17 Annoying Pick Up Lines Men Still Use

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In his recent HBO comedy special, Louis CK notes an undeniable truth: The greatest threat to women forever throughout time? Why, it’s men, of course. Yet we still agree to be alone with them, even when they use the worst pick up lines ever to get our attention.

The world is changing, fast. But pick up lines? They seem to be pretty timeless.

We’ve rounded up some of the most common and most bizarre pick up lines listed around the web. Did we miss any? Add ’em to the comments section.

 The usual

1. Come here often?

2. Excuse me, is this seat taken?

3. Can I buy you a drink?

4. Want to dance?

5. You look bored.

6. Wow, you have amazing eyes. No, really. I’m not just saying that…

The inappropriate

7. I may not be the most handsome guy in here, but I’m the only one talking to you.

8. You’re hotter than my daughter.

9. You have 206 bones in your body. Want one more?

10. Do you work at the post office? because I see you checking out my package.

11. I promise I won’t videotape you in your sleep and sell the video on the Internet…more than once.

12. You’re like my pinky toe. Small, cute, and odds are I’m going to bang you on the coffee table later.

The blockbusters

13. Why don’t we head to my bedroom, peel back my Star Wars sheets, and discover what a true Jedi can do with his light-saber?

14. Is this the Matrix? Because I think you’re ‘the one’.


15. You’ve got great posture. I’d love to see you flow sometime.

16. Wow, you’re flexible… I bet that comes in handy outside of class.

17. Is it hot in this Bikram studio, or is it just you?

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Jill Ettinger

Jill Ettinger is a Los Angeles-based journalist and editor focused on the global food system and how it intersects with our cultural traditions, diet preferences, health, and politics. She is the senior editor for sister websites OrganicAuthority.com and EcoSalon.com, and works as a research associate and editor with the Cornucopia Institute, the organic industry watchdog group. Jill has been featured in The Huffington Post, MTV, Reality Sandwich, and Eat Drink Better. www.jillettinger.com.