I’ve swiped, I’ve messaged, I’ve boldly gone where no right-thinking relationship-seeker has gone before (to see a vampire movie on a first date), all in the name of finding love, or at least a cool guy to hang out with.
When you’re online dating, the first thing you see after the person’s photo is their username.
Choosing a username might seem like a throwaway task, but it’s way more important than you think.
When your message pops up in her inbox, it’s the hook that makes her want to read it.
The trick is choosing a username that highlights an attractive trait.
On the other hand, it shouldn't be vague or so over the tip that it doesn't even make sense, or shed some light on who you are as an individual. Below you will find suggestions for some unique, quirky, and creative usernames for your profile.
You can either select them as is, if the username hasn't been selected already, or try your hand at personalizing it even further.* The following usernames have underscore (_) in it to make it readable.✶ Bad_Ass_Guitar_Hero✶ Bikes_Beaches_Brews✶ Brown_Eyed_Attorney✶ Can_Cook_Kebabs✶ Crazy_Afro_Hair✶ Cyber_Gypsy✶ Digital_Knight_In_Shining_Armor✶ Dreamy_Philophile✶ Drums_Base_Music_Life✶ Foxy_Retired_Dancer✶ Free_30_Day_Trial✶ Funniest_Guy_Ive_Ever_Known✶ Gotta_Love_Kitty_Cats✶ Hockey_Techie✶ Holy_Moly_Coffee_Devotee✶ I_AM_Game_For_Adventure✶ I_Do_Yoga✶ I_Double_Dog_Dare_You✶ I_Heart_Everything_Bacon✶ I_Subscribe_To_Food_Magazines✶ I_Wish_I_Had_A_Beard✶ Kiss_The_Cook✶ Kylie_Kwong_Inspired_Amateur_Cook✶ Legally_Blonde_Executive_Hottie✶Live_Die_Fashion_Style✶ Live_Laugh_Love_Play✶ Longing_To_Settle_Down✶ Looking_For_Meet_Cute✶ Love_To_Paint✶ Manly_Beard_Man✶ Moms_Love_Me✶ More_Fun_Than_Your_Ex✶ Outgoing_Surfer✶ Passionate_Nature_Lover✶ Peppy_Cyclist✶ Rebuilding_Life_Work_In_Progress✶ Regular_Active_Guy✶ Road_Runner_Ralph✶ Romantic_At_Heart_Bookworm✶ Sheldon_Cooper_Buff✶ Sleeps_In_Cat_Pajamas✶ Spunky_Rock_Climber✶ Stuck_On_Stefani✶ The_True_Metalhead✶ There_Is_No_Don_Draper_Out_There✶ Trigger_Happy_Photography✶ Two_Secrets_Ive_Never_Revealed✶ Upbeat_Indie_Girl✶ Upbeat_Psychologist✶ We_Should_Boogie✶ Will_Dance_For_Cuddles After reading through this long list of sample usernames, I am sure you can think of more personalized fun words to add to these screen names.Creating a memorable username is a smart way to appeal to the type of people you want to attract.The journey of finding the right kind of person for yourself begins with you selecting a username that is clear, easy to remember, quirky/fun, and positive.I don’t attribute this to an alignment of stars, to the mercy of the web gods and goddesses, or even to OKC’s algorithm, which supposedly uses questions such as “What’s worse, book burning or flag burning? Instead, I chalk up my positive online dating experiences -- which, with the exception of a brazen date who rudely shushed fellow theatergoers (referred to amongst my friends henceforth as “the shusher”), has been without horror stories -- to my careful evaluation of a potential match’s username before arranging a date.Puns and hyper-masculine references were mostly no-gos.Generate Dating Site Names with the name generator or hold a name contest.