"Because most profiles are just word soup anyway," says the tagline.Aside from the fact that there are no actual sentences (it's still not the worst grammar I've ever seen online), this does kind of sound like every 20-something and 30-something's profile ever.Down to earth snowboarding new friends running shoes Neutral Milk Hotel, if you think we have something in common I'm pretty laid-back sleeping late Kurosawa I have a crush on. I think I'll message them." If you decide to add a dash of "crazy sauce," however, you'll end up with a Nice Guy of OKCupid who says things like, "I grow a creepy mustache every February" and "looking for a third polyamory Juggalo." Hey, who isn't these days?
So next he wondered, what were all these guys saying to the women - and how could a guy get his message to rise above the inbox noise?With such heightened message volume to the most attractive (albeit fake) female dating profiles, Millward found himself in the unique position of being able to read all those messages - and see all the different ways that men competed for the attention and response of a single female when given only one chance to do so.Self-deprecating humor home brewing foreign films working at a coffee shop Breaking Bad snowboarding.Mountain biking Vampire Weekend exploring the city Ethiopian.Instead Millward concluded that while women may have wider selection capabilities, a number of girls are faced with a signal to noise ratio that can render the selection process into a null. Those of us who have come to expect the moon from Jon Millward's experiments won't be disappointed with the Ok Cupid experiment.
After his first results, he expanded the project and moved it to England just to see what kind of differences would emerge between the two English-speaking Western countries over time.
Based on reading hundreds of eager messages, Millward concluded that a successful message should: The above suggestions may seem like basic advice, but a few of his conclusions are much trickier to execute than you'd think and show that few men (in the UK at least) show that they've read a girl's profile.
And when all you have to do is pay attention to rise above the fray, it doesn't seem so hard to compete with the masses after all.
But gibberish that could probably pass for a profile anyway.
Created by programmer Lauren Hallden, this profile generator strings together the common catchphrases, cultural references, and generic interests you see over and over again in users profiles.
Simply plug in how many paragraphs of mindless yuppie cultural signifiers you want, Foodie Myers-Briggs my eyes video games.