10 Things We've Learned from Tinder

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8. Ladies generally play the field more than guys do.

The recent wave of feminism has caused an awful lot of hate toward straight men, particularly when it comes to how we treat women. We're not saying we don't deserve it, but one thing we've learned from Tinder is that ladies are often way worse about playing and misleading dudes than the other way around. Our female friends brag to us about how they'll talk to a guy on Tinder (whom they have no attraction to) only so he'll teach her about SEO or help her improve her Spanish. Others will agree to meet a guy for dinner at a certain place and time, and then just stop responding to him instead of actually canceling the date. That's without getting into how many different guys some of them will chat with at the same time, because we're not even sure that they keep the names straight every time. We don't even want to think about how much hate a guy would get for doing those same types of things.

7. Everyone has terrible taste in music/movies/TV/books.

As soon as a guy runs out of things to say, he immediately goes to the backup plan of asking a woman what kinds of literary, visual, or auditory entertainment she prefers. What we've realized is that no matter who is asking the question and who is answering them, you're bound to get some fairly awful answers. Please don't tell us that A Million Ways to Die in the West was the funniest movie you've ever seen or that you're really hoping Bieber's next album is as perfect as his last one, we really wanted to like you.

6. "So how about this weather?" is really still something people say.

After people run out of anything else interesting to say, it turns out that they really will resort to using the weather to keep the conversation going. At this point, your Tinder match is already on life support, so unless you're in the middle of a hurricane and the weather is a legitimate concern, maybe you should just pull the plug instead of tossing this desperation heave into the messages.

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Josh Chesler
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