Internet dating: Tinder study on best pickup lines


Our latest internet dating article looks at a tinder study that reveals the pick-up line that is the most effective.

– 86% of people like when pick-up lines are used.

– Cheesy pick-up lines are the best way to go, with 77% of people liking them.

– Dirty pick-up lines are ruining your chances, with only 34% of people liking them.

– Using the pick-up line “I’d say God bless you, but it looks like he already did” has the highest success rate out of all pick-up lines (80.4%).

“Let’s have a who’s better in bed contest. I’m hoping to be a sore loser” was the pick-up line that led to the least success.

Due to nationwide lockdowns, more singletons than ever have turned to dating apps to seek a partner, often resorting to dodgy pick-up lines and dreadful jokes in the hopes of scoring themselves a date.

But which one gives you the best chance of receiving a swipe right? Fortunately, have done the research so you don’t have to! Using Tinder, they created identical profiles with different pick-up lines in each bio to see which has the highest success rate.

Survey reveals our attitude to pick-up lines
In the hopes of digging deeper and finding out why some pick-up lines are more effective than others, surveyed 4,320 people to uncover their views.

When asked ‘Do you like pick-up lines?’, 86% of participants said that they do and only 14% disagreed. This just goes to show that your dating success is down to your choice of pick-up line

92% of participants agreed that the wrong pick-up line can be enough to put them off someone and swipe left, so what kinds do we prefer?

Interested in digging deeper, they asked participants what kind of pick-up lines they are most likely to swipe right on and received the following response:

  1.     Cheesy/corny (77%)
  2.     Romantic     (71%)
  3.     Funny     (62%)
  4.     Straightforward     (56%)
  5.     Dirty     (34%)

Taking a range of pickup lines that fit into these different categories, took to Tinder to see which is most likely get you a response.

1. I’d say God bless you, but it looks like he already did 80.4%
2. I think I’ve seen you before. You look a lot like my next boyfriend/girlfriend 79.4%

3. So, when our friends ask how we met, what are we going to tell them? 77%           

4. You don’t know how many swipes it took to finally find you 70.6%

5. Do you believe in love at first sight or should we match again? 66.8%

6. You know what would be great? Talking to you 64.2%

7. Looking to spread love not germs 62.4%

8. Cupid called, he wants my heart back 56.2%

 9. On a scale of 1 to 10, you’re a 9 and I’m the 1 you lack 55.8%

10. You wanna know what’s beautiful? Read the first word again 52.4%

11. Remember me? Oh, that’s right, I’ve met you only in my dreams 49.6%

12. Do you believe in love at first swipe? 39.2%

13. Your parents will love me, but your neighbours won’t 34.2%

14. If you were a booger, I’d pick you first 32.8%

15. Let’s have a who’s better in bed contest. I’m hoping to be a sore loser 26.2%