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People On Twitter Are Decoding What Popular Dating Profile Lines Really Mean

Swipe right on “laid-back” dudes with a thing for baseball hats at your own peril.

We all take some liberties when describing our personalities on dating profiles. If you’re as tightly wound as a Slinky, you’re obviously not going to describe yourself as “chill” ― but you might say you’re “really organized” and “Type A.”

As a tweet from Daily Beast journalist Erin Ryan reminds us, cutting through those euphemisms and deciphering what people really mean takes some practice:

Yep. Swipe right on “laid-back” dudes with a thing for baseball hats at your own peril.

Ryan’s observation spurred a lively discussion of other dating site bio lines. Below, we rounded up some of our favorites.

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