A lot of guys wonder whether pickup lines can be useful when you approach women, and if they actually work on women. Yet when we hear the phrase "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 corny pick up line that causes her to roll her eyes (or throw her martini in his face).

It might be a pick up line like one of these...

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

"Can I borrow a quarter? [What for?] I want to call my mom and tell her I just met the woman of my dreams."

"Do you have a map? I keep 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."

"I'm new in town -- could you give me directions to your apartment?"

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

"If I followed you home, would you keep me?"

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

"Was your father an alien? Because there's nothing else like you on Earth!"

You actually CAN use a funny pick up line to approach women, and not all of them are that lame. I'll give you a few examples of pickup lines that I've successfully used to approach women. The key is to follow them up with something more clever (I'll give you some of these "transitions" in a minute).

"Wouldn't we look cute on a wedding cake together?"

"Can you pull this heart-shaped arrow out of my back, because a little kid with wings just shot me."

"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."

(You shouldn't use this pick up line on girls who are very attractive and KNOW it. This line is more effective when you approach women who appear to be a bit shy and don't have a stuck-up attitude.)

Now here's the next type of pick up lines. You can call these ones...

Pick Up Lines That Might Get You Kicked In The Balls

Use this last type of pick up line with extreme caution. While they might get a good reaction (specifically 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.) Use them with caution...

"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."

"Is that a keg in your pants? Because I'd love to tap that ass."

The Truth About Pick Up Lines

But are all pick up lines only good for a laugh? Do successful pickup artists ever use them to approach women and start conversations? I've written several popular books on how to pick up women, and I've taught thousands of guys how to "break the ice" with women and seduce them with effective conversation. I personally feel that if you're learning how to approach women, using pick up lines is NOT the way to go.

I teach a style of approaching women that I refer to as "going under the radar". What this generally 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 fun and non-threatening.

For example, when you approach a woman you might ask for her opinion on an unexpected topic -- one that women are of course going to have strong feelings about.

Opener #1: "Quick question -- would you allow your boyfriend to go to a bachelor party if you knew there were going to be strippers there? Because my friend Jennifer is sort of freaking out about this right now."

Opener #2: "Hey, help me settle a debate I'm having with my friends. 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 openers 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?

When you approach a woman, your goal with the opening line is to get a positive response that makes her want to talk to you further. And if you're a confident, playful guy, this one always gets a fun reaction:

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

Those don't count as "pick up lines," really. But I'm not saying you should NEVER use a corny pick up line when you approach women.

In some cases I've actually said some of those corny pick up lines when approaching women, 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).

I showed a sense of humor by "confessing" that I had used a corny line to try to pick her up. After I said it, I followed up with "I know that TOTALLY sounded like a pick up line...but I want to talk to you for a moment and I couldn't think of what else to say. My name's Dean..."

Then from that point, I used my Mack Tactics -- 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 throughout the conversation, I managed the flow and hit the right buttons to make her feel curiosity and attraction.

From time to time the world's cheesiest pick up line can actually be a fun way to kick off the conversation. The key to making this work is understanding how to follow it with something original that makes her want to talk to you.

And hey, this one has worked for me several times...

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

You can't put a price tag on a line like that!

Now, before I explain how to FOLLOW UP and get her to start feeling curiosity and attraction, I need to warn you about something...

The tactics you will learn in our FREE manual for approaching girls will affect women on a subconscious level and tap into their deepest desires. Please try to use this material responsibly, because it's very powerful. These are quite simply the most powerful tactics if you want to go beyond cheesy pick up lines, and make women feel hardcore sexual attraction to you.

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