Men are more attracted to screen names that indicate physical attractiveness (eg, Blondie, Cutie), whereas women are more attracted to screen names that indicate intelligence (eg, Cultured),” the authors write. Free suggestion: “Aaaaaaamazingly_attractive.” Some sites sort alphabetically, so your best bet is to start your username with letters in the first half, A through M.
Here are some tips that will help you pick good usernames.
Humor can give you the edge, but as they say in journalism, show, don’t tell.
Simply stating, “I am hilarious” is not as good as, you know, just being funny with your description.
Stay away from words like “little” or “bugg” in them, as they “are often associated with inferiority,” the study noted.
“Playful screen names (eg, Fun2bwith) are universally attractive. According to the study, measures of success, such as educational attainment and income, are correlated with names that start with letters higher up in the alphabet.