18 of the Best Pickup Lines that Never Get Old

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Here’s a compilation of the best pickup lines that are so bad, they’re good.

Confession: I love pickup lines. They’re awful, yet not. The fact that a guy is willing to completely humiliate himself in front of you and your friends is pretty charming… well, unless he tries one of those trashy lines where your pants never seem to be on.

The only problem with pickup lines is their delivery. A guy could come up to you with one of the best pickup lines known to mankind, but if it’s not delivered with the finesse of Will Smith circa Fresh Prince of Bel-Air, womp womp. There’ll be no way for either of you to escape the awkwardness. Like, ever.

That’s why he has to amp up the cheese factor. The best pickup lines are meant to be bad, since it’s their cheesiness that eases the tension – even if he doesn’t end up with your digits, his adorable attempt will make for a great story. Plus, who knows? His pickup attempt could work.

I know, I know: This isn’t a rom-com. But you have to admit that some of the best pickup lines could maybe kinda sorta work on you, right? It’s okay – it’ll be our little secret.

18 Best Pickup Lines That Never Get Old

1. “I think there’s something wrong with my eyes… I can’t take them off of you.”

2. “You know what material this is?” (Grabs shirt.) “Boyfriend material.”

3. “I don’t know if you know this, but you look a lot like my next girlfriend.”

4. “Excuse me, does this rag smell like chloroform to you?”

5. “I’m here. What are your other two wishes?”

6. “My doctor says I’m lacking Vitamin U.”

7. “Do you believe in love at first sight, or should I walk by again?”

8. “Kiss me if I’m wrong, but dinosaurs still exist, right?”

9. “If I received a nickel for every time I saw someone as beautiful as you, I’d have five cents.”

10. “Wouldn’t we look cute on a wedding cake together?”

11. “People call me John, but you can call me tonight.”

12. “I’m not trying to impress you or anything, but… I’m Batman!”

13. “Is it hot in here or is it just you?”

14. “Something’s wrong with my cell phone. Your number’s not in it.”

15. “Bond. James Bond.”

16. “You must be a parking ticket ‘cause you’ve got FINE written all over you!”

17. I was blinded by your beauty, so I’m going to need your name and number for insurance purposes.”

18. “How YOU doin’?”

What are the best pickup lines you’ve heard?

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Krissy Brady

Krissy Brady is a women’s health + lifestyle writer who’s so out of shape, it’s like she has the innards of an 80-year-old. Instead of learning how to crochet, she decided to turn her emotional baggage into a writing career (genius, no?). You can follow her shenanigans on Twitter (you know, if you want).