Dunkin Donuts and Pick-up Lines

26 Jun

Today, C (my office bff) & I went to Dunkin Donuts during our lunch break.

We sat inside since Tropical Storm Debby was delivering some pretty wicked gusts of wind.


I was fortunate enough to have the view facing outside where this handsome man sat enjoying his Jersey Mike’s sub.

Boy was he cute.

He ate his sammich. I continued to stare. And then he was gone.

I should have said something right? That’s what C said.

Perhaps I should have. But why – he caught me staring at him twice! 😛 You’re telling me he didn’t get the hint that I was interested?

*Sigh* Okay so for next time – when/if I buld up the courage to approach a stranger who happens to be a gorgeous male (you know how anti-social I am)…I’ll need a mind-blowing opening line besides “Hey you’re hot and I’m single – wanna go on a date?”

Any recommendations? Please – enlighten me. 😀

I wonder – what do guys deem as effective pick-up lines?

This thought leads me to Google and I find an interesting article on AskMen.com:


Borrowed from the article itself, here are the top 10 pick-up lines: 

  • No.10 “Excuse me, is this seat taken?”
  • No.9 “Would you like to dance?”
  • No.8 “Can I interest you in a glass of… ?”
  • No.7 “Do you come here often? I could use your opinion about something…. “
  • No.6 Excuse me; can you help me with…?
  • No.5 “Don’t you find this place…?”
  • No.4 “You look like you might be interested in some great conversation.”
  • No.3 “Would you like an escort to your… ?”
  • No.2 “Wow! I really like that (insert item of clothing or fragrance) you’re wearing.”
  • No.1 “I just thought you should know that you have a really nice….”

Ah good stuff. I must start practicing.

In fact I am positive I’ll have the opportunity to use some of these tomorrow night at the country bar I’m going to with C.

Prep time!

Ahem Ahem Ahem


6 Responses to “Dunkin Donuts and Pick-up Lines”

  1. natasiarose June 26, 2012 at 8:17 pm #

    Hahaha! It’s hard to strike up a Convo with a stranger. Buying someone a drink is Always super impressive, I also do the complimenting thing to break the ice. Everyonce in awhile I’ll just say “hi I’m hot femme” and you know what, it works! Good luck girl!

    • ConnieMaria June 26, 2012 at 9:11 pm #

      It really is hard – I’m a little more brave when I have a few drinks in me but this was a lunch break. Lol I wasn’t feelng so bold. Thanks for the tips!!! 😀

  2. susielindau June 26, 2012 at 11:48 pm #

    I used to say, “Do you play tennis?” Try that one!

    • ConnieMaria June 28, 2012 at 5:36 pm #

      I like that Susie! 🙂 I’ll have to find a random hot guy to use it on. Hehe. 😉

  3. Lori June 27, 2012 at 10:53 pm #

    I was thinking you would say that you’ll be heading back to that Dunkin tomorrow to see if he was there… an idea if you see him at the donut shop again, “Would you like a donut with that?” 🙂

    • ConnieMaria June 28, 2012 at 5:48 pm #

      LOL I love it Lori! If I ever see him again I’ll say that. I mean it made me giggle – perhaps it will have the same effect on him? 😛

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