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That’s why a guy might add a couple of inches to his height on his online profile, Williams says.
Some guys fudge their height by as much as 7 inches, 25-year-old Lindsay Schoonover learned.
Three Richmond online daters chimed in with what turns them on to a profile and what leaves them cold.
Ken Williams, who works in local government, has been finding dates online for about four years.
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“I don’t want repeat business,” she says with a laugh.
Richmond is a tough market, especially for newcomers to the area, Daichman says.
Online dating has lost most of its stigma — everyone from grandparents to dwarves has a dedicated dating site.
One of Patterson’s pet peeves is a profile that says next to nothing about the person: “ ‘If you like the picture, hit me up.’ I hate that crap.” Schoonover, too, wants to see guys make an effort when sending an e-mail, rather than writing the generic, “Hey, what’s up?
” Like Williams, Patterson prefers photos taken in a natural setting, as opposed to a posed picture, although she finds pictures of men with their children a little creepy, simply from a privacy angle.
Her advice: “Try to be open-minded.” Another modern route for love-seekers is the speed date, where men and women are paired up for a few minutes before moving on to the next prospective suitor.
Kristy Passmore organizes speed-dating events at Siné Irish Pub & Restaurant in Shockoe Bottom for Cupid.com/Pre Dating, and she notes that Richmond is a “harder market” than bigger cities like San Francisco and New York because there are fewer available singles.