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Old 11-17-2012, 04:01 PM
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How about just respond:

"generic response to generic greeting" and see if they catch on...
I'm pretty sure they would not catch on...they would think it was an interested response.

You would have to be clearer: "This is a generic NO THANKS to your generic greeting."
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Old 11-17-2012, 06:53 PM
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I have only received one well thoughout message on OK Cupid. The rest were from guys assuming that because I state I have a boyfriend and a husband and am looking for FEMALES that I want to have a gang bang or orgy. I've had several such requests in the month and a half that I've been on that site and the one guy who did send me a thoughful message was already dating my husband's ex girlfriend.
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Old 11-19-2012, 04:06 AM
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and the one guy who did send me a thoughful message was already dating my husband's ex girlfriend.
Wow!

Just, wow!
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Old 11-19-2012, 04:32 PM
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This morning, I received this message at OKC:

Hi there,

I read your profile and would love to get to know you. I am Ivy educated, outgoing guy who likes to work hard and play hard. I also have high sex drive. Would love to get to know you. Looking forward!

He's about half my age and a 52% match with me. Apparently his Ivy League education did not do him much good.
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Old 11-20-2012, 08:30 AM
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here's another little gem...

"hello.i know is short message but i like to to ask you first about you like to chat with me."
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Old 11-21-2012, 03:33 AM
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Wow!

Just, wow!
He's a pretty cool guy, but definitely just in my "I'd like to be friends" category.
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Old 11-22-2012, 12:36 AM
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So today I got this beauty:

"hello there how are u miss"
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Old 11-22-2012, 02:06 AM
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Oooh, I got this one this evening, from a guy whose profile pic is one of those awful, distorted looking-down-at-the-glow-of-his-monitor shots:

wow what can i say u are so beautiful hi iam ricki

Well, gee thanks for reading my profile, Rick, and coming up with such an intelligent and compelling ice-breaker. Now, what can I say?

<sigh>
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Old 11-23-2012, 02:30 PM
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Can we talk about user names? Obviously I won't specifically give examples here.. But I'm having such a hard time taking a lot of them seriously.

User names that mention certain gender specific bodyparts,
Anything with something teddybear related in it. (there are a lot of those!)
Guys who are obviously not born in 1969, but who have the number 69 in their user name.
Names that mention certain sexual activities.
The ones that end in 4you.. or 4u.. ok they don't really annoy me but somehow do display a lack of imagination.

do you form an opinion based on the user name?
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Old 11-23-2012, 08:24 PM
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Can we talk about user names? Obviously I won't specifically give examples here.. But I'm having such a hard time taking a lot of them seriously.

User names that mention certain gender specific bodyparts,
Anything with something teddybear related in it. (there are a lot of those!)
Guys who are obviously not born in 1969, but who have the number 69 in their user name.
Names that mention certain sexual activities.
The ones that end in 4you.. or 4u.. ok they don't really annoy me but somehow do display a lack of imagination.

do you form an opinion based on the user name?
I try not to but when I get a message from a girl named "donkeydong2000" I generally run through my list of things I need to do for that day and see if any of them can be done before responding to the message.
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