Curating a perfect dating profile is near impossible. How can you possibly showcase your wit, intellect, spontaneity, and sex appeal with just six photos and a couple of sentences? And why do so many people just settle with a photo of them in a onesie and proudly showcasing their Uber rating? Well, the secret to success has been found...and fussy eaters will not be pleased.
Dating site analyzed the profiles over over 3.7 million people (3.7 million singletons and still no luck?!) and 364 million first messages to discover how food affects interactions. Turns out, more people than you think are looking for a partner that's into guacamole - because that improves the number of opening messages by 144%.
The full list is:
1. Guacamole – 144%
2. Potatoes – 101%
3. Chocolate – 100%
4. Salad – 97%
5. Sushi – 93%
6. Avocado – 91%
7. Pasta – 75%
8. Cheese – 75%
9. Cake – 72%
10. Burger – 68%
Side note: who has ever fancied a guy more because they like potatoes?!
Surprisingly, mentioning eggplant (aubergine) in your info only increases inbound messages by a measly 25%. However, in contrast, they are the best food to mention in your opening message, increasing response rate by 10%. So apparently, people do actually reply to "🍆🍆🍆?". Okay.
And what not to include? Fried chicken. Apparently this decreases initial inbound messages by 15%, and if you're the one mentioning it in the opener, it decreases the response rate by 7%.
So sorry KFC, you're just not sexy.
So there you have it. Reckon if we put our entire shopping list in our bio, we'll exponentially increase messages? No harm in trying...
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