This happens many times to me: I search on Google for a problem I’m having with my computer, click on a search result, reach the site (most of the time, it’s a forum), and boom!
The more questions you answer, the more information the site can use to match you with others – and the more others can determine whether you are a match for them.
When someone contacts you, you can see how much of a “Match,” “Friend,” or “Enemy” they are based upon how their answers compare to yours.
You’re Matched According to Answers Ok Cupid matches you with others not only based on your browsing activity on the site, but also based on the way you answer a number of introductory questions.
Examples of the questions include: You can set your answers to be publicly available, or you can choose to set all (or some) to private.
If you have no interest in casual dating and are looking for a more meaningful relationship, you may want to subscribe to a paid site.