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15 Flirting Techniques Women Fell For

Nowadays, dating has become cold. With so many people trolling the underbelly of Tinder in search of nothing more than a casual hookup — the art of flirting has become lost.

So for those of us who aren't just DTF and looking for something a little bit more, here are 15 truly inventive flirting techniques that women couldn't help but fall for.

Every boy and ghoul loves a good Halloween party.

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Years ago, Redditor janeosb was at a Halloween party when a stranger approached to say "I've got my eye on you."

He then proceeded to hand her a squishy fake eyeball.

Take it back to the playground.

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Reddit user Constantlearner01 has been married to her husband for 20 years.

She said that she knew it was meant to be from the moment they first met — after he asked her what color of crayon she'd prefer to write her phone number with.

Dare to be bold.

"My first boyfriend came into the store where I was working and just straight up told me he had seen me through the window and needed to run home to clean up/put on something nice so he could come back and ask me on a date. It was super endearing." - Reddit u/JawIsStronk

It's the thought that counts.

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Redditor hecata678's mother is completely deaf, so in order to better communicate during their courtship — their father learned sign language.

What he didn't realize was that his future wife read lips and had never been properly taught how to sign.

Never doubt the efficacy of a corny joke.

Redditor demsdabreakskid said that all it took for her man to take her breath away was to compliment her shoes and ask where she'd gotten them.

It's also worth mentioning that they happened to be inside a bowling alley while this was taking place.

Works like a charm.

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After hanging out in his bedroom all day, Redditor gjdsxx's boyfriend asked her for how long they'd been listening to records.

When she responded that it'd been four hours, he said "Wow you've been here 4 hours and I haven't kissed you yet?"

Put the pedal to the metal.

"When my husband and I started dating, he would do this thing when he shifted gears in his shitty little sentra[sic]. He would kinda[sic] of brush the back of his hand on the outside of my thigh as he shifted. I don't know how to explain it but it was like fireworks everytime[sic] it happened." - Reddit u/poca_loca

You are my sunshine, my only sunshine.

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Reddit user ceerz is a big fan of sunsets. When she first began dating her future husband, she participated in a medical study that forced her to be sequestered for 2 weeks.

During that time, he sent her photos of the sunset so she wouldn't miss it.

The soul of a poet.

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A while back, Reddit user canyonbreeeze was dating a musician.

The two of them were walking quietly down a hallway when he stopped suddenly, turned to look at her, and proclaimed how she'd just broken his writer's block.

Creativity counts for extra.

In a clever twist of fate, Reddit user Deviolist was given flowers by the guy she liked the day after Valentine's Day.

He reasoned that everyone gets flowers on V-Day, but that she'd be the only one who received them the day after.

Finish Her!

"When I was 10 I received a love letter from a boy. It contained a flower inside, and at the bottom of the letter he wrote some cheat codes for Mortal Kombat for me. He knew I was always playing that game on my Sega." - Reddit u/soybutteraddict

You've been struck by a smooth criminal.

On the first day of middle school, Redditor uckthatfrog sat at her desk feeling equal parts anxious and excited.

A boy sitting next door struck up a conversation and asked to see her planner. Once she handed it over, he proceeded to flip to the "contacts" section and write his name and number.

Don't judge a book by its cover.

Don't underestimate the quiet ones.

According to Redditor amid-the-noise, all it took for her to go to bed with her boyfriend for the first time was for him to ask her to come home and check out his book collection.

Now that's the kind of thing you only see in the movies.

Years ago, Redditor sleepyhollow_101 was dating a guy who was heavy into martial arts.

When she asked him to show her a move, he swept her feet, caught her, and kissed her.

I want you to paint me wearing these antlers, and nothing else.

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"Told me he like[sic] to draw and asked for my number so he could send me some examples. Then he freehanded a picture of a moose for me." - Reddit u/SufficientCow4

h/t: Reddit