The tips got pretty specific in some cases: It’s 28 percent better for a male to refer to females as women rather than girls, and men who use “whom” get 31 percent more contacts from the opposite sex. Two new surveys find that adding certain foods to your online dating profile may be the key to scoring more dates. Haven’t met a dog I didn’t like or a Trump supporter that I did. Always down for a philosophical conversation or a boozy game night. Indeed, daters who use the word “guacamole” in their profiles get 144% more messages from potential love interests, according to a survey of 7,000 singles released Monday from dating site Zoosk.Another survey found that ‘basic’ ladies are steaming hot: Potential love interests are 8% more likely to reach out to a woman who has the words “pumpkin spice” somewhere on her dating profile, than they were to those who didn’t mention the fall drink. But when I’m not working I like to get away from it all and go camping or hike with my pup. Just looking for my perfect girl to round it all off. I work as a graphic designer for a tech startup and have a side hustle creating art, which is my passion. I’m on the introverted side, but my friends say I’m the best listener they know. But I can have as much fun drinking at a bar as watching Netflix at home — whatever the night calls for. Outside of that, I spend as much time as I can with my brothers, cousins, and adorable little niece. It was that or grad school, but I think I made the right choice. Like other dating advice articles, I could shoot off a laundry list of “do’s” and “don’ts.” But the truth is — what works for one guy won’t work for another, and vice versa.
We also needed Ok Cupid to get permission from their users to enable us to publish those popular profile pics.
Users skim profiles looking for a reason to send a message or dismiss (hint: do not mention your mom or exes).
Call it the algorithm method: Working with data crunchers at the dating sites, we put together 25 tips for writing the perfect profile, selecting the right photo, and really understanding your audience.
That’s according to a survey of 2,800 singles released this week by dating site Plenty of Fish, which concluded that “ladies may want to consider putting the words ‘pumpkin spice’ in their online dating profile.” (The same did not hold true for men.) This is mixed news for the dating set.
Guacamole can be quite pricey: An order of it at some higher-end spots in New York now tops .