For inspiration, check out delicioustacos list of 44 OKCupid Openers, but write your own to filter for your personality. The goal of messaging is to get a number or meetup. If your first message doesn’t hook or you get a shit-test, pass the shit test and hook first.
For example, look at these two profiles: 1) I’m the class clown among my friends.
I’m really good at making people laugh, and like to have a good time.
A friend and I were talking about how creepy and weird guys can be the other day. I figured how much creepier can these guys actually get.
She then told me about her Plenty of Fish online dating profile and started sending me screen shots of the guys pick up lines and attempts at naked pictures and actual dates (screenshots follow).
There is a myth that you have to be good-looking to get laid with online dating. Even if you haven’t been gifted with a face so beautiful that makes the baby Jesus weep at it’s glory (like me), you can still get laid with online dating.
Even if you don’t do online dating, these principles apply to any writing or storytelling you do, in person or in text. Here’s how: The classic writing advice “show, don’t tell” also applies to online dating.
2) For our first date, we can go anywhere except Mc Grady’s, because I’m banned for life after firing a plastic arrow into the owner’s eye’s arm on Halloween, while dressed as Cupid.
In my defense, I was aiming for his girlfriend, but confessing to flirting with his girl probably won’t get me back in. The other never has to explicitly tell us he’s funny or does crazy stuff, because he shows us. Consider this writing from Roosh’s his readers “but seriously, that girl was really slutty,” they might not believe him.
Indian Roommate: Write that you always practice safe sex. If I wrote “I’m funny, get laid a lot, and have a big penis,” no one would ever believe me.
I know because you leave your Magnum condoms littered all over our shared bathroom. Because I used a story, it wasn’t qualifying or approval seeking, and girls pick that information up from the details.
Now it's time to write a kick-ass bio that describes how awesome you are!