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You can compare him to an actor or talk about his muscles, that always works. That would be one adorable date. Everyone loves Netflix and avocados but I bet it'd be pretty tough to pick on or the other. This is just a simple way to break the ice and get talking!
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This one is pretty fun because it uses emojis which are always fun and you can get to know them a bit by what they send you! I would honestly have a tough time answering this question so it makes it pretty interesting to see what kind of response you might get back! Yup, it's as simple as that!
It's definitely not creative but it's still fun. You'll just have to have a good response prepared for both answers just in case! Another easy one to use. It's obviously nothing special but hey, at least you reached out and it does start a decent convo right off the go! So you should know that you want to get drinks with this person before you ask because they'll most likely say yes. Emojis honestly work wonders and this way you don't even have to type out anything at all. It's not original but it may be slightly better than 'hey' because an emoji is way more fun!
Keeping on the emoji track, you can also send food emojis! These are fun and will usually get some kind of response. You can also sub in anything else like pizza or a pineapple.
This one is really similar to the 'truth or dare' one but it's a little different. At this point either of these lines are pretty generic but at least you're starting a convo that could end up being interesting! Asking simple questions like this is super easy for you to do plus you never know what kind of convo it might start.
Sub these in with any celebs you want! Honestly, those people are so cringe-worthy it's insane. Who claps when the plane lands?? Anyways, this is an easy but VERY important question so why not get it out of the way up front?
All of the non-verbal options are good and they're super easy for you. It may be a little difficult for him to find an answer to your dancing giraffe gif but he can figure it out! You're just admitting you're thirsty right up front here but hey, that's okay sometimes! If you're looking for something fun and casual these type of lines are definitely the way to go.
This one's pretty up front but I'm sure most guys would not complain about receiving a message like this one. This one is a fun way of giving a guy a great compliment. Guys love being told they're hot honestly just as much as girls do, so why not just come right out and say it! This one will only work if your match is wearing a shirt and hopefully he is. In related news, I'm going to die alone.
Just got carsick from tinder swiping in the Uber so how's your night going. I wonder if that fun fact about me is better suited for my resume or my online dating profile. Here's my impression of online dating: A moment of silence for the ppl we swiped right on bc their bios were funny only to discover the same bio on a "best tinder bios" listicle.
Serious question for the dudes who only wear sunglasses in their online dating pics: Matching with people you know on tinder is just about as awkward as running into your teacher at the grocery store. I know this now. Me pretending to date consists of