I don’t know if he won the girl over or not, but he made me laugh with his arresting anecdote. It just takes a little trial and error to acquire some stand-by icebreakers.
Match suggests asking a “Would you rather” question to get a date’s attention.
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.
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.
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.
A solid joke can help you get your conversation off on the right foot — or at least up your odds of getting a response. We’ve collected 14 examples of funny online dating messages that tickle the funny bone and make a good impression.
pretty good, but you could send that message to pretty much anyone. Getting personal and showing you’ve actually read someone’s profile is a much more compelling way to elicit a response.