However, they do have a live help service at their homepage to talk you through joining.
Pros: Uses compatibility testing to match you with someone who shares the same worldview as you.
Cons: The lengthy survey you must complete before you sign up.
Pick-up lines rarely go down well as the object of your affections will inevitably presume you’ve used the same one on every match, but “Hi, how are you? One young man, however, has discovered a way to open conversation with his Tinder matches that guarantees a reply.
This is what he does: Bagel had realised that “having a bad first message is often the epistolary iceberg that sinks your romantic Titanic”, so set out to up his opening line game. He now receives an “overwhelming number of responses”.
e Harmony is another massive player, with 3 million users signed up.
But size isn’t everything – as anyone who has just wrapped up a three-hour swiping session on Tinder will attest.
Some women even joined in, responding with a poem of their own.
Whether the technique works just as well when used to start conversations with men is unknown.
Pitches itself as the site to go to for ‘serious, lasting relationships’ and marriage – which may well be refreshing to some in the current dating climate.
Psychologists and dating experts guide you through each step of the process – including messaging, which is somewhat structured and scripted – and there’s an anonomisation function for calling.
XOXO So, people are aware of Tinder's "hook-up" reputation, yet they are still willing to try the application hoping to connect with someone who is also looking for a serious relationship. There's plenty of discussion about the "seriousness" of mobile dating apps.
If someone makes you uncomfortable, un-match them, report the issue and move on.
In a post on Medium, Bagel explains how creating name poems has given him a 100% response rate.