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8 Essential Tips For Gchat Flirting

"Gchat is the second lowest form of communication." -Hannah Horvath, Girls

Posted on April 10, 2013, at 5:27 p.m. ET

Flirting has changed.

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In order to help we've created a few potentially tricky Gchat situations to guide you through the many nuances of online flirting.

1. Don't forget about grammar:

Vowels are sexy, use them.
Ashley Perez

Vowels are sexy, use them.

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2. Avoid emoticon overload:

A smiley is worth a thousand words. Use sparingly.
Ashley Perez

A smiley is worth a thousand words. Use sparingly.

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3. Don't "hehe" and "haha" your way through life:

You're not a 13 year-old girl.
Ashley Perez

You're not a 13 year-old girl.

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4. Don't chat them as soon as they sign on:

Stalking is illegal in all fifty states.
Ashley Perez

Stalking is illegal in all fifty states.

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5. Avoid the play-by-play:

This may be shocking, but your crush shouldn't be able to chart your every bowel movement based on your gchat history.
Ashley Perez

This may be shocking, but your crush shouldn't be able to chart your every bowel movement based on your gchat history.

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6. Wait for a response:

"Your crush is typing..." Let them finish.
Ashley Perez

"Your crush is typing..." Let them finish.

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7. Make sure they're not actually busy:

Just like a traffic light, red means stop.
Ashley Perez

Just like a traffic light, red means stop.

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8. Make sure you're typing in the right window:

"Surprise! I'm secretly obsessed with you," doesn't tend to go over well.
Ashley Perez

"Surprise! I'm secretly obsessed with you," doesn't tend to go over well.

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Don't worry you'll get a hang of it eventually.

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Happy flirting ;D

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