But whether you're trying to fill an awkward silence or just trying to get to know your date better, we have you covered.
We sent out an anonymous survey to get people's best, most creative first-date questions. Check them out, and if you want, leave a comment with some of your own go-to conversation-starters.
You can always find some clues to who they are in the headline, the username, their hobbies or the pictures in their profile that will definitely give you a perfect conversation starter. You need to be mindful of spelling and grammar mistakes or inappropriate slang.Remember you’re speaking with another human being, it’s easy to get carried away when you are online, still be careful what and how you write being mindful of their feelings.Remember NOT to be too clingy or give off the “creepy” vibe either.The best rule is the “Golden Rule” to treat the other people the way you want to be treated.Your behaviour and manners can speak volumes about you and your personality.There is no need to refresh your inbox a thousand times a day in order to see if there are responses. All people like being answered immediately, but it’s not always possible to do it so don’t worry if you can’t get to it right away.People are always somewhere busy doing something so be patient.It will either guarantee you a trip to the trash can or a nasty response back. Online daters should always have a list of questions they are prepared to ask as a conversation starter.They may be creative sentences like ‘If you were [insert place or situation] what would you do? Questions will help you get to know them better online and eventually offline.In the best-case scenario, you go on a first date with someone, and you hit it off.The chemistry is off the charts, and you're never at a loss for what to talk about.