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Online Dating Profile Pictures

(28 Posts)
IncognitoIsMyFavouriteWord Sat 29-Mar-14 17:26:35

Can I just have a little rant about online dating profile pictures

Why put a picture of a group of people up? How am I supposed to know which one is you?

I understand you have children but I don't need to see a picture of them here.

Giving the finger on your picture is a massive no no in my book

If you're not smiling then I immediately think you're a grumpy pain and I don't want to get to know you

Why are you in a picture with a woman on a dating site? She may be your sister, friend whoever but how am I supposed to know that?

Only putting a picture of your abs up makes me think two things A) you have a face resembling Quasimodo B) You're obsessed with the gym

I'm sure there are more that I have missed but that actually feels better grin

mrscynical Sat 29-Mar-14 17:40:29

Ditto for the pics of the massive fish you caught and are showing off proudly although it totally obscures your face. Of course, the bottom of the pint of lager ones (again face obscured) taken in the pub are also a major turn off - for many reasons.



mansize Sat 29-Mar-14 17:40:32

Also people who add a load of 'special effects' to their self portraits. I don't understand it.

IncognitoIsMyFavouriteWord Sat 29-Mar-14 17:47:45

Oh and the ones where they aren't actually looking at the camera

I call them "the catalogue model pose". You're not a model, you're a mechanic, smile at the camera for gods sake!

akaWisey Sat 29-Mar-14 18:00:23

Why take a seflie in your bathroom FGS???

What's with the photo's that are so dark/you are so far away I can't see you?

And don't get me started with the fish…..

akaWisey Sat 29-Mar-14 18:00:36


gigglekicks Sat 29-Mar-14 18:08:27

The fish, the abs, the wife, the newborn...and the AK47. Don't get me started on the cock pics...

IncognitoIsMyFavouriteWord Sat 29-Mar-14 18:12:26


And people say we're not supposed to judge them on their photos.

HowContraryMary Sat 29-Mar-14 18:17:45

Selfie in public toilets. I love going through my mates profile, she has some right corkers try and pick her up.

And the one with the gun, topless, in a mirror flexing his what evers, and new tattoo - with his grey haired old mum just smidgeonly reflected in the mirror

sunshineandhappy Sat 29-Mar-14 18:18:55

The motorbike! They either look like they are shagging it, or the picture is just the bike! No!

bouncyagain Sat 29-Mar-14 21:05:17

It's the visible wedding rings I can't bear!

RelaxinRadox Sat 29-Mar-14 23:28:38

The latest tattoo face....
The one taken so long ago, its pixelated...
The one with the beanie hat...we know youre proud!
Shades! me your eyes, even if the are crossed or wrinkly!

getmeoutofthismadhouse Sun 30-Mar-14 04:02:59

The ones with pets in their pics ... I mean seriously a cute dog but I want to date a man not his dog !

IncognitoIsMyFavouriteWord Sun 30-Mar-14 16:27:59

I don't know probably with some of them the dog would be more loyal.

louby44 Sun 30-Mar-14 16:40:56

This has made me laugh! I've thought the same about all those things friends, beer, children, babies, motorbikes, dogs, fish, and fancy dress! I don't want to see you in zombie make up, I'm sure you're good fun in irl but let me find that out for myself.

These men need someone to explain this to them!

kentishgirl Mon 31-Mar-14 12:52:25

The fish ones are the worst. I can't imagine what they were thinking.

kentishgirl Mon 31-Mar-14 12:54:20

Had one where chap looked fairly, well lets say, unusual face with lots of character, but ok, I'm not shallow. Wore hat with hair poking out of bottom of it.

In the flesh he turned out to be bald on top with long fringe of hair round bottom (Max Wall) and have little black stumps instead of teeth. OK, I am shallow.

OnEdgeNow Mon 31-Mar-14 13:25:51

And I bet you wonder why you are all single?

BitOutOfPractice Mon 31-Mar-14 13:29:22

I never really enjoyed the pics taken in a high vis jacket tbh.

But the fish ones were the worst. WTAF is that all about?

IncognitoIsMyFavouriteWord Thu 03-Apr-14 21:43:23

I'm sorry I have a new one to add.

For some reason men have started to the duck face?!
I thought this was exclusive to teenage girls confused

maleview70 Thu 03-Apr-14 21:48:42

Love these comments.....what about the women who actually have a photo shoot before they post a pic!

MadeMan Thu 03-Apr-14 22:40:16

Or the photos of women sitting in front of a big plate of food at a restaurant.

Lweji Thu 03-Apr-14 22:52:36

Fascinating. What else are female picture big no-nos?

MadeMan Thu 03-Apr-14 22:57:31

Well kissy face pictures are a no-no, but I think that applies to everyone.

FloraSpreadableMacDonald Thu 03-Apr-14 23:47:06

The fish ones are obviously relating to the site pof...plenty of fish. The man holding the big fish is shouting out "look at the big whopper my tackle caught!".

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