“Sometimes there’s no stemming the tide.”) Her new account, loandthecosmos, looks similar, but “casual sex” isn’t selected.
“The quality is better,” she says, though she admits that the experience of sifting through such a high percentage of creeps has made her more pessimistic; she finds it harder to tell the difference between “someone who’s genuine and someone who’s not; tons of my friends feel the same way.” She even worries that she’s wasting her time, like she’s racking up high scores on Candy Crush rather than really connecting.
Among the interesting tidbits are the fact that millennials say sushi is their favorite date-night food while seafood and steak rank at 19 percent and 18 percent with the rest of the site, respectively.
Turns out, however, that people are avoiding buffalo wings or ribs (23 percent), Indian food (15 percent) and the nebulous "hard to pronounce food" (12 percent).
Turns out that if you like-slash-mention the smooshed avocado dish, you are likely to see a 144 percent increase in inbound messages over the average profile (who we're guessing don't mention food). Should you think, 'Whoa, maybe they mean fries, not potatoes.' No.
If you're a bit cynical as to whether writing "guacamole guacamole guacamole" would really do anything for your profile, consider the fact that the runner up food is ... Fries are further down the list of mentionable foods, at 61 percent.
“I’m not a stuck-up girl, but I think looks are No. As a makeup artist, Lauren spends her days at photo shoots and knows what makes a good picture.
“I believe in a head-to-toe shot to show what you look like,” she says. ” She thinks it helps that her profile reflects her idiosyncratic interest in astronomy: She has a moon and a planet tattooed on her knuckles; she quotes a physicist and links out to
She also confesses that she was “never the pretty girl” growing up and appreciates being in the position to approve or ignore other people.
What other foods should you mention in your profile according to Zoosk?
Chocolate, 100 percent; salad, 97 percent; sushi, 93 percent; avocado, 91 percent; pasta, 75 percent; cheese, 75 percent; cake, 72 percent; burger, 68 percent.
” It doesn’t hurt that Lauren, after getting out of a four-year relationship with a “pathological liar” who had a drug problem, isn’t necessarily looking for anything serious.
So, in OKCupid’s searchable “I’m looking for …” section, she, like most women, selected “long-term dating,” “short-term dating,” and “new friends.” Unlike most women, she also selected “casual sex,” figuring she might as well tell the truth.