Keep in mind Okcupid will only allow you to change your username once per month.
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As a Personal Dating Assistant, my team & I have helped hundreds of guys come up with the best dating user names. I've worked with guys who had some of the funniest usernames (Kosher Casanova).
I've managed profiles with cool usernames (Steve Mc Dream). Not to mention it uses alliteration as a stylistic device, containing repeated sound of the first letter across both words. If true to his name, captain obvious isn't telling us anything we can't already see from his bulging mirror gym pics.
The reason we chose a fairly attractive test photo, was to make sure we would get enough unsolicited inbound interest, so we could compare the amounts.
(note, we also tried this test with a few less attractive guys. Most notable is the clever username encouraged almost twice as many profile views & likes on match.com, when compared to the Generic username.
And I've seen usernames that dudes thought were hilarious, but actually terrible ideas (Statutory Ape..takers, ladies? Working from a sample size of under 1000 men, I don't have perfect data. A missed opportunity, and playing to a narrow audience who respond to the 1 dimensional approach.