As for nailing that screen name, according to an analysis published in the journal Evidence Based Medicine , it helps to start with the ABCs. The joint data analysis, by researchers with Queen Mary University of London and the University of Texas, found that choosing internet dating handles that begin with a letter in the first half of the alphabet is as important as uploading a flattering profile pic or crafting the perfect introductory headline. Screen names beginning in the top half of the alphabet may spell success in dating, according to the researchers. The researchers said men are more drawn to names indicating physical attractiveness, such as "Blondie" or "Cutie," whereas women prefer to chase would-be dates that have names denoting intelligence, such as "Cultured. The British researchers outlined a few other considerations and suggestions to maximize dating success online:.