I think that about covers it." "Hello I am funs human from Romania. I LIVE IN MOMENT."No pressure, but that first message is as do-or-die as it gets in online dating. "We've found that subtle self-deprecation works great," says Langston, "and that a joke works out terribly." Mention a common interest from her profile—we both like skiing! It's counterintuitive, but mentioning a woman's looks in your first e-mail comes off as creepy—like you've started fapping.
You want to say you're an oenophile or fluent in Klingon? The beauty of online dating is that it's stocked with people on the ends of the bell curve—the kind you'd never find normally. I have AMAZING friends who love to ski and drink too much Chablis!
So let your freak/geek/pedantic-wine-lover flag fly. I have a CRAZY job and travel ALL THE TIME: Little Rock, Reno, Raleigh... Sometimes I think I should slow down, because I just wanna live in the moment. " "I'm an ambitious 36-year-old with a high-profile job. Sorry, couch potatoes and guys making less than $276K.
That way, you can order a second round (she's cool) or feign exhaustion after your first Negroni (she asks if you really believe in that whole Holocaust thing).
Escaping..unwanted second date: You were bored, but she's eager for round two.
Don't call yourself any of the following: witty, ambitious, down-to-earth, or humble.