pretty good, but you could send that message to pretty much anyone. Getting personal and showing you’ve actually read someone’s profile is a much more compelling way to elicit a response.
Tickld has an example that only works on someone named Kassandra: “If you remove the D from your name, it’s an anagram for the word Arkansas,” a playful online dater wrote.
According to Ok Cupid, “Saying ‘Hey’ in a first message is almost equivalent to saying nothing — this greeting has an 84% chance of being completely ignored.” That first exchange sets the tone for the rest of the relationship, so you should go beyond one-word openers and say something to give your date a laugh.
A solid joke can help you get your conversation off on the right foot — or at least up your odds of getting a response. We’ve collected 14 examples of funny online dating messages that tickle the funny bone and make a good impression.
Ask for the places they would like to visit or dine out just to get an idea of their likes and dislikes.