A while ago we approached guys to tackle one of the most fundamental questions of online communities, namely, how do guys and girls start talking. It was one of the more intense forum discussions that made us want to share our insights on how best to approach girls, and what not to say! Ellen, 25, London — Librarian and food lover! Jezebel 22, Rockville Centre — college student How to move on from online hookup spends most of my money on shows, always looking for the good in all people.
Carmen 25, Fort Worth — advisor in the Higher Education sector, who loves music and would love to play in a band one day. Ellie 20, Northampton — an English student who likes to spend her free time listening to a wide variety of music, playing video games and reading books. Naomi 27, Los Angeles — Top bands?
Slum Village, Sade, Flying Lotus. Consensus would usually go for guys sending the first message — with a few ladies who say such gender roles are needless in I do think the guy should make the first move, but I show my interest in visiting the profile. Bella Roja 33, London: I am all for girls sending the first message. I think a lot of people check each other out, but to test the waters a smile, poke or nudge would be good perhaps?
Jezebel 22, Rockville Centre: I typically think a guy should write to a girl first but it really depends.