33+ Best First Tinder Message Examples (Steal My Lines!)

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  • The opener that got a girl hooked on me the 4th time I matched her. When all other attempts before failed miserably.
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The best First Tinder Messages are personalized, funny, and arouse curiosity. These three elements combined create a first Tinder message that is impossible to ignore. If you don’t have the creativity or time to think these up, then feel free to copy paste the examples in this article.

#1: Test the waters

There’s one thing ALL men agree on.

Women on dating apps aren’t funny.

Hey Louis, I feel like I always have to carry the conversation.
—You, or one of your fellow bros tired of doing all the work.

So, for the first opener, let’s go with a first message that tests the waters. And see how she reacts.

You’re having your portrait painted, what’s your backdrop?


Her response will be a good prediction for the rest of the conversation.

Like Erin in this case, whose name I didn’t even care to blur out because she deserves all the praise in the world.

You are hereby allowed to converse with me, m’lady.

Pretty solid line, if I say so myself.

And that was just number one of this article. The very best is still to come.

Buckle up!

#2: If she chooses option 3… RUN!

The next first Tinder message is not only funny…

…it also detects for mood killers.

We all have a rough day from time to time…

(My video editors have rough days ALL the time because I’m the world’s #1 nitpicker.)

…It’s how you deal with your lows, that defines what kind of person you are.

So here we go:

Pain reliever personality: Advil, tequila, or complaining?

If she goes with


Do yourself a favor and execute a Forrest Gump.

Honestly, a Tinder date straight at my place is my favorite way to deal with a bad day, but that’s not in the options.

I’m not complaining though. I swear I said that in a non-complaining tone of voice.

#3: The best first Tinder message in the world


Not this title, I really am about to give you the world’s most successful first Tinder message.

It’s an opener based on the principle of clickbait.

As you can see, this example of a first Tinder message makes women curious.

Apparently I said something that she wants to know more about.

Then I follow my icebreaker up with a tease because… well teasing is the essence of flirting.

And then I reverse the teasing vibe with a genuine compliment.

To which she replies:

Oh, this is the cutest compliment I have ever seen!!

Which surprised me to be honest, because I’ve seen that compliment being sent 69 billion times.

Just kidding, I promise it’s a genuine compliment.

Now, to somewhat protect my Clickbait Opener from being used by every man on the planet, including the guy chasing the same girl as you, I covered it up with black rectangles.

And only the men brave enough to click on the word PENIS, shall be rewarded with my #1 opener.

The choice is yours.

#4: When she has a pet

Everyone loves pets, and YOU, sir, are not an exception.

And luckily, many girls have a pet. And YOU, sir, are going to use that innocent pet.

Let me quickly clarify before PETA comes knocking at my door.

You’re going to abuse the fact that she has a pet, so start a conversation with her.

Wow, you look super cute.

For a second she’ll think you are sleazeball number 52,934.

And your human looks pretty ok too

And then she realizes it was a set-up.

And you’re actually speaking to her dog. Or whatever pet she has.

Well played, sir.

Well played.

#5: Understand her situation

The best Tinder openers are personalized.

That’s a fact.

You personalize your opener depending on what you see in her photos, bio, or…

…even her name.

Using one’s name to craft a clever joke, seems to be trending.

But there’s a catch.

When you match a girl named Jane, and you send her a first Tinder message saying:

Me Tarzan, you Jane

Then you can rest assured that she’s facepalming instead of texting back.

She’s heard the Tarzan lines one billion times already.

And she hates them.

If you ARE set on making a name joke, then you’ve got to go next level.

Luckily for those tips you can only go to TextGod.com, I gothchu.

Like this guy on dating app Hinge:

Not only does he UNDERSTAND her situation.

He’s also creative enough to pull off what other guys couldn’t.

Well played, brother.

So always ask yourself:

“Am I being witty and original, or am I repeating the same joke everyone is making?”

#6: The greatest name openers

B-B-B-B-BONUS example.

The guy hitting up Destinity with his name opener absolutely killed it.

But so did this fine sir who’s first message was on Tinder instead of Hinge:

I hate how good that one is, and I’ve never heard it before.

Understanding + Creativity = Score

Want another one?

Of course you want another one!

And you’ll have it:

My hat off to all you three clever hombrés.

On to the next tip! And soon I will uncover the 2 texts to get her number straight away.

#7: Go on an ego trip

Can’t afford a relaxing holiday trip?

You can always go on a free ego trip with the next first Tinder message example.

I don’t usually give compliments right away after meeting someone, but you have excellent taste in men.
There, I fixed the word order.

In fact, it’s not really an ego trip unless she agrees with your opener.

Until then, it’s just arrogance, I guess.

Some playful arrogance which some girls will appreciate, and some won’t.

My issue with this as a first Tinder message, is that it doesn’t invite her to send an extensive reply.

It’s a bit hard for her to add a funny reply, so she’ll likely just agree with you.

Just like in the screenshot, more often than not will she text back a simple ‘Thanks’.

#8: Reinvent the classics

How much does a polar bear weigh?

Enough to break the ice.


Damn right you better stay silent if you’re still sending the world’s most rehashed pickup lines!

Don’t do it!

Luckily there’s a way you CAN still use them, by the principle of remixing.

If you want to go near the classics, than reinvent them.

Don’t bore her with that old stuff, bore her with the upgraded version!

To be 100% honest, chances are high she won’t even bother replying with “Enough to break the ice” because she thinks she already knows what’s coming, and she doesn’t want any of it.

Either way, give it a shot, maybe it works wonders for you.

#9: Stop! Hammertime Holy Tip time!

Holy Tip:

The reason you are here, is because you want first Tinder message examples.

And don’t worry, you’re getting them in abundance.


…what if I told you, I have something even better?

If you don’t recognize this image, are you even a man?

What if you didn’t have to be the one starting conversations all the time.

But instead sometimes you could just kickback and relax, as girls opened conversations with you.

My god, if only you could experience that luxury.

I can tell you right now, as I am kicking back, that it feels amazing.

And I’m not talking about sleep inducing openers that girls tend to send when they are forced to start a conversation on Bumble.

I’m talking about proper first Tinder messages that took effort:

You’d be surprised how many of your matches hit you up with texts like this if you just…

…ask them to.

That’s right.

Add a simple Call To Action to your profile text.

Like I did here:

So simple.

Yet so effective.

Will all girls now send you the most interesting openers ever?


Will SOME girls send you openers more interesting than a boring “hey”?


Will you have to open less girls yourself, you lazy bastard?


What are you waiting for?

Try it out!

Btw, another clever way to get even more girls to open you, is waiting for you further in the article. Calmly read on and you’ll stumble upon it.

#9: Get to know her Sunday agenda

What a person does on a Sunday, tells a lot about them.

Is she a hardcore entrepreneur that posts Sunday IG stories with cringey texts like:

“Work while everyone else is taking a day off. Kill the competition!!8&!1”

Or is she perfecting her full split in an early morning yoga class after a breakfast of only the purest fair trade tea and a self made acai bowl?

You’ll never know.

Unless you use this first Tinder message:

Sunday priorities: exercise, sleep, or aggressive mimosas?

For me personally, Sundays are for ridding the body of last night’s alcohol, threesomes, and then some office and gym work.

But I have no clue how your Tinder match spends her Sundays.

Copy paste this opener and find out!

#10: Two truths and a lie

When something is just too good to be forgotten, it becomes a classic.

Whether we’re talking about The Great Gatsby novel, the Carmina Burana song by Carl Orff, or the cheeky game Two truths and a lie… they’re all legendary in their own way.

This song automatically plays whenever I am about to start my Sunday threesome. True story.

Anyway, for this tip we only have ears for the little game: two truths and a lie.

It can be part of a great bio, but it can just as well be a great opener.

Let’s play a round. I’ll pretend your name is Jean Jacques.

Hey, Jean Jacques! Two truths and a lie, let’s go!

I’ve never been on a blind date, I have never been hospitalized, I have graduated with high honors.

You then guess the lie. And then you are either spontaneous and start your own round, or I’all ask you to.

It’s a quick and clever way to get to know someone better.

You just have to hope the other person plays along, unlike this girl:

On to the next, which is a classic as well!

This will make your conversation kick off instantly in an interesting way.

#11: Difficult Dilemma: Level 1

The concept is simple:

You present someone with a difficult, hypothetical situation, and there’s only TWO options to choose from. Both options usually suck. They suck A LOT.

I’m already getting excited just knowing in how much of a pickle you’ll be when you have to choose one of both horrible options.

Difficult dilemmas are AWESOME.

Anyone that refuses to partake in them is a monster and someone you shouldn’t date.

(If you, my dear reader, yes you there glaring at this screen, happen to be one of the people that answer “I can’t chose” or “I don’t want to play this game”, then GTFO my blog, you feeble excuse for a man!)

The trick is to lure people in with an easier dilemma.

One that won’t make any girl say:

Jesus Christ, those options are both pure HELL. I refuse to choose.

So, we reel them in with gentle one:

Choose: the ability to talk to animals -OR- the ability to turn into any animal?

Even though both options are amazing, it’s still a Difficult Dilemma, because you can only pick one.

But it becomes less joyful when both options are unpleasant.

#12: Difficult Dilemma: Level 2

No more pleasant options now.

There always a living earthworm hanging from your nose -OR- you have to destroy the toys of playing children whenever you see them.

Seriously, try choosing.

You know you won’t ever have a successful date anymore with a worm swinging from your nose.

But so you think your date will want to see you again when you run past a kid playing with his new Christmas gift and she sees you storming towards him only to see you obliterating his toys with hyper aggressive kicks?

The choice is yours.

Well no, actually the choice is your match’s.

But the real difficulty is when both options are absolute nightmares.

#13: Difficult Dilemma: Level 3

Everyone wants to tap out during level 3.

But no one is allowed.

You fart 5 times every day and one of them is a shart -OR- You have to make out with a random grandpa every week or you can’t sleep

I just made that up.

And yes, I’m fine.

I think.

On to the next tip.

#14 Oldskool pickup lines, anyone?

Time for the original style of pick up lines.

Some girls dislike them, some beg for them in their Tinder about me.

I remember shooting a Tinder Icebreaker video with my girlfriend.

We had an actual bar of ice in front of us and I gave her a hammer.

I then fired a bunch of first Tinder texts at her and if she found them funny, she had to actually break the ice, with her hammer.

And for some reason, she was more enthusiastic about this opener than most others:

You remind me of a broken pencil. Life without you is pointless.

Don’t ask me why.

Just try it out for yourself, I’d say.

Holy Tip:

I can’t be arsed sharing only good first Tinder messages anymore.

From now on, I’ll also share amusing, potentially harmful lines.

Don’t say I didn’t warn you.

First Tinder message examples in


#15: Getting her number in 2 texts

For all you lazy bastards:

Are you good with puzzles?


Can you help me with this one I’m stuck on?

Is it a good first Tinder message?

Only when it works.

And that won’t be very often.

But at least it’s fun when you don’t feel like activating your brain.

And sometimes it’ll even work. Feelsgoodman.

#16: Die Hard

An ancient game to some, something unheard of to others.

“Describe your XXX with a movie title.”

XXX could be anything, but love/dating life is usually the most fun.

Alright, so what movie title describes your love life best?

Next you follow these two steps:

  1. Pray for a response.
  2. Pray she’s funny.

If your prayers are heard, she’ll text back something like this:

A Series of Unfortunate Events.

Gone in 60 seconds.

Toy Story.

Extremely Loud And Incredibly Close

127 Hours.

Let’s try another version in the next tip.

Back in the days when I was a 22 year old virgin, this would have been mine:

#17: Mock Tinder together

Same concept as before.

Only this one we’re not talking about her love life. And we’re not using movie titles.

Here’s the text:

Hey <name>, describe your Tinder experience with one GIF.

Next you repeat the praying steps again.

And if they worked, stuff should look something like this:

This is good news bro, because she’s summarizing your competition.

In my personal (limited) testing phase, this first Tinder message wasn’t very successful. Asking her to actually be witty and put in effort right from the get-go can be too much to ask for.

It feels more like something you’d send at a further stage in the conversation.

And I know you’re not asking but…

IF you’d ask me, I’d go for this bodybuilding classic:

I tend to have that effect on girls

On to the next example soon, but first, a lesson you should never ever forget.

#18: Stop! Hammertime Holy Tip time! (part 2)

Holy Tip:

In tip #8 I told you about the CTA, and how it makes girls send YOU the first Tinder message.

And then I promised you that I’d share a second way later.

Well, mon frère, that time is now.

Your CTA should do the bulk of the work, but you can make your pictures do their part as well.

I have tried so many styles of photos and profiles, that any person tasked to archive them would go insane.

But you know my #1 online dating rule, do you?

If you can stand out, you can get the girl out.

Death to cliché profiles.

That’s why I get texts like this when I make more crazy profiles:

And girls sent me first Tinder messages like this when I included a weird photo of me, posing artfully and semi-naked with 11 teddy bears:

Am I telling you to go take off your shirt and pose with a bunch of stuffed animals?


I’m telling you to put show some character, and add a ballsy photo to your Tinder profile. One that shows you the way your friends know you.

One that will make that girl looking at your profile go like:

While some others will unfortunately be like:

You can’t win everyone over. But at least now you’ll win over the ones who like you for you.

#19: Another reason to get a dog

Two facts:

  1. Women love dogs
  2. Your dog loves women

Fact #2 is debatable. You might not have a dog and he might be into bitches instead of women.

But for the sake of this Tinder icebreaker, you have a dog and he’s into people instead of other dogs.

You already know giving women compliments on their looks in the first message is a no-go.

But no informed your dog.

My dog started humping my phone after I opened your Tinder profile.

Do you mind coming over? He won’t stop.

This time you don’t have to pray for her to reply with something creative or funny.

You just need to pray she’s super empathetic and actually comes over for your imaginary dog’s sake.

#20: From cheesy to sad real quick

It starts off cheesy.

If you were a fruit you’d be a fineapple.

Then turns sad.

And if you were a vegetable, I would visit you every day in the hospital.

Next, please.

#21: From well-behaved to out-of-control real quick

In #9 I gave you an icebreaker to find out her Sunday plans.

This one works better for Fridays or Saturdays.

How’s your Friday night going on a scale from single mug of tea to cocaine orgy?

Feel free to send this any day if you adjust the day of the week.

And hey bro, I know…

…you’re not asking me but I’m writing this on a Thursday and my Thursday is potentially going to end in a cocaine orgy. If you replace the cocaine with Jager bombs…

…and the orgy with a museum visit.

It’s one of those nights where museums are open at night and charge no entrance fee.

If your city has a museum night as well, I advise you to go there.

Take a date or some friends.

Holy Tip:

You’ll be using some of these first examples.

Probably the ones you deem the best first Tinder messages.

And when she responds, you’ll need a witty reply to show her you’re not a bore like most men on Tinder.

Do you know what you’ll say?

If not, I have some inspiration for you, my dude.

Check out my 10 Texts that Always Work right now.

I’m giving them to you for free, and they come bullshit-free.


#22: Difficult Dilemma: Level 4

Oh shi-

You thought it ended at level 3 earlier in the article?

Think again, Sonny.

Here we go, and don’t you dare puss out without picking an option.

If your father and your boyfriend woke up with their bodies switched, your father in the body of your boyfriend and your boyfriend in the body of your father. And to switch them back you had to fuck one of them or they would die in two days. Would you fuck your boyfriend in the body of your father, or your father in the body of your boyfriend?

Jesus Christ.


I’m not picking an option.

#23: Politely introduce yourself

Don’t force her into asking all the cliché Tinder questions like:

What do you do?

Have any brothers or sisters?

Got any trips planned? 🙂

Just share more details than she asked for so she doesn’t have to ask.

Here’s your line:

Hey there! A little about me:

My grandparents were second cousins. I’m not missing any limbs, but it’s okay if you are. Oh and I’ve only collected two tears in prison. If I sound like a catch, message me 🙂

Wow. Talking about a good Tinder message.


#24: Personal(ized) openers are king

At the end of the day, there’s only two types of openers at the top.

  1. My Clickbait Opener
  2. Personalized openers

The first one you get explained in a secret video that I am personally sending to you. If you click the link.

The second one, goes like this:

Step 1: You see a profile you like.

Well well well, would you look at this:

Step 2: You pick one element you like

This could be something from her profile text or one of her pictures.

There were multiple things I like about Ariana.

And many personalized texts came to mind.

BUT, I know that I’m not the only man to think about Ariana Grande name jokes at this point.

So I refrain from going that route.

Because if I don’t, then all I am saying is:

Hey, I think I’m original but I lack social intelligence to predict other people’s behavior.”

So, I take it one step further, to a place where most men never go.

Step 3: Send your personalized opener.

Send a personal text regarding the thing that stood out to you.

A good personalized text is almost impossible to ignore.

And don’t worry, your message doesn’t need to be as witty as this one.

Let’s look at a much simpler example in the next tip.

#25: An easy personalized opener

Alright, I get it.

Guys often tell me they can’t come up with the witty stuff.

And that’s fine.

That doesn’t have to be the death of your online dating adventure.

Just send her a personalized opener WITHOUT the witty part.

There usually, not always, but usually SOMETHING you can relate too in a profile.

Sometimes you just need to look better.

There was this amazingly sexy girl on Tinder.

And I had matched her three times already over the years.

But the conversation never went anywhere.

Yet we matched each other AGAIN.

And then I saw this photo on her profile:

I blurred everything except what stood out FOR ME.

I know, that’s probably not what stood out FOR YOU.

Thank god we are different people with different interests.

Now you may not instantly see what I am pointing at, so I zoomed in for you.

Well if it isn’t 4 DVD’s of Gossip Girl, one of the best shows ever.

(One of the best shows every if you’re in puberty or if you’ve never really left puberty, like me.)

What followed could be classified as a miracle.

I texted this girl about Gossip Girls and BOY OH BOY…

All those difficult and stranded conversations I’ve had with her were suddenly a thing of the past.

We rambled about Gossip Girl for hours.

All because I obsessively looked at her photo in search for any small detail something that I could send the best first Tinder message with.

#26-40: Extra 15 funny first Tinder messages

Together with my girlfriend I made a video for this article.

Here we check out funny Tinder message examples, collected by one of my coaches.

Such as:

If you like huge dicks, you’ll love my personality

What happens if I like small dicks?

Then you’ll like my actual dick.

Great comebacks and more inspiration to copy paste in your Tinder.

So there you have it…

Whether you want to make your first Tinder message personal, or copy paste something…

…you now have all the tools needed.

And if you feel like combining both things, then don’t forget to check out my Clickbait Opener for the best results.

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