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I have found out since I have been using dating sites on and off for numerous years that girls who have profiles with little or no information at all on them are the most likely to flake. That's because she is on there to either boost her ego or attention seeking. The more effort a woman puts into her profile, the more serious she is about finding a date.

One of the best bits of advice I've got is when making a profile, you have to be different from the rest of the pack. Believe it or not, having a profile where you do not describe yourself directly and posting a few of your thoughts and opinions does provoke a response from a woman whether it's an agreement or a disagreement. That's because it is different and you come across as an interesting guy.


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One word of caution, on many dating sites there are often women looking for a long term relationship.

This is fine if this is what you want but be careful and only commit when you are ready. If you are looking just for companionship, specifically state so.


I was just in a situation where even though I was wanting a relationship, the woman was wanting to move a lot faster than I wanted to.


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I got way more responses from OkCupid than Match or PoF. But that's probably because my profile pictures are way better than the webcam shots I used to take.


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I tried online dating in 2010 and had three dates (after trying to contact a lot of women) and all three were just terrible. In the photos they seem one person but then you meet them for real and they are different people (in the worse obviously).

Therefore even though it is hard to meet someone outside for a love shy, I prefer to already approach someone that I know that I would be interested to physically (then again maybe I talk to her and lose all interest) compared to chatting and then seeing her and losing all interest as she is not what I was expecting/what seemed to be in the pictures.


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I have followed the advice to the letter, and having tried several dating sites the conclusion I draw, is that its all a f*****g lottery! What do i mean, several friends of mine have found love and marriage via online dating. For myself, it has been serial indifference! In 10yrs of doing this I can count the number of replies from availalble women on 1 hand! Further, I find it particularly painful when you do post honest pictures and descriptions and you put yourself out there, to be discover that your status on line is no different than the indifference that you suffer in the real world!


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I have recently started online dating, I've got a picture and a description on my profile but I'm not getting any replies yet.


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I've got good picture but my profile isn't very good yet. I think I'll try to use a few tips from this thread and make a better profile. The problem with Plenty of fish is that it asks how long your longest relationship was, and think a lot of women are put off because mine says less than one year.


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I think you could be a bit dishonest and say 3 years! If you succeed in meeting someone, and you find the need, you can always tell her you exaggerated a bit!

I might try that.


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I have been on Plenty of fish and ok cupid fir a while not and I am not getting any responses. Even when I message girls they don't message me back, one of them even blocked me.


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