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 grindblast
Joined: 10/4/2010
Msg: 1
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I get replies but rarely get outright messages, how can I can increase messages from women? Do women not write messages as much (not just reply)?

I can take some constructive criticism but please try to be nice. :-)
Thanks for your advice.
 ImReadyForUnow
Joined: 11/11/2012
Msg: 2
Seeking advice from women on my profile
Posted: 5/1/2013 8:23:14 AM
Hi,

I am going to give you some help.

Pictures: I like your current main picture but I think you should crop it to be just a full length picture of you :) This is for two reasons. You may think you are the cutest man in the picture but a girl might look at it and go "Oooo who's the guy to your left!". It's your profile only highlight you :)

Your about me:

I am not a fan of list profiles it makes me think of groceries, chores and school but I understand that it is your style so I will go with the flow.

-I'm European descent, born & raised in Ottawa on the countryside (Clarify don't say Europe give the country)

-Dark eyes, Dark hair, about 180-185 lbs (we can see this, remove)

-Big fan of comedy and jokes (Tell the reader your fav comedians)

-A pretty good combo of street smart and book, mostly self-taught at life (either your a combo or self taught pick one)

-I don't drink or do drugs, been there done that (remove the been their done that. It suggests you are a recovering alcohol and drug user)

-Healthy libido (seriously! remove this!!!!)

-Positive with good intentions (I feel like there should be a "BUT" after this. Good intentions but I fall short, mess up. Reword this.

-Constantly learning and reading (name a book you are currently reading)

-Respectful and courteous, my mother comes from a military family (remove the bit about your Mom/military, say she brought you up with respect)

-Strong-minded and comfortable taking control of situations (you say on another bullet point that you are slow to open up, I'm confused)

-I'm an excellent cook and I've cooked in various restaurants for over 10 years (is this a second job? give an example of your best dish)

The other bullet points are ok.
 Indira46
Joined: 8/19/2012
Msg: 3
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Posted: 5/1/2013 9:48:17 AM
Your list format looks lazy. Turn that into paragraphs with complete sentences.

I'm not sure why, but your main photo looks like it was taken in 1950.
 grindblast
Joined: 10/4/2010
Msg: 4
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Posted: 5/1/2013 9:52:27 AM
cool thanks alot for the suggestions, I appreciate it... :-D
 grindblast
Joined: 10/4/2010
Msg: 5
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Posted: 5/1/2013 10:02:06 AM
-Strong-minded and comfortable taking control of situations (you say on another bullet point that you are slow to open up, I'm confused)...

I suppose I'm slow to open-up to friendships or deeper relationships, but if it's a work situation or business related I'm the boss! :-) You have to get to know me for me to really open-up.
 grindblast
Joined: 10/4/2010
Msg: 6
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Posted: 5/1/2013 10:15:21 AM
I was going for concise, and trying to avoid using 300 'I's but point taken.
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