Your profile name is up there with a chatroom handle.
The easiest way to get noticed, though, is to find your 'Grindr name', inspired by the charming men who call themselves "Butt_Cleaner" or "Nuts_Gobbler" (seriously - it's 'a thing').
Gena says to avoid ‘xxx’s, meaningless numbers (or meaningful ones if it’s the number 69), anything like ‘sex’, ‘dirty’, ‘hot’, or equally ‘death’ and ‘rage’.It’s a good list and you can read the full post here.To work it off I like to go running up and down my street and play the occasional bit of football. In terms of names this also means that Hot Guy444 or Nice Girl isn’t really going to cut it. If you’re in online dating to find a relationship, however casual it may be, people want it to be with a person, not an automaton or a computer profile.I always buy coffee from Pret because it seems like it’s more ethical than Starbucks (probably misguided) and when I go to the beach, I like to make sand angels. Remember you do have to meet this person sooner or later.One of the many things they forget to tell you when you try online dating is that you have to pick a 'name' for yourself - a handle for your profile.
Yes, not only do you have to fret about whether your pictures make you look pretty or the quality of your babbling blurb, you also have the added trauma of coming up with a profile name. This video clip has some amusing ones to avoid), think about what you do in a normal day. If you want to put a bit more of yourself into it (and this applies particularly if you have a tagline to think about.Your username is the first thing someone will read. One random habit (nothing gross here people) or a funny fact can do the trick. Ryan Gos: I like to ride motorbikes fast and be filmed doing it.So it is the most important to place to (a) sell yourself and (b) be yourself. A name is a good place to start but for the sake of online security, don’t use your full name. Of course, you can read euphemisms into everything but there comes a point where you just have to bite the bullet and write something down. If you’re finding it hard to pin down that clinching fact, ask a family friend. That way you will get a more honest reaction (and avoid awkward questions if you feel that is how they might react). Safer people will look at profiles with safer names. You will think you're being highly original, but you're probably not - do a quick search on the site for anyone using a name that's like the one you're thinking of before you take the plunge.