On the surface, this prompt may not seem like much, and it’s definitely not the only good one out there; Hinge prompts like “the best way to ask me out is . . .” can be just as great to answer. If you’re on the shyer side, though, and struggle with turning a great convo over text into a date IRL, the “I know the best spot in town for” prompt is for you. It immediately piques your potential date’s curiosity and puts the possibility of a meetup at the forefront of your conversation.
When crafting your profile and conversing with matches, you’ll want to strike that perfect balance between specific and informal. As @thisislarek notes, “You want it to be casual . . . because the goal is to get on the date and get out of the app.” This prompt, she says, gives you the tools you need to do just that, and we have to agree. While texting can be a great way to get to know someone initially, though, it’s not sustainable. Online dating expert Dr. Jess Carbino told Cosmopolitan that “If you talk with people more in-depth, you’re able to discover those things that are more meaningful and distinguishable.” And it’s much easier to do that in person. So, how can you go about answering it?