Try Out This Dummy Text Generator for Your Online Dating Profile

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Aug. 20 2013 5:02 PM

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Are you tired of having to talk about feelings and find witty things to say in your OkCupid profile? Have no fear, programmer Lauren Hallden has created just the thing for you: a text generator for online dating profiles. Simply plug in how many paragraphs of mindless yuppie cultural signifiers you want, et voila:

Foodie Myers-Briggs my eyes video games. Trying this for the first time my beard I have a crush on I know I listed more than 6 things Woody Allen, loyal my goofy smile is pretty awesome food seeing as many countries as possible. Self-deprecating humor home brewing foreign films working at a coffee shop Breaking Bad snowboarding.
Mountain biking Vampire Weekend exploring the city Ethiopian. Down to earth snowboarding new friends running shoes Neutral Milk Hotel, if you think we have something in common I'm pretty laid-back sleeping late Kurosawa I have a crush on. If you're still reading this my favorite word is sushi passionate about making lasagna from scratch going to the gym.
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"Wow," I can hear you saying to yourself. "This sounds like a well-rounded, fun person! I think I'll message them." If you decide to add a dash of "crazy sauce," however, you'll end up with a Nice Guy of OKCupid who says things like, "I grow a creepy mustache every February" and "looking for a third polyamory Juggalo." Hey, who isn't these days?

(h/t The Hairpin)

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