Do pick up lines actually work when you're trying to approach women? Yet when we hear the term "pickup line," we tend to picture some sleazy guy wearing a gold chain across his hairy chest. As a Barry White song plays on the soundtrack, he lurks in the nightclub looking for his next conquest...

He approaches a woman...looks her up and down, like a hungry predator eyeballing a slab of meat...and delivers a cheesy pick up line that causes her to roll her eyes (or throw her martini in his face).

I'm referring to pick up lines like these...

"You'd better know CPR, baby, because you take my breath away."

"Would you mind loaning me a quarter? [What for?] I want to call my mom and tell her I just met the woman of my dreams."

"Hey, can I borrow a map? I keep on getting lost in your eyes."

"Are you religious? Cause you are the answers to all my prayers."

"Sorry lady, but you owe me a drink. [Why?] Because when I looked at you, I dropped mine."

"Hello. Cupid called. He says to tell you that he needs my heart back."

"I play the field, and it looks like I just hit a home run with you."

"Your legs must be tired because you've been running through my mind all night."

"If this bar is a meat market, you must be the prime rib."

"I was so mesmerized by your beauty that I ran into that wall over there...I'm going to need your name and number for insurance purposes."

Now, not all pick up lines are THAT cheesy. I'll give you a few examples of pickup lines that I've successfully used to pick up women. The "trick" is to follow them up with something more clever (I'll give you some of these "transitions" in a minute).

"Would you touch me so I can tell my friends I've been touched by an angel?"

"Do you know karate? Because your body is really kickin'."

"What does it feel like to be the cutest girl in the room?"

"If a thousand painters worked for a thousand years, they could not create a work of art as beautiful as you."

(Note: Don't use this pick up line on women who are extremely beautiful and KNOW it. This one is effective on a girl who is attractive, but is clearly NOT the best-looking girl in the place.)

Now here's the next type of pick up lines. I call these...

Pick Up Lines That Could Get You Slapped In The Face

You'll want to be extremely cautious when using the following lines when you approach women. While they might get a good reaction (particularly if she's a drunken nymphomaniac), you're equally likely to get hit. (Especially if her boyfriend the UFC fighter happens to be standing nearby.) Like I said, be careful...

"Do you know what has 142 teeth and holds back the Incredible Hulk? [What?] My zipper."

"That outfit would look great...in a crumpled heap next to my bed."

"That's a nice set of legs, what time do they open?"

The Truth About Pick Up Lines

So are pick up lines something to be ridiculed? Would any REAL pick up artist deign to use them? I have authored a few books on picking up girls, which teach many different resourceful approaches to starting conversations with girls. I personally feel that if you're learning how to approach women, using pick up lines is NOT the way to go.

I normally recommend that you use the "under the radar" style of opening conversations. What this basically means is that you say (or ask) something clever when you approach women -- a comment or question that catches her by surprise and engages her attention, without signalling your sexual interest. Essentially, you're "breaking the ice" in a way that feels natural and casual.

I like to approach the girl and ask her a clever question, one that females are naturally going to have an opinion about.

Opener #1: "Hey, I have to get back to my friends but let me ask you something real quick -- would you freak out if your boyfriend was invited to a bachelor party and you knew there would be strippers at the party? Because my friend Jennifer is sort of freaking out about this right now."

Opener #2: "Hi, quick question -- I need your help to settle a debate. How long do you need to be dating someone before you change your status on Facebook from "single" to "in a relationship?" Because my friend Jennifer has been going out with a guy for a month and SHE thinks it's an exclusive thing, but he hasn't changed his "single" status and she's wondering if she should say something..."

These methods of approaching women are particularly effective because they're based on what I call "relationship grey areas." Men and women tend to have their own ideas about what's allowed in a relationship, and what is unacceptable. Another example: is it "cheating" if a guy hangs out with his ex-girlfriend socially, without telling his current girlfriend?

The bottom line is, a good opener is going to make her WANT to respond. Here's another line I use to approach women, which always seems to get a good reaction:

"Do I look gay? Because this guy was TOTALLY flirting with me in the bathroom a minute ago. Be honest, is it my shirt?" (Or, "is it the way my butt looks in these jeans?")

I wouldn't classify those as pick up lines. But I'm not saying you should NEVER use a corny pick up line when you approach women.

I've actually used some of the pick up lines I mentioned above, and they led to a conversation and a successful result (either I got her phone number and saw her again, or slept with her that night).

It was because I poked fun at the fact that I had USED a pick up line! After delivering it, I followed up with "I know that TOTALLY sounded like a pick up line...but I want to talk to you for a minute and I couldn't think of what else to say. My name's Dean..."

Then from that point, I used my usual methods -- I asked a few "strategic" questions to get her in a fun mindset, and sharing information about herself...I used techniques like "Cold Reads" and "Hypotheticals"...and at all times, I stayed in control of the interaction and guided it down the correct path.

The truth is, you can get away with using a super-cheesy pick up line and actually make women laugh (in a good way). It's all about knowing how to transition into the conversation, and never taking yourself too seriously.

Or, you can always use this:

"You're so cute that you totally made me forget my pickup line."

(Women always find that one cute and funny!)

But before I reveal how to CLOSE THE DEAL with girls, please pay attention to this warning...

The tactics you will learn in our FREE guide to approaching women will affect women on a subconscious level and trigger their deepest desires. We ask you to please use this information responsibly! These are quite simply the most powerfully effective tactics if you want to go beyond corny pick up lines, and make women feel hardcore sexual attraction to you.

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