Instead of writing that you love to travel, write about where you like to go and why (e.g., my go-to vacation spot is the Isle of Sky because that’s where my parents were married).Instead of simply stating that you enjoy watching movies, share one of your favorite experiences at the theater (e.g., you stood in line at the midnight showing of “Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire”). Now, you don’t want your profile to look like a Tolstoy novel — a couple of paragraphs will probably do ya.Research conducted by e Harmony, which looked at over 12,000 online dating profiles, found funny is one of the most alluring words a man can use in his profile, as reported by women.You don’t have to stress out about being Kevin Hart, Louis C. Be the kind of funny that works for you, and if a joke or sarcastic comment ever falls flat, just own up to it and laugh it off.
You just need to check — after you establish your profile.
By Judith Silverstein, Michael Lasky In addition to displaying a screen name, many online-dating sites allow you to display a phrase, called a tagline.
Some sites, such as Match.com, let you choose a long screen name and a long tagline.
For example, here’s an a tagline that makes you want to read on: Skydiving is the coolest experience on (or off) this planet. Oh here they are.” • “In time, we all become that which we most hate.
That explains how I became a plate of liver and onions.” • “I used to think I was indecisive, but now I’m not too sure.” Remember the game “Telephone” from when you were a kid?