While studies like this one found that individuals who asked someone out within 17 to 23 days of initial contact usually had good first dates, there’s no definite amount of time that you need to wait before you take online dating offline.
Odds are, if you’ve been doing this for a while (or even a week! And, I’d wager you’ve had moderate success using it, right?
The guys who make the best candidates for this intro line will be easy to spot.
So what makes this greeting stand out from your standard “What’s up? That’s right, I am guilty of sending the same thing to everyone all the time. Back in June, a few contributors and I wrote about how it really is possible to meet a nice guy on a dating app. The relationship didn’t last, but the line—like a particularly flattering top or my favorite eyeliner—has yet to fail me. (Great for those of you who are shy about reaching out first.) One guy responded after only a few minutes with, “The Kapowski.
At the time, I happened to be dating a nice guy that I met (you guessed it) on an app. Diabolical.” Two others sent back a GIF of Zack Morris.
I get so animated when I talk about Niagara that whether or not the person is into waterfalls or Upstate New York, I can have them ready to jump in a car and go in about five minutes.