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

Internet Culture

Published Feb 6, 2013   Updated 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. 

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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.

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

Prostitution requests:

Unabashed forwardness:

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Funny “jokes”:

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“HEY HEY HEY GIRL”:

Phone numbers:

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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