What To Choose As A "My Anthem" Song On Tinder To Show Off Your Sense Of Humor

Life is short. Your Tinder profile is probably even shorter. So why waste an opportunity to choose a funny "My Anthem" song on Tinder? Hook a Tinder match right off the bat by showing off your sparkling wit and pitch-perfect pop culture references. Let me explain.

For the uninitiated, Tinder added a feature last year called "My Anthem" that lets users add any Spotify song to their dating app profile. The widget is intended to show off your taste in music and act as a conversation starter, making it ultra easy to swipe left on someone who has a genuine love of Nickelback (yikes), swipe right on the Frank Ocean fan (yesssss), and strike up a conversation with your match about why you think Carly Rae Jepsen is so criminally under-appreciated (because she so seriously is!).

There are certainly benefits to setting your anthem to your current favorite song, whatever that may be. I mean, there's no point in choosing a really obscure rock song as your anthem if you don't know the words and you exclusively sing Britney Spears at karaoke (hello, it's me). Sure, that song might impress a suitor or two, but it's meaningless if the song doesn't mean anything to you.

But what if you used your anthem to showcase something else? Your sense of humor instead of your musical preferences? It might wind up being the most entertaining part of your profile.

I rounded up 36 hilarious "My Anthem" songs so you don't have to face a minute of cuffing season without at least a few options for cuffs. Just beware — you might get even more matches than usual.

Self-Deprecating Songs That Are Obviously Meant As A Joke

"Blank Space" by Taylor Swift

TaylorSwiftVEVO on YouTube

"All By Myself" by Celine Dion

Naty's Channel on YouTube

"Before He Cheats" by Carrie Underwood

carrieunderwoodVEVO on YouTube

"Creep" by Radiohead

georgios milonas on YouTube

"Crazy Ex-Girlfriend" by Miranda Lambert

Angela P on YouTube

"Gold Digger" by Kanye West

KanyeWestVEVO on YouTube

Alarmingly Sexual Songs That Are Only To Be Deployed When You're Seriously DTF

"Hot in Herre" by Nelly

NellyVEVO on YouTube

"Thong Song" by Sisqo

SisqoVEVO on YouTube

"Back Up" by DeJ Loaf feat. Big Sean

dejloafVEVO on YouTube

"Birthday Sex" by Jeremih

JeremihVEVO on YouTube

"Sex" by Ginuwine

Chocrilover on YouTube

"Body Party" by Ciara

CiaraVEVO on YouTube

"Lollipop" by Lil Wayne

LilWayneVEVO on YouTube

"PILLOWTALK" by Zayn

ZaynVEVO on YouTube

Sassy Songs To Prove You Don't Take Any Sh*t

"That Don't Impress Me Much" by Shania Twain

ShaniaTwainVEVO on YouTube

"B*tch Better Have My Money" by Rihanna

RihannaVEVO on YouTube

"It's Gonna Be Me" by *NSYNC

NSYNCVEVO on YouTube

"Oops, I Did It Again" by Britney Spears

BritneySpearsVEVO on YouTube

"Miss Independent" by Kelly Clarkson

kellyclarksonVEVO on YouTube

"No Scrubs" by TLC

TLCVEVO on YouTube

"***Flawless" by Beyoncé

beyonceVEVO on YouTube

"Boys" by Charli XCX

officialcharlixcx on YouTube

Songs That Would Sound Desperate In Any Other Context

"Why Don't You Love Me" by Beyoncé

beyonceVEVO on YouTube

"Pretty Fly (For A White Guy)" by The Offspring

OffspringVEVO on YouTube

Songs That Tell Your Match Exactly What To Do

"Un-Break My Heart" by Toni Braxton

ToniBraxtonVEVO on YouTube

"Call Me" by Blondie

Romina Valeria on YouTube

"I Want To Dance With Somebody" by Whitney Houston

whitneyhoustonVEVO on YouTube

"Let's Get It On" by Marvin Gaye

Boblet233 on YouTube

"Touch My Body" by Mariah Carey

MariahCareyVEVO on YouTube

"I'll Make Love To You" by Boyz II Men

BoyzIIMenVEVO on YouTube

"Single Ladies (Put A Ring On It)" by Beyoncé

beyonceVEVO on YouTube

Romantic Songs It's Probably Way Too Soon For, But Whatevs, You're Playing Them Anyway

"Your Body Is A Wonderland" by John Mayer

johnmayerVEVO on YouTube

"Boyfriend" by Justin Bieber

JustinBieberVEVO on YouTube

"I Will Always Love You" by Whitney Houston

whitneyhoustonVEVO on YouTube

"You're The One That I Want" from Grease

CaLLxm3xG0d on YouTube

"We Found Love" by Rihanna feat. Calvin Harris

RihannaVEVO on YouTube

And that is how you communicate your interest in...

  1. Music
  2. Jokes
  3. Sex
  4. And/or everlasting love

... all without saying a word.

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