When picking a username, opt for incorporating more desirable traits rather than ones with negative connotations, the researchers wrote.
Examples of these are: • Negative • Pushy • Impatient • Rude • Loud • Bored • Lonely • Desperate Examples of poor username combinations are: • Single4Ever – Indicates the person has no hope. • Gr8t In Bed – Must be compensating for something. Examples of fun usernames are: • Sensible Shopper – Here’s a woman who can balance a check book.
• Adventurous Asian – Someone who can keep me on my toes and we share similar culture.
The second step is to create a list of your favorite activities, places or foods.
These are all nouns you can list which you could also be easily identified with: • Japanese • English • Wonderland • Soccer • Singing • Dancing • Surfing • Sailing • Chinese food • Shopping 3.
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.Creating your online dating username is not something you should do hastily.Your username is essentially your online personal brand!(So, the username “LEANING_IN_AND_LOVIN_IT” should still be okay, right?) Another tip, per professor and study author Khalid Khan: “People are also attracted to those similar to themselves.DO: BE THOUGHTFUL ABOUT YOUR USERNAME People gloss over this one too often, and maybe it’s because we’re in a time when people tend to use their real names, or variations thereof, in many of their online interactions. Remember back to when picking your AIM username was a serious task?