Spreadsheet online dating
If you’re a gay man, pose outdoors—48 percent of the profile pics of the most popular gay men on Ok Cupid were snapped outside. ) Selfies are acceptable for women (45 percent of top-ranking straight women used them, as did 4 percent of lesbians), but not so much for men.Enroll in a yoga class and learn to surf—they’re the most popular activities for men and women alike, so either desirable singles are super mellow or it’s aspirational, and everyone to be mellow.Mentioning cats is fine, but mention “my cats” and you’re a weirdo.The data shows that lesbians appreciate nice legs, gay men prize nice arms, and straight women and men are looking for flat stomachs above all else.
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A lovelorn finance worker has learned the hard way that if you need a spreadsheet to keep track of all the women you're dating, it's best not to share it with any of said women.
This "incredibly detailed, incredibly creepy" online dating spreadsheet was prepared by an unnamed man from New York City, according to Deadspin.
He includes her name, username, profile picture, contact details, perceived online appearance (on a scale of one to 10), number of "wink" dates and additional comments such as "Very pretty; From Hawaii and San Francisco" and "Mixed bag of pictures, but great bod; works in my building, also in finance; well travelled."Some women are tagged "Monitor closely (bold = ASAP") and others under "monitor casually." "I work with spreadsheets a lot," the man told Jezebel. This was an honest attempt to stay organized."While some bloggers have rushed to his defence, insisting he is serious about finding love, others say this goes beyond the boundaries of normal behaviour. How closely do you need to monitor your dating life?
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), someone who needs to "keep track" of dates as if they were inanimate objects, someone who makes harsh judgments via paper or computer documents.