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Say What? Writer on Signs Your Online Date's a Loser

Say What? Writer on Signs Your Online Date's a Loser


"I made a list of warning signs. Among them: any guy who has his shirt off in his main photo. Any guy who has his arms around two women, and they're not his sisters. Any guy who lists his butt as his best feature, ironically or not. And any guy who uses the word 'lady' in the first email."


— In September's Allure magazine, AJ Jacobs, author of The Guinea Pig Diaries: My Life as an Experiment, reveals what he learned about men when he pretended to be a beautiful nanny looking for a date online. Some men were sleazy, some were adorable, and some (with the aforementioned profiles) were probably losers.

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