The internet has always done a fantastic job of destroying the things we hold dear.
For whatever reason, first impressions matter a great deal, and having a bad first message is often the epistolary iceberg that sinks your romantic Titanic. Name poems can be funny, romantic, or personalized (Alaskan? They only take a few minutes to create, and if you think long and hard enough you can always come up with something clever.
Given that Tinder is really geared toward trying to pick up people, in a bar-like setting, only minus the alcohol and social interactions, here’s the top 20 funniest pick up lines that people have attempted on Tinder.
Rather than resorting to cheesy chat-up lines, the 25-year-old copywriter, who uses the pen name 'Joe Bagel', started sending 'name poems' - or acrostics - and found that his fortunes on the dating app have markedly improved.
Inspired by his experience in email newsletters, where he said hours were spent 'agonizing over the smallest details' in a bid to increase responses, he applied a similar theory to his Tinder technique.
Love Poetry has separate sections devoted to Paul Curtis's funny love poems and his humorous love poems. Where a poem ends up depends on its intent - funny love poems are first and foremost funny poems which contain a romantic element, whereas the humrous love poems are love poems which executed with a lightness of touch or twist which may bring a wry smile to your face.
Frances Barber, Actor TS Eliot’s Four Quartets tells us that there is nothing that is not cyclical. It seems so pertinent today with the credit crunch – we’ve been here before.