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The Craziest Things Girls Will Do to Make You Like Them 

Amber Hubert
Updated March 4, 2020 39.3k votes 5.5k voters 5.3M views 20 items

List Rules Vote up the most out-there attention-grabbing techniques.

Quit playing games with my heart! No, not really. We all can get a little nutty when it comes to romance. Whether you’re just flirting or looking to put a ring on it, ladies will do some pretty insane things to get noticed. But guys aren't so innocent either. It’s a two-way street when it comes to game playing, but this list is just focused on the wild things girls do to reel in the fellas! 

If you’re looking to grab the attention of a co-worker, get noticed by the boy next door, or be seen by that friend you’re trying to pull out of the friend zone and get into your bed, err, heart, check out these over-the-top ideas and then try to avoid them! Hopefully, they aren't behaviors you recognize in yourself. Good luck out there, ladies! Love is tough!

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1
Laugh Incessantly At Your Jokes

OMG, you're so funny, like SO funny. I totally can't stop laughing because you're like, the funniest guy EVER!  Ever ever ever! Hahahahahaha!

2
Leave Something Of Theirs At Your Place

Are you leaving your earrings on his night stand? Forgetting to grab your jacket when you go so you'll have a reason to come back? Why don't you let the reason to return be... drumroll, please... an invitation! 

3
Befriend All Your Friends On Social Media

Just sent you a Friend Request! How are you? So, how do you know [Insert name of guy you're lusting after]? Also, can you tell me like, what he's into? Where do you guys hang out? What's his favorite sports team? Where was he born?  What are his thoughts on marriage? Hello... hello??

4
Pretend To Be Dumb
Glitter is like, my favorite color! I also like sparkle, shimmer and moon. Ladies, if you pretend to be a dumb girl to impress a guy or get his attention, then guess what?! Congratulations! You ARE a dumb girl! 
5
Hide Their True Feelings

If you have something to say, say it. Don't be afraid to speak up. If it doesn't work out, then it wasn't meant to be. 

6
Create A Fake Internet Identity To Collect Precious Intel

Hey, Bro! Didn't we go to high school together? Long time, no see. Anyway, what have you been up to? Are you dating anyone or is there anyone special in your life? Random, I know, but just curious. 

7
Wear Your Favorite Sports Teams Jersey
You gotta be stylish to catch a man's eye! But if you can be stylish and happen to be a big fan of his favorite sport team, even better! That'll be sure to get you some attention. Go team! 
8
Send 'Accidental' Texts That Were Really On Purpose
Did I just text you how much fun I had last night? Oops!!! That was totally meant for someone else. Sorry!!! But anyway – Hi, what are you doing? 
9
Act Like A Damsel In Distress
Oh, no! My car won't start! AND I'm lost. AND scared. AND cold. Can I borrow your jacket?! Acting like a damsel in distress can certainly get a guy's attention. Men love to be the big heroes! 
10
Show Up Unannounced At Your Work
I was in the neighborhood! Thought I'd just show up without calling/texting/emailing you, completely unannounced to say HI and maybe check out all the other girls you work with and make sure I'm cuter than them, oh, and do you wanna take me to lunch?
11
Spread Rumors That You Already Hooked Up

That's one way to let him know you'd hook up with him: tell people you already did!

12
Fake A Pregnancy Scare

If you have to scare your fella back into your arms then he doesn't belong there in the first place!

13
Seem More Interested In Sex Than They Actually Are
Don't talk the talk if you can't walk the walk. If your kink factor is way less than you make it seem, don't be surprised when you end up all tied up!
14
Pretend You Have The Same Interests
You can always act like you're really into what he's into, but then you have to watch all those football games, go to all those car shows, and eat so many meatball subs. 
15
'Accidentally' Pocket Dial

Are you "accidentally" butt dialing your crush so he can see how much fun you're having? If you are... Stop it!

16
Fake Car Troubles

There's nothing like a cute girl stranded on the side of the road to lure a guy in. Just be careful.

17
Tell You They Had A Dream About You
Your dream is his nightmare! Also, no one wants to hear about your dream, ever ever ever. 
18
Act Really Mysterious
Girls love to act really mysterious and hope they come off as intriguing and sexy.
19
Scare Easy
Guys love to act tough, so if you scare easy, you might just jump right into his arms and heart. Lions and tigers and bears! Oh, my! 
20
Get A Brand New Hairstyle
I heard you like red heads, so I totally dyed my hair! What do you think? Very Christina Hendricks, right?! Do you love it? Do you LOVE it??