Why complete disclosure isn’t always the best policy on your online dating profile

I’m a big fan of full disclosure as a PR tool when things go wrong. If you can get on the front foot and air your dirty laundry before other people air it for you, you rob others of the power of outing you, and your honesty and integrity will boost your credibility and reputation, buying yourself a bit of time to deal with any fall out… it’s great for PR crisis management. It’s terrible when you’re a “brony” and you’re putting together an online dating profile. Like patriotpony1986.

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This is perhaps the most honest dating profile ever written. So earnest that it is perhaps a clever parody.

My self-summary

I am a proud conservative American and brony (male My Little Pony fan). I work very hard to enmesh the philosophy of Ayn Rand within the framework of tolerance and love espoused by Pink Pie and friends. I’m something of an intellectual, and would love to discuss politics or cartoons with somepony near me in the future. Please understand that if we were to meet, I AM THE MAN in the relationship.

What I’m doing with my life
Trying to finish the first draft of my e-book entitled Serfdom in Equestria, an expose on the liberal agenda slowly eroding freedom in the My Little Pony universe.


[…] The blacklist of no go words or topics is potentially worth thinking about – nothing kills the buzz of a good experience of a service like a negative conversation, or a jargony conversation, or a conversation where a person plays down the impact of the gospel or what being part of a church community means to them, straight after the service. While we love a bit of self-deprecation I’m not sure a conversation with a new person, where you roll out dirty laundry and skeletons, is a winning move (a bit like featuring your proud “brony” status on an online dating profile) […]