Creating and editing a profile is not much of a hassle, it's actually quite easy and not very time consuming. Even if you couldn't be bothered to amend or update your profile today, there's always tomorrow, no? - apparently not. So here are 10 things which I personally dislike about people's profiles (note that I am not referring to anyone in particular, in fact I noticed several cases of each both in my country and abroad.
“I want money!”
Yes believe it or not I have come across profiles of women clearly stating that they want a rich guy just because he's rich. Couldn't care less about the person himself. Basically I want something from you, I have nothing but baggage to offer, if you're not rich do not contact me! WTF?! Who the hell would want to be with such a person anyway?
Lack of info
Ah yes the lack of info, something I encounter quite often. Now ladies if you haven't said much about yourselves, or nothing at all, how on Earth can any one start a conversation with you? Or besides your looks, how can one be interested in you? I mean if you receive an email from somebody who only knows how you look; you know he's probably seeing you as a piece of meat to spend the night with, don't you?
Saying the obvious
"I hate liars" "I love to laugh" REALLY!? I love how liars use me to take them out and buy them stuff, and I really hate laughing because it gives me a headache! Here's a suggestion try and seperate yourselves from the masses. You can always tell someone about how you've been hurt when it's the right moment, and not scare people away by how you've recently been hurt and that you're not completely over it.
I know this sounds stupid or irrelevant but it just bugs me. As I had said earlier: it doesn't take much to edit your profile so why not fix your mistakes? Having a profile full of mistakes just shows that couldn't be bother to do something which only takes a minute to do. (Not a good sign) or that you are totally unaware that you have misspelt something (which is usally an everyday word) and therefore you lack brains.
Women who are men, no I’m not talking about TS
Some people are just plain stupid! Ok so this is what happens sometimes: a man who is not a trans and is straight marks his gender as 'female' therefore when browsing through female profiles a guy's profile comes up =/ now again, we all do mistakes but seriously fix it!
This is a rare scenario but it happens: Ever encounted a profile that has something written, in perfect English, yet in your mind you're saying wtf is this all about? I mean you should be writing something about yourself and your ideal match, not some jargon that only you know what you're on about.
Lack of relevant photos
CS recommmends to have a photo of yourself to get more attention. However some of us, including myself, hate having photos of themselves taken so what do some of us do? We put photos of things which are irrelevant such as sunsets, animals, flowers, cartoons etc. Does it catch one's attention? Maybe, therefore it could catch the same amount of attention as a photo would but, it could and I emphasise on could, send out a wrong message: "I'm lame"
Not single/Not looking
The site is called connecting singles, if you're not single why are you here? To meet new people? Are you serious? Surely there has to be another way other than a dating site. Is there?
Too many emoticons
Why do people find it necessary to transform their profile into a christmas tree? Sure emoticons can brighten a dull profile but enough is enough, having three of them for each sentence is just ridiculous. I personally interpret that as a sign of immaturity.
Region and city don’t match up
Some people out there are not very good when it comes to geography. They would state that they're from a particular town, or city but in a different region. To explain myself here's a general example I made up. Someone who is from New York, California =/ (New York is not in California) I just find it annoying, don't know why but it does.
Take the time to look at your profile, if you're not bothered why should anyone else be?