Online dating first contact sample
Below, I have outlined some good and bad examples of messages and have given some tips on how to send an effective message on an online dating site.
Whatever happens, don't be put off sending messages, a cheesy message is better than no message at all!
People often think that humor is a sign of intelligence.
Well, unfortunately for all of you funny guys and girls, the studies didn’t find humor to be an indicator of someone’s intelligence.
Basically, the researchers put 51 pairs of students, who didn’t know each other, in a room and left them to talk for 10 minutes. The survey has shown that the more men tried to be funnier and cracked jokes and the women laughed at those jokes, the better chance was that the woman had romantic interests in a man.
You said you like rugby, do you ever go to any matches?
All the best, Jon” Again, this example refers to what the person has said in their profile and asks a friendly question. You mentioned that you'd like to hear from tall, dark, sporty men, so I thought I'd get in touch.
By talking about his pets, it shows a shared interest in animals. I'm a little shy of 6ft (I hope that's tall enough), I've got dark eyes, dark hair and a tan from working outside as a landscape gardener.
“Hi James, I really like your profile and you made me laugh with your comment about the kind of girls you usually meet.
I’m not too into the tangoed look myself, but I do usually have a tan in the summer from being out in the field with my horse.