Dating websites that show response rate
So rather than a simple “hey,” or “hi,” go for a “howdy,” which received almost a 45% response rating!
Out of all the online dating message tips, this one is simple.
But to pull the Ok Cupid data back up, users who write “sexy,” “beautiful,” “hot,” or “cutie” in their initial messages have a below-average response rate.
Focusing on appearance from the get-go can make us wonder if we have anything substantive to connect over. Apologizing Trust me, I know what it’s like to send a message when you’re already picturing the recipient sighing in exasperation upon opening it, insulted that you would even imply you were in the same league.
” or “Did he not think it was worth his time to read my profile? And please, dear lord, do not actually copy and paste your messages.
While you may think it looks like you’ve typed “Hey, how’s it going” or even “You seem really down to earth,” we can tell all you’ve actually typed is “Control C” and “Control V.” Even if we can’t, you’re at some point bound to send your template to the same person twice and get caught like the unfortunate fellow below — or worse, you’ll send your supposedly individualized message to two women who know each other, like the guy who asked my roommate and I both if we were Brazilian. Commenting on our appearances Yes, we all want to find someone attractive and feel attractive ourselves.
And when every other kid on the field piles on the ball, short boys wait for it to pop out and score a goal on the opponent's or our own net. Girls, who are often taller than boys until middle school, also find us cute -- although, since our height-valued culture makes us feel insecure, we pretend not to look when our crush lets us sneak a peek at her underwear.
In baseball, pitchers can't come close to our smaller strike zone so our on-base percentage exceeds 1.000. Middle school bullies assume we are brainiacs and threaten to beat us up unless we provide our homework to copy, and then actually beat us up after receiving their unsatisfactory grades.
These include “how’s it going,” “what’s up,” and even “yo.” All were shown to get more replies than the more standard “hellos.” In fact, it’s better to use no traditional salutation at all than one of the top 3 introductions listed initially.
Judging by messaging over all those years, the broad writing culture is indeed changing, and the change is driven by phones.