HWP means Height Weight Proportional, indicating that they want someone who is reasonably in shape.
The usual business model is for the advertiser to be enticed to place an advert free of charge (using an 0800 number or equivalent); those replying (and also the advertiser, when they want to check for any replies) must use a premium-rate line.
I've actually been dating a guy from the site for a couple of months now and we're moving in together this weekend (woohoo! Thank you very much for all your help over the last few months.
) but we're both keeping our memberships going so that we can keep using the chat room to stay in touch with all our friends here. I'm now seeing a lovely lady from Bognor Regis who was living just down the road from me all the time!
GSOH means good sense of humor, something that is necessary in any relationship. So if a dater writes MISOWGHOH, that means he is looking for a woman with a good sense of humor.
Not everyone on a dating site is looking for a long term relationship.