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 daydreamer57
Joined: 4/12/2009
Msg: 916
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yeah...I read them bfore I even think about writing....and usually when I do write...the woman doesnt even have the decency to say no thanks....or maybe thanks for the compliment....which in most cases what I say....intros on most profiles are un realistic and bragish....nature of the beast you might say....good luck!
 Xander54
Joined: 5/19/2009
Msg: 917
Do You Men Read Our Whole Profiles?
Posted: 5/27/2009 10:33:03 AM
I'll be honest. I only read entire profiles if the woman responds to my email. Otherwise, it's just a waste of time. Seventy-five percent of the women that I email don't respond even if I read the entire profile and write a nice long relevant initial email. It's so much easier to write a simple hello, let the woman look at my pictures (that's what it's really about anyway), decide that she thinks I'm cute, and then respond. Only then will I go back and read her entire profile.
 Nick615
Joined: 2/10/2009
Msg: 918
Do You Men Read Our Whole Profiles?
Posted: 5/27/2009 3:12:31 PM
I don't understand how you cold not read through a profile. It's like, yeah you're pretty, but do you sound like an interesting person? I may be in the minority, I don't know lol, but I'd like to date someone who sounds like fun to be around and talk to.
 kansastwisterjn
Joined: 11/14/2008
Msg: 919
Do You Men Read Our Whole Profiles?
Posted: 5/27/2009 8:24:23 PM
I am attracted by the pic and then I read the profile. If I see something we have in common then I will send an email. I will usually mention something in my email that shows you that I have read the profile. I have learned not to write a lot in an inital email. To many go completly unanswered to make it worth the effort of more then a small paragraph.

Seldom will I send an email to someone without a picture, even if we have sevreal items we match on. My assumption is if no pic you have something your hiding. I'm sure there are exceptions but I believe that to be mostly true.

Just an avearge guys thoughts

Jim
 meghanlh
Joined: 1/1/2009
Msg: 920
Do You Men Read Our Whole Profiles?
Posted: 5/27/2009 8:46:05 PM
It drives me mad when they ask something that is in your description.
 TxWheels
Joined: 12/17/2006
Msg: 921
Do You Men Read Our Whole Profiles?
Posted: 5/27/2009 8:53:48 PM
I always read through the entire profiles and not just glance at them. Hopefully whoever visits my profile does the same.
 slapshot682
Joined: 3/26/2009
Msg: 922
Do You Men Read Our Whole Profiles?
Posted: 5/27/2009 9:08:47 PM
I read the whole profile, but sometimes all it takes is a glance to read about 50% of the profiles on this site.
 3Therm0pylae0
Joined: 5/11/2009
Msg: 923
Do You Men Read Our Whole Profiles?
Posted: 5/28/2009 2:54:32 AM
Yea I read them. Usually it turns me away in the first paragraph, as soon as I notice a B****, rambler or crazy person. The guys who likely overlook the writings on your wall, are probably 'power mailers' trying to blanket the net with their adds, trying to work the odds... or they're just stupid.
 plentyofmanatees
Joined: 4/27/2009
Msg: 924
Do You Men Read Our Whole Profiles?
Posted: 5/28/2009 4:07:39 AM
Absolutely. there's no point in going in blind.
 Vincent_1984
Joined: 11/14/2005
Msg: 925
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Posted: 5/28/2009 6:33:16 PM
I read every profile I open (sometimes more than once if it's a good one) and will often point out the things in it that caught my eyes when I message them. If I like what she put down on her profile or catch similar interests/views, I will email her regardless of any amendable differences we may have.

For one thing, If I don't message then I have really not gained anything. By sending a message my odds go from zero to one(the top end of that scale still really being up to her though).

Another reason why I would still send a message to a girl who may not be necessarily be looking for a guy like me is that I feel as if I can prove her wrong on some misjudgments or stereotypes she may have. Maybe she is looking for a guy like me but doesn't really know it yet or maybe she can learn to compromise and will decide to overlook some things she doesn't like about me because she appreciates other qualities I have.

I know this is all wishful thinking here but I kind of have to stay positive. I have personally seen a case of two complete opposites meet online but then still completely click with each other because they gave it a shot. Sending messages doesn't cost me anything and has no real risk involved, so I have no problem approaching any woman who sparks my interest (even the ones who have completely unrealistic standards and ridiculous expectations).
 Unfrozen Caveman Lawyer
Joined: 4/14/2009
Msg: 926
Do You Men Read Our Whole Profiles?
Posted: 7/15/2009 4:57:58 AM

Why do you email anyway?


Should it surprise anybody that the same question could be put to the most intelligent, detail-oriented women? It would appear that this particular failing knows no demographic boundary.
 ProdigalSon81
Joined: 1/18/2009
Msg: 927
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Posted: 7/15/2009 6:16:58 AM
I'd say yes I do, but just as with women if I don't find the person attractive I probably won't write to her.

The profiles that are just a huge wall of text are the ones I skip over, I don't need to know EVERYTHING about you in your profile, I would like to at least find out some things when we meet.
 retrospeck
Joined: 7/6/2009
Msg: 928
Do You Men Read Our Whole Profiles?
Posted: 7/15/2009 7:48:52 AM
About 80% of the emails I get imply that they are not reading my profile. I just delete.
 Oak1989
Joined: 6/23/2009
Msg: 929
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Posted: 7/15/2009 8:31:19 AM
Yes, I always read every word of a womans profile. I do like it when a woman writes a long profile, as it lets me decide whether to contact her or not. Short profiles are ok, but I find it difficult to focus on one aspect to begin a conversation or as an "ice breaker". However, I have several ice breakers I have used, which have worked quite well in the past. If a woman has a lot of "friends" or is on a lot of member "favorites" I tend to move on to view other profiles.
 HarDayKnight
Joined: 12/27/2007
Msg: 930
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Posted: 7/15/2009 8:58:21 AM
If the majority of the men that contact you haven't read your profile... What does that say about your profile? Why don't the men who do read it contact you? It may not be that men aren't reading. It may be that the ones who do don't like what's written.
 Sayers987
Joined: 6/4/2009
Msg: 931
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Posted: 7/15/2009 1:10:06 PM
This is an important topic.

My impression is that most other guys look at the picture and react. Their emails may become garbage-in, garbage-out.

The whole profile is very valuable. When I look at a woman's profile, I want to gain a sense of whether we might be a match or not. I'll try to read between the lines. I try to gauge the quality of her mind from the way that she writes; the intellectual/mental component is very important to me. It's vital to know whether it is worth one's time to pursue someone who may not click with you.
 rockondon
Joined: 2/21/2007
Msg: 932
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Posted: 7/15/2009 1:13:22 PM
If this is a problem perhaps you should hide a little thing in your profile near the end like add a in your reply if you actually read it all.
 Loveroflife11
Joined: 7/9/2009
Msg: 933
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Posted: 7/15/2009 5:14:29 PM
ok im sorry to say this but im a visual person im sure most guys are..i really look at the pic first its like wow attraction, then you start reading and if they are not worth it then next...but if they are it just adds to the already beautiful picture!!
 bphelmet
Joined: 6/7/2008
Msg: 934
Do You Men Read Our Whole Profiles?
Posted: 7/15/2009 6:08:20 PM
i do, always, when they actually write something.
 giroditalia
Joined: 3/3/2009
Msg: 935
Do You Men Read Our Whole Profiles?
Posted: 7/15/2009 6:20:16 PM
Only up to the first Emoticon. Then it's over. Or, when she writes "Friends first and we will see what develops from there." The woman doesn't even know you yet, and she's already taken control of you in the relationship. And stolen all of your power and authority. Forget that.
 Husbandman
Joined: 3/1/2009
Msg: 936
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Posted: 7/15/2009 6:33:07 PM
...from the rooty to the tooty!
 MelloDLyn
Joined: 10/25/2004
Msg: 937
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Posted: 7/15/2009 10:27:42 PM
No because they then ask me what do I like to do and that is under interests. When they ask questions that are answered on your profile u know they didn't read it. Also they ask what is your name and it is at the bottam of every letter u write!
 doll8000
Joined: 6/6/2009
Msg: 938
Do You Men Read Our Whole Profiles?
Posted: 7/15/2009 10:44:11 PM
Some do, most don't. I continually get 15-20 messages per day saying "hey whats up" and that's it. It clearly says on my profile not to send me that garbage. Also guys with no pics, or flexing in pictures still message me. It takes alot of effort not to send back messages saying "dear extremely dumb individual..."
 deep_seven
Joined: 7/13/2009
Msg: 939
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Posted: 7/17/2009 10:28:48 AM
I don't know about anyone else, but I read all of a profile. (or try seriously to if my eyes are glazing over ) If a woman is interesting enough to have a look at, she is interesting enough to see all the things she considered important enoug to put in.
 sglwhtmale
Joined: 7/9/2009
Msg: 940
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Posted: 7/17/2009 6:34:52 PM
Alot of the profiles are too long.Keep it simple and save some of it for your conversations or first dates instead of these long lists of what you like and what you want in a person.
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