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Maude Jackson Lane
Bay View Terrace
Thu 11 Dec
Pop Up Event
1. MATCHMAKING SERVICES
If you’re anything like me, reruns of the trash TV show
Millionaire Matchmaker have you obsessed by the idea of
a matchmaker. Can a perfect stranger really choose a match
for you with higher accuracy than, well, yourself? People’s
Introduction Bureau, Perth’s premier matchmaker, reckons so.
They’ve been responsible for hundreds of matches in Perth
based on their personalised service. Just Coffee is another
popular one, due to its low-pressure philosophy – everyone has
time for a coffee, right?
Move over Tinder, there’s a new pick-up app on the scene.
Pozee encourages people to meet face-to-face by using
location services to show who is single and open to being
approached – within fifty metres of where you’re standing.
According to its Perth-based co-founder Joanna Hayes, “When
you eliminate the uncertainty about whether another person
is single and open to being approached, you eliminate
a large part of the fear of rejection that often holds people
back from approaching one another.”
Although it’s temporarily on hiatus due to the lack of male
bookworms, we were in love with this cute dating approach.
Speed dating in the quaint Beaufort Street Books while
discussing your favourite books? What a novel idea (heh).
Pick-up lines are best served with extra cheese, so we dare you to try some of these groan-worthy
lines on for size. Though when our sub-editor heard them, he snorted, “You’ll be going home alone”,
we think you’ll at least score a pity date.
Do you have a ticket for the Freo to Perth train? Because you’ve got fine written all over you.
Were you in the City 2 Surf? Because you’ve been running through my mind all day.
You must be from the windy city because you just blew me away.
Hey, have you been to the Mary Street Bakery? Cos you have some sweet buns.
Baby, you’re like the Perth Arena.You’re ugly on the outside, but you sure know how to give a
Baby, you got a booty like a
Are you the Elizabeth Quay
to my heart?
Do you work at Jim Kidd?
Because you’re sporting
Kings Park isn’t the only
thing that’s King-sized,
You must be from Perth,
cos you are one hot beach.
Better call the Perth
council, I’ve just seen a fox.
Are you from Mundaring?
Perth-themed pickup lines
Our readers dished on the
dating faux pas that would
tempt them to sneak out
the side door
X Opening the ex files
X Bad table manners
X Getting too physical
X Constantly checking
X Being rude to waitstaff
X Chatting someone else up
X Checking your Tinder
X Talking politics
X Ordering ribs
X Money chat
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