That's all fine and good, but to me it says, "I have issues that only people desperate enough to rely on me for a ride/meal can put up with." An OKC trope I can't think of a name for: Under the "Most Private Thing You're Willing to Admit" section: "If it's so private, why would I tell you?lol" = "Both my reading comprehension and creativity are dangerously inadequate, and I will fail to interest you more than halfway through dinner." If you can't even think of something a) obviously fake but funny or b) inoccuous but charming, you've put much too little effort into this.Gold-diggers' profiles often include statements such as the following: --"I'm looking for a man who appreciates the finer things in life." --Looks and age aren't important to me.
lol" = "Both my reading comprehension and creativity are dangerously inadequate, and I will fail to interest you more than halfway through dinner." If you can't even think of something a) obviously fake but funny or b) inoccuous but charming, you've put much too little effort into this. If you can't see that the question assumes that at least the first and second levels of Maslow's Hierarchy of Needs are mostly covered, than you're a moron.
Another OKCupid one: There is a section for "6 things you can't live without" or some such. If you do realize it and write that stuff anyway, you're either incredibly boring or think you're being funny and/or original, which also shows that you're incredibly boring.
Please do not link directly to actual profiles, as that would be really rude, not everybody can see them if they're not members of that site, and they're likely to change anyway. Feel free to include examples of common behaviors when negotiating the world of online dating, but please keep it specific to those that are specifically related to online dating. --Often used to make the face look thinner and emphasize the cheekbones.
The Myspace Angle: --An over-the-head camera angle often used by overweight women to hide their double chin and emphazise their cleavage. The Kissy Face: --A photo which shows the person, usually a woman, pursing her lips as if she were to give someone a kiss.
Stranger No one has yet mentioned the familiar trope of the Drama Queen: "No head games!
Stranger Under the "Most Private Thing You're Willing to Admit" section: "If it's so private, why would I tell you?
A Sugar Daddy is quite frequently an older man who is looking to have sex with a younger and more attractive woman than he would be able to attract if he weren't willing or able to provide financial incentives.
Examples of things that a Sugar Daddy may include in his profile include: --Allusions to "generosity." --"I appreciate the finer things in life and like to share them with my partner.
Inspired by Joey P post #453 in the Ongoing Online Dating Advice thread: It seems that there are enough common tropes to be found on online dating sites, and that a TV Tropes style list could be made of them. Please add your own and feel free to expand on and/or edit others' entries. I used to work for one of the big online dating sites, and as far as text goes, here's what I saw overandoverandoverandoverandover ... Fairly good chance she comes pre-equipped with bad credit and overdue bills.