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    It’s Written In The Stars: What Your Zodiac Sign Says When You Swipe Right

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    Love Compatibility
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    Love Compatibility

    It’s written in the stars and your online dating profile apparently. With 29% of Tinder users putting their star signs up on their dating profile, it looks like singles are looking to the universe for a sign when it comes to love. From checking their horoscopes for fun to basing their pandemic decisions on the discourse of stars, there is no denying the influence of zodiacs on Gen Z. Tinder shares a fun guide to astrological compatibility on their website.

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    Aries
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    Aries

    Even on the dating app, Aries wants to look like a boss. They are likely to initiate conversation and this natural born leader will want to take charge of the direction of the conversation. Aries include more photos in their profile compared to other signs and are most likely to use 9 photos. Their bios are typically long, as they list every interest and hobby they can think of, with honorable mention to ‘podcasts’ and ‘hiking’! The love using the sunglasses smiley and are likely to include the fire emoticon in their profiles.

    Most likely to match with: Libra, Virgo, and Leo.

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    Taurus
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    Taurus

    When it comes to dating, Tauruses know exactly what they want. Not only do they Swipe the most (it seems they’re quite bullish when it comes to finding love), Tauruses are also the fastest to respond to messages. They are one of the top signs to include both ‘food’ and ‘drinks’ in their bio, so be prepared to wine and dine your next Taurus Tinder match. Post Malone is the top artist for Taurus in India, followed by Maroon 5.

    Most likely to match with: Taurus, Libra and Aries .

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    Gemini
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    Gemini

    Geminis broadcast their up for anything nature as the sign most likely to include 9 photos on their profile and can be found using the airplane emoji in their bio. These social butterflies are ready to party all night.

    Most likely to match with: Sagittarius, Aquarius, and Cancer.

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    Cancer
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    Cancer

    This crab can be a hard one to catch. They are supportive and empathetic but don’t feel slighted if they don’t respond to your messages right away. It’s not you, it’s them. They are the least active and are among the slowest in responding to messages.

    Most likely to match with: Aquarius, Capricorn, and Sagittarius.

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    Leo
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    Leo

    Leos are the most likely to swipe right, and they also have the highest swipe volume — nearly double the next sign. And in case you didn’t already know they’re extra, they’re also most likely to ‘Flex’ in their bios (Leos are the most likely to mention their star sign in their bio). This is also the only sign to list Entrepreneur as their top job.

    Most likely to match with: Aries, Gemini, and Libra.

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    Virgo
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    Virgo

    This shy sign is one of the least likely to include 9 photos on their profile. If you’re looking to connect with a Virgo, show an interest in their hardworking nature, out of all the other signs, they have the word “hardworking” in their profiles most frequently. Of all signs, Virgos are the only ones to include the cake, crown and tie emojis in their bio.

    Most likely to match with: Scorpio, Aries, and Libra.

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    Libra
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    Libra

    While other signs may look to the stars for love, Libras look to the scales. Pragmatic in life and love, Libras appreciate balance, logic, and authenticity, which is probably why they are the most likely to list 'Consultant' in their top job roles. They know how to get things done and have a higher right swipe rate to prove it.

    Most likely to match with: Aries, Virgo, and Taurus.

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    Scorpio
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    Scorpio

    These passionate, often-mistaken fire signs can’t even keep themselves straight but you can tap into their determined nature: Scorpios often identify as ‘doctors’ or ‘analysts’ in their bio. They show their passion and that they are brave in their swipe: as the signs with the second-highest swipe rate. But then they like to slow things down: they take among the longest to respond to a message.

    Most likely to match with: Virgo, Aries, and Pisces.

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    Sagittarius
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    Sagittarius

    These idealists are not easily impressed, but once you’ve matched, get ready for action. They move quickly from match to first message, showing they aren’t afraid to make the first move. They’re one of the 2-star signs to use coffee emoji in their bios, signaling their preferred first date. They advertise their “spontaneity” and “fun” spirit in their profile, in hopes they’ll catch the attention of someone who can keep up.

    Most likely to match with: Capricorn, Aquarius, and Gemini.

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    Capricorn
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    Capricorn

    Capricorns might be hard to catch on Tinder, as they are the least likely to include their sign in their bio, but if you find one of these profoundly intelligent partners, it’s worth the work. They’re ambitious, frequently touting their determined nature in their bios. They have the fewest swipes (right or left) of any sign.

    Most likely to match with: Sagittarius, Aquarius, and Gemini.

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    Aquarius
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    Aquarius

    Humanitarian activist Aquarians put their call out for a partner with the peace emoji, seeking peace in the world. And when they’re not protesting, they’re busy being creative, cooking up a storm in the kitchen, or attending the latest art show. It’s no wonder Aquarians swipe less often than other signs; another peace-seeking, museum hound combo isn’t exactly easy to find.

    Most likely to match with: Sagittarius, Capricorn, and Gemini.

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    Pisces
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    Pisces

    Pisces is all about feelings - and they like to catch them too, though they may be low key about it. The emotional and intuitive Pisces want people to know they find the world inside their head just as interesting as the one outside. This may be the reason why they are the slowest sign to respond to messages, but you know their response will be thoughtful.

    Most likely to match with: Aquarius, Cancer, and Capricorn.

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