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Everyone I know either has Tinder on their phone, has it installed and doesn’t want to admit it, or is a nun. Are you able to ignite a little more than curiosity in your matches or are you the type of guy that gets featured on one of those “embarrassing Tinder stories” articles?
Heck, even I have it, and I hate the concept of online dating. Well, if you’re hanging your head in shame right now, don’t worry.
I find this hilarious, seeing as none of my girlfriends who are so gung-ho about this app would ever make the first move when we're actually talking to guys in real life. I already asked around to see how to make the first move IRL.
So even if your online dating game is just as terrible as mine is, here you go.
So seriously do yourself a favor and stay away from anything that you wouldn’t say out loud to a person in real life. Like: Part of the fun of Tinder is that it’s just so damn fast.
So don’t be the party pooper that sends a page-and-half long essay as your first message.
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.
After all, you need an icebreaker, but not just Enter the pick-up line.
In most cases, that means a casual fling or something similar.
She’s already bought into the idea, so that’s already half the battle won. You can only message those who have “accepted” your profile, which means you can only try your pick-up lines on girls who have already decided to give you a chance.
Nothing is more frustrating than matching with an attractive girl on Tinder, excitedly sending her a message, and then facing eternal radio silence.