50 Screenshots Of Absolutely Unhinged Messages On Dating Apps That Make Me Very Glad I'm Single In 2022

Somehow, 2022 is almost over — and dating has been, well, interesting. All year long, people have been sharing some of the wildest messages they've received on the apps.

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So, from Tinder to Bumble, here are some of the most unexpected and unhinged messages people have received on dating apps this year:

1. This Tinder match who wants a free breakfast from a complete stranger they just matched with:

2.This cheating husband who's looking to "play in secret":

"Men like you disgust me."

3.This stranger who decided to start a convo at 3 a.m. and then got mad when there wasn't an immediate response:

"You wanna be the 30th one that I unmatch because you can't speak"

4. This match who doesn't understand how conversations work:

5.This very condescending human being:

"are you normally this argumentative and condescending?"

6. This unexpected reason this match missed their date:

7. This Hinge match who got upset after their invisible question wasn't answered:

8.This very straightforward opener:

Screen shot of a message saying, "I really feel bad for you I do because your absolutely hideous"

9.This pickup line that didn't go over well:

"Oh okay..."
"cya sunshine"

10. This match who may not be all that interested in basketball:

11.This match who will NOT tolerate any Taylor Swift jokes:

"i only matched with you to tell you that people like you who think they're so funny but they're actually just super cringe ruin my day just by existing"

12.This guy who thinks people can't have friends who are single:

"I am just helping a friend who's out of state."
"I just wish you respected me to tell me Left on read. I know what that means!"

13.This match who doesn't want to be bothered:

Messages with someone saying, "Google it"

14.This awful, awful gym bro:


15. This person's "list of interesting things about me" that has more red flags than I've ever seen in one sitting:

16.This person who just wants a chill hangout — even if their match is about to go to a funeral:

"We can just make out. It would be so chill."

17.This mispronunciation mishap:

Screen shot of a message ending in "fucking idiot"

18.This bro who thinks women shouldn't use the word "bruh":

"Lol okay"

19. This match, who I don't think wants to continue the conversation TBH:

20.This match who swiped right just to let this person know they don't like them...and the reply:

Someone who swiped on someone just to say they're not attractive enough

21. This not-so-friendly Hinge match who decided to come back 10 months later:

22.This match, who I think really hated this pickup line:

"All over myself and my car"

23.This Powerpuff Girls reference:

Screenshot of a text exchange with a "Powerpuff Girls" reference

24. This "nice guy" who turned not-so-nice reeaal fast:

25.This match who was honest about being on Tinder to literally just get back at their ex:

Someone messaging someone else to hook up and get back at their ex

26. This person who might be a little paranoid:

27.This randomly rude opener:

"How are you 23 but have photos like you're 46"

28.This Tinder match who asked for this person's number after repeatedly insulting them:

"And I'm not just coding lol what"
"Someones a lil bit sensitive got quite a bit of toxic masculinity"
"tinders not my priority all day every day you know"
"good luck for exams"
"How's the prep?"

29.This short king who unfortunately didn't make the cut:

"6'1 is optimal height. I am perfect."

30. This married guy who decided to be so "random" and join Bumble:

31.This insult that backfired:

A girl comparing a guy to a dog through text

32. This Tinder match who doesn't date Android users:

33.This Patrick Bateman catfish:

A girl telling a guy he looks like Christian Bale

34. This stranger who expected more from a fellow stranger:

35.This alpha who has nothing to prove:

"I'm a monogamous man. I like strong women, women who know what they want. I'm an alpha so that means I have nothing to prove. It's the beta men with things to prove."

36.This business owner who's tired of "stupid questions":

Screen shot of message ending in, "So you love your job, got it"

37. This person who basically said TLDR:

38.This match who had some sort of important ~truth~ to share:

Screen shot of message ending in, "...are you willing to hear the truth without getting offended?"

39. This message that really took an unexpected turn:

40.This unsolicited profile rating:

Screen shot of message ending in, "didn't ask for a profile rating, but thanks"

41.This Hinge match who "accidentally" gave out the wrong number:

Screenshot of a text exchange

42.This Tinder match who started a conversation just to let it be known that they're unavailable:

Screen shot of a Tinder exchange where a person says, "Yeah I have a date"
Screen shot of messages ending in, "Honestly you should talk to someone else this is my 4th date with this guy and I like him"

43. This Bumble match who decided to change the conversation topic:

44.This anti-masker who had to match with someone just to send them this message:

Screen shot of message ending in, "I keep the diaper on my face so I don't accidentally ingest any of the bullshit you just tried to spout."

45. This Bumble match who started off well, but...

46.This person who was done after the first exchange:

Message exchange ending in, "I am curious to know what and deeply understand what is occupying your time as we speak"

47. This flirty compliment that led to all this:

48.This pickup line that simply didn't work:

Message exchange ending in, "thank god"

49. This person who doesn't understand how jobs work:

50. And finally, this person on a *dating app* who doesn't like dates or meeting people:

H/T: r/Tinder and r/Bumble

Wow. What's the weirdest or most shocking message you've ever received on a dating app? Let us know in the comments below!

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