Here's something you should also know when reading this piece.
Email me at [email protected] chat," you can probably guess that he's emailed 100 other girls the same intro, and he's probably not the type who's looking to settle down anytime soon. When I was dating online, I had to spend two hours primping for a first meeting and then show up only to find "Brad Pitt" from the photo looking more like Kermit the Frog.
The more you have in common the more likely you are to connect on a deeper level.
If the most important thing to you is being vegetarian, or a fitness freak, or Mormon, or into line dancing, then why not find a site that attracts others who have the same values?
Spelling errors and grammatical blunders abound in online profiles; do you really want to present yourself as either uneducated or lazy?
Self-taken photos reflected off the bathroom mirror with poor lighting and dirty towels in the background rarely make a good first impression.