Selecting sex as your answer, when in the context of a thoughtful essay, may not seem particularly provocative.
The problem is, a subscriber can easily run a search for all people who are looking for sex.
"All I wanted to convey was that I didn’t sit around all day doing nothing," says Shaw Stewart. To them it was code for 'highly promiscuous'." The same goes for the word 'fun'.
"In normal life it has no sexual connotation," says property developer Jason Thomas, 38, who believes the paying sites get more responses than the free ones.
What woman wouldn’t use a word synonymous with Marilyn Monroe?
But in web-speak "curvaceous" quite simply means "fat".
” or “Define sexy,” but multiple-choice questions with available answers that run the gamut from sexually neutral to unmistakably sexually provocative.