They published their findings this week in the journal Evidence Based Medicine.Before we get to the findings, some caveats: these are generalities. And maybe these tips will land you more first dates, but it’s unclear whether these are the kinds of first dates you want.When picking a username, opt for incorporating more desirable traits rather than ones with negative connotations, the researchers wrote.Stay away from words like “little” or “bugg” in them, as they “are often associated with inferiority,” the study noted.Sure, having the perfect name on your profile never outright guarantees success.But a sexy username that really stands out will give you a big head start in the right direction.It’s the first thing potential dates see, and as this humorous article indicates, it makes a big impression (sometimes unintentionally).
I confess I had no idea what “tossed salad” meant, but it turns out it meant something kinda kinky that did not convey what this gal intended.
For women, The Grade notes the names Brianna, Erika, Lexi, Brooke, Vanessa, April, Natalie, Jenna, Molly and Katie were identified as the sexiest.
The hottest names for men, on the other hand, were identified as Brett, Tyler, Corey, Andy, Noah, Shane, Jeffrey, Rob, Frank and Jeff. According to Cosmopolitan, The Grade looked at how the names matched up, noting that men named Mike had a tendency to match with women named Brooke, and women named April appear to be into men named Tom.
An Ok Cupid username, for instance, is impossible to miss.
That means what you choose to call yourself gets all wrapped up with your appearance when she’s deciding whether to respond to you.