And before you bemoan me for being one of "those girls" that waits around for guys to make the first move, you should know that I usually do message first, but wanted to keep things fair for the experiment and didn't feel like saying "hi" to 50 guys at once.
Dating in 2014 is still a social minefield, fraught with embarrassing moments, awkward pauses and the endless pursuit of the opposite or same sex.
They're not actually on the app to meet people, they just want validation and are complete time wasters.
Do you know for sure that this person is active on Tinder? You will see a red x, a blue star, and a green heart.
Then, once an actual conversation or date which takes actual effort comes into question, we become stingier with our time.
Step 1: Create your account.