Say This: HOW’S
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
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
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.