Screengrab via Soren & Jolles/YouTube

This grandma’s Tinder advice is really on point

Listen to your bubbie.


David Britton

Internet Culture

Published Jun 13, 2016   Updated May 26, 2021, 3:05 pm CDT

Dating is hard, y’all, and all our fancy new technology seems to make things more complicated instead of easier. Wouldn’t it be nice to go back to a simpler time, when you never had a problem so complicated your grandmama couldn’t solve it?

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Well, maybe you can. At least that’s what Jessie Jolles, and Tracy Soren, two New York-based comedians, decided when they turned Jolles’ Tinder account over to Soren’s grandmother. Bubbie, as you might imagine, had some strong opinions.

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If you don’t have time to watch the whole video, here are some helpful tips straight from the bubbie:

  • Avoid tattoos. Tattoos are a horror.
  • No beards. Beards hide the face.
  • Weed is OK.

So basically, Cheech is a yes, Chong is a no.

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Obviously, this bubbie is a pretty sharp. Must be where her granddaughter gets it, as there’s some really smart/funny stuff going on over at the YouTube channel she shares with her friend.  If nothing else, they make some solid points about a certain scene from The Fault in Our Stars.

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*First Published: Jun 13, 2016, 4:20 pm CDT