But if I put together “lawgirl” and “bossy and dramatic” this equation gives me “a lawyer.” How is my math here?
For your convenience, I insert comments in smaller font throughout this brief response to show exactly why it’s so effective.
“Hey gurl, luv ur pics” is not going to get a response.
More likely to get a response: A message that is directly responsive to several things in the object of your affection’s profile.
You would think “don't be a dick” would be obvious, but there are apparently legions of people (mostly dudes) who adopt crappy pick-up artist tactics in their online dating lives, and think they might get lucky by sending vaguely (or blatantly) insulting messages to unsuspecting recipients (negging is actually a thing! Is there some low-self-esteem lady out there who might respond to a message about how ugly she is?
Sure, maybe, but the odds are slim — and since this is the internet, even women who have been strongly socialized to be nice to cretins in bars are able to hit the delete key.
It shows effort and creativity but at the same time it won’t bore a woman and won’t make her read something that’s far too long and…