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What Photo ?????
« on: December 17, 2018, 07:33:22 PM »
So this is an area of FSU Dating I don't feel that I have conquered yet. What sort of photo to put up on my profile? I knoww in the recent past members on here have said about action photos of me doing my hobbies/interest. I also know that dressing smart and smiling is a good way to go.

What to do beyond that though? What sort of poses to strike? How to stand, camera angle, how close up, expression, look to go for? etc

Are images of some activities more apealing to most women than other?

Beyond the standard shirt and suit image, what other images really draw attention of the ladies? I mean are there a lot of women that go for one particular image type they find most attractive that will rake the girls in? 
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Re: What Photo ?????
« Reply #1 on: December 17, 2018, 08:29:25 PM »
Your problem is in your head -- and not the photo. :wallbash:

How many times do you need to ask repeat questions -no answer required. :deadhorse: :cluebat:
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Слава Украине! Слава героям слава!Слава Україні! Слава героям!
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Re: What Photo ?????
« Reply #2 on: December 17, 2018, 09:12:38 PM »

While your competition is putting up photos of themselves swimming with dolphins, you post photos of yourself swimming with sharks and wrestling with alligators. The ladies will think you're a beast with a higher than normal testosterone level....but if you're into knitting, show them a photo you of you doing that. Deceive ladies with your photos, you're get dumped eventually. Keep in mind, your photos may help attract a woman but it's not going to keep her.
There are people that will pass info about you and your family. Do not share info about yourself or share photos as they can search for you on the internet and distribute what they found since they are allowed to participate here.

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Re: What Photo ?????
« Reply #3 on: December 17, 2018, 10:28:05 PM »
Don't bother on fdating, unless it's an extreme close up with a full frontal view. The site screwed me recently..... No drone shot of me surfing. No bare back bronc riding, because my back is turned. No jet ski shot. No shot of me sand boarding. No picture with my kids (shows they are older) and  no action shot, sideways in a race car!!!......

It has killed my replies. Now they look at the number of kids I have and think I'm stuck in my house all day, have no life and  no time for them ( see my most recent reply below).....  In reality, when I get home my kids have probably cleaned the house, put a load of washing on, cooked dinner and will be pushing me out the door at 7pm to socialise with friends.

I have a new creative profile description I'm trying tonight that makes me look like a cross between Crocodile Dundee and Steve Erwin  ;D

 "XXXX honestly, l know myself and l am very jealous. Especially about the time that my man spend with me

 Sorry"
« Last Edit: December 17, 2018, 10:52:45 PM by Davo2 »

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Re: What Photo ?????
« Reply #4 on: December 17, 2018, 10:39:15 PM »
Thank you Davo

Reading this post has had me laughing a lot at your frustrations ;)

I hope you don't mind

Brilliant post

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Re: What Photo ?????
« Reply #5 on: December 18, 2018, 04:03:41 AM »
Thank you Davo

Reading this post has had me laughing a lot at your frustrations ;)

I hope you don't mind

Brilliant post

All good..... I think I have my best profile description yet. It's kind of ridiculous, but it works..... Thanks for the shark idea Billy. I deleted my old account and started a fresh.  Despite not having my usual pictures to rely on, I have almost 30 views in 10 mins and 4 messages!!
« Last Edit: December 18, 2018, 04:09:46 AM by Davo2 »

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Re: What Photo ?????
« Reply #6 on: December 18, 2018, 04:05:46 AM »
I deleted my old account and started a fresh.  Despite not having my usual pictures to rely on, I have 30 views in 10 mins and 4 messages!!

You're 'new' and centre-stage for 24 hours ...'milk it' ;)

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Re: What Photo ?????
« Reply #7 on: December 18, 2018, 04:17:47 AM »
You're 'new' and centre-stage for 24 hours ...'milk it' ;)

Yeah, I've deleted my profile a few times, when things get stale.... works well.

It's a bit of a pain to reconnect with the women I've been chatting with. Probably worth while copying our conversations, so I remember everything we've talked about.
« Last Edit: December 18, 2018, 04:22:30 AM by Davo2 »

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Re: What Photo ?????
« Reply #8 on: December 18, 2018, 04:31:09 AM »
Get them off site and onto chat, soonest, back up your WhatsApp / Viber ( no need with SKYPE- well for a year ? ) chats and you'll be fine

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Re: What Photo ?????
« Reply #9 on: December 18, 2018, 05:50:06 AM »
They can stay on the site, until I'm certain I like them, or it gets too hard. As it is, one girl got annoyed on whatsapp because I didn't reply quick enough, while I was chatting with others.

I'm literally copping it from local women tonight for the same reason also.... Seems I have a lunch date to meet some guy called Terry tomorrow  ;D


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Re: What Photo ?????
« Reply #10 on: December 18, 2018, 05:52:17 AM »
Don't bother on fdating, unless it's an extreme close up with a full frontal view. The site screwed me recently..... No drone shot of me surfing. No bare back bronc riding, because my back is turned. No jet ski shot. No shot of me sand boarding. No picture with my kids (shows they are older) and  no action shot, sideways in a race car!!!......

It has killed my replies. Now they look at the number of kids I have and think I'm stuck in my house all day, have no life and  no time for them ( see my most recent reply below).....  In reality, when I get home my kids have probably cleaned the house, put a load of washing on, cooked dinner and will be pushing me out the door at 7pm to socialise with friends.

I have a new creative profile description I'm trying tonight that makes me look like a cross between Crocodile Dundee and Steve Irwin  ;D

 "XXXX honestly, l know myself and l am very jealous. Especially about the time that my man spend with me

 Sorry"

Steve Irwin died doing that stuff! :o
« Last Edit: December 18, 2018, 06:07:22 AM by Trenchcoat »
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Re: What Photo ?????
« Reply #11 on: December 18, 2018, 06:06:29 AM »
While your competition is putting up photos of themselves swimming with dolphins, you post photos of yourself swimming with sharks and wrestling with alligators. The ladies will think you're a beast with a higher than normal testosterone level....but if you're into knitting, show them a photo you of you doing that. Deceive ladies with your photos, you're get dumped eventually. Keep in mind, your photos may help attract a woman but it's not going to keep her.

That's true Billy, good words as usual :)

Putting up stuff off me doing stuff I don't do is going to go down badly, even when I visit and it looks straight away I'm not the type to do that activity and after a few probing questions I will be hitting the Ukrainain/FSW BS detector on the red alert setting!

That said of course I could make it true if I go and do that activity particularly if I do it a few times. I think it would have to go with my personality somewhat though to not be out of place. I get the impression that doing some sort of extreme ish activity is not a bad thing as end of the day I need to get my foot in the door first and foremost. Like you point out though Billy that can be a misadventure if it all ends up as time wasted later on if the girl thinks she's been lied to/deceived.

I have a pic of me doing a canal boat taster day (Instructor not in pic ;) I was going solo by that stage. Its ok and I quite like canal boats but its not exactly extreme and its not something I often do either. Jet Ski or speed boat/motor boat may be a possibility, I don't really have the time to learn anything that would take a time to do so. I don't at all like heights so that's off the menu, horse riding is not really my thing nor is getting cosy with Great Ape, Crocodiles, Lions, etc. So will have to think it through a bit I think. At this point something like Jet Ski or similar is looking quick and easy to do so come good weather that may be a goer.
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Re: What Photo ?????
« Reply #12 on: December 18, 2018, 06:27:00 AM »
Steve Erwin died doing that stuff! :o

Yeah, but he married a reasonably attractive foreign wife.... He did better than both of us ATM  ;D

Trench, you don't need to be an expert in your pictures, you just need to show you're adventurous enough to give it a go.

If you want a good shot that will be a great topic of discussion and hopefully initiate some replies, take a picture of you riding a horse. By far it gets more comments than any other picture, that I use.

Book in for an afternoon trail ride, but make sure they have bigger horses like Thoroughbreds.... You'll look like an idiot on a pony. Take a close up from the front that shows most of your body, as I think fdating has a new picture filter.

Keep your shoulders, hips, and ankles in a line and heels down, then you'll look like you know what you're doing. It takes no skill to sit on a lazy trail horse and follow the others, if she eventually wants to go riding. It's actually a great date to take a woman on. I've found trail riding companies in every city I plan to visit.

A word of warning.... Never date or marry a women who owns horses, or has in the past. You'll probably be living in poverty for the rest of your life, unless you have a good job and plenty of cash to waste.

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Re: What Photo ?????
« Reply #13 on: December 18, 2018, 06:35:05 AM »
That's true Billy, good words as usual :)

Putting up stuff off me doing stuff I don't do is going to go down badly, even when I visit and it looks straight away I'm not the type to do that activity and after a few probing questions I will be hitting the Ukrainain/FSW BS detector on the red alert setting!

That said of course I could make it true if I go and do that activity particularly if I do it a few times. I think it would have to go with my personality somewhat though to not be out of place. I get the impression that doing some sort of extreme ish activity is not a bad thing as end of the day I need to get my foot in the door first and foremost. Like you point out though Billy that can be a misadventure if it all ends up as time wasted later on if the girl thinks she's been lied to/deceived.

I have a pic of me doing a canal boat taster day (Instructor not in pic ;) I was going solo by that stage. Its ok and I quite like canal boats but its not exactly extreme and its not something I often do either. Jet Ski or speed boat/motor boat may be a possibility, I don't really have the time to learn anything that would take a time to do so. I don't at all like heights so that's off the menu, horse riding is not really my thing nor is getting cosy with Great Ape, Crocodiles, Lions, etc. So will have to think it through a bit I think. At this point something like Jet Ski or similar is looking quick and easy to do so come good weather that may be a goer.
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You canít afford diddly squat. Why donít you hang out at your local bingo hall? Who knows, you might win a line or two and even pull a granny. I wouldnít bet on the granny though. You couldnít give them any pin money.  :ROFL:

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Re: What Photo ?????
« Reply #14 on: December 18, 2018, 08:44:18 AM »
Trench,

it's about ambiance, so don't make yourself the focus of the photo!
for example, choose some picturesque setting, some famous piece of architecture
have a pic of yourself in front sketching a building, etc...
you capture attention with the spectacular image
THEN attention comes to YOU!
show yourself in your BEST casual look, busily sketching away
and a photo of yourself in Harrod's VERY nicely attired in a suit,  Trust me on this one, anything Harrod's or Kensington St
the photos have to be GOOD and very flattering to you
even if Photoshop is used (I'm sure not necessary in your case...)
вы думаете, что любой из этих людей, даже российских, подозревает, что я русский?

вот как я могу создать американскую личность
Я могу взять напрокат

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Re: What Photo ?????
« Reply #15 on: December 18, 2018, 08:57:28 AM »
I was checking out a few of my fellow countrymen's profiles tonight and found most write theirs like they're applying for a job, then I found this gem....... Husband material or home grown terrorist?

 Self description:

Well I'm a pretty lonely anarchist looking for some companionship since I even got no friends. . Even though I think pretty negatively because of depression and anxiety, that doesn't mean I'd be a bad companion if you need someone down-to-earth which I am. I'm basically a deep thinker who's lost in life and I also want to try out a few firearm inventions I thought of. My interests are; guns, philosophy, psychology, history (especially conflicts), biology, bit of physics and chemistry, also music. I play old country music on guitar and I know most dislike old country music but I also like some other stuff too. Especially meaningful music. By the way, I don't want to marry at all if you're okay with that because of; high divorce rates, too many government ties, and how its biased against men in a lot of countries.

Ideal match description:

Someone who is each-to-their-own, okay with me not following the law at times (since I'm not for government), caring, empathic, not superficial, also a deep thinker preferably, passionate, open-minded, moral, and someone who won't change me to what they desire against my will.

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Re: What Photo ?????
« Reply #16 on: December 18, 2018, 09:07:06 AM »
I think that's JayH's profile
is this the one he calls himself "Bill A Bong"
I blame it all on the Wallaby Juice, he's been guzzlin it down it ever since the divorce ya know...
still, for an Aborigine he's come a long way, a real credit to his people...

вы думаете, что любой из этих людей, даже российских, подозревает, что я русский?

вот как я могу создать американскую личность
Я могу взять напрокат

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Re: What Photo ?????
« Reply #17 on: December 18, 2018, 11:08:35 AM »
Trench,

it's about ambiance, so don't make yourself the focus of the photo!
for example, choose some picturesque setting, some famous piece of architecture
have a pic of yourself in front sketching a building, etc...
you capture attention with the spectacular image
THEN attention comes to YOU!
show yourself in your BEST casual look, busily sketching away
and a photo of yourself in Harrod's VERY nicely attired in a suit,  Trust me on this one, anything Harrod's or Kensington St
the photos have to be GOOD and very flattering to you
even if Photoshop is used (I'm sure not necessary in your case...)

Previous advice I got years ago on another forum for western dating sites like Match was to avoid famous places lime eiffel tower for example as the emphasis becomes on the place when it should be on oneself. For FSU dating I could see how it might work out more as girls might be drawn to a guy that will take them such locations. Of course that would then attract the sort of girls who might be more into that than me. Fine if that's not an issue but if it is it could be wasting more time.

I know some people use stuff like fancy arches on non famous buildings to play/pose around with so that might be good sort of thing for me to do.

I could also do something with guns though perhaps not like the guy above. I get the impression that the hunter type of look/gun totting stuff may impress FSW as manly stuff to do.
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Re: What Photo ?????
« Reply #18 on: December 18, 2018, 11:26:37 AM »
"I get the impression that the hunter type of look/gun totting stuff may impress FSW as manly stuff to do."

WRONG!!!
if you want to appear manly to a Russian woman, you get a hammer and saw and you fix something outside the house!
or you get a hammer and sickle (haha just kiddin)
serious!!!  show how "handy" you are, guns will freak out a Russian woman!!!
about the manliest thing I've ever had to actually do for my wife was to catch a snake in our back yard and let it go in the woods!
what a Russian damsel in distress!
I couldn't walk straight for a week after that!!!

вы думаете, что любой из этих людей, даже российских, подозревает, что я русский?

вот как я могу создать американскую личность
Я могу взять напрокат

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Re: What Photo ?????
« Reply #19 on: December 18, 2018, 01:22:33 PM »
They can stay on the site, until I'm certain I like them, or it gets too hard. As it is, one girl got annoyed on whatsapp because I didn't reply quick enough, while I was chatting with others.

I'm literally copping it from local women tonight for the same reason also.... Seems I have a lunch date to meet some guy called Terry tomorrow  ;D

Now that is the death seat to no where !
The hardest part is juggling -- and being able to stay the distance.
Once the fsuw radar is on alert -- it will need a lot to survive. ;D
SLAVA UKRAYINI  ! HEROYAM SLAVA!!!!
Слава Украине! Слава героям слава!Слава Україні! Слава героям!
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Re: What Photo ?????
« Reply #20 on: December 18, 2018, 01:28:08 PM »
"I get the impression that the hunter type of look/gun totting stuff may impress FSW as manly stuff to do."

WRONG!!!
if you want to appear manly to a Russian woman, you get a hammer and saw and you fix something outside the house!
or you get a hammer and sickle (haha just kiddin)
serious!!!  show how "handy" you are, guns will freak out a Russian woman!!!
about the manliest thing I've ever had to actually do for my wife was to catch a snake in our back yard and let it go in the woods!
what a Russian damsel in distress!
I couldn't walk straight for a week after that!!!

That's interesting info Krimster. Well I guess I could put a pic of me doing construction work, I'm not sure if I would look that well dressed in them though :-\
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« Reply #21 on: December 18, 2018, 02:34:21 PM »

I know some people use stuff like fancy arches on non famous buildings to play/pose around
with so that might be good sort of thing for me to do.

I could also do something with guns though perhaps not like the guy above. I get the impression
that the hunter type of look/gun totting stuff may impress FSW as manly stuff to do.

You've got to be yourself, surely you have some unique interests (watching barefooted lesbian
midget porn doesn't count). If you are totally boring, then the problem is that you need an
interesting hobby. Beginning ball room dancer in search of a dance partner for life might
spark more interest than collector of Mighty Power Ranger action figures seeks girl that
looks good in blue spandex.

The last thing you would want is to attract a mountain climber girl if you hate roughing
it outdoors or are terrified of heights.

Stop worrying about being manly enough. You don't want a girl who really wants
somebody else, so if they aren't attracted to you move on and find a girl who is.

There will always be men who are younger, taller, more athletic, more handsome
and more charismatic than you, so what you have to do is win a girls heart. Win
her heart and don't worry about all the stupid crap you've collected in your head.

FSUW are not for entry level daters
FSUW don't do vague
FSUW like a man of action. Be a man of action 
If you find a promising girl, get your butt on a plane.
There are a hundred ways to be successful and a thousand ways to f#ck it up
Kiss the girl, don't ask her first.

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« Reply #22 on: December 18, 2018, 02:43:46 PM »
Steve Irwin died doing that stuff! :o

What do you think is more adventurous, stalking crocodiles or pursing FSUW?
Which is more rewarding?

This?


or This?
FSUW are not for entry level daters
FSUW don't do vague
FSUW like a man of action. Be a man of action 
If you find a promising girl, get your butt on a plane.
There are a hundred ways to be successful and a thousand ways to f#ck it up
Kiss the girl, don't ask her first.

 

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