These pick up lines for guys help you break the ice and get through that awkward opening minute when you’re trying to strike up a conversation.
Everyone remembers the pickup line that Joey from the Friends T.V. series used “hey, how you doin’?” Some guys even tried to use that line in real life, to no avail. So, what do guys really say when they are trying to get a woman’s attention? What works and what doesn’t work? In the case of a pick-up line is the old adage “less is more”? Or, does a longer set-up intrigue the woman they are trying to woo?
What is the anatomy of a pickup line? When trying to “chat up” a woman, does a guy have a standard fallback pick up line? To break the ice in a fascinating and desirable way, the pick-up line should seem genuine and pretty sincere. But a guy could also use the tactic of making a woman laugh and that eases tension. A guy must choose a pickup plan and commit to it. Here are some pick-up line options from the silly to the outrageous, give one a try, good luck.
Best Pick Up Lines For Guys
Some pick-up lines have established themselves as “classics” in the pick-up world. These lines may or may not work, but they are sure to bring a smile and sure to be at the very least intriguing. It’s good to have several of these lines up your sleeve if you plan to use them so that you are using the same line pick up line over and over. Mix them up, have fun and always deliver the line with a smile.
1.) I’m not a professional photographer, but I can picture us together. (It’s corny but can be effective.)
2.) I could stand here all night and stare at you. (Careful, this could be considered a little creepy.)
3.) I’m going to have to put on my sunglasses because I was blinded by your beauty. (You might want to have your sunglasses handy for emphasis.)
4.) I think I’ll yell “Thief,” because you stole my heart. (Try and be sincere with this one or it can come off a little smarmy.)
5.) You must have fallen from heaven because you’re an angel. (Say it strong.)
6.) Help me up, I think I broke my leg because I’ve fallen for you. (If you can pull off the stunt a quick fall and recovery just might work.)
7.) You’re so beautiful that you made me forget my pick-up line, not that I’m trying to pick you up. (That last part softens the approach a little bit.)
Funny Pick Up Lines
8.) Have we met? Or, do I just dream about you all the time? (Don’t smile when you say this.)
9.) You must be a race car because you drive me crazy. (Adding a Varoom, couldn’t hurt.)
10.) You must be a magician because every time I look at you everyone else disappears. (At this point if you can do a magic trick, it hammers home the point.)
11.) Did you just come out of the oven? Because you’re hot! (Don’t get burned on this one.)
12.) Is your name Wifi because we definitely have a connection. (Hold up your cell phone as you are saying this, it adds context.)
Tinder Pick Up Lines for Guys
Sometimes something unexpected and weird can have the right effect. Choose the woman you want to try these on carefully because quirky can be good. You have to fully commit to this approach, and you have to be ready for the possibility that you will be shot down in flames. All you can do is do your best and deliver these lines with a digital wink and a nod on Tinder.
13.) Well, here I am. What are your other two wishes?
14.) I had a dream last night and you were in it.
15.) My love for you is like diarrhea, I just can’t hold it in.
16.) You sure have a great looking tooth.
17.) I wish I were cross-eyed so I could see you twice.
18.) There’s nothing we can’t do together; no, I really mean it nothing (add a wink).
19.) My fortune-teller told me I’d see you in my future.
20.) You know, we were born without clothes.
21.) Do you know the symptoms of a heart attack, because I think you’re giving me one?
22.) Baby, you’re sexier than sox on a rooster.
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Good Pick-Up Lines
Pick-up lines that work in the United States may not work in other countries and vice versa. But if you’re traveling, it can be handy to have an appropriate pick-up line or two or three. You can use these lines to strike up a conversation in an airplane, or in the airport, or even in the airport bar. Enjoy these pick-up lines and use them wisely.
23.) A silly little 8-hour time difference wouldn’t keep me from you.
24.) Where are you traveling to? Can I come?
25.) You look a little suspicious, I may just have to pat you down.
26.) It must be fate that we met here in _________. (Fill in the blank.)
27.) Want to see my passport? It’s a cute photo.
28.) Do you come to this airport often?
29.) I don’t know what gate I’m boarding at, but I’m going to yours.
30.) We are cleared for take-off.
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Cute Conversation Starters
So, you’re thinking of clever ways to flirt with the woman at the bar, you are trying to think of non-traditional pick-up lines that will take this woman’s breath away or at the very least elicit a laugh and a come-hither look. A good pick-up line makes it easier to break the ice and initiate a conversation. Once you get a young woman talking, it’s hard to get her to stop. But you have to let her talk about herself, her likes and dislikes, her passions and foibles, just listen. Here are some cute and clever pick-up lines to help you get started.
31.) Can you buy me a drink?
32.) Do you smell smoke, I think I’m on fire because of you?
33.) Are you an alien because you’re out of this world?
34.) I’m lost, can I follow you home?
35.) Kiss me if I’m wrong, but isn’t your name Pedro?
36.) I’m not a hoarder, but can I keep you?
37.) I could really charge you rent because you hang out in my mind all the time.
38.) Are you a mirror? I can’t see myself without you.
39.) You should have a warning label because you crushed my heart.
40.) Did we go to school together, I’m sure we had chemistry?
41.) Do you have a band-aid? I scraped my knee falling for you.
42.) I’m going to have to ask you to leave. You’re making the other women look bad.
Best Short Pick Up Lines
William Shakespeare said, “brevity is the soul of wit.” It is an homage to keeping things brief and sometimes being brief is a good thing. If you can use a short and sweet pick-up line to gain the attention of a pretty young woman, that’s better than using a lot of words that she eventually tunes out. Being brief and concise is a sign that you want to get to the point and the point is to flirt. So, have at it and deliver the line with authority and confidence, you never know what will happen.
43.) You are definitely the cause of global warming.
44.) What’s your sign?
45.) You’re magically delicious!
46.) Is it hot in here or is it just you?
47.) Guess my sign.
48.) Want to snuggle?
49.) Hi, my name is _____.
50.) The sun has nothing on your smile.
51.) Can you help me? I’m bad at pick up lines.
52,) Want to share a cab?
53.) Hi, who’s your friend?
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How To Deliver a Pick Up Line
Communicating an effective pickup line takes confidence. You need to feel good both about the line itself and your approach in communicating it. It helps to say it with a smile. Be confident. Have a plan B if your approach doesn’t work like you thought it would e.g. pin the line on a friend who said it always worked.
The Importance of a Wingman
Pick up lines are all well and good, but don’t underestimate the importance of a “wingman” or woman (sometimes bringing a woman who is a friend of yours increases your credibility.) The wingman or wing woman acts as a support for a friend who wants to approach potential romantic partners. The wingman or wing-woman can help open conversational doors and assist with creating the right setting to get a conversation started. A wingman might say, “Excuse me, did you know my friend over there is famous? He’s too shy to admit it himself.”
The wingman or wing-woman can help establish a friend as the alpha dog in any given situation. This indicates to the women in the room that he is “top gun” and ready for action. The key is to not overdo it. Just make the friend look good and be set up to be as desirable as possible. A wingman or wing woman is an important sidekick that is invaluable in the right situation.
— Tim Moodie
Tim Moodie is happily married with two grown children, so he doesn’t need pick-up lines anymore. However, in college, he used the pick-up line, “How slow can you go?” For some reason, this pick-up line never worked. Tim is a copywriter and creative director. He spent many years writing funny greeting cards, coffee mugs, and toilet paper for Recycled Paper Products.
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