Say This: HOW’S 
YOUR DAY?
Not That: U SEEM COOL WAT R U UP TO?

– Netspeak and poor spelling will tank your reply rate, an OkCupid survey has found.

Say This: PLAIN OR 
PEANUT?
Not That: WASSUP

– A nod to a profile quirk (like her love of M&M’s) shows that you read it and didn’t just drool over the bikini shot.

Say This: ANY FAVOURITE TRAILS?
Not That: YOU’RE HOT AND YOU LIKE HIKING?!

– Compliments about her body, 
no matter how politely delivered, make you sound like a perv.

Say This: SO ARE YOU FROM 
HERE ORIGINALLY?
Not That: SAW ON FB THAT YOU GREW UP 
IN DURBAN

– Don’t talk about her other profiles until after you’ve had a few dates – she might think you’re a stalker.

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