What’s North Carolina’s favorite word to use in online dating profiles?

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HIGH POINT, N.C. — Sifting through all those online dating profiles can be daunting.

Everyone is looking for a way to stand out, but certain distinctions are actually based on the state you live in.

Mashable and Match.com recently teamed up to determine which word is used most frequently on dating profiles in each state.

Match.com analyzed thousands of dating profiles to offer insight about the interests or habits of daters.

Online dating profiles in North Carolina use the word “mountains” the most.

Not surprising considering dating profiles in states with great outdoor activities like Washington and Oregon used the words “hike” and “kayak” most frequently.

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