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.If you're in Boston, Hinge suggests, use a straightforward or cynical opening line. Hinge suggests: "Choose: adult treehouse or the ability talk to animals? C., 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. First, copywriters concocted a slew of canned opening lines to test out what works and what doesn’t work when it comes to established contact with a match; then, they used 22 percent of Hinge's users as love guinea pigs. ” saw a zero percent increase in the amount of responses received. A study conducted by popular dating app Hinge, which connects people who have mutual Facebook friends, examined what makes a good opening message.” was a sure-fire way to More from The Daily Dot: "Occulus Rift inventor Palmer Luckey says virtual reality was never really about gaming" Different regions of the U. also saw different types of questions receiving varying degrees of success.For example, daters in More from The Daily Dot: "11 of the Best (and Worst) screen adaptations of Philip K.
If you're talking to someone who is 18 to 23, Hinge suggests a "novelty" or surprising opener.
” and strangely suggestive ones, “Does this mean I won’t be a virgin by the end of the week? ” and my personal favorite, “That’s a good intro line. But I always hear girls complaining about guys saying “Hey,” yet 80 percent of girl’s messages say just that.” While responses kept rolling in, the thought of seriously considering men who thought “Your body is 70% water and I’m thirsty,” or “I want you wrapped in my arms like a burrito.
” Suddenly, responses were pouring in, with each man attempting to one-up my pickup artistry or applauding my creativity. Be my baeritto,” were serious dating attempts was slightly creepy.
The app, which raised a million Series A round of funding last year, conducted a month-long study, analyzing data from its users.
"Every day, the Hinge team is asked if we know the secret to starting a great conversation that will actually lead somewhere," Karen Fein, Hinge's vice president of marketing, says. Since it's our mission to help users move beyond the swipe, to connect over something interesting and to ultimately meet up — we decided to find out." Here are some of Hinge's findings.