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Welcome to /r/OkCupid, the premier online dating subreddit! Hover over the bars below for more information.
> # ▼ Rules
> r/OkCupid Rules > > Do not post identifying information! Blur out the faces of anyone who isn't you. Censor any name that is not yours. > > You may post your own profile, but you cannot link anyone else's profile without verification. > > While /r/OkCupid is primarily focused on OkCupid, all posts related to OkCupid, online dating, and the /r/OkCupid community are accepted. However, posts that provide little to no value - whether it be education, discussion, or entertainment - may be removed at the moderator's discretion. > > We encourage spirited discourse, but we differentiate between free speech and the advocacy of group hatred. Hate speach, slurs, homophobia, sexism, and racism will not be tolerated. Please notify the moderators of offending content by reporting it or messaging us directly. Be aware that reports are anonymous, so if you feel your issue requires special attention, please message the moderators with your specific problem. > > Violations of these rules may be removed; repeat offenders may be banned.
> # ▼ FAQ & Common Posts
> * Read our FAQ here > * Success Stories: if submitting an image, you must provide a written story as well! Success stories without stories will be removed. > * Experiments: pseudo-scientific research typically involving fake profiles, photos, or details for the sake of proving common knowledge (usually that physically attractive people with good photos receive more replies and messages) may be removed and will definitely be snarked. Avoid posting these as they provide little to no value. > * "We just detected that you're now among the most attractive people on OkCupid" email: OkCupid splits its userbase into two halves determined by the percentage of "likes" your profile receives over a certain time period. The "You are hot!" email notifies you that you are in the top half of this userbase. Any posts made about this will be removed. > * Becoming appointed an OkCupid moderator: OkCupid occasionally will nominate users as "flagmods". The reasons behind the selection are unknown, and the primary purpose is to vote on whether or not an image is delete-worthy. Beyond that, users have no extra powers or privileges. Any posts made about this will be removed. > * "We're experiencing technical difficulties, try again later" error: Unfortunately, this is OkCupid's message to banned accounts. /r/okcupid cannot help you, but you can read here for more information on what you can do.
> # ▼ Critiques & Advice
> * Check out the /r/OkCupid Wiki - your source for many common issues, questions, and general advice about OkCupid and online dating. > * Please read these rules for posting critiques before posting your own! > * Rules 1 and 2 for Dating Success > * A list of DOs and DON'Ts for profiles. > * A list of DOs and DON'Ts for messages.
> # ▼ Calendar
> All posts are made at around 10am PST | 1pm EST | 7pm GMT. Fashion Friday is posted at 11:30am PST | 2:30pm EST | 8:30pm GMT.
> Post | Day :--- | :--- Story Time Sunday | Sunday Pick-a-Pic | Tuesday General Discussion | Friday Fashion Friday | Friday
> # ▼ Chat
> We also have a chat, just for us. Click the link and join #okchat. Be sure to use your Reddit username so other users can recognize you! Our room requires a registered nickname before joining - here is a how-to guide.