The dating site offers examples like, “Would you rather always find a parking space or always find your missing keys?” or “Would you rather be invisible or be immortal? You could ask, “Would you rather have a puppy-sized elephant or an elephant-size puppy for a pet?“Your account will be CLOSED unless you reply to this message with your name, phone number, your favorite flower, how many Cheetos you can fit in your mouth at once (just curious), and if you prefer Chinese or Italian cuisine.” The messenger playfully asked for a phone number, implied plans for a date, and showed creativity with a unique format for a side-splitting message.
Tickld has an example that only works on someone named Kassandra: “If you remove the D from your name, it’s an anagram for the word Arkansas,” a playful online dater wrote.Kassandra answered that she’d never heard that one before. You have stories to tell, and passions to share, and things to talk about that are more interesting than the weather.Get noticed for who you are, not what you look like. When asked what the book was about, he answered, “Well it’s a phone book. The girl actually did respond with her phone number.
Sure, she gave him her dad’s number as well, but at least it’s something.
Maybe saying hi at a party works just fine, but online daters aren’t so easily wooed.
According to Ok Cupid, “Saying ‘Hey’ in a first message is almost equivalent to saying nothing — this greeting has an 84% chance of being completely ignored.” That first exchange sets the tone for the rest of the relationship, so you should go beyond one-word openers and say something to give your date a laugh.
An original, person-specific joke makes you stand out among vague come-ons.
I know what you’re thinking — yes, this takes a bit more time, thought, and effort.
He replied, “So I guess the question at this point is, do you want the D?