself lol and very observant of who is who without even making contact with the guy. Also, stay clear of writing long drawn out paragraphs telling your life story in your bio. Makes you seem boring and a show off. Just make key points and leave it at that. I like men with mystery.

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  • I have no idea

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