First emails on line dating
“So I’m writing a book right now,” the online dater wrote.
An original, person-specific joke makes you stand out among vague come-ons.
The Virtual Dating Assistants (Vi DA) gives a great example of the right way to give praise: “Wow… I know a lot of people groan at the mere mention of a pun, but hear me out. In my dating profile, I make it clear that I’m a huge fan of the Harry Potter series, so I’ve heard a lot of HP-related pick-up lines. Here are a few good examples: Sometimes there’s a fine line between being original and being crass. After matching on a dating app, Travis wrote the following first message: “Are you the SAT because I’d do you for three hours and 45 minutes with a 10-minute break halfway through for snacks, and then I would stare at you and think ‘Wow, I hope I don’t ruin this.'” His desired fling answered, “You ruined it before you sharpened your pencil.” Ouch.
Puns make good icebreakers because they’re witty and just a little bit silly. As a general rule, sexual language and references in a first message are no-nos.
Kassandra answered that she’d never heard that one before.
He replied, “So I guess the question at this point is, do you want the D?