Selector .selector_input_interaction .selector_input. Selector .selector_input_interaction .selector_spinner. Fair warning: we're about to objectify women, big-time.Getting swamped with messages drives users, especially women, away.So we have to analyze and redirect this tendency, lest Ok Cupid become You therefore have an added incentive to send a message. However, the variance you create As you've probably already noticed, women with tattoos and piercings seem to have an intuitive grasp of this principle. Browsing Ok Cupid, I see so many photos that are clearly designed to minimize some supposedly unattractive trait—the close-cropped picture of a person who's probably overweight is the classic example. They show off what makes them different, and who cares if some people don't like it. We now have mathematical evidence that minimizing your "flaws" is the opposite of what you should do.
These graphs are adjusted for race, location, age, profile completeness, login activity, and so on—the only meaningful difference between the people plotted is their looks.
In plain scientific terms, it was like a baby we were trying to drown had somehow grown gills. On the other hand, a woman with a preponderance of '4' votes, someone conventionally cute, but not totally hot, might appear to be more in-demand than she actually is.