That is, more compatibility generally means more replies. As you can see, in general, the better you match someone, the more likely you are to reply to a first message from them.On Ok Cupid you create your own unique matching system, and that means your better matches are people you actually want talk to. We can see this principle in action when we look at our trusty control, the Zodiac.It’s surely not just Ok Cupid users that are like this.
They barely need any explanation: one comments on the other, really.
Together they shed more light on the theory/practice schizophrenia of people’s racial attitudes.
However, this, like so many other fine assumptions, totally breaks down when race gets involved: Again, don’t bother squinting, just check out the colors. So here’s last week’s compatibility by race table (I explained how we can confidently measure “compatibility” in that post).
This is a blow-up of the leftmost table above: As you can see, the races all match each other roughly evenly: good news.
First we’ll examine messages sent by men to women (I know our gay readers are interested in same-sex versions of these tables, there’s a link to them here and at the end of this post): Finally, here are a couple tables that shed further light on our discussion.