However, if anything will work I would say it would be something that conveys to them that you are a challenge or not like other guys.Being sexual in your headline could be a good thing but it could also backfire.By Judith Silverstein, Michael Lasky In addition to displaying a screen name, many online-dating sites allow you to display a phrase, called a tagline.Some sites, such as Match.com, let you choose a long screen name and a long tagline.
Check out 3 tips to improve your online dating (Videos) when you've found a good profile headline.I've never had ANY luck on Zoosk, okcupid or e Harmony with ANY headlines.I would guess that the "future ex girlfriends apply here" one would be good.Table 1: Good Taglines Gone Bad You really can’t tell how the computer can chop your phrase.You just need to check — after you establish your profile.Do a search on your site to see which is more prominent — taglines or screen names. Likewise, in the world of online dating, your goal is to present yourself in a way that tends to attract the right kind of person, not every available prospect.The obvious first step is to think about the kind of match you want.This feature can cause some serious embarrassment if you aren’t careful (see the section “Checking how your tagline gets displayed” for the scoop). For example, say that you started your essay like 50 percent of all postings: “I’m youthful, spirited, happy, healthy . The first purpose of a tagline is to quickly say something about yourself that invites a person to look further. But what if you’re not a skydiver and not even interested in being one? A funny line can be a great icebreaker, and you don’t have to be particularly funny to write funny.The second purpose is to create some point of further discussion — an icebreaker that provides a prospect with an easy topic to start a conversation. Try these starter ideas: • “I’m boycotting shampoo!!! ” • “Everything I need to know I got from watching Gilligan’s Island.“ • “I run with scissors.” • “Where are my sunglasses?For example, here’s an a tagline that makes you want to read on: Skydiving is the coolest experience on (or off) this planet. Oh here they are.” • “In time, we all become that which we most hate.That explains how I became a plate of liver and onions.” • “I used to think I was indecisive, but now I’m not too sure.” Remember the game “Telephone” from when you were a kid?