What Happened When I Texted 10 Guys on Tinder Using Only 'Game of Thrones' Quotes

Surprisingly "I am the blood of the dragon" did not reel me in a ton of dates.

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Having exhausted my canon of Sex and the City quotes (opens in new tab), but still thirsty for a script to follow on Tinder, I texted 10 randos using only lines from Game of Thrones, and this is what happened:

1. This raving professor

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How much fun is Berlin if you're still talking on New York Tinder tho? 🤔

2. This confused guy

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To be fair, same.

3. This kewl dude

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Someone explain the earwax to me, please.

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4. This emoji appreciator

😴😴😴

5. This guy who clocked me

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Good recovery.

6. This thinker

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If you have to follow your line up with a sweating emoji, just don't send it.

7. This guy who was game

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To be fair, I don't think I'd respond to a guy texting me "I am the blood of the dragon" with crying emojis, so good for him.

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8. This guy who had a LINE

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Disappointed he never responded!

9. This Latin expert who didn't know how to use "you're" correctly

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Perfect.

10. This guy who had as good an attitude as any

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Is it?

At the end of my experiment, I was pleased to learn that the majority of guys out there are still willing to volley a conversation back and forth even if your opening line is as wild as "I am the blood of the dragon." As for the other guys, I'm just gonna tell myself they didn't respond because they were intimidated by the Khaleesi vibes I was giving off.

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Carina Hsieh lives in NYC with her French Bulldog Bao Bao — follow her on Instagram and Twitter • Candace Bushnell once called her the Samantha Jones of Tinder • She enjoys hanging out in the candle aisle of TJ Maxx and getting lost in Amazon spirals.