Pick up lines on a dating site
As I've said a million times before, I'm not huge on the whole dating app scene. So I asked girls for their tried-and-true first lines on Bumbles and got you some trusty go-tos to use from here on out.
They allow you to be quite personal, without commenting on their appearance, and shared interests often lie at the heart of great relationships. We’re not saying you should pretend you’ve been in the same situation, instead try condensing your unusual stories into a few lines to grab someone’s interested. Just make sure your story is true or you could be off to an awkward start. ’ ‘I don’t know’ ‘Neither do I, but it broke the ice!
Be sure to keep the conversation going; after asking what they’re reading, ask if they’ve read anything by your favourite author. It stems from a long story involving an unfortunate ‘gift’ of dynamite and the receivers botched attempt to dispose of it. ’ Yes, it’s a little cheesy but this chat up line works because it’s unusual, ensures a response, and should at least spark a wry smile. Show that you’re in on the joke and you’ll be much more successful.
Making her laugh is one of the best ways to spark an instant connection.
In fact, research shows women are hardwired to find funny men irresistible. Not every guy can pull off humorous writing, so animated GIFs like the three examples above are a great way to make her chuckle.
Thanks to your boring conversation starter, taking things off the app is an uphill battle.