Dating App Hinge Tested Over 100 Opening Lines And These Are The Lines That Worked Best

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The struggle in the world of online dating is real. Perhaps the hardest part of being successful using it is getting past that initial opening line. If you’re not having much success with yours, dating app Hinge is here to help.

Hinge had their copywriters and data analysts come up with over 100 opening lines and tested them out on 22% of their user base. They then measured their response rates to see which opening lines worked the best. Of note, opening with anything “Hey…” related? Probably not a good idea.

Some of the interesting things they discovered is that the success of opening lines varied by things like where you live, how old you are, and of course, what gender you are.

Get ready to take notes now.


Apparently people in Chicago are really into 90s trivia.


The 35-and-up crowd responds well to which pop star they prefer? Interesting…


Men love assertiveness, go figure.

Check out the rest of the study over at Hinge’s Web site. You might learn a thing or two.

H/T Vox; Smartphone image by Shutterstock