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dating Flirty Text Ideas a Guy Will Actually Respond To  

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Texting a guy you like is always a struggle. Should you text him first? What kind of texting topics grab a guy's attention? If he's not texting back, here are some tips from the fine folks of Reddit that will definitely help you out. 
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186 27
Be yourself - don't talk like a bot

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2
234 44
Be upbeat and playful

3
157 21
Respond with more than two words

4
155 24
Compliment him

5
144 24
Send him something funny

6
126 20
Find out what he's passionate about

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117 19
Let him know that you enjoy spending time with him

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120 25
Be honest and transparent about your intentions

9
101 18
Ask him about his hobbies

10
133 41
Text him first

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109 28
Ask to hang out

12
82 21
Tell him something interesting about yourself

13
80 22
Ask him what he's been up to since the last time you saw each other

14
82 24
Ask him fun questions about himself

15
88 31
Go easy on the emojis

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69 24
Ask for new music recommendations

17
67 26
Ask him if he'd rather have the conversation in person

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75 41
Appeal to the ego - tell him he's cute

19
65 41
Send a selfie - as risque as you'd like

20
60 38
Swap Netflix reccomendations

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52 50
Mention your body

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41 53
Play a game of 20 questions

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39 53
Tell him two truths and a lie...see if he can figure out which is which

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41 62
"Heyy" - For whatever reason, extra Ys read flirty

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33 61
Ask him what his favorite date spots are