Better alternatives include using song lyrics or memorable movie one liners.
You want your mantra to catch the reader’s attention and make them laugh or smile.
Then you need to combine that thought with something about who you are. If that advice doesn’t work and you’re still drawing a complete blank, you have three choices: Some sites automatically use the first few words of your essay to generate your tagline. This tagline isn’t horrible, and it won’t injure anyone, but that tagline won’t excite anyone either.
This feature can cause some serious embarrassment if you aren’t careful (see the section “Checking how your tagline gets displayed” for the scoop). For example, say that you started your essay like 50 percent of all postings: “I’m youthful, spirited, happy, healthy . The first purpose of a tagline is to quickly say something about yourself that invites a person to look further. But what if you’re not a skydiver and not even interested in being one? A funny line can be a great icebreaker, and you don’t have to be particularly funny to write funny.
By Judith Silverstein, Michael Lasky In addition to displaying a screen name, many online-dating sites allow you to display a phrase, called a tagline.
The second purpose is to create some point of further discussion — an icebreaker that provides a prospect with an easy topic to start a conversation. Try these starter ideas: • “I’m boycotting shampoo!!! ” • “Everything I need to know I got from watching Gilligan’s Island.“ • “I run with scissors.” • “Where are my sunglasses?
For example, here’s an a tagline that makes you want to read on: Skydiving is the coolest experience on (or off) this planet. Oh here they are.” • “In time, we all become that which we most hate.
The creative process can feel a lot like having writer’s block; those are the moments you resort to “Iam Mike1234” or “Sunflowers1982” —plain and blah.
Step 2 – Make a list of simple, related words to your two interests.
Table 1 gives some examples of good taglines gone bad (no, it’s not the name of a new TV reality show) when various dating sites didn’t display the entire tagline in search results.