First, what doesn’t work: Only use the line “hey, what’s up” if you’re talking to a horse.According to their study, this one almost never works.Or want to be prepared for the “pick up line ninjas”? Turn to the girl sitting next to you at the bar and say…
But while it’s plenty easy to swipe right on someone, you still have to find the right thing to say.
Plus, what works in your neighborhood bar (“I like your shoes”) often doesn’t online (“Wait, do you know what my shoes look like? This is why Hinge, a Tinder-style app that’s geared toward relationships rather than hookups, decided to sift through its data and do a study to discover which pickup lines work best for online dating.
Saying “hey, I’ve been creeping on your profile for weeks” somehow doesn’t do the trick.
The perfect opener needs to convince the other person that a) you’re not a serial killer, and b) you’re not a lying liar who lies.
The overall most-answered question, according to the app, turned out to be, “Two truths and a lie: Ready, set, go!
” which is awesome both for getting to know people and for allowing us to relive our middle school years.
Although, my personal favorite lines followed none of these rules and weren’t even a question: “Please confirm you are not one of those people who claps when the plane lands.” Who wouldn’t laugh out loud at that one (and then text back)?
A good pickup line is hard to find, but the perfect ice breaker can work wonders. “Most people like to watch the Olympics, because they only happens once every 4 years, but I’d rather talk to you cause the chance of meeting someone so special only happens once in a lifetime.” 61. ”might get a drink thrown in your face–we don’t recommend this!
There are even pickup lines that don’t sound like pickup lines at all! We’ve gathered the top 55 funny and romantic (and even sexy! Unfortunately I can’t remember which one I chose.” 64.