But I’ve since become a more deliberate person (read: adult human) and tend to think my usernames align with my personality.
For OKC, I chose my initials punctuated by underscores, and tended to prefer equally minimalistic, cryptic self-representations, as opposed to, say, song lyrics or anything with “Brooklyn” affixed to it.
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To this end I’ve been more successful, or perhaps luckier, than my friends.
On my fourth or fifth date arranged through OKCupid I met my current boyfriend, who happens to be the most communicative, fun, and kind person I’ve met, online or off.
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Begin by choosing the perfect profile photo to display to other singles.I’ll spare you the gush-fest; suffice it to say we’re an awesome match.I don’t attribute this to an alignment of stars, to the mercy of the web gods and goddesses, or even to OKC’s algorithm, which supposedly uses questions such as “What’s worse, book burning or flag burning? Instead, I chalk up my positive online dating experiences -- which, with the exception of a brazen date who rudely shushed fellow theatergoers (referred to amongst my friends henceforth as “the shusher”), has been without horror stories -- to my careful evaluation of a potential match’s username before arranging a date.Get dating advice and anecdotes from our very own Match bloggers on all things relationships!Our writers explore and prepare you for the thoughts and feelings we all experience on our dating journey to keep things fun and interesting.