This Study Claims That Mentioning This Famous Writer In Your Dating Profile Will Absolutely Increase Your Chance Of A Match

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Dating profiles are harder to fill out than college applications. You can’t say the things you really want to say and end up lying through most of it. Then you totally forget and get called out on it. “Well I didn’t mean I actually CLIMBED Mount Everest, I meant I’ve seen several movies about Mount Everest while HIGHER than a mountain.”

Here’s another lie to add to the list but this one might be worth it — according to, mentioning this famous playwright will significant increase your chances of dipping your found pen into a young lady’s inkwell.

To date or not to date, that is the question! To celebrate the 400th anniversary of William Shakespeare on April 23, 2016, Match searched through its extensive database and found that the answer to this question is, if you want to increase your chance of success for dating you should mention Shakespeare in your profile. It turns out that mentioning this literary figure increases a man’s chance of a female response by 27%. For females, they are actually 30% literary overall on Match.

Mention Will Shakespeare and get more chance at poon. Sounds legit. You might want to brush up first or at least have a couple choice quotes on hand.

“Neither a borrower nor a lender be; For loan oft loses both itself and friend, and borrowing dulls the edge of husbandry”
“Did you say you want to be my husband?”