Occasionally a reader submitted more than one photo; in those cases, I picked two or three in order to showcase the different opinions between poses.
I zipped ’em up and sent them along to the judges without commentary.
Spurred on by the optimism that the New Year brings, 1 million Britons are expected to get online for a date today - the first day back in the office after the Christmas break.
This time last year saw a 94 per cent increase in people singing up compared to their daily average.'In my experience, selfies on dating sites either involve the guy snapping a quick picture of himself as he loads his profile (no effort made) or stripping off in a desperate attempt to show off his buff body while trying out a moody male model look (far too much effort made).
The goofball technicians at Team Jimmy Joe have scoured the planet to bring you the best of the worst sexy profile pic fails.
From Bad Glamor shots to not hot Facebook and Internet Dating Site profiles, these un-seductive beauties clearly demonstrate what not to do if in you are in search of bagging a mate.
In the end the right person will accept you for who you are, baggage and all.'Profiles with 100 to 200 words received 10 per cent more messages, and users with positive identifiers such as confident and outgoing, received 23 per cent more incoming messages and 4 per cent more replies to their outgoing ones.
'It's encouraging when you see a profile where a man specified books, music and fitness as interests because it makes them appear well rounded,' says online dater Lauren Keith, who is currently dating someone she met on Plenty Of Fish.'It's off-putting when a man only seems interested in going out with his mates and getting drunk.
“They think it makes them look popular.” But Nelson thinks group photos are a bad move on your dating profile and will put people off: “For example, people might fancy the person's friends more or not like the look of their friends at all, thinking that perhaps they wouldn't fit well with their lifestyle.” She points to research which claims that when men in particular are pictured with the opposite sex, this can create negative feelings and jealousy amongst the women checking out their profiles.
Or, to be honest, it can just make a woman admire the girl in question’s hair/shoes/awesome glittery makeup more than the man she’s meant to be considering.
But for the general good of the online dating world, and to hopefully offer some help to all of those handsome bachelors out there considering a bathroom selfie, I would like to offer this helpful little list of 10 photos guys should NOT post for online dating.
Yes, yes, I know that we girls have our own set of cliche photos (hello, feet in the sand? Now before you all start emailing me about being Judgy Mc Judgerson, please know right off that this is of intentions.
So there you are, swiping through Bumble or Tinder or your dating app of choice. Secondly, more often that not, one of your friends is hotter than you so when we work out which one you are, we’re going to be disappointed.