If you're wondering why a Bradley Cooper lookalike hasn't appeared out of the depths of your i Phone and swiped right on your selfie, Tinder's Vice President of Branding and Communications, Rosette Pambakian, might have the answer. Here's her 11 top tips on how to bag a date on Tinder. Opening lines should feel natural"There is no magic opening line that works best, but the most successful way for a Tinder match to get my attention is by pointing out something in my profile that sparked their interest - whether it's my job, where I went to school, or my (adorable) dog Bijou.Is it because you're wearing grey in your profile picture? "Plus, now Tinder have added a GIF function, that's a really fun way to show your personality and sense of humour. It's your opportunity to tell your potential matches more about yourself - your hobbies, your interests, what you're looking for.Dating as an institution is a relatively recent phenomenon which has mainly emerged in the last few centuries.
We found 10 women in your situation and asked experts to give their insights on what happened so you can dodge future dating disasters.Her take: “I went out with a guy I met online who seemed really sweet and charming. A few days later, he texts me to say that he isn't looking for a girlfriend—just casual sex.I felt cheated and hurt.” -Andrea C., 31Expert take: Even if a guy doesn’t say straight out in his profile that he’s only looking for hook-ups, some will offer hints.Age is just a number—it only matters when you make it matter.When I was in my mid-20s, I wanted a guy who drove a nice car and who could afford to take me to a fancy restaurant.