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I Used 'Fifty Shades' Lines On A Dating App & Well, Now You May Call Me Mrs. Grey

Hey, it's me again. As Elite Daily's resident Fifty Shades fan slash Tinder conversationalist extraordinaire, you know it was only a matter of time before I messaged my dating app matches using lines from Fifty Shades Freed. Guys seemed pretty into talking to me about the Fifty Shades films last time I broached the provocative topic on Tinder, so I figured I'd take it just a bit farther for this experiment.

For context, while I was swiping and sending these quotes, my bio read: "I'm fifty shades of free tonight." This was 40 percent because I actually had no plans, and 60 percent because I like to think I'm clever. While more than one match mentioned this rather leading line, none of them seemed to catch on to what I was doing. You would think someone would eventually get suspicious, but my motives were never questioned.

You can't deny that the writing — both in E.L. James' books and the respective film adaptations — practically begs to be used to pick up unsuspecting men. Here's what happened when I messaged my Tinder matches only using lines from Fifty Shades. My only regret is that I couldn't find a way to work in the "boobs in boob-land" bit. I guess there's always next time.

Joe, 24

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I decided to start off with a less obvious line from the movie — one that wouldn't be immediately recognizable and also worked as an opening message. Joe responded with his own pop culture reference, and I continued to quote Christian.

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We hadn't met, but Joe was clearly down to play.

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I'm not sure who was in Hoboken, for the record, but I definitely wasn't. Either way, our rapport ended here.

Mickael, 22

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Mickael took a cue from my bio, and his (albeit vague) pick-up line provided me with the perfect in. Seriously, though, the more you think about the phrase "50 shades of things," the less sense it makes... right?

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I guess Mickael wasn't free this week after all.

Jack, 23

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I mean... I had to.

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At this point, I decided all three Fifty Shades films were fair game. So when Jack turned the question around on me, I chose to use this gem of a line, courtesy of Ana in Fifty Shades Darker.

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While I was flattered by his assumption that I came up with the name, I was also a little disappointed at his lack of knowledge on the BDSM terminology front.

Matthew, 24

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My favorite conversations are the ones where my matches take my messages in stride. Matthew played along, immediately creating a backstory for our supposed marriage. He didn't offer to build me an eco-friendly mansion or take me flying in his private aircraft, but that's OK. Apparently I'm not very faithful, so I don't blame him.

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I'm stealing lines from both Ana and Christian here, by the way. They're both such wordsmiths.

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I think Matthew threatened to leave me. Ouch. This was all happening so fast, I could barely keep up. It's a good thing I didn't have to come up with my own material.

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Come on, Matthew! "I'm 50 shades of f*cked up"? I am giving you gold here.

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I figured Matthew had endured enough torture, so to speak, even though we hadn't yet set foot in the Red Room. I dropped the act and he admitted he hadn't seen Fifty Shades, which helped put our conversation in perspective. This admission may or may not be a dealbreaker for me — I haven't decided. Don't worry, though, I'll keep you updated. Laters, baby.

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