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New Tumblr showcases Instagram’s most desperate pickup lines

Introducing the Thirstiest Men of Instagram, a Tumblr-based archive of extra-special pick-up lines posted on women's photos.


Jordan Valinsky


Posted on Feb 6, 2013   Updated on Jun 2, 2021, 1:56 am CDT

In the 2005 hit “My Humps,” noted anatomists the Black Eyed Peas coo earnestly about the hypnotizing effects of a lady’s trunk. “I’ma … get you love-drunk off my hump,” preaches Fergie. 

Eight years later, the drunkenness hasn’t worn off. Now dudes are using Instagram to express their love of lady lumps. Introducing the Thirstiest Men of Instagram, a Tumblr-based archival project documenting extra-special pickup lines posted on women’s pictures.

The little love letters basically split into a few different categories.

Prostitution requests:

Unabashed forwardness:

Funny “jokes”:


Phone numbers:

How are these dudes not getting laid?

Photo via Thirstiest Men of Instagram

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*First Published: Feb 6, 2013, 2:22 pm CST