While some of us seem capable of a subtle approach – maybe connecting with a person over their interests or hobbies, others seem to think it’s OK to start a conversation with an explicitly sexual comment.
And there are a few who are just plain weird.
Tindernightmares is an Instagram account collecting screengrabs of the most weird, wonderful or in some cases worrying Tinder messages people have received.
Some approaches are corny, such as “Damn girl are you a bank loan? Because you’ve got my interest.”
Some are bizarre in the extreme, such for example this young man that appears to like eating women’s hair.
Quite a few of the messages are – regrettably – too graphic for us to show you here, but we’ve collected one or two that are just about printable.
“Boy, are you leftover pizza? Because I was going to throw you away but now I’m drunk and I want you.”
For readers that are happily in a relationship at the moment, Tindernightmares is another reason to feel smug.
And for readers that are currently ‘between relationships’ …well… all we can do is wish you the very best of luck.
And remind you that you can always spend your evenings at home, chuckling at the misfortunes of others on Instagram.
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