Great online dating intro lines
Double entendres have long been a staple of dating quips. Not as clever as the ones before, but straightforward mixed with unexpected can have pretty good results. Whether clever, funny, or downright serious, give us your best shot and try to swoon us with one line.
If none of these appeal to you, keep going and check out our collection of hilarious Tinder pick-up lines worth trying.
Maybe try something like dogs vs cats, or the correct way to hang a toilet roll.
It’ll break the ice, and you can pretend it’s a deal breaker if they answer ‘cat’.
(It’s such a classic – conveying athleticism, sense of adventure, money and friends all in one shot. Rather than just saying ‘Great profile’, write something that shoes that you’ve actually taken the time to read about them and think about what they’ve said.
Something like ‘I was intrigued to see that you’re a 1990s Rn B fan – are you a TLC or Destiny’s Child kind of girl?
Traditionally, pick-up lines are seen as ineffective and juvenile—and in any other context, they would be. Since Tinder has become the standard for mobile hookups, pick-up lines are somewhat necessary.
We spoke to Louise Troen, International Brand Director of Bumble, and she told us “We find the best opening lines are to the point, trigger a reaction, or are rooted in a good sense of humour”.
Louise also gave us the top ten Bumble recommended opening lines, so I decided to cast all inhibitions aside and put them to the test…
You’re already “in” with her, so don’t be afraid to go all out. Some canned lines are good enough to stand on their own—and some so clever that it’d be a shame not to use them—but if you can come up with a line that matches the situation, you’ll set yourself apart.
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.