Breaking the ice on dating sites
Dream3vil, an Ok Cupid user in Medford, New Jersey, took an original approach to his first message.
He claimed he was pulled over by a cop for texting and driving because he was writing a message on the Ok Cupid app.
” or “Would you rather live in space or under the sea?
” These conversation starters are unique, interesting, and slightly silly so they’re ideal for anyone chatting online.
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?
One anonymous conversation on Tickld shows that you don’t have to get too fancy to get a girl’s attention.
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.” a good GIF can get the ball rolling and make your date laugh. The tone in this conversation is playful, which is what you want in those initial messages. A little banter can endear someone to you and lead to a fruitful relationship based on good laughs. Check out College Humor’s Tinder puns for more clever quips to send first messages where the pun is definitely intended. Here’s an example of a funny online message that goes too far.