Hinge is booming.
If you’re not on the app then you’re missing out.
And if you’re not raking in matches with your Hinge prompts…
…then you will be by the end of this article!
Allow me to show you the light.
Jesus and I have already adopted 10 strays.
- 122 Stealable prompts that WORK
- 19 Hinge prompts you want to avoid
- 13 Texting rules that will get you more attraction and dates
- 18 Best copy pastable Hinge openers
- A detailed FAQ that answers all your Hinge Prompts related questions (AT THE BOTTOM)
Hinge prompts are an easy tool to talk about yourself in an original way. You choose a premise or question and answer it yourself. When used properly, prompts will get you more matches and more interesting conversations. They add humor, personality, and depth to your profile.
However, some Hinge prompts (sometimes called Hinge questions) are doomed to fail. While others are almost like a cheat code to a woman’s heart. Without further ado, let’s look at the best Hinge prompt list for guys.
7 Best ‘Dating me is like’ prompt answers
The next 7 prompts all use a powerful trick.
Instead of being literal, they describe a feeling.
And in case you didn’t know, flirting is all about triggering feelings and emotions.
The next prompt answers trigger the best emotions.
Dating me is like #1
Finding an extra chicken nugget in your McDonalds.
Dating me is like #2
Waking up and discovering you have another 3 hours of sleep before you have to get up.
Dating me is like #3
Coming home from work and remembering you have leftover pizza.
Dating me is like #4
Biting into an oatmeal raisin cookie and realizing it’s chocolate chip and then realizing two hours later it was also an edible.
Dating me is like #5
When you find out the song you’ve been skipping for the past week is actually fire.
Dating me is like #6
Having a headache and an orgasm at the same time.
Dating me is like #7
Smoking weed in public… sure, people will look at you funny but deep down they want to hit it too.
3 Best ‘I want someone who’ prompt answers
People can be on dating apps for a host of reasons. To find love. To get laid. Or just for fun. So if your profile photos don’t give a good idea of what you’re after, it’s advisable to say what you want.
But be careful. How you say it is just as important as what you say.
Do you just want to hook up? It’s best to avoid the word S-E-X and keep it playful. For instance, “Someone who can beat me at Mario Kart.”
Do you want to date someone? Try, “Someone who replaces the toilet roll when she uses up the last one.”
The difference is subtle, but it’s there. After all, replacing toilet rolls is something you expect from someone who sleeps over regularly, not someone you never want to see again.
Now for the top 3 Hinge answers:
I want someone who #1
Can get in line at Starbucks and have their order ready when they reach the barista.
I want someone who #2
Doesn’t throw me through a window if I read every plaque in a museum.
I want someone who #3
Looks at me the same way I look at chocolate cake.
Feel free to replace [chocolate cake] with your guilty pleasure. An easy way to showcase YOUR personality.
13 ‘A shower thought I recently had’ prompt examples
At the yearly online dating convention (not a real thing, it’s actually a fight club), I’ve met several coaches who thought the shower prompt was not the best hinge prompt for guys.
This Hinge prompt is one of the best Hinge prompts because…
…it’s a great way to show off your personality.
Are you quirky? Funny? Superrr clever?
Let her know with your Hinge prompt!
A shower thought I recently had #1
Randomly hearing your favorite song on the radio is more satisfying than playing it directly from your music app.
A shower thought I recently had #2
Does calling a button up shirt instead of a button down shirt make me an optimist?
A shower thought I recently had #3
“Go to bed, you’ll feel better in the morning” is the human version of “Did you turn it off and turn it back on again?”
A shower thought I recently had #4
Theme parks can snap a crystal clear picture of you on a roller coaster at 70 mph, but bank cameras can’t get a clear shot of a robber standing still.
A shower thought I recently had #5
If my calculator had a history, it would be more embarrassing than my browser history.
A shower thought I recently had #6
Tall people are expected to use their reach to help shorter people, but if a tall person were to ask a short person to hand them something they dropped on the floor it’d be insulting.
A shower thought I recently had #7
What if I am the main character in The Truman Show but I can’t ever find out because everyone I meet is an actor with scripted answers to keep me ignorant.
A shower thought I recently had #8
If I get up 10 minutes earlier than usual, I treat it like 2 extra hours and end up late for work.
A shower thought I recently had #9
If someone offered to pay for my food and rent for the next 18 years, I’d do anything they ask of me. But I complained every time I took the trash out while living at my parent’s house.
A shower thought I recently had #10
If you think about it… Aliens invaded the Moon on July 20th, 1969.
A shower thought I recently had #11
Tobacco companies kill their best customers and condom companies kill their future customers.
A shower thought I recently had #12
People who are good looking but have terrible personalities are basically real life click baits.
A shower thought I recently had #13
If centaurs are real, the bottom part would start walking around immediately after being born, while the top part would be all floppy for the first two years
11 ‘My most irrational fear’ prompt examples
One of my favorite prompts of all, because it’s a great opportunity to be vulnerable and make someone laugh.
I don’t need to tell you why it’s good to make someone laugh. But what about being vulnerable?
That’s admitting to someone that you have flaws and weaknesses.
Yes! Not only because it makes you human.
But because it shows that you are actually incredibly strong.
Because what type of person sets himself up for potential pain and rejection?
The person who isn’t afraid to take a punch.
The type of person who trusts in his own strength and that he can heal from any wound.
So let’s get out there and take some risks with the next Hinge prompt answers!
Either use the prompt that most closely fits you. (I tried to write down the most common fears, including a few goofy ones.)
Or find your favorite prompt and change it to suit your life.
Here we go:
My most irrational fear #1
My most irrational fear #2
Swimming in outdoor swimming pools. I always think a helicopter might fly over and drop down sharks.
My most irrational fear #3
Swallowing orange seeds. I don’t want a plant to sprout from my belly.
My most irrational fear #4
For some reason I was convinced that if I ever lost my parents in a store, I’d become an orphan.
My most irrational fear #5
Giant sea spiders. Can’t believe so many still go into the sea even after they see their spidery arms wriggling in the waves.
My most irrational fear #6
Dark basements. I KNOW that the second I turn off the light a murderer will appear behind me.
My most irrational fear #7
Cantaloupes. I don’t care what you say, they’re dried up brains.
My most irrational fear #8
Swamps and quicksand. The Never Ending Story scene with Artax scarred me for life.
My most irrational fear #9
Having a genie grant me a wish and me saying I want a body like Ryan Gosling. POOF. Suddenly Ryan and I switch bodies. I’m now a socially awkward celebrity.
My most irrational fear #10
Having a room of people sing happy birthday to me.
My most irrational fear #11
Having the girl I’m dating walk up to me and go, “Notice anything new about me?”
9 ‘My biggest date fail’ prompt examples
Going on dates is always exciting because you don’t know what you’ll get.
Sometimes it’s fun. Often it’s mediocre. Other times it’s a disaster.
While disasters usually don’t feel good at the time, it almost always makes for a great story later.
What are some of your worst date moments?
Here are a couple of ideas to get you going.
My biggest date fail #1:
She kissed me and said she was 100% sure she was gay.
My biggest date fail #2:
Had a fun time with a girl and we ended up kissing. I felt something in my mouth. It was her tooth. It was a fake.
My biggest date fail #3:
Bumped into my high school crush 6 years after graduation. We went to a bar. After she had her 3rd wine she told me she loved me.
My biggest date fail #4:
We had a good time so I invited her over to my place. She opened up my mail.
My biggest date fail #5:
I once went out with a girl who spent the first 30 minutes of the date going into intense detail about the root canal she had.
My biggest date fail #6:
Date went well. Brought her home and went for the kiss, I tripped and headbutted her in the nose.
My biggest date fail #7:
We were eating ice cream and it was getting pretty dark. Told her she spilled some on her chin. Found out it was a pimple.
My biggest date fail #8:
I was skateboarding to my date. I see her. Wave. Lose balance and fall while my board shoots into traffic.
My biggest date fail #9:
Accidental mega loud fart.
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Now back to the Hinge prompts.
10 ‘Worst idea I’ve ever had’ examples
You obviously came here to find some the best copy pastable Hinge prompts.
But here’s the problem…
Because I don’t know you, I can’t always give you the best Hinge answers.
Well, the idea of a Hinge profile is that it represents your life.
And I don’t know what you’ve been up to.
So it’s possible that you’ve never had ideas that even came close to what you’re about to get.
Like before, I’ve picked the most clever prompts that also apply to the most people.
But if you can’t see something that’s ‘you’, use your favorite as inspiration.
Worst idea I’ve ever had #1:
Celebrating my 18th birthday by going to a nude beach and finding out there’s no one under 60
Worst idea I’ve ever had #2:
Trying to swat a bumble bee as I was driving down the freeway
Worst idea I’ve ever had #3:
Twilight rewrite: Edward and Bella are smoking a blunt. Ed gets the munchies. He eats Bella. The end.
Worst idea I’ve ever had #4:
Playing with my childhood friends next to a manure canal and saying, “Let’s drop big rocks in it.” Who knew rocks splashed that much.
Worst idea I’ve ever had #5:
Using my favorite song as my alarm. Took me 3 songs to figure out.
Worst idea I’ve ever had #6:
Cleaning hair out of my razor with my finger.
Worst idea I’ve ever had #7:
Scratching your eye lid after chopping up a bag of peppers.
Worst idea I’ve ever had #8:
Sticking my pinkie finger into the automatic pencil sharpener.
Worst idea I’ve ever had #9:
Pressure washing the deck in the summer. Get thirsty. Too lazy to go into the house. Thought if I pulled the trigger lightly, I’d be okay.
Worst idea I’ve ever had #10:
Putting a spoon in the microwave so I could easily scoop ice cream.
10 ‘Worst fad I participated in’ examples
Fads come and go.
And we’re all susceptible to them, especially when we’re young.
The best part?
It’s great bonding material.
I mean, how fun would it be if your Hinge match and you both had an attic filled with beanie babies? Or if you both rocked a bowl cut when you were kids?
So here come a bunch of common fads from the past 30 years.
Surely there’s something in there that you were guilty of too.
Worst fad I participated in #1:
Owning a wardrobe of clothes covered in flames.
Worst fad I participated in #2:
Clunky skateboarding shoes with untied laces. It was like wearing flip flops.
Worst fad I participated in #3:
A 9 inch ‘rat tail’ dangling from the back of my skull
Worst fad I participated in #4:
Wearing a thumb ring.
Worst fad I participated in #5:
Gaucho pants and Crocs with socks.
Worst fad I participated in #6:
Worst fad I participated in #7:
Saying ‘epic fail’
Worst fad I participated in #8:
Wristbands. So many rubber wristbands…
Worst fad I participated in #9:
Planking. ‘Nuff said.
Worst fad I participated in #10:
Saggy pants that showed the top of my boxers.
10 ‘Weirdest gift I’ve given or received’ examples
More highly personal Hinge prompts.
The odds that any of these apply to you are small. But…
…most of these Hinge prompts aren’t only funny. They’re pretty superficial.
Meaning it doesn’t matter too much if it’s true or not.
If you’re going to go with one of these clever prompts, pick one that most closely resembles your personality.
Have you got a super old fashioned grandma? Maybe it’s not too far fetched that she once gave you a bible for Christmas.
Anyway, here come the best Hinge prompts for guys:
Weirdest gift I’ve given or received #1:
I was 4 years old when my aunt last saw me. She sent me a birthday gift when I was 13. A kid-sized Spiderman tee.
Weirdest gift I’ve given or received #2:
A hyper realistic ear with a Van Gogh b-day card that said, “I’ll always be ear to listen.” Weird but sweet.
Weirdest gift I’ve given or received #3:
At my 12th birthday party a kid gave me a box with a bow around it. Inside I found a biology report on frogs. It was marked and got a B.
Weirdest gift I’ve given or received #4:
A girl once gave me a half-burnt candle.
Weirdest gift I’ve given or received #5:
My grandma once gave me beard oil and a comb. I was 11.
Weirdest gift I’ve given or received #6:
My very religious aunt gave me a bible and a jumbo sized jar of pickles.
Weirdest gift I’ve given or received #7:
My dad handed me the keys of his car and told me to open the trunk. I popped it open and saw a 4-foot gator.
Weirdest gift I’ve given or received #8:
A letter from my grandma that said since I stopped going to church I should pray to God every day so I don’t go to hell.
Weirdest gift I’ve given or received #9:
A piece of string to play with my cat. I don’t own a cat.
Weirdest gift I’ve given or received #10:
My grandpa got me half of a pool cue. My younger brother got the other half. We didn’t have a pool table.
10 ‘On my bucket list’ examples
On my bucket list #1:
Crash a stranger’s wedding and stand up when the priest says, “Let him speak now or forever hold his peace.”
On my bucket list #2:
Have sex in a church confessional booth.
On my bucket list #3:
Play a dead body on a crime show.
On my bucket list #4:
Throw the first pitch at a White Sox game.
On my bucket list #5:
Save a kitten stuck in a tree so I can die a hero.
On my bucket list #6:
Have an excuse to get so angry that I can justifiably flip a table.
On my bucket list #7:
Become fluent in another language.
On my bucket list #8:
Cheat at a marathon.
On my bucket list #9:
Say “Why did you get it so big?” in front of Steve Carell so he can answer with “That’s what she said”
On my bucket list #10:
Pretend to be someone else at a Starbucks and walk off with a stranger’s coffee
10 ‘Facts about me that surprises people’ examples
There is obviously no way you can
Facts about me that surprises people #1:
I’ve got 2 older siblings who I’ve never met.
Facts about me that surprises people #2:
I don’t like watching sports.
Facts about me that surprises people #3:
I swallow pills without water.
Facts about me that surprises people #4:
I prefer my steak well done.
Facts about me that surprises people #5:
I know all the words to the Pokerap song.
Facts about me that surprises people #6:
I can’t snap my fingers.
Facts about me that surprises people #7:
I can’t stand raisins.
Facts about me that surprises people #7:
I play the Ukulele when I’m upset.
Facts about me that surprises people #8:
I used to be homeless.
Facts about me that surprises people #9:
I have a spooky skeleton under my skin.
Facts about me that surprises people #10:
I was once involved in a bank robbery.
10 ‘I’m the type of guy who’ examples
I’m the type of guy who #1:
Will always bring you a snack even if you said you didn’t want one
I’m the type of guy who #2:
Can cook you anything as long as it’s spaghetti
I’m the type of guy who #3:
Sometimes runs into stuff on accident.
I’m the type of guy who #4:
Will spend Saturday afternoons trying to fall asleep or trying to stay awake
I’m the type of guy who #5:
You can always find near a taco stand.
I’m the type of guy who #6:
Can convince you to delete this app forever after just one date
I’m the type of guy who #7:
Can binge an entire season of (your favorite known show) with no shame
I’m the type of guy who #8:
Will start a New Year’s resolution and actually do it (crazy I know)
I’m the type of guy who #9:
Will debate you on any subject even though I have no proof but my own experience
I’m the type of guy who #10:
Says ‘I’ll calc-u-later’ as a goodbye
5 ‘My mantra is’ examples
My mantra is #1:
Behind every woman is a woman rolling her eyes
My mantra is #2:
Don’t take life too seriously, you won’t get out alive
My mantra is #3:
Great is good enough
My mantra is #4:
Humanity is trash, individuals are nice
My mantra is #5:
Being enthusiastic is worth 25 IQ points
6 ‘I bet you can’t’ examples
I bet you can’t #1:
Beat me at Jenga (or any other board/video game)
I bet you can’t #2:
Come up with something better to do this Friday than rollerblade through the park with yours truly
I bet you can’t #3:
Refuse a second date with me
I bet you can’t #4:
Make better pancakes than me
I bet you can’t #5:
Ever look at a man the same way after meeting me
I bet you can’t #6:
Beat me at a staring contest
8 ‘We’ll get along if’ examples
We’ll get along if if #1:
You give me your winning lottery numbers
We’ll get along if if #2:
You like my most favorite book of all time
We’ll get along if if #3:
You appreciate the small things. So… guppies.
We’ll get along if if #4:
You prefer to skip the escalator and take the stairs
We’ll get along if if #5:
You can enjoy a water balloon fight in public
We’ll get along if if #6:
You have your shit together like a Lego set
We’ll get along if if #7:
You’re the right combination of cocky and humble
We’ll get along if if #8:
You know my Olive Garden order by heart
As with any prompt, replace [Olive Garden] with your favorite, well-known restaurant.
19 Prompts you should never use
As good as most of Hinge’s prompts are, there are also some you want to avoid.
While they may work, these bad Hinge prompts can sabotage the success of your profile if you’re not careful.
Here are some of these prompts and the ways they can go wrong:
All I ask is that you…
If used seriously, this prompt shows that you have an incredibly low bar. Not exactly attractive.
Only use this prompt if you have a funny request. Such as, “…that you never look me directly in the eyes.”
Favorite childhood book…
Are you trying to set up your 7-year-old cousin?
Give me travel tips to…
Nobody installed Hinge to be someone’s travel guide.
While this prompt could motivate someone to reach out to you, it’s not likely. The only way I could see this prompt work is if your answer is funny.
For example, if you’re an American visiting Mexico it could be funny to say:
“The best place to climb over the US wall.”
I’ll fall for you if…
Saying that you can develop feelings for a girl based on one or two traits, hobbies or interests makes you seem easy. After all, it’s quite a low bar. Don’t make yourself out to be so easy.
I’ll pick the topic if you start the conversation….
In my eyes, this Hinge prompt serves no purpose than to identify people who are incredibly lazy and self-absorbed.
I’ll pick the first part of the date, you pick the second…
You haven’t even matched her yet and you’re already thinking about the SECOND date? Comes across as a little desperate.
Instead of spoon feeding you the answer, let me guide you to the answer with a question:
Do you think it makes for a good first impression to start talking about all the things that annoy you in life?
Of course not. That’s why you don’t want to use this Hinge prompt, unless your answers are clearly playful and silly.
Qualities I’m looking for in a plus-one wedding date…
This prompt reveals that you’re not interested in someone at all. You’re only interested in finding someone to join you at a wedding.
Something that’s non-negotiable for me is…
Remember what we said about pet peeves? This prompt will make you even seem MORE grumpy and negative. Unless, of course, you come up with a silly answer.
Tattoos I have…
Look, tattoos are cool. I have them too. But they really don’t say that much about a person… hopefully.
If your tattoos are one of your most unique and interesting traits, you’re not living right.
Teach me something about…
You have access to Google, YouTube, and more books to last you a lifetime. Why are you asking someone on a dating app to teach you something?
It’s strange. And lazy.
Three emojis that describe me…
You’re not a child. Well, you might be. But then you’re not allowed to be on dating apps!
Tell me about a time you…
You just met and you’re already too lazy to show some genuine interest? Sheesh. Good luck with dating.
The one thing I’d love to know about you is…
This prompt leads you to reveal to everyone what you find important in a potential partner. Which can get good reactions if you answer something silly.
Genuine answers, however, make you seem like you’re taking Hinge far too seriously.
The one thing you should know about me is…
Unless you go with something funny, this prompt seems like a warning. And you obviously want to make yourself seem as attractive as possible.
The best way to ask me out is by…
I don’t think men ever gravitate toward this Hinge prompt. But just in case you are, don’t even think about it.
This prompt will make you seem arrogant. You not only think you’re worthy of being asked out, but it implies people have clearly asked you out wrongly in the past.
It may also make you seem bossy. If you’re already telling people how to ask you out, what else will you be ordering people to do?
The secret to get to know me is…
Don’t give away how to win you over. That’s like giving someone cheat codes. Besides, how is it a secret when you tell someone?
Try to guess this about me…
One of the worst Hinge prompts for the simple reason that it’s lazy and also a bit self-centered.
You should not go out with me if…
Giving her a list of aversions is not exactly sexy. Yes, it shows you have standards. But more than anything it makes you seem grumpy.
Hinge frequently asked questions
#1: How to edit or change your Hinge prompt
If you want to replace or change the order of your Hinge prompts, all you have to do is this.
- Open up Hinge and tap Settings
- Tap the pencil icon to open the profile editor
From here you can reorder your prompts via drag and drop.
You can change the text of your prompt, just tap your answer to edit the copy.
And lastly, you can delete a prompt by replacing it with a new one.
#2: My Hinge prompt is gone, what happened?!
Hinge updates its app regularly and sometimes removes certain prompts. So it’s possible an update removed the prompt you were using.
#3: How do I answer more than three questions on my profile?
As of writing, you can have a maximum of THREE prompts at a time.
But you can change those prompts as often as you’d like. Scroll up to question #1 to find out how.
#4: Is it better to like a profile or leave a comment?
A question I often get asked by my students of the TextGod Mentoring Program.
And the answer is not a simple matter of better or worse.
It depends on you.
Are you okay or better at texting?
Then I definitely recommend leaving a comment, because if you write her a fun text, it gives her another reason to like you.
But the opposite is also true.
Do you leave a bad comment that rubs her the wrong way? She suddenly has a reason to ignore you, even if she likes the rest of your profile.
So if you’re a little green behind the ears, leaving a comment may not always work out for you.
I STILL recommend you start leaving comments, even if your texting skills aren’t on point.
The quicker you learn, the better.
For tips on leaving a good comment, check out this article of mine:
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