I hear complaints from people all the time regarding the quality of users they're hearing from, or the fact that they're rarely hearing from anyone at all, and without fail, each time I have checked out that person's profile, it's a train wreck!
Even for those who do experience some success online, their profiles often could use a lot of improvement.
This is a great early gauge of "commitment," because if he's looking for a one-night stand, he probably isn't going to go back and forth with you sharing his innermost thoughts.
Also, if by chance he's an online scammer (unfortunately, the net is teeming with these), he is going to want to communicate with you as quickly as possible in another forum where he doesn't risk getting banned.
2) Don't share any personal information until you've exchanged at least four to five meaningful emails within the original site.
(I'm talking about your cell phone number, your personal email address, your LIVING ADDRESS etc.) First of all, you're really able to tell a lot about a person based upon how he writes.
The more you have in common the more likely you are to connect on a deeper level.
If the most important thing to you is being vegetarian, or a fitness freak, or Mormon, or into line dancing, then why not find a site that attracts others who have the same values?
Then watch how quickly other quality people who also put in the same type of effort are drawn to you!
A frightening number of profile photos can be found that are taken from bad angles, have frowns on faces, or are primarily of the user's pet dog, frog, or a pogo stick.
Put simply, a quickly thrown-together profile with unflattering photos and misspellings of words like "Hi" (I have literally seen this spelled "Hie") is NOT going to cut it!
Here's something you should also know when reading this piece.
Though these tips are written specifically with the ladies in mind, they can easily apply to the menfolk as well. Now, without further adieu, here's a list of what you'll need to discover quickly if he or she is an online loon or someone who'll make you swoon.