Being unique, funny and referencing a match’s images was a much more successful way to grab attention.
According to a study by dating site Match.com, 97 per cent of women think a sense of humour is just as attractive as chiselled good looks. Tinder’s study also looked at the success of using GIFs alongside opening lines.
After all, you need an icebreaker, but not just Enter the pick-up line.
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.
” may seem like a harmless play-it-safe icebreaker, but Tinder’s own study into opening lines suggests you’re better off saying anything but.
The success of the generic opener was taken as a baseline in the study, and pretty much everything ranked above it.
View the top three below and check out the full list here.
Traditionally, pick-up lines are seen as ineffective and juvenile — and in any other context, they are. Since Tinder has become the de facto standard for mobile hookups, pick-up lines are actually somewhat necessary.
Dating app Hinge recently conducted a study in which analysts sorted 100 of the most common opening lines and put them to the test.
Rather than presenting the other person a single line that they can either accept or reject wholesale, you might fair better if you get them actively engaged with a miniature guessing game and pull a plot twist on them at the end.
Creativity can be the difference between a Yes and a No.
What's a better line: "How you doin'" or "How you doin'? Sunday priorities: exercise, sleep, or aggressive mimosas?
" The dating app Hinge (it's like Tinder but based more on your Facebook friend group) did some experimenting to find out what kinds of opening messages work best once you've been matched with someone.