Making people think you’re a ghost is probably the best (and only) reason we’ve ever heard of to re-establish your Tinder account. That’s what Grace, a.k.a. Twitter user gspels, decided to do this week, and now all our lives are richer.
I'm going to redownload Tinder and try to convince every boy that I am a ghost— addicted to deleting my own tweets (@GraceSpelman) December 14, 2014
So how do you convince Tinder you’re a ghost?
Step One: Give yourself a creepy bio.
“I haven’t felt the temptation to partake of succulent human flesh since my execution for crimes against humanity,” Grace wrote on her new Tinder profile.
Step Two: Blur out your face in photos. Give yourself the standard horror-movie treatment:
Step Three: Commence haunting, er, trolling:
"I'll give you an un-swirly" this is such a bad joke I wish I really was dead pic.twitter.com/j02Hq6JTmk— addicted to deleting my own tweets (@GraceSpelman) December 15, 2014
Oh this guy is QUITE the character pic.twitter.com/gCVOAVQS7D— addicted to deleting my own tweets (@GraceSpelman) December 16, 2014
Even more than the hilarity of her trollish prank, Grace’s antics revealed something many Twitter users found more disturbing: a bevvy of men who either couldn’t take the joke or just awkwardly played along, perhaps in hopes of getting lucky (either with a corporeal form or an incorporeal form) in the end:
@gspels scarier than ghosts: how many unfunny men are lurking behind every corner— SEPULMINKA (@minkahunter) December 15, 2014
please RT to raise awareness. Let's put a stop to unfunny men in 2015 pic.twitter.com/L8kJLu8E6f— addicted to deleting my own tweets (@GraceSpelman) December 16, 2014
Mostly, though, they just made us fear for our Tinder personas.
If there’s one “ghost” out there, there could be more.
Photo via Twitter