So on average, it’s a pretty good strategy in a Tragedy of the Commons kinda way.
This point is impossible to overemphasize, because it’s where a lot of this weird male behavior comes from.
Let’s say I take the time to carefully read the profiles of five women, and craft five individual messages to them. I too enjoy killing things, and while I’ve never tried ducks, I bet it’s a lot of fun.
Perhaps we could get coffee sometime and twist the heads off some canaries to get to know each other?
Here in the Weird Alternate Future, the internet has proven, despite its serious problems, to be something of a gender leveller.
There remains a lot of ingrained sexism in internet culture, and some screaming misogynists hiding behind anonymity, but there are also a lot of places where the everyone-is-text phenomenon allows men and women to enjoy a more nearly level playing field than ever before.