They leave something to mystery, plus they don't want to scare potential viewers away.
A man who values an intellectual thriller is not likely to rent a movie with exposed intestine on the cover.
Use this space (usually 30-80 characters long) to describe your interests or the interests you desire in a man.
Elaborate on where your screen name originates or try giving a catchy intro to who you are as a person. The first example is likely to attract a guy that's into travel like you are while the second shows your prospect that you are open to dating. You have a short amount of space to show your personality and call your dream guy to action.
Graphic shots may get more quantity, but it's the quality of man you're looking for.
You can be very specific ("My guy is 28 years old") or you can use ranges ("My guy is between 28 and 34 years old").
This may seem like an exercise in vain, especially when you could be using those valuable minutes browsing through profiles, but knowing exactly what you want gives you focus and sends a positive message of who you'd like to attract.
Screen names are like billboard headlines, which invite others to at least check out the product.
Online, I've found that the more abstract the screen name, the more guys will message me and ask questions, which ultimately leads to a conversation- the best way to assess a match.
Keep the intrigue by saving the details until you and your dream man are intimate for the first time.