All These Pick Up Lines!

Recently every movie I watched, every hyped novel I read someone, used a pick up line either trying to impress the girl/boy or the audience. These lines have become ridiculously famous too. I mean will you actually go to someone and say, “your ass is so nice, it is a shame you have to sit on it”,  sorry but that is what people are doing in movies, novels etc. The worse part of it is that some intelligent guys/girls try that too in real life. The other day I was sitting in a park and heard a guy saying to a girl, “you are so fine, I wish I could plant you and grow a field of you”, the girl left.

Whoever invented these lines should write a book named “5 Steps To Murder A Proper, Decent Introduction”, or “How To Make A Complete Fool Of Yourself In 10 Seconds”. No disrespect, but can’t we just stick to the old traditions when we are introducing ourselves? Will a hello, hi, how are you?, good morning, or good to meet you not do better in comparison to, “your face [pause] I like that Shit!”. If someone said that to me I might resolve to physical violence, I mean you just called my face shit.

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After getting really flustered by these lines I tried reading some old novels like Sydney Sheldon, Sandra Brown, Julie Garwood etc. and I noticed how elegant and refined it is just to say, “you look good today”, or “hello, how are you?”, call me old-fashioned but I still think it is better than, “you look like thrash, let me take you out”, and yes people do say that you look like thrash just to hangout with you.

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The online dating sites aren’t helping much, Tinder recommends that you use “cheesy”, pick up lines to attract people and go out on a date with them. Well, in the end all I’ve learned from these pick up lines is not use them, and just a proper introduction, a hello, a hi or good morning will go further than the cheesiest line out there.

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2 thoughts on “All These Pick Up Lines!

  1. Humour is the spice of life. Who are you more likely to remember A guy who said “Hi!” like a dozen others or one who walks upto you , rubs his knee and asks you “Do you happen to have a band-aid Madam, I seem to have scraped my knee falling for you”. What would appeal to a girl more, a boy who says a dull “You look good!” or one who goes wide eyed and says “I believe even the sun today would be jealous of the way you’re shining.”
    I think we need to differentiate between cheezy vs witty & disrespectful vs charming. Presentation plays an important role here. Similar likes can sound sleazy or heart warming depending on how they are rendered. So I guess if you can pull it off without offending the other person go for humour, and if you can’t (mostly the case) its better to stick to the customary greetings.

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