Either online dating was bullsh** or I was missing something. Then, all of a sudden — Synergy, in general, may be defined as two or more things working together to produce a kick-ass result not independently obtainable.
But it doesn’t have to be serious: “The most effective screen name may be one that makes someone laugh out loud,” says Evan Marc Katz, author of I Can’t Believe I’m Buying This Book: A Commonsense Guide to Successful Internet Dating and the CEO of E-Cyrano. If you like ballet or skiing or the theater, play with those ideas until you come up with something fun.” So you’re a sweet guy and a great chef? It may seem like a lot of work for one little word, but remember, usernames are essentially your identity online—make it count, and it will turn heads. Spark your suitor’s curiosity with something irreverent or provocative. For better or for worse, pop-culture icons strike an instant chord of recognition with most people—and you can use this to your advantage while writing your profile. Make potential suitors laugh out loud while reading your profile, and we promise they won’t forget you anytime soon.For example, ‘We could go hiking in the canyons, skiing in Tahoe or check out an art festival,’” says Kelly. Comment that you have never tried sky-diving (or some other activity) but would love for someone to show you how,” says Bev Bacon, author of Meet Me…Don’t Delete Me and Internet Dating: I’ve Made All the Mistakes So You Don’t Have To.The upshot: It’ll get people thinking beyond “this person seems nice” and get them thinking “this person’s nice and I’d love to try that!you wouldn’t go on a date wearing swimming trunks, a dress shirt and boots right?You want everything matching, looking good & working together.
And when your ideal partner is scrolling through hundreds of names – Sally102, Jen NYC1, Lawyer Gal – a great username can be the very reason that someone contacts you. And you become convinced that usernames don’t matter. In my opinion, a username should be a pun or a play on words. Wine Not – for the wine aficionado Lady Go Go – for the world traveler Bach To Bach – for the classical music enthusiast Tender Legal – for the soft-hearted lawyer See the common thread?