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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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1
243 46
Be upbeat and playful

2
191 30
Be yourself - don't talk like a bot

3
163 23
Respond with more than two words

4
162 26
Compliment him

5
151 26
Send him something funny

6
134 21
Find out what he's passionate about

7
122 21
Let him know that you enjoy spending time with him

8
126 28
Be honest and transparent about your intentions

9
105 23
Ask him about his hobbies

10
114 32
Ask to hang out

11
138 46
Text him first

12
86 23
Tell him something interesting about yourself

13
88 26
Ask him fun questions about himself

14
83 24
Ask him what he's been up to since the last time you saw each other

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15
91 34
Go easy on the emojis

16
71 24
Ask for new music recommendations

17
69 26
Ask him if he'd rather have the conversation in person

18
76 43
Appeal to the ego - tell him he's cute

19
66 42
Send a selfie - as risque as you'd like

20
60 40
Swap Netflix reccomendations

21
52 53
Mention your body

22
43 55
Play a game of 20 questions

23
40 54
Tell him two truths and a lie...see if he can figure out which is which

24
41 63
"Heyy" - For whatever reason, extra Ys read flirty

25
33 62
Ask him what his favorite date spots are