An original, person-specific joke makes you stand out among vague come-ons.

I know what you’re thinking — yes, this takes a bit more time, thought, and effort.

A solid joke can help you get your conversation off on the right foot — or at least up your odds of getting a response. We’ve collected 14 examples of funny online dating messages that tickle the funny bone and make a good impression.

You are never too old to do these things, and recognizing what she misses enable you to bring it to life for just one day. This is a scary question because she may have the picture perfect family, or she may have one that is completely insane, on drugs or suffers from substance abuse.

Knowing if she is close to her beloved ones gives you a better understanding of what to expect if you ever meet them. If her favorite movie is The Notebook, you will know she is a romantic.

“Your account will be CLOSED unless you reply to this message with your name, phone number, your favorite flower, how many Cheetos you can fit in your mouth at once (just curious), and if you prefer Chinese or Italian cuisine.” The messenger playfully asked for a phone number, implied plans for a date, and showed creativity with a unique format for a side-splitting message.

“This is very serious business,” the online dater warned in the message.

By getting to know her memory, you will be able to know exactly what part of her life was the most special.

Life influences are great to know because they can tell you a lot about a person.If she has been influenced by Kim Kardashian, you will know that she wants to live the high life and be the center of attention.However, if her hardworking mother was an influence, this can tell you a lot about her.Knowing what she wants to do just once in her life is a great way to really get to know her.You can also use this to your advantage if you want to plan a surprise for her and make her dreams come true. This is something that allows you to know her aspirations but also enables you to understand the person you are with.There is always something that anyone misses about their childhood.