Kat de Naoum | Contributing Writer | Thursday, 27 August 2015

24 Tinder Nightmares That Cannot Be Unseen

23 Tinder Nightmares That Cannot Be Unseen

The Debrief: It's enough to make us ditch our phones and join the nearest convent. Or y'know, stop using Tinder.

If ever one had a reason to regret swiping right on Tinder, it would be this collection of horrendous Tinder openers from @tindernightmares. From the racist to the myogynistic to the downright creepy, it’s enough to make you ditch your phone for good and Google ‘nunneries in the Greater London area.’

We’re not totally down on Tinder in the style of Vanity Fairin fact here’s why we think online dating can be pretty fantastic – but these gems make us wonder why we bother sometimes... Read on and weep. 

1. The more-than-faintly-racist guy 

 

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A photo posted by Unspirational (@tindernightmares) on Jul 29, 2015 at 1:27pm PDT

 

2. The Tinder guy that ruined ramen for everyone 

 

I'll never think of ramen the same way again

A photo posted by Unspirational (@tindernightmares) on Jul 26, 2015 at 1:26pm PDT

 

3. The guy who’s inexplicably aggressive about his date plans 

 

You had me at "feeding some mother fucking ducks"

A photo posted by Unspirational (@tindernightmares) on Jul 6, 2015 at 7:32pm PDT

 

4. The patriot 

 

□□ Merica □□

A photo posted by Unspirational (@tindernightmares) on Jul 4, 2015 at 10:55am PDT

 

5. The criminal 

 

6. Emoji guy 

 

Never gets old

A photo posted by Unspirational (@tindernightmares) on Jun 22, 2015 at 10:15am PDT

 

7. The guy who’s spent the last 20 minutes Googling ‘Tinder chat up lines’ – and came up with this

 

Hot off the presses!!!

A photo posted by Unspirational (@tindernightmares) on Jun 23, 2015 at 12:51pm PDT

 

8. The... sorry, what? 

 

Well that's one way to start!

A photo posted by Unspirational (@tindernightmares) on Jun 18, 2015 at 7:27pm PDT

 

9. The grown man who finds fart jokes funny 

 

Oh. Ok.

A photo posted by Unspirational (@tindernightmares) on May 26, 2015 at 10:26am PDT

 

10. The one with the slightly-too-weird fetish 

 

The Internet is full of creative people

A photo posted by Unspirational (@tindernightmares) on Mar 4, 2015 at 10:53am PST

 

11. The Tinder guy with a sweet tooth 

 

Taste the Rainbow

A photo posted by Unspirational (@tindernightmares) on Jun 7, 2015 at 10:22am PDT

 

12. The guy who possibly had his phone stolen halfway through this exchange

 

Always open strong!

A photo posted by Unspirational (@tindernightmares) on May 22, 2015 at 2:14pm PDT

 

13. The really, really clean guy 

 

At least he's honest

A photo posted by Unspirational (@tindernightmares) on May 17, 2015 at 12:32pm PDT

 

14. The guy who decided to change tactics mid exchange 

 

Classic

A photo posted by Unspirational (@tindernightmares) on May 15, 2015 at 5:23pm PDT

 

15. The guy who really loves bowling 

 

ROMANCE IS ALIVE AND WELL

A photo posted by Unspirational (@tindernightmares) on May 9, 2015 at 5:01pm PDT

 

16. The guy who loves a catchy tune 

 

Summer's #1 hit

A photo posted by Unspirational (@tindernightmares) on May 8, 2015 at 5:10pm PDT

 

17. The music fan 

 

Meat flute????

A photo posted by Unspirational (@tindernightmares) on Apr 29, 2015 at 6:30pm PDT

 

18. The most inappropriate guy ever 

 

Well I never thought it would happen but this guy actually created the worst tinder nightmare of all time

A photo posted by Unspirational (@tindernightmares) on Mar 1, 2015 at 12:09pm PST

 

19. This smooth operator 

 

Classic Karl

A photo posted by Unspirational (@tindernightmares) on Apr 10, 2015 at 11:09am PDT

 

20. This guy who gets really cold ears 

 

21. The animal lover 

 

Many approaches to dating !

A photo posted by Unspirational (@tindernightmares) on Mar 20, 2015 at 1:29pm PDT

 

22. Again... what? 

 

BOOTS ON CATERPILLARS

A photo posted by Unspirational (@tindernightmares) on Jan 9, 2015 at 3:38pm PST

 

23. The guy that could potentially make us go and get our tubes tied

 

The hits keep coming!

A photo posted by Unspirational (@tindernightmares) on May 27, 2015 at 4:27pm PDT

 

Warning: these lines are NOT to be used if you would actually like to hear back from potential matches. If you want a chance at Tinder success, see our guide of 19 original Tinder opening lines that might actually make us want to reply.

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Tags: Tinder