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Romance: Scientists reveal the best chat-up lines for Tinder success this Valentine's Day

Daily Mail - Science & tech

Valentine's Day is just around the corner -- and if you want to maintain the interest of a woman on Tinder, a funny chat-up line is the way to go, scientists have revealed. US researchers tested out various online chat-up lines on 237 young, heterosexual adults -- finding that humour was a better opening gambit than compliments. In fact, they found that men who used funny introductions were seen as more attractive to women, who rated them as more intelligent, kind and trustworthy. Even if some of the lines were a little cheesy, they found that women still responded to them better than bland, unimaginative greetings like'Hi, how are you?' Men, in contrast, were found to overwhelmingly base their evaluations of prospective dates on how attractive they found the woman's profile. The team noted that, thanks to the COVID-19 pandemic closing bars and clubs around the world, singles have surged to apps like Tinder for their dating needs.

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