” It doesn’t hurt that Lauren, after getting out of a four-year relationship with a “pathological liar” who had a drug problem, isn’t necessarily looking for anything serious.
“I don’t get intimidated easily,” her profile warns.
She likes “hockey, whiskey, swimming in an open ocean, down comforters, astronomy.” Her photos are striking: a wide-eyed close-up, overlit like an album cover; a low-res camera-phone shot that flaunts a short skirt and the gypsy tattoo that curls around her thigh.
Lauren received 245 messages in that one-week period.
While she was surprised to find that she is the most sought-after straight woman, she doesn’t think guys are complicated.
Rudder analyzed the data from a one-week period in January and used a simple methodology: finding the users who receive the most messages from potential suitors.
The four people selected wouldn’t necessarily claim to be the wealthiest, most stunning or successful singles, but, out of 400,000 annual citywide users on the site, they were among the top five in their respective categories and, perhaps less scientifically, were the four who were also willing to be interviewed for a story.
“Even if an amazingly attractive girl said something stupid in their profile, she’ll still get messages,” she says.
“So I feel like I’m intelligent and people think I look good, so I guess it’s as simple as that?