Men have short attention spans.
To collect information on how its users respond or don't respond to opening lines, Hinge's data analysts and copywriters came up with opening lines, and then showed a selection of them to some of their users to see how they'd respond. Hinge says you should message men right away because their attention spans tend to be shorter.
Women, Hinge finds, tend to be more patient. If you're talking to someone who's 18 to 23, Hinge suggests a "novelty" or surprising opener. If you're trying to chat up someone who'sHinge says to start a conversation based around lifestyle or activitiesso ask about brunch preferences or what they like to do on a Sunday.
Ask them something about themselves! If you'd like to talk to someone who's 35 or older, Hinge suggests conversation starters with pop culture references.
If you're talking to someone who's 18 to 23, Hinge suggests a novelty or surprising opener. People in San Francisco respond more to opening lines that play off of nostalgia or their childhoods.
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Los Angelinosunsurprisingly, respond more to conversation starters involving celebrities. If you're in BostonHinge suggests, use a straightforward or cynical opening line.
A simple "hey, what's up? New Yorkers are more responsive to opening lines that invoke escaping reality.
The same opening lines don't work on men and women.
Hinge suggests: "Choose: adult treehouse or the ability talk to animals? Hinge users in Washington DC responded more to food-related opening lines — but specifically opening lines that mentioned cheese, for some reason.
Start a conversation with a reference to 90s culture if you're in Chicago — Hinge users there, apparently, love talking about being 90s kids. A simple hey, what's up? Hinge suggests: Choose: adult treehouse or the ability talk to animals? The best way to get someone's attention, Hinge concludes, is by offering something other than a mundane "Hi" or "Hey, what's up? The best way to get someone's attention, Hinge concludes, is by offering something other than a mundane Hi or Hey, what's up? Try to be unique — without being gross, of course — and you'll get people's attention.
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