“I pull out a bag of marshmallows and I go, ‘No, I knew this was gonna happen.’ And then I kiss you.In front of my burning car.” This imaginative profile, courtesy of Tumblr, entertains online daters with an amusing story. What works for one person can be taken too far by another.Clearly, he’s someone with a healthy sense of humor (and possibly heroic aspirations). Pictures on Tinder are extremely important for a first impression, so kudos to Reid on sending a positive, original, and funny vibe to date prospects on the app.This anonymous Ok Cupid user, featured by Buzzfeed, already had our attention with his oh-so-original shirtless bathroom selfie.He’s decked out in armor and has a long sword slung casually over his shoulder as he looks off to the side, as if to say, “I’m too cool to look directly at the camera.” Evidence suggests this type of photo is very attractive to online daters.According to Ok Cupid’s data crunchers, “Men’s photos are most effective when they look away from the camera and don’t smile.” And then there’s his one-sentence About section: “I’m banking on your standards being a lot lower than mine.” Playful, self-deprecating, and original.Jake describes picking his date up in his Kia Sorento with lit candles in the car.He even writes out the banter: “You go, ‘…Is that dangerous?
“We come outside and we see my car’s on fire,” Jake continues.
If you’ve been active on a dating site for a while, you know most dating profiles look very similar to one another.
It’s like we’re all playing some bland game of Mad Libs. I’m [good trait], [good trait], and [ideal virtue you wish you had but don’t]. Your personality, sense of humor, and storytelling ability are more important than the bare facts.
His physique doesn’t really warrant foregoing a shirt, but maybe he’s just really proud of the giant cross tattoo on his arm.
The picture isn’t the funniest part of his dating profile, however.