Ways to break the ice online dating
The dating app Hinge, which is basically Tinder, but with the matches happening within your Facebook friends, released a report on Thursday, which is all kinds of enlightening.
In its experiment, Hinge tried to find out what kinds of ice breakers and opening lines work best with both men and women, once you’ve been matched with another user.
However, if the wait exceeds 6 hours, then her response rate starts to fall faster too.
So, now that you know the best and worst opening lines to approach someone on a dating app, you shouldn’t have any problems wooing your dream mate, no?
The report is extensive in its details, and is the culmination of a month-long experiment, during which the Hinge team came up with over 100 different openers and prompted a small portion of its users to use these conversation starters.
Hinge then tracked which of the pre-written lines were used most frequently, and then measured the response rates to detect trends. The best and worst performing lines Apparently, the age of the user on the other end mattered when sending these opening lines. A surprising find was the women liked to talk about food – Hinge’s report found that women were 40% more likely to reply to a message if it was about food or culinary trends, like, According to the Hinge report, men and women differed on another metric when it came to responses to a first message.
" "This works on two levels," says Siski Green, author of (Pikatus). The only thing keeping her from these strawberries is a fence. The third is how she feels towards someone after she has broken up with them.
"Firstly, she'll see you have a sense of humour and will see you as being unpredictable and spontaneous. If she says she doesn't like strawberries the date was probably bust to begin with.