Hey Im new to this thread. I love this thread and I haven't even read all of it yet xD
Here's one (I hope it hasnt been said before) :
If a person decides to go with a picture of their character, rather than a description, the character is, mor often than not, really attractive. Why? Not everyone on this earth is a model. Characters are much more interesting when they have blemishes and faults when it comes to features.