Guys, whatever you do, just never use these 10 awful pick-up lines

  • Sanya Panwar, Hindustan Times, New Delhi
  • Updated: Sep 25, 2014 19:13 IST

There are good pick-up lines and then there are the terrible ones (Do you believe in love at first sight or shall I walk past again?). Creepy ones (So, how many kids do you want?), and cheesy ones (Your dad must be a terrorist, because he made a bomb). There are also witty ones (Hey, didn't we go to different schools together?), and dirty ones (You don't need a bodyguard, you need a 'bootyguard').

And then, there are pick-up lines that work and pick-up lines that don't.

Not all men are blessed with the gift of gab or the nerves of steel to hook the interest of an attractive woman, right? In fact, most of us don't have such talents, which is why pick-up lines were created.

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Guys, so here's a list of the worst pick-up lines of all times. Just in case you're planning on using any of them, they may not get you the girl but they will make her laugh (a few of these will make them laugh pretty hard). Unless you enjoy being laughed at, consider yourself warned.

So let's get started:

1Are those space pants? Because your ass is out of this world.
Our verdict: No. Just no. If you say this, first, you'll come off as crass, and second, your IQ will shine through.

2 I'm sorry, were you talking to me? No? Well then, please start.
Our verdict: Not only is this cheesy, but it's kind of pathetic. If this is how you start a conversation, it is better you go home and invest in a relationship with your remote. After that, sleep.

3 If I were a fly, I'd land on you first, because you're the sh*t.
Our verdict: Sounds like something a fresh college student would say at his/her first real party. This pick-up line doesn't stand a chance in hell.

4Excuse me, can you give me directions... to your house?
Our verdict: This is stupid. Really stupid. And you'll look stupid saying it. Also, there's this thing called stalking. It gets you a couple of years in jail.

5Oh, excuse me, I think you dropped something... (after a sec or two, hand her/him a piece of paper with your phone number).
Our verdict: This reeks of desperation, total lack of confidence. And you wonder why she/he doesn't call.

6I wish I were one of your tears, so I could be born in your eye, run down your cheek, and die on your lips.
Our verdict: This pick-up line is so bad that its actually good. If, and only if, your object of interest is ALSO an eight-year-old. If not, avoid this super cheesy line at all costs.

7Hey, you look really fun. I had to come talk to you...
Our verdict: Fun, really? Sounds like something you'd hear on one of those reality dating shows. Why not just say 'hi'?

8My love for you is like diarrhea. I just can't keep it in.
Our verdict: Uh, gross! If you use this line, we think your love is just sh*tty. Unless your object of interest has a poop fetish, this pick-up line is destined to fail.

9 Did it hurt when you fell from heaven? (Also, sample this. Guy: Hey babe, did it hurt? Girl: Did what hurt? Guy: When you fell. Girl: Fell? Fell from what/where? Guy: Heaven)
Our verdict: And that's how he fell from grace…

10You have something on your butt. My eyes!
Our verdict: Any reference to a body part, or for that matter your ability as a lover, is off limits when attempting the fine art of the pick-up. Better wait till the second date or third and then start revealing your Neanderthal ways!

Did we miss something? Go ahead, tell us the worst pick up line you've ever heard or used in the comments section.

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