The result: a set of rules for what you should and shouldn’t say when introducing yourself. Let’s go: Netspeak, bad grammar, and bad spelling are huge turn-offs.
Our negative correlation list is a fool’s lexicon: was also a successful word, but much less so (33%).
We’re presenting just a smattering: in fact every “niche” word that we have significant data on has a positive effect on messaging., no doubt because of its adverbial meaning of “to a fair degree; moderately” also helps male messages.
A lot of real-world dating advice tells men to be more confident, but apparently hemming and hawing a little works well online.
No one at Ok Cupid read any actual user messages to compile this post.
Your mother always told you so and you never really believed it too much, but the fact is that first impressions really count.
So why is it that so many guys and girls (yes girls too) fail miserably in avoiding the move from the Inbox to the trash can?Maybe they set a more casual tone that people prefer, though I have to say, You had me at ‘what’s up’ doesn’t quite have the same ring to it.There are many words on the effective end of our list like (double yes!Scientifically, this is because it’s a little evil sounding.So, in short, it’s okay to laugh, but keep the rest of your message grammatical and punctuated.