If they reply in kind you know why you should sign up.
Online dating – or “nätdejting” in Swedish – is booming in a country with a reputation for both shyness and tech-savvy innovations.
Some sites will then allow you to see the content of those messages, others won’t. This means that unless the person contacting you sends you a phone number, or email address (some sites automatically remove these) you won’t be able to contact them until you pay for your membership.
Some of the best “free” online dating sites will allow you to send someone a winkie, “like” their profile, or favourite them.
Don’t expect in-depth profiles listing Sven’s likes and dislikes.