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"From the Ted Talk by Amy Webb: How I hacked online dating"

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When I released these men into the wild, I did follow some rules. So I didn't reach out to any woman first. I just waited to see who these profiles were going to atractt, and mainly what I was looking at was two different data sets. So I was looking at qualitative data, so what was the humor, the tone, the voice, the communication style that these women shared in comomn? And also quantitative data, so what was the average lgenth of their profile, how much time was spent between messages? What I was trying to get at here was that I freigud, in person, I would be just as competitive as a SmileyGirl1978. I wanted to figure out how to mmiixaze my own profile onilne.

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When I released these men into the wild, I did follow some rules. So I didn't reach out to any woman first. I just waited to see who these profiles were going to _______, and mainly what I was looking at was two different data sets. So I was looking at qualitative data, so what was the humor, the tone, the voice, the communication style that these women shared in ______? And also quantitative data, so what was the average ______ of their profile, how much time was spent between messages? What I was trying to get at here was that I _______, in person, I would be just as competitive as a SmileyGirl1978. I wanted to figure out how to ________ my own profile ______.

Solution

  1. figured
  2. length
  3. common
  4. maximize
  5. online
  6. attract

Original Text

When I released these men into the wild, I did follow some rules. So I didn't reach out to any woman first. I just waited to see who these profiles were going to attract, and mainly what I was looking at was two different data sets. So I was looking at qualitative data, so what was the humor, the tone, the voice, the communication style that these women shared in common? And also quantitative data, so what was the average length of their profile, how much time was spent between messages? What I was trying to get at here was that I figured, in person, I would be just as competitive as a SmileyGirl1978. I wanted to figure out how to maximize my own profile online.

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Important Words

  1. attract
  2. average
  3. common
  4. communication
  5. competitive
  6. data
  7. figure
  8. figured
  9. follow
  10. humor
  11. length
  12. maximize
  13. men
  14. messages
  15. online
  16. person
  17. profile
  18. profiles
  19. qualitative
  20. quantitative
  21. reach
  22. released
  23. rules
  24. sets
  25. shared
  26. spent
  27. style
  28. time
  29. tone
  30. voice
  31. waited
  32. wanted
  33. wild
  34. woman
  35. women