It's Metafilter's 20th anniversary! To celebrate, scan some cats or help fund Mefi! What's up with the one sentence replies? Online dating edition. I notice though that not infrequently when I message a guy or even when I respond to his messages to me!
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David Oragui. This product of social conditioning rears its ugly head online even more so, as an average of seven men compete for the attention of one woman. According to research, women who send messages to men are twice as likely to receive a response compared to men who start conversations. We men love to complain about how women have extraordinarily high standards when looking for a mate—however, we fail to look a little bit deeper at why this is the case. Everyone jumps the gun, telling you to personalize each message you send. How to fix this: Spin it on its head and give the headline more importance. Long story short, she was receiving a lot of messages from men who expressed their disdain at her choice for wanting to identify as a feminist.
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Online dating: responding to ridiculously short responses. Hello, So, I keep encountering this problem with online dating. I get a decent response rate for all of the messages I send out, but the problem is that half of the time I will get a one sentence reply with no questions or anything aimed at me. While I don't write huge, multiple paragraphs in my first email, I put good effort into making a clever sentence paragraph with questions aimed at them to help stimulate a response. It's just that when I get these kinds of brief responses, I find it very hard to write these people back, especially when they keep giving me one-line responses after several email exchanges.
My name is Dalton Young. It's the only picture we have up, and we have our favorite drink in our hand. We're consistently blasting out roughly different messages by copying and pasting the same, "Hey beautiful, what's up?