The DOs And DON'Ts Of Grindr

Your essential guide to the gay hookup app, Grindr. There is some NSFW language in this post. You've been warned.

DO: Avoid sketchy situations.

DON'T: Be the "ultimate hag".

DO: Capitalize correctly.

DON'T: Speak to chocolate chip cookies.

DO: Answer like this if someone "woofs" at you.

DON'T: Pretend to be the Pope.

DO: Use rage faces.

DON'T: Invite someone to hang out with your fag hags.

DO: Spellcheck.

DON'T: Ever answer anyone who sends you a message about hawking loogies and breaking pencils.

DO: Be creative with your greetings.


DO: Get a hobby besides modeling.

DON'T: Tell someone you want to fuck them on the back of the bus.

DO: Shave before you take the picture.

DON'T: Be this guy.

DO: Send a proper picture.

DON'T: Be a fish.

DO: Be creative with your pick up lines.

DON'T: Ever use Kenny Loggins in your pick up line.

DO: Use your words.

DON'T: Believe anyone on Grindr who says they're straight.

DO: Proofread your message before you send.

DON'T: Trust anyone who spells boy with an i, especially if they are a self-proclaimed "boi-rider".

DO: Photoshop a kitten on your shoulder.

DON'T: Tell someone they look like a trendy hairdresser.

And here are just a bunch more DON'Ts because yeah... it's Grindr.

DON'T: Just say random shit in order to get a response.

DON'T: EVER use the word "gravy stain" in your profile.

DON'T: Message someone you went to high school with.

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DON'T: Ask someone to have their "back doors bashed in".

NEVER: Ask someone if they want to go to "Poundtown"