” came out on top, but basically anything slightly off-kilter works for the younger crowd.
At 24-28, people are less likely to fall for something trying to be funny, but they will respond positively to a conversation about lifestyle or activities.
Unsurprisingly, the outcome between men and women was vastly different.
Dating app Hinge recently conducted a study in which analysts sorted 100 of the most common opening lines and put them to the test.
Meaning, there really is a science to the pickup line, and much of the process is, get this, actually trying to get to know someone.
Asking a 29-34-year-old about themselves proved most successful, with the standout response going to “Two truths and one lie – go.”As for those aged 35 and above, pop culture references work best – the aim is to verify you are at least able to hold a conversation about the same things.“Hey, what’s up?In the same study, Hinge analysed the data to see whether the age of the recipient was a factor in what they would and wouldn’t respond to. For someone aged 18-23, a ‘novelty’ opener is best to ensure a response.“Your portrait is being painted – what’s the backdrop? ”; and those who actually see results from dating apps.The study found that men are 98 per cent more likely to respond to assertive, invitational messages such as “Fancy grabbing a drink? One of the most successful topics of opening lines for women, though, was food.