’ and ‘Shall we talk or continue flirting from a distance? Kat Mc Clure, UK manager of online casino Mr Green.com, which carried out the research, said: ‘For years, chat-up lines have been seen as desperate and something only a brave few men would dare to try.
Once you find one, you have to keep her attention too!
Use an icebreaker and stay relaxed, and you'll be chatting comfortably in no time.
I started to ask other men in my life about going up to talk to women they didn't know.
Nearly all said they thought you needed to be super attractive to pull it off.
Women like a guy with a good sense of humour, and a good chat-up line can be a great way of displaying that men have one.
'It also takes confidence to pull off a successful chat-up line, which is another quality that can leave many women feeling weak at the knees.‘However, with the reputation chat-up lines have, it is going to take a brave guy to give it a go, but as long as you keep it light-hearted and don’t take it too seriously, you could find you are in luck.‘Chat-up lines may be cheesy but it looks like the mark of a true gent here in UK could be his opening one-liner after all.’Fortunately for the women who secretly love corny lines, the study of 3,000 Britons found that men are also in favour of the cheesy approach, with one in five believing a classic chat-up line is the best way to break the ice. While many might roll their eyes and claim to find them corny, according to a survey two-thirds of the fairer sex secretly appreciate questions such as, ‘Did it hurt when you fell out of heaven? I have had a really bad day and it always makes me feel better to see a pretty girl smile. ’ and ‘If I told you that you had a nice body, would you hold it against me? And 59 per cent think using a chat-up line shows a man has got a great sense of humour, while another 58 per cent believe it proves he’s confident. But when I suggested approaching one of the girls around us, Tom - my single, nice, male friend - laughed at me."I wouldn't go up to a stranger," he explained, "You just look weird." And with those few words, the crossroads we are at with dating suddenly appeared before me. It has produced over 10 billion matches and been responsible for everything to disaster dates to weddings to one-night stands all around the world."It doesn't work for normal looking guys," one scoffed.