Hey! You come here often? Do you like…stuff? I’ll bet we could do the smooches a lot, huh? With your…hawt bod. Are you from Tennessee? Cause you look like you’re…um…from Tennessee.

GUH. I am bad at flirting. I’m awful at the romantic messaging game. At least I know I’m not alone, though. Check out these cringe-worthy examples from around the internet.

15. Boxers on boxers

This is some next level no homo nonsense.

14. The real updog

I think you’re in, friend.

What do you rate my response? from Tinder

13. Stepping away

This is not going to go well.

12. Gone baby, gone

Is wordplay really the way to anyone’s heart?

She aborted the conversation from Tinder

11. Double burn?

The bravery to tweet this is something I will always admire.

10. Fat chance

If you don’t get it now, you’re never gonna get it.

9. Pet peeve

The signals couldn’t possibly be stronger.

Virginity is my passion from Tinder

8. Trauma alert

Sounds like you’re having a pretty steamy convo there.

7. Into oblivion

In her defense man, this is weak.

She‘s oblivious to what I‘m talking about from Tinder

6. Follow-through

She really commits to the bit.

Yeah, I can’t read ghost. from Tinder

5. Curt replies

Why does your auto-correct assume that’s what you meant?

Ouch… from Tinder

4. Get wrecked

The first joke is bad but it gets better/worse.

Guess he doesn’t wanna make me his princess then? from Tinder

3. Intolerable

Your kind will be purged from this earth.

Crow of Judgement from Tinder

2. Heading you off

This was doomed from the beginning.

She got me there from Tinder

1. Tinder tautologies

He’s not wrong?

I may not be Mr. Romance over here, but at least I now know I can do slightly better than some. I need to go wash the cringe off of me.

Have you had any misadventures in flirting lately?

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