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Dating, let alone playing the field, can be a daunting prospect for any woman. And for every great pick-up line a woman hears while out and about, there are a thousand crappy ones. It's enough to make you facepalm several times a day for the rest of your life, if you can believe it.

After Redditor chifyforever asked the online community, "Girls, what pick up line was most successful on you?" women told us about their encounters.


"Attention to detail is key."

I mean depends on what you're after, if you want to just hookup with a girl at a bar, just say something silly, teasing and/or disarming. Once a guy asked me what song would I enter the ring to if I was a pro-wrestler and I thought that was hilarious and a good conversation starter.

If you genuinely like a girl, just LISTEN and then REMEMBER what she said and say it again on a later date. I ended up dating a guy for a while after he said that I was a great story teller because I was so expressive and that my nose twitched when I was getting to an exciting part of a story and mentioned a few examples. Attention to detail is key.

youngnesquick

"A guy told my friend..."

Wasn't quite successful, but it almost worked. A guy told my friend that he could disappoint her in ways she couldn't even imagine. She kept bringing him up all night. She's not interested in guys and has never even been on a date, but she was curious after hearing that.

oneof_thesedays

"It makes me chuckle every time."

"Would you rather make love to a deaf guy or a blind guy?" "I don't know, deaf" "What?" "Deaf" "Huh?" We worked together and I was currently dating someone else, but I've never forgotten that and think about it often. It makes me chuckle every time.

secondhandantique

"Back in high school..."

Back in high school, this girl was on her phone alone at the front of the bus. So I started a conversation with her, and then I said: "That's a pretty nice phone. It would be a lot nicer with my phone number in it." We will be celebrating our ten year anniversary this year!

jasxjam

"I like something really genuine."

I like something really genuine. "Hey, I think you're really pretty and I'd love to get to know you better. Would you let me take you out sometime?"

djdancer431

"I was in the cafeteria..."

I was in the cafeteria in the dorm eating breakfast, when this guy came up and said, "Mind if I sit here?" gesturing to an empty seat at the table. Considering we'll be celebrating our 30th anniversary next year, I'd say that was the most successful.

TelynBrett

"My love language is food."

He bought me a sandwich. My love language is food.

bubblebumblejumble

"My personal favorite..."

Anything will do in person, I respect the confidence. On dating apps, it's different. Need a bit higher effort than "heyy" or "hi beautiful" unless I'm super interested in your profile.

My personal favorite was this guy I accidentally super liked. His first line, which came like an hour after we matched, was something like "Hey I tried to think of a pun with your name but it turns out I'm just not very creative or clever." I thought it was cute and honest, but I still didn't reply because I wasn't very interested. Then a day later, he says, "Completely unrelated, but how much time has to pass before it's acceptable to double text?" Again, super cute and showed personality. I decided to actually give him a chance, he ended up being waaay more attractive in person than in photos, and now we've been dating for about a month.

April-essault

"While it wasn't used on me..."

While it wasn't used on me, I did use it on someone else. Before me and my now ex started dating, I asked him:

"Hey I've lost my phone number and can't find it. Can I have yours?"

We dated for almost a year.

patchysour

"My current boyfriend..."

My current boyfriend and I met online, but when we met in person, he did what we call now "noodle arms" which is basically just a sped up arm wave. We do it instead of greetings now. And it's been nearly two years!

coffeebarry

"A guy came up to me..."

I was at a Halloween party as Marty McFly. A guy came up to me and said something like "What'd you say we make like a tree and get out of here?"

ohlookwhoisshe

"From an old friend..."

From an old friend: "You're divorced, I'm divorced...would you like to celebrate by coming back to my place?"

(Old friend was ridiculously attractive and charming. OF COURSE I went back to his place.)

insertcaffeine

"He wasn't hitting on me..."

He wasn't hitting on me but he said the words "Star Wars" in casual conversation and I crushed on him immediately. We've been together 3 years lol.

Verlit1

"I saw a Facebook status..."

I saw a Facebook status once that read: "All I want is a guy who can roll a fat blunt and hates pants as much as I do".

I responded with: "Hey I can roll a decent blunt and am indifferent to pants"

... we've been together for almost 9 years and are engaged to be married next year.

mustang_au_augustus

"Unbelievable as it sounds..."

"Are you Turkish? I swear, you're Turkish. I'm Mediterranean, too--do you want to dance?"

Unbelievable as it sounds, I married that guy. So yeah, that line worked on me.

wernickesayswhat

"I was eating..."

I will feed you and not ask for sex after.

I was eating bone-in chicken wings smothered in ranch dressing about 30 minutes later with him...we're still together to this day.

danikatherine

"My current boyfriend..."

My current boyfriend and I met online, but when we met in person, he did what we call now "noodle arms" which is basically just a sped up arm wave. We do it instead of greetings now. And it's been nearly two years!

coffeebarry

"The guy I'm currently seeing..."

The guy I'm currently seeing asked if I'd tried a local speciality pasta dish. We ate lots of pasta. 10/10

lottka

"I know it's bad..."

Guy: 'Knock Knock' Me: 'who's there?' Guy: 'Annie' Me: 'Annie who?' Guy: 'Annie chance of getting your snap?'

I know it's bad but it worked okay!

Grape_express

"I felt pretty good about it."

Not a girl, but I had a pretty awesome, and effective line used on me at a Halloween a bunch of years back. Girl said to me, 'How would you feel about having blue lipstick smeared all over your body." I felt pretty good about it.

viptattoo

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Have you ever been reading a book, watching a movie, or even sitting down for a fantastical cartoon and began to salivate when the characters dig into some doozy of a made up food?

You're not alone.

Food is apparently fertile ground for creativity. Authors, movie directors, and animators all can't help but put a little extra time and effort into the process of making characters' tasty delights mouthwatering even for audiences on the other side of the screen.

Read on for a perfect mixture of nostalgia and hunger.

AllWhammyNoMorals asked, "What's a fictional food you've always wanted to try?"

Some people were all about the magical foods eaten in the magical places. They couldn't help but wish they could bite into something with fantastical properties and unearthly deliciousness.

Nutritious

"Enchanted golden apple" -- DabbingIsSo2015

"The Minecraft eating sounds make me hungry" -- FishingHobo

"Gotta love that health regeneration" -- r2celjazz

"Pretty sure those are based off the golden apples that grant immortality. Norse mythology I think?" -- Raven_of_Blades

Take Your Pick

"Nearly any food from Charlie and the Chocolate factory" -- CrimsonFox100

"Came here to say snozzberries!" -- Utah_Writer

"Everlasting Gobstoppers #1, but also when they're free to roam near the chocolate river and the entire environment is edible." -- devo9er

Peak Efficiency

"Lembas" -- Roxwords

"The one that fills you with just a bite? My fat a** would be making sandwiches with two lembas breads and putting bacon, avocado and cheese inside. Then probably go for some dessert afterwards. No wonder why those elves are all skinny, eating just one measly bite of this stuff." -- sushister

Some people got stuck on the foods they saw in the cartoons they watched growing up. The vibrant colors, the artistic sounds, and the exaggerated movements all come together to form some good-looking fake grub.

The One and Only

"Krabby patty 🍔" -- Cat_xox

"And a kelp shake" -- titsclitsntennerbits

"As a kid I always pretended burgers from McDonalds were Krabby Patties, heck from time to time I still do for the nostalgia of it all. Many of my friends did the same thing." -- Thisissuchadragtodo

Cheeeeeeeeese

"The pizza from an extremely goofy movie. The stringy cheese just looked magical lol" -- ES_Verified

"The pizza in the old TMNT cartoon as well." -- gate_of_steiner85

"Only bested by the pizza from All Dogs Go to Heaven." -- Purdaddy

Get a Big Old Chunk

"Those giant turkey drumsticks in old cartoons that characters would tear huge chunks out of. Those things looked amazing, turkey drumsticks in real life suck and are annoying to eat."

-- Ozwaldo

Slurp, Slurp, Slurp

"Every bowl of ramen on any anime, ever." -- Cat_xox

"Studio Ghibli eggs and bacon" -- DrManhattan_DDM

"Honestly, any food in anime. I swear to god half the budget no matter what the studio goes into making the food look absolutely delicious." -- Viridun

Finally, some highlighted the things that aren't quite so far-fetched, but still far enough away that it's nothing we'll be eating anytime soon.

That tease can be enough to make your mouth water.

What's In It??

"Butter beer" -- Damn_Dog_Inappropes

"came here to say this. i was pretty disappointed with the universal studio version which was over the top sweet. it was more of a butterscotch root beer. i imagine butter beer to be something more like butter and beer, which wouldn't be crazy sweet, but would have a very deep rich flavor" -- crazyskiingsloth

Slice of the Future

"The microwave pizzas in back to the future two" -- biggiemick91

"I've been fascinated with those for years! They just look so good!" -- skoros

As Sweet As They Had

"The Turkish Delight from Lion Witch & Wardrobe. The real ones I had weren't bad but nothing special." -- spoon_shaped_spoon

"Came here to say this. I know it's a real thing, but I always imagined that it must have been amazing to betray your siblings over." -- la_yes

"You're used to freely available too sweet sweets. For a WW2 era schoolkid, it would have represented all the sweets for an entire year." -- ResponsibleLimeade



Here's hoping you made it through the list without going into kitchen for some snack you didn't actually need.

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