By commenting on something that they have written in a jokey way, you are showing that you have a sense of humour and it is also nice to compliment someone’s personality in this way.
The message also emphasises a common interest in horse riding and ends with a friendly question, which would encourage the person to reply.
“Good morning Donna, I thought I’d get in touch as we have so much in common and you seem like a really nice girl.
I’ve got a springer called Tess, who’s always running around and a tabby called Cookie who sits by the fire all day.
They say pets are like their owners and I guess I’m a cross between the two.
All the best, Jon” Again, this example refers to what the person has said in their profile and asks a friendly question. You mentioned that you’d like to hear from tall, dark, sporty men, so I thought I’d get in touch.
By talking about his pets, it shows a shared interest in animals. I’m a little shy of 6ft (I hope that’s tall enough), I’ve got dark eyes, dark hair and a tan from working outside as a landscape gardener.
I’m pretty sporty, I play rugby for my local team and enjoy lawnmower racing (I blame my brother for getting me into it).
You said you like rugby, do you ever go to any matches?Our team could always do with a few more supporters, if you fancied coming to watch one day?😉 Charlie” If you’re naturally a bit cheeky, it’s OK to be a bit cheeky in your message.If I could only give one bit of dating advice, it would be to send messages to everyone who takes your fancy.However, when it comes to sending your first message to someone it can be hard to think of what to say.Below, I have outlined some good and bad examples of messages and have given some tips on how to send an effective message on an online dating site.