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 Herdie
Joined: 12/22/2012
Msg: 1
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I can't even begin to describe how many girls I've messaged and I've got nothing. In fact, I have yet to have a reply from anyone! I've rewritten my profile several times send different kinds of messages, each one tailored to that person.

The only thing I haven't done is change my photos because I'm a photographer and I never get photographed cause I'm the one among my friends and family taking photos.

It's starting to take its tole on my self esteem, I need help, please...
 Forums_only
Joined: 7/20/2014
Msg: 2
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Posted: 11/19/2014 10:22:11 PM

The only thing I haven't done is change my photos


Clue number 1.

There is maybe only one photo where we can your face clearly (most girls your age will be checking you out on a cellphone app) and eyes and smiles are so much more important than you know.

Without an initial physical attraction, there is no point in having a great profile and clever messages. You have done a decent job in your profile (always room for a few more specifics but not a good idea to specifically name your employer...).

It is critical you get a great smiling shoulders up head shot for your main. Start with that. Then when you send messages, don't go on for paragraphs, max 3-4 sentences, light humoured and include one question so she has an easy way to respond.

You are nice-looking, employed, no major red flags. You can't take it personally because nobody here knows you personally. It really is a first impression thing.
 Mark_It_Up
Joined: 3/15/2011
Msg: 3
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Posted: 11/20/2014 1:50:46 AM

I'm a photographer

Then you probably have a tripod and know how the timer works? Or have a remote? Come on man there is no excuse for bad photos especially when you claim to be a photographer. The last pic with the hat is nice but the rest, not so much.

Not sure what the headline is meant to mean - do you want this to be their first impression of you?

So if she doesn't like zombies then she's instantly going to click away. That first sentence is going to excluse people for no real reason.

Having a FT job and shooting weddings etc makes it seem like you're very busy - where will she fit in? You work during the week and busy at weekends?

Zombies and work is all you really talk about - neither of these are the most gripping subjects in the world. How about those other hobbies/interests you mentioned?
 oldfashmntman
Joined: 10/20/2009
Msg: 4
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Posted: 11/20/2014 2:51:17 AM
Hi Jordan, Forums Only and Mark It Up covered it pretty well, pretty useless.

I will wait for the re-write, check out the profile tips at the top of the page in green, they might be helpful.
 PurpleZebra12
Joined: 10/9/2013
Msg: 5
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Posted: 11/20/2014 3:39:21 AM
You changed everything but couldn't ask a friend to snap a picture? You already have a great camera and a multitude of friends/family around. Surely one of them is capable of clicking a button. Or if you can't hand over your camera, someone around you has a smartphone with a decent camera. You have great eyes and a friendly face, show them off in the main.

Short version: get new pictures. No excuses whatsoever for your current pictures.
 tennistown
Joined: 9/7/2011
Msg: 6
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Posted: 11/20/2014 1:51:39 PM

I have yet to have a reply from anyone!





Herdie: What? You mean people will see this? D:




Your "Headline" could use a new coat of paint.

Headlines are meant to entice the reader, to read more.
Like a newspaper article headline might. Or, even Yahoo News.
Your headline, made my fingers twitch towards the "back button."
So fix that.



Also....


Personality --- Starving Artist


Your pictures and text didn't give the impression of a starving artist?
I know, there is not a "cheapskate" personality to choose.
But, that's what some people think when they see...... starving artist.
Unless you feel strongly compelled to keep the cheapskate err... I mean starving artist personality
I suggest you change that when you do your editing.
 Herdie
Joined: 12/22/2012
Msg: 7
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Posted: 11/20/2014 10:16:40 PM
So I've rewritten and got some new photos, any thoughts?
 ozsealady1
Joined: 6/13/2013
Msg: 8
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Posted: 11/20/2014 10:29:37 PM
I love your picture with the hat.
Great smile.

Whilst you are proud of the Mythbusters and your best friend. Please delete these pictures.

The lady wants to date YOU..... not the Mythbusters and hopefully not your friend.

You are super handsome. Some of those photos as great.
All you need now is a picture showing a smile with teeth.

Plus check your spelling.

Good luck.

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