2 View All Next »There’s a lot to love about online dating.
You take the randomness out of trying to meet people, hoping that fate will guide you to THAT ONE SPOT you need to be AT THAT VERY SPECIFIC TIME in order to meet that special someone.
If you’re traveling on your own, you’ll meet a lot of travelers – mostly European, and being a backpacker you shouldn’t expect another backpacker to take you to an expensive restaurant – oh and he’s British btw.
They may have set up the profile on a lark and forgot about it after moving on when some other social network caught their attention.
They may have started dating somebody they met on that very site and just never got around to closing their account or editing their profile to indicate that they’re no longer on the market.
This means no generic usernames – UTexas09 or Portland77 – or inappropriate ones – anything involving the word Love, Luv or implying that you are the A number one master of orgasms. A clever, attention-getting subject line – especially one that indicates you actually is key.
This also means that you need to have an attention-getting subject line to your messages. If she talks about sports, mention sports in the title.
The most common subject line that women receive is a variation on “Hello”: Hey, Hi, ‘sup, Yo, how YOU doin’, etc. If you two have a mutual interest in books, put that in the subject! I’ve always had good responses from “Pirates are inherently better than Ninjas” or “Zombies are superior to Vampires”.