Impressively bad interpretation of statistics.

Impressively bad interpretation of statistics.

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"But an offer to chat or of an email address right off the bat is a sure turn off." - http://blog.okcupid.com/index.php/2009/09/14/online-dating-advice-exactly-what-to-say-in-a-first-message/

They are judging success by reply rate. Within okcupid. So if, say, the person used the chat or email information....
  • I expected a little more from a 'professional' site (i.e. they charge people money) than some of the 'useful advice' of:

    "Also, don’t ask for or give away a cell number (10%). I thought that was a no-brainer. For the brainless among you who are doing this, my best advice is to paypal me 25 dollars and never use a computer again."


    "Consider becoming an atheist."

    But I am pleased to see that mentioning zombies is apparently a turn on...
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