“Either a callout from my bio or making fun of a picture of me, whatever seems most playful. Compose a short but unique comment or question, tailored to each guy’s profile.I think that shows the most personality.” So yeah, if cute (OK, fine—corny) intro lines are not your thing, don’t worry. You don’t have to exhaust yourself or spend tons of time to be clever or funny, just take a moment to be observant or complimentary.“I get a lot of ‘Hi/Hey,’ which doesn’t bother me,” he said.“I think that the pickup line part is, in many cases, still meant for the guy, even if you’re waiting to hear from a girl on Bumble. I pressed him to tell me more, and eventually he conceded that while a simple greeting is fine, it’s not anything that gets his attention.“My favorite is when it feels a bit personal,” he continued. Rather than trying an array of silly jokes or a slew of funny GIFs, you can actually take the same approach to each introduction: authenticity.Actually come to think of it, save the life story for when you’re on your fourth date.Writing twenty seven lines and getting a “that’s cool” in response is just embarrassing for both parties.
It’s literally the first thing, and sometimes the only thing they hear from most men.
I think you’ll find their thoughts both reassuring and inspiring.“It was a while ago now, but what I seem to remember is that she asked me something about Marley (the dog in one of my photos),” says James about meeting his now girlfriend on Bumble.
He noted that she was really engaging straight out of the gate and didn’t wait for him to drive the conversation forward, which he liked.“Back when I was dating, I also thought it was fun and clever when a woman would open with a super-corny joke.
You see, at the end of the day the first message isn’t really about what you say. So if you can get a girl giggling from the get go you’re off to a great start.
Example:but it still surprises me every time I read a Tinder horror story about some creepy guy going from 0-100 within the first few seconds.
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?