OKCupid (OKC) provides an algorithm that lets you score how important different questions are to you, which in turn lets you narrow down potential matches. At this point, their monthly fees are low compared to industry average.
Emails from potential scammers (IP address and specified city mismatch, I'm guessing) are flagged with a message warning of funds transfers.
I get my profile set up pretty quickly, stealing/or reworking both answers and pictures from other sites: The six things I could never do without: Wit, sarcasm, charm, favorable aesthetics, coconut water and music. They suss out said commonalities in this section via an optional series of make-or-breaks.
What I'm doing with my life: My father asks me this very question every single day. (Bottom row, center.) Just trying to showcase my industrious nature? According to co-founder, Christian Rudder, 50 percent of your Ok Cupid matches come from commonalities.
The 'Staff Robot' forbids "full nudity, extreme close ups, pets, cars, baby photos, artwork, images you've added yourself to, etc." Welp. Fortunately, they've taken no clear position on unenthusiastic model shots from horrifically cheesy Bravo reality shows.
These topics range from super basic (Do you believe in showering, can you perform simple math calculations, would you date a smoker, are you a homophobe) to super personal (Would you have an abortion, what's your greatest motivation in life, how long do your romantic relationships usually last, how open are you with your feelings...).
When viewing another user’s profile, click the “The Two Of Us” tab to compare your match question answers to their answers. If they didn’t give an answer you were looking for, their answer appears in pink.I'm a paying member of OKCupid, but occasionally use it as a free user.I spent days answering all their questions as truthfully & honestly as I could.Whether you’re looking to meet new friends, find a hot hookup, or start connecting with someone who could turn out to be the love of your life, Ok Cupid’s got you covered.Ok Cupid calls itself “the fastest-growing online dating site,” and they’ve got the numbers to back it up.