How many of these popular chat-up lines are you guilty of using?

'Is your name WI-FI? Because I’m feeling a connection' took the number one spot.

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Single Brits have revealed the cheesiest chat-up lines. (Getty Images)

Sometimes, desperate times call for desperate measures, which is why we’re all a little guilty of using chat-up lines every now and then.

While you probably think the pick-up line has had its hey-day (perhaps its peak was in the 1990s, circa Matt LeBlanc’s character Joey on Friends), it's recently seen a resurgence among Gen Z.

In fact, a recent survey has found that 16 to 29-year-olds are the most likely group to use a cheesy one-liner (24%), followed by just 11% of single 30 to 49-year-olds and 9% of over-50s.

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The research from insights agency Perspectus Global that surveyed 2,000 singles found that "Is your name WI-FI, because I’m feeling a connection", was the top cheesy pick up line.

This was followed by "Is your name Google? Cause you’re what I’ve been searching for", and "Are you a parking ticket? Cause you’ve got 'fine' written all over you".

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Pick-up lines are more likely to work on women rather than men. (Getty Images) (Catherine Falls Commercial via Getty Images)

The top cheesy chat-up lines, according to singles

  1. Is your name WI-FI? Because I’m feeling a connection.

  2. Is your name Google? Cause you’re what I’ve been searching for.

  3. Are you a parking ticket? Cause you’ve got “fine” written all over you.

  4. Should we get coffee? Cause I like you a latte.

  5. Are you on loan? As you’ve got my interest.

  6. If being beautiful was a crime, you’d be on the most wanted list.

  7. If I said you had a beautiful body, would you hold it against me?

  8. What number should I use to text you goodnight?

  9. I believe in following my dreams… so lead the way.

  10. Do you work at NASA? Because your beauty is out of this world.

  11. Is your name Chamomile? Cause you’re a hot-tea.

  12. Is your dad a baker? Because you’re a cutie pie.

  13. If I could rearrange the alphabet, I’d put U and I together.

  14. Aside from stealing hearts, what do you do?

  15. I’m no photographer, but I can picture us together.

  16. Do you have a name? Or can I call you mine?

  17. Wow, you look a lot like my next girlfriend/boyfriend.

  18. Do you know CPR? Because you just took my breath away.

  19. Do you know what my shirt is made from? Marriage material.

  20. Are you a time traveler? Because I see you in my future.

  21. You spend so much time in my dreams, I should charge rent.

  22. I am not religious, but you’re the answer to all my prayers.

  23. Do you have a map? Because I just got lost in your eyes.

  24. Are you Nemo? Cause I’ve been trying to find you.

  25. Are you a keyboard? Cause you’re just my type.

The survey also found that while 36% of pick-up line recipients thought they were cheesy, and 75% said they have never fallen for one, 21% of people said they would love someone they are attracted to to use one on them.

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It comes after a 2021 study found the best pick-up lines to use after analysing data from Tinder.

The researchers found that chat-up lines that were either funny or complimentary performed best for women, such as "Do you have any raisins? No? How about a date?", or simply "You have a very nice smile".

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However, the study found that these lines had no impact on men. Perceived physical attractiveness from photos on their match’s Tinder profile was the only predictor of long and short-term dating intentions for men.

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