This woman pretended to be a ghost on Tinder—it worked

Meet the hilarious ghost in the Tinder machine.

 

Aja Romano

Internet Culture

Published Dec 18, 2014   Updated May 29, 2021, 10:57 pm CDT

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.

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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. 

Ooooooookay.

Step Two: Blur out your face in photos. Give yourself the standard horror-movie treatment:

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Step Three: Commence haunting, er, trolling:

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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:

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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

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*First Published: Dec 18, 2014, 11:42 pm CST