Another example of a straightforward phone number request masked with unexpected creativity. There’s a growing trend in Tinder that involves using the other person’s name in a punny way. We know that a lot of you who are reading this are creative in your own ways. Tell us all about them and why you found them effective (or not)!
If you can land the joke, it’s pretty much a guaranteed win. But if they don’t stop you, persistence can be quite flattering. Hit us with your best pick-up lines in the comments below.
The easiest way to start a conversation with anyone new is to ask a question, so include one.
Tailor it to their interests or their work, or even one of their photos.
With that in mind, here are a few more things to remember as you think about which pick-up lines you’re going to use.
She’s on Tinder, which means she understands what Tinder is about and she’s looking to get what Tinder offers.
Use that scientific discovery to your own advantage, by starting your email with a “Hello [Username]” and not a non-specific “Hi.” If you want to create a feeling of warmth, shorten their name, use its initials, or create a nickname based on one of their interests. Everyone loves to read about themselves, so don’t begin your message by launching straight in about you.
Tips on how to write your online dating profile can be found on our advice site.
Everyone you email will read your profile, and if they don’t like what they see, they won’t write back.
Remember you’ll end up in someone’s in-box with only a subject line to sell you, so aim to pique their interest. “What’s your favourite obscure album track by [band you both like]? ” “What do you feel your chances are of beating me at tennis? Why should we bother writing a personal reply to a generic message? Men are often tempted to mail-shot because it seems efficient – you can contact 50 women with a generic email in the same time you’d spend writing personalised messages to just five.
Reference their profile – “Hello from a fellow Man City fan,” is better than “Hello”, but not as good as, “Why I think we’ll lose on Saturday”. ” You’re more likely to get a reply if your first message is short – just three or four sentences. Plus, they’re boring to answer, as they appear to require a lengthy reply. Don’t take this to extremes, however, and end up sending, “Hi how r u? One of the mysteries of human evolution is how we can identify mail-shot emails within seconds of reading them. But it’s just an efficient way of putting 50 women off.