I just try to get their attention in the first message instead of writing a long winded specific message about something in their profile. Best Sample 3 I really liked what you said in your profile!
I actually read their profile and respond to something I find interesting about it.
Just gets things going in a more interesting way than "hey".
A quick cold-read of their ethnic background works decently for me at getting replies. Instead I try to be a little sophisticated, then move it of OKC to facebook so they know I'm not going to murder them/text, and then meet up. In a seller's market like this it's best to let the ladies shop for you online. All the work he put in and the one that messaged him he girlfriended up. It's kinda hard when you're interests are programming, drinking and trolling forums.
Just gets things going in a more interesting way than "hey". I message girls that are clearly DTF by their answers but don't just go in there saying "yo piece of shit whore let me anal you" as they probably get that 10x a day.
When you are sending out a first message on an online dating site, what are proven, tried and tested first messages? I don't think there's going to be any one magic universal opener that will blow the doors off any and every girl. Many examples of guys putting lines up on here and within days being called out for it because every third message she receives is your own opener.. Within those categories, I've observed some patterns for success.