It’s no surprise that I received nearly twice as many messages on Plenty of Fish than Ok Cupid and Casual Kiss combined.

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He came away with the realization that women have it much, much harder on these sites: I figured I would get some weird messages here and there, but what I got was an onslaught of people who were, within minutes of saying hello, saying things that made me as a dude who spends most of his time on 4chan uneasy.

I personally have had some experience with Ok Cupid before this experiment, which weren’t completely positive.

I never replied to any of the messages, however there were a few men who messaged me twice despite that, in an attempt to get a response.

497 people said that they wanted to meet me on Po F’s Meet Me feature.

While my experiences here were relatively tame, that doesn’t mean it’s the case for every woman.

In fact, it’s not uncommon at all for women to be threatened for refusing to send nudes or insulted when they say they’re not interested in the man messaging them.

Cracked’s Alli Reed set up ‘the worst online dating profile ever’ and still received heaps of messages from men who wanted only to hook up with the terrible woman she had created.

Continuing to be horrible did not dissuade any of them.

Having a fantastic profile is a must, but coupling that with the art of writing emails sets you up to be a surefire winner in the game of online dating love. (Mine was Hunger Games and I loved it.)I know about a lot of things [nugget – tells him you’re smart and proud of it], but a physicist I’m not [you’re smart yet humble and not interested in competing with him].