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125 Cheesy Pick-Up Lines So Funny and Terrible, You're Sure to Score a Smile

These so-corny-they're-good openers will instantly break the ice.

When you're looking for a relationship—or just see someone who you really want to get to know—there's a ton of pressure to make that first line great. Cheesy pick-up lines get a bad rap for being cringe, but if you start your conversation with the right combination of interest and humor, you may end up scoring a date or a number. Introducing yourself to someone new can be scary, whether you're on an app or in person, since the possibility of rejection is part of the deal. However, the perfect knowingly bad opening joke can be the best way of breaking that tension and the ice.

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Do Cheesy Pick-Up Lines Really Work?

Surprisingly, yes: Researchers have actually put time and effort into studying just how far these groaners will get you. What they found was this: Men who approached women using cheesy pick-up lines were applauded for "taking control of the situation" and for exhibiting "spontaneous wit." They were also perceived as more helpful and wealthier than other men out there. One thing that didn't seem to work in their favor? Sexual innuendos. Anything that veered too far into sexual territory or quips that could be interpreted as a direct request for sex proved unsuccessful among the women they were used on. So try one of these amazingly bad pick-up lines on the next object of your affection—just remember to keep it moving if they're not interested.

Amazingly Bad Pick-Up Lines

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  1. Are you wi-fi? Cause I'm totally feeling a connection.
  2. If I had a nickel for every time I saw someone as beautiful as you, I'd have five cents.
  3. I'd like to take you to the movies, but they don't let you bring in your own snacks.
  4. Are you Australian? Because you meet all of my koalafications.
  5. Know what's on the menu? Me-N-U.
  6. Your middle name must be Gillette. Because you're the best a man can get!
  7. You look so familiar. Didn't we take a class together? I could've sworn we had chemistry.
  8. You and I are like nachos with jalapeños. I'm super cheesy, you're super hot, and we belong together.
  9. I bet you play soccer because you're a keeper.
  10. Have we met? Cause you look a lot like my next girlfriend [or boyfriend].
  11. Excuse me, is your name chamomile? Because you look like a hot tea!
  12. Knock-knock. Who's there? When where. When where who? Tomorrow night, my house, you.
  13. Is it OK if I follow you out of here? My parents always told me to follow my dreams.
  14. Can you take me to the hospital? I just broke my leg falling for you.
  15. Go ahead, feel my shirt. It's made of boyfriend material.
  16. I'm not so good at holding conversations… is it OK if I hold your hand instead?
  17. If you were a Transformer you'd be Optimus Fine.
  18. Would you like to see a picture of a beautiful person? OK… let me find a mirror.
  19. Do you believe in love at first sight, or should I walk past you again?
  20. Do you play Nintendo? Because I think Wii look good together.
  21. I'm learning about important dates in history. Wanna be one of them?
  22. I seem to have lost my number. Can I have yours?
  23. Cupid called. He told me to tell you he needs my heart back.
  24. If I could rearrange the alphabet, I'd put U and I together.
  25. Have I mentioned that I'm writing a book? A phone book to be precise… but it's missing your number.
  26. Do you drink a lot of Sprite? Because you look so-da-licious!
  27. I would've said "God bless you" after that sneeze, but it looks like he already has.
  28. Are you a parking ticket? Cause you've got fine written all over you!

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Really Cheesy Pick-Up Lines

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  1. Did you invent the airplane? Because you seem just Wright for me!
  2. I was wondering if you had an extra heart because mine was just stolen.
  3. Are you Siri? Because you autocomplete me!
  4. I hope you know CPR because you are taking my breath away!
  5. If I had four quarters to give to the four prettiest women in the world, you would have a dollar!
  6. Hey, I'm Microsoft. Can I crash at your place tonight?
  7. What's that amazing perfume you're wearing? Oh! That's just you? I can't get enough.
  8. Are you related to Jean-Claude Van Damme? Because Jean-Claude Van Damme you're sexy!
  9. I was blinded by your beauty. You'll have to give me your name and number for insurance purposes.
  10. Excuse me, do you have a Band-Aid? I scraped my knee falling for you.
  11. Have you seen Star Wars? Because Yoda only one for me!
  12. Hey, you're pretty and I'm cute. Together we'd be Pretty Cute.
  13. Hi, I'd like to introduce myself. My name is Mr. Right. Someone mentioned you were looking for me?
  14. I'm confused. I thought happiness started with an H, but mine seems to start with U.
  15. Life without you is like a broken pencil. Totally pointless
  16. Your eyes are bluer than the Atlantic Ocean, and I don't mind being lost at sea.
  17. If you were a burger at McDonald's, you'd be the McGorgeous.
  18. Are you a camera? Because every time I look at you, I smile.
  19. Is there an airport nearby, or was that just my heart taking off?
  20. Excuse me, do you have a map? I just got lost in your eyes.
  21. I'm in the mood for pizza. A pizza you, that is!
  22. Sorry, can you help me? I think something's wrong with my eyes. I can't take them off you.
  23. Are you a 45-degree angle? Because you're a-cutie!
  24. I don't consider myself a hoarder but I really would like to keep you forever.
  25. You're so sweet, you could put Hershey's out of business!

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More Terrible Pick-Up Lines

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  1. I'm good at algebra; I can replace your X and you wouldn't need to figure out Y.
  2. I'm really glad I just bought life insurance because when I saw you, my heart stopped.
  3. If I had to rate you from 1 to 10, I'd give you a 9, because I'm the 1 you're missing.
  4. You must be jelly, cause jam don't shake like that.
  5. I think you've got something in your eye. Oh never mind, it's just a sparkle.
  6. You must be a bank loan, cause you've got my interest.
  7. I've got 1-ply, I've got 2-ply, but all I really want is your re-ply.
  8. If nothing lasts forever, will you be my nothing?
  9. If you were a phaser on Star Trek, you'd be set to stun!
  10. Is your name Google? Because you have everything I've been searching for.
  11. Have you been covered in bees recently? I just assumed because you look sweeter than honey.
  12. Did we just board the Hogwarts Express? Because it feels like we're headed somewhere magical.
  13. Did you just come out of the oven? Because you're hot.
  14. If you were a chicken, you'd be absolutely impeccable.
  15. Have they already suspended your license for driving all these guys crazy?
  16. Are you from Tennessee? Because you're the only Ten-I-See.
  17. You must be a campfire because you're super hot and I want s'more.
  18. My buddies bet me that I wouldn't be able to start a conversation with the most beautiful person here. How should we spend their money?
  19. Well, here I am. What are your other two wishes?
  20. Remember me? Oh, that's right, I've only met you in my dreams.
  21. You must be made of cheese. Because you're looking Gouda tonight!
  22. I'm glad I remembered to bring my library card. 'Cause I am totally checking you out!
  23. If you were a vegetable, you would be a cute-cumber!
  24. I'm no mathematician, but I'm pretty good with numbers. Tell you what, give me yours and watch what I can do with it.
  25. Are you a time traveler? Because I see you in my future!
  26. If you and I were socks, we'd make a great pair!
  27. Do you work at Dick's? Because you're sporting the goods!

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Totally Funny Pick-Up Lines

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  1. Are you a long structure used to restrict the flow of water across rivers and underwater streams? Because daaaaaaaaam!
  2. Your eyes are like IKEA. I'm totally lost in them.
  3. How much does a polar bear weigh? I don't know either but it breaks the ice. Wanna get a drink?
  4. Are you my appendix? Because I have a funny feeling in my stomach that makes me feel like I should take you out.
  5. If you were a fruit, you'd be a fine-apple.
  6. Are you from France? Because Eiffel for you.
  7. Are your parents bakers? Because you're a cutie pie!
  8. Aside from being drop-dead gorgeous, what do you do for a living?
  9. Kiss me if I'm wrong. But dinosaurs still exist, right?
  10. You owe me a drink. Because when I looked at you, I dropped mine!
  11. Want a raisin? No? Well, how about a date?
  12. You must be a high test score. Because I want to take you home and show you to my mother.
  13. I may not be a photographer, but I can totally picture us together.
  14. You must be a magician. Because any time I look at you, everyone else disappears.
  15. Was your dad a boxer? Because you're a knockout!
  16. I want our love to be like the number Pi: irrational and never-ending.
  17. Is your name Ariel? Cause we mer-made for each other.
  18. If you were words on a page, you'd be the fine print.
  19. I'm writing a term paper on the finer things in life, and I was wondering if I could interview you.
  20. Where have I seen you before? Oh yeah, I remember now. It was in the dictionary next to the word "gorgeous"!
  21. I wasn't always religious. But I am now because you're the answer to all my prayers.
  22. You must be exhausted because you've been running through my mind all day.

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Smooth Pick-Up Lines

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  1. If you are here, then who is running heaven?
  2. Do you know what you would look beautiful in? My arms.
  3. I was feeling a little off today, but you've turned me right back on.
  4. Will you send me a selfie so that I can show Santa what I want for Christmas this year?
  5. What is it like to be the most gorgeous person in this room?
  6. Are you an artist? Because you're really good at drawing me in.
  7. Are you a broom? Because you just swept me off my feet.
  8. You look like you know how to have a good time! Been on any fun adventures lately?
  9. I am not sure what it is about you, but I feel like I have to get to know you.
  10. Did the sun come out, or did you just smile at me?
  11. Do you know what the Little Mermaid and I have in common? We both want to be part of your world.
  12. You are so fine, you made me forget my pickup line.
  13. On a scale of 1 to 10, you are a 9 and I am the 1 you need.
  14. Do you have the time? I want to remember the exact minute I fell for you.
  15. How am I supposed to plan our wedding without your number?
  16. I want you to pay close attention to the first three words of this sentence.
  17. Do you think there's life after death? Because you're about to kill me with that look.
  18. I'd love to read your biography, especially the chapter we're about to write together.
  19. I feel like the moon, I'm naturally attracted to your world's orbit.
  20. I looked up "happily ever after" on my GPS and it led me to you.
  21. I'm just going to go ahead and say it, you make my knees weak.
  22. Do you have a sunburn or are you always this hot?
  23. I guarantee you, I am not flirting with you. I am just being extra nice to someone who is extra attractive.

Wrapping Up

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