Nowadays, a simple "come here often? And, don't even think about asking "how r u". To ensnare the attention of fellow online daters, you've gotta be entertaining, engaging and — most importantly — original. Mashable asked some successful online daters which icebreakers never fail to impress prospective partners.
Jack Knowles — founder of dating app Temptr — says it's important to do your research before approaching your prospective partner. If they reply with 'Oliver Brett's next line is somewhat unusual — "Pineapple on pizza, yay or nay? If they reply 'ew, fruit on pizza', I leave the conversation there," says Brett. Brett's former go-to line was — funnily enough — "What's the weirdest opener you've had on here? Don't do that," Brett continues. So, if the girl says dogs, I'd say 'Hey, you must've seen my bio — that's cheating!
Smilkov says it's essentially "a script" that he went through with each match. Despite it being a 'make or break' question, her response doesn't matter at all — that's just the icebreaker," says Smilkov. Smilkov met his girlfriend on Tinder and, naturally, he used his cherished opener to break the ice. She still denies my opener is effective and thinks I just got lucky," declares Smilkov. Drinks at mine next week? Bring a bottle and a hammer He also likes to use "Are you more of a chat person or let's go for a drink kinda person?
Account executive Hannah kept things pretty simple, with maximum success. Whether you're a fan of the dramatic one-liners, or you just like talking about cats and dogs — do what feels right to you. And, if you get a response that piques your interest, even better!