Now for some lesser known first date advice: put a time limit on your date beforehand, and you should be more relaxed about getting through the date nerve-free.

A solid joke can help you get your conversation off on the right foot — or at least up your odds of getting a response. We’ve collected 14 examples of funny online dating messages that tickle the funny bone and make a good impression.

pretty good, but you could send that message to pretty much anyone. Getting personal and showing you’ve actually read someone’s profile is a much more compelling way to elicit a response.

But it pays to show you’re not simply copy and pasting a message to everyone online. Online Dating Advice came up with some hilarious and unique messages to catch someone’s attention — including one claiming the person is too attractive for the dating site.

“I deeply regret that it is my unfortunate duty to bring it to your attention that you are above and beyond our maximum standards for looks,” the example message reads.

The chances are your date will follow suit and you’ll be in for a fabulous first date.

Find out more tips on how to be an interesting date, the top 5 first date conversation starters or check out our advice pages or blog!

He replied, “So I guess the question at this point is, do you want the D?

” Which just goes to show that sometimes dick jokes can be done well if you’re clever enough.

’ – this is a chance to share something cringeworthy with your date, build a bond over a shared confidence and have a laugh.

It’s a good test of your date’s sense of humour and the first of many chances to make them giggle.

“Your account will be CLOSED unless you reply to this message with your name, phone number, your favorite flower, how many Cheetos you can fit in your mouth at once (just curious), and if you prefer Chinese or Italian cuisine.” The messenger playfully asked for a phone number, implied plans for a date, and showed creativity with a unique format for a side-splitting message.