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Talk Nerdy To Me: 10 Geeky Pickup Lines
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Shane M. O'Neill
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Shane M. O'Neill,
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9/2/2014 | 3:54:03 PM
Even if it's bad it's good
C'mon folks, this is a no-brainer. Let's hear some of your best (and worst) tech-themed pickup lines. Let me help. I have two words: Hot-plug and hard drive. Run with it.
Thomas Claburn
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Thomas Claburn,
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9/2/2014 | 6:43:31 PM
Re: Even if it's bad it's good
Certainly the worst would be any pickup line that employs the word "Microsoft."
Laurianne
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Laurianne,
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9/3/2014 | 10:12:14 AM
Re: Even if it's bad it's good
I like the Wi-Fi line the best. I can just hear Ron Burgundy using it...
Susan_Nunziata
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Susan_Nunziata,
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9/3/2014 | 6:30:43 PM
Re: Even if it's bad it's good
@PedroGonzales: That's great! I might actually speak to a guy who said that to me, rather than throwing my drink at him--which is what would happen if anyone tried No. 10 on me. LOL.
Susan_Nunziata
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Susan_Nunziata,
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9/4/2014 | 3:48:39 PM
Re: Even if it's bad it's good
@TerryB: Haha! good point. And, at least for me and all my female friends, no pickup line ever works, though that fact doesn't seem to deter some men from trying them all the time. 

Of course, I'd much prefer a cheesy pickup line to downright disrespect.

True story: I was at a (male dominated) tech conference about 3 years back and enjoying a drink at the hotel bar with some (male) colleagues when a complete stranger, who was apparently a conference attendee, approached me and said "My name is <insert name>. Want to come up to my room and <insert four-letter word for intercourse>?"

Talk about wanting to use the pepper spray!
Susan_Nunziata
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Susan_Nunziata,
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9/4/2014 | 3:53:42 PM
Re: Even if it's bad it's good
@Pedro: Humor is always appreciated, as long as it's not rude. True pickup lines never really work. At least not with me, or any of my female friends or colleagues.

I met my husband the old fashioned way. We were at a party thrown by mutual friends but we had never met before. He walked up to me and said, "Hi my name is Dave, would you like to dance?"

My advice to the single guys: keep it simple, and respectful! 

 
Shane M. O'Neill
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Shane M. O'Neill,
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9/25/2014 | 3:47:47 PM
Re: Even if it's bad it's good
@TerryB I've never heard the "would you hold it against me?" line before but it's a funny one. All of these lines have to be delivered light-heartedly as jokes to break the ice. Take them seriously for a second and you're cooked.


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