What internet dating descriptions really mean
If I ever find a profile that says, "I'm looking for a boring, unintelligent person who is down to be miserable and cry with me for extended periods of time," I will ask that person to marry me because I will have finally found someone who is actually sarcastic. The reasoning: According to Ok Cupid's data, 30 Rock is the most popular show for singles on the site.Either practically every eligible bachelor and bachelorette are watching 30 Rock week in and week out, creating some sort of collective, virtual laugh track, or something more cynical is at work here. Sure 30 Rock is a good show, but it’s also one of the shows you can proudly claim as one you watch, while also conveniently leaving out that you have The Bachelor Pad set to high priority on your DVR.Here's our best online dating advice, brought to you by the most-used profile cliches. What it really means: I’m not sarcastic at all; I only think I am.The reasoning: Much like people who claim to be laid back and easy-going, anyone who has to point out what type of sense of humor he has, doesn't have one.It's quirky without being too weird (it is on primetime after all), and smart without being too pretentious. If 30 Rock had its own profile, it'd be getting laid on the regular.He writes: I'm not good at writing about myself What it really means: I want you to think I haven't spent too much time on this profile.In the world of dating, and especially online dating, it can be hard to separate the ones you’ll click with from the ones with personalities that resemble un-buttered toast.It doesn’t help that for some reason, listing interests in a text box often causes people to resort to clichés and platitudes that reveal nothing about their true selves.
Those seemingly innocuous statements may actually indicate that he’s a complete dullard.
I'm going for a sexy stream-of conscious The reasoning: The truth is no one's good at writing about themselves.