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Oct 9, 2018

"Hey there! [mild compliment, relevant question]" always worked wonders for me.

Check out the OkCupid blog, they've always written up cool insights gleaned from their data. Older entries are meatier. What You Should Be Saying in a First Message - The OkCupid Blog

Oct 9, 2018

straight forward, simple, i like it. just began trying it out for the first time.

Oct 9, 2018

Enjoy! I've met a lot of amazing women through OkC and Tinder. I'm currently 3 years into relationship with the last one I met.

My only other general bit of advice I have is to be normal. Sadly many men on those apps reveal themselves to be emotionally unavailable, pathetic, verbally abusive, or an unholy mix of the three. I'm just making this stat up, but if women find 90% of the men online repulsive, you immediately join the desirable 10% simply by not exhibiting repulsive behaviors.

PS don't ever reference hooking up. If you hit it off online and have a good date it will happen. Not that you would, but I know guys who have said, "just looking to hookup." Would you tell a client "I'm just here to bill you"?

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Oct 9, 2018

this is WSO...

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Oct 9, 2018

I met my wife on Tinder and wrote a blog about Tinder:
http://arthuxtable.blogspot.com/
ama

heister:

Look at all these wannabe richies hating on an expensive salad.

https://arthuxtable.com/

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Oct 9, 2018

I actually have an awesome opener I used successfully a bunch - including on my wife. But if I reveal it, it will alter the NYC dating market permanently. @theaccountingmajor will ruin it for everyone.

heister:

Look at all these wannabe richies hating on an expensive salad.

https://arthuxtable.com/

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Oct 9, 2018

Incredible success rate with this one..."Do you like pancakes?", next message "Great, how about IHOP on that ass and then after we can go grab some pancakes/waffles/etc at insert good breakfast place"

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Oct 9, 2018

Shit like this only works if you're a Ryan Gosling looking motherfucker. I feel like by "incredible success rate" you mean 'it worked once and I'm so stoked I'm no longer a virgin"

heister:

Look at all these wannabe richies hating on an expensive salad.

https://arthuxtable.com/

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Oct 9, 2018

Funny you say that, I have been told I look like Ryan Gosling. But yes, shit like this works, so does a simple greeting and relevant question. It honestly all depends on the girl and the type of girl you are looking for. I for one, preferred girls with a sense of humor so jokes like this that weren't overly perverted/crude worked well. Have to remember though, chicks go through so many dudes on these apps, you need something to stand out/catch their eye. Key is to do so without being coming off too perverted/creepy/etc. Once you get their attention, you can take it all from there.

Oct 9, 2018
radio528:

Incredible success rate with this one..."Do you like pancakes?", next message "Great, how about IHOP on that ass and then after we can go grab some pancakes/waffles/etc at insert good breakfast place"

Incredible success rate with this one:

my abs.

"If you always put limits on everything you do, physical or anything else, it will spread into your work and into your life. There are no limits. There are only plateaus, and you must not stay there, you must go beyond them." - Bruce Lee

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Oct 9, 2018

Oh lord I imagine your profile is all indoor-beanie bathroom selfies, with maybe a bicycling pic tossed in for good measure

Oct 9, 2018

Tinder is somewhat annoying for me. Its funny/entertaining at times, but sometimes I check my phone and have 50 new matches and 20 new messages and it just seems like a lot of work for me. A lot of vetting, getting rid of annoying chicks, etc.

I do hope to make meaningful connections on there, but am more geared towards playing the long game.

"If you always put limits on everything you do, physical or anything else, it will spread into your work and into your life. There are no limits. There are only plateaus, and you must not stay there, you must go beyond them." - Bruce Lee

Oct 9, 2018

No, m_1, I am not hiring my butler to filter out messages - lol

"If you always put limits on everything you do, physical or anything else, it will spread into your work and into your life. There are no limits. There are only plateaus, and you must not stay there, you must go beyond them." - Bruce Lee

Oct 9, 2018

A younger, less good version of Goldie made a video about this:

heister:

Look at all these wannabe richies hating on an expensive salad.

https://arthuxtable.com/

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Oct 9, 2018

WTF it really is a different world for some people. I've used it off and on for a couple years and have a couple hundred matches over that time but this just seems absurd. I'm in a tier 2/3 city too.

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Oct 9, 2018
justphresh:

WTF it really is a different world for some people. I've used it off and on for a couple years and have a couple hundred matches over that time but this just seems absurd.

"If you always put limits on everything you do, physical or anything else, it will spread into your work and into your life. There are no limits. There are only plateaus, and you must not stay there, you must go beyond them." - Bruce Lee

Oct 9, 2018
PocketAces--:

best opening line

"If you always put limits on everything you do, physical or anything else, it will spread into your work and into your life. There are no limits. There are only plateaus, and you must not stay there, you must go beyond them." - Bruce Lee

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Oct 9, 2018

^typically I get a lot of messages like this from the 19-23yr old crowd

"If you always put limits on everything you do, physical or anything else, it will spread into your work and into your life. There are no limits. There are only plateaus, and you must not stay there, you must go beyond them." - Bruce Lee

Oct 9, 2018

Stuntin hard there. I won't lie, I'm a little jealous

Oct 9, 2018

Wait hold on. Don't chicks message first on Bumble?

heister:

Look at all these wannabe richies hating on an expensive salad.

https://arthuxtable.com/

Oct 9, 2018

I'm like 2 for 100 on Tinder. I use one of those auto-like programs to rake in matches, but chicks just flake on me within 2-3 messages. So I've tried every variation of every opener.

Anyways. for some reason the 2 i managed to snag came off this line:

"Prove you aren't a spambot so that I can take you someplace nice tonight"

Both were hookups.

Oct 9, 2018

I'm too ugly to even get matches in the first place.

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Oct 9, 2018

Time to start lifting, and maybe swiping on some 4s and 5s.

Oct 9, 2018

I used to just do the "How You Doin" Friends GIF to everyone. Wide appeal, non-controversial, if they fuck with you it has a decent, not great, response rate. Then I also came up with a couple pick-up lines, really clever and just enough quirkiness, and I get responses way more often time.

Personally, I'm a college student with about 1600 matches, probably 1/3 of whom are beat and I'm not sure why I swiped right on. If your school is a HYPS type school, some girls will swipe right you on you just because of that, believe it or not. For every 10 girls I match with, 1 MIGHT be down to hang out, 4 will entertain conversation and then eventually will stop replying, and then 5 just straight up won't even reply. And then the 1 girl who is down to hang out has about a 50% chance of flaking on me.

Tinder naturally attracts girls looking for self-validation as well. There are some girls who will add you on Snapchat, send you nude pictures and videos, but will never, ever link up. They're a category of its own.

Oct 1, 2019

Past two gfs from tinder, most hookups as well. Current gf dating over two years. I have a perfect pick up line that has a 100% success rate that I only share with close friends. I know this is the worst comment of all time just wanted to brag a bit ;)

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Oct 1, 2019

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Oct 1, 2019

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Oct 1, 2019

When you begin dating them, do you require them to take a break from Tinder? How do you know you are in a serious relationship.

Not trying to be an ass, but curious since I have never been on these apps and the stories I hear seem unreal.

Oct 2, 2019
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Follow the shit your fellow monkeys say @shitWSOsays

Life is hard, it's even harder when you're stupid - John Wayne

Oct 2, 2019
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just google it...you're welcome