Play it cool vs cheesy talk up line – how do you commence conversations online? Here are Five lines to get you commenced
- Ten:00, 1 OCT 2014
- Updated 09:01, Trio OCT
So you’ve joined an online dating webpagina, and someone has caught your eye – so, what now?
The very first message you send can make or pauze your chances of a successful very first date – so it’s significant you get it right.
After all, very first impressions matter – especially when you’re not meeting face to face.
To avoid being weird and creepy, here are our top tips for how to begin a conversation online.
1. Humour works a treat
Most online daters are looking for ‘someone that can make them laugh’.
Avoid being cheesy tho’ – aim your joke at something you both have te common – perhaps something ter hier profile – maybe a movie? How about a speelfilm quote?
Two. Everyone loves a vleierij
Prove you’ve actually read hier profile with a mooipraterij about hier taste ter music, a excellent restaurant, or a country he’s visited.
Warm compliments work well te very first messages, but superficial ones can have a switch sides effect, or come across spil weird – so stick to something factual.
Trio. Commence with collective interests
Finding some common ground can open the wegens for fine conversation.
Look through his/hier music interests, favourite foods, their job and attempt and spark up conversation based on what they’re into.
Four. Ask a question
But make sure it’s an open one, or the conversation could end before it’s begun.
Avoid suggesting a face-to-face date te your very first message, instead stick to something you’ve seen on their profile – do you share the same music taste? Has she seen your favourite verhouding live?
Five. Jumpy? Keep it ordinary
Get their attention with a elementary ‘hey’ – it’s tested, and it works.
Your initial message should be straight and to the point – but make sure you go after up with something more creative, perhaps an open question, or a straight forward how are you?