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Relationships Flirty Text Ideas a Guy Will Actually Respond To  

Rosa Pasquarella
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List Rules Vote up the text or text idea to which guys are most likely to respond.

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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189 25
Respond with more than two words

2
272 52
Be upbeat and playful

3
210 34
Be yourself - don't talk like a bot

4
187 32
Compliment him

5
152 24
Find out what he's passionate about

6
172 33
Send him something funny

7
141 25
Let him know that you enjoy spending time with him

8
140 34
Be honest and transparent about your intentions

9
129 33
Ask to hang out

10
114 28
Ask him about his hobbies

11
154 53
Text him first

12
97 25
Tell him something interesting about yourself

13
100 27
Ask him fun questions about himself

14
95 26
Ask him what he's been up to since the last time you saw each other

15
101 38
Go easy on the emojis

16
78 27
Ask for new music recommendations

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75 32
Ask him if he'd rather have the conversation in person

18
83 48
Appeal to the ego - tell him he's cute

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74 49
Send a selfie - as risque as you'd like

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67 43
Swap Netflix reccomendations

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57 62
Mention your body

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46 60
Play a game of 20 questions

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42 61
Tell him two truths and a lie...see if he can figure out which is which

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45 68
"Heyy" - For whatever reason, extra Ys read flirty

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39 67
Ask him what his favorite date spots are