Now, thanks to pick up lines like the ones below, you don't have to feel like such a schmuck when trying to finagle a date.
Back in my dating years, my standard opening line was something along the lines of, "Um, I'll have the Cheeseburger Plate and a Coke." It's a miracle I ever got beyond shaking hands.
Sometimes it can be good to be single and play the field to see what’s out there.Other times you wish there were someone to share your nights with and talk about your interests to.A lot of people talk about opening lines, whether by debating the best thing to say to get someone's attention or by taking screenshots of the most awkward ones.But Hinge, a popular dating app that introduces users to friends of friends, says it has figured out the best lines to initiate conversation." It's clever, it doesn't take much effort on the part of the person answering, and, best of all, it tells you everything you need to know about them. They are careful and pay attention to detail, but are never in a rush, happy to relish the present, knowing that though each moment feels infinite, life is short.
The hardest part of talking to someone you have finally matched with on dating apps like Hinge and Tinder is the dreaded opening line.
“Screw me if I’m wrong, but you want to kiss me don’t you?
“I’ve lost that loving feeling, will you help me find it again? “Hi the voices in my head told me to come talk to you.” 11.
The app, which raised a million Series A round of funding last year, conducted a month-long study, analyzing data from its users.
"Every day, the Hinge team is asked if we know the secret to starting a great conversation that will actually lead somewhere," Karen Fein, Hinge's vice president of marketing, says. Since it's our mission to help users move beyond the swipe, to connect over something interesting and to ultimately meet up — we decided to find out." Here are some of Hinge's findings.
If you take nothing else away from the company's results, just know that pretty much anything you say to a new match is better than a simple "hey." To collect information on how Hinge's users respond (or don't respond) to opening lines, Hinge's data analysts and copywriters came up with 100 opening lines and then showed a selection of them to some of their users to see how they would respond.