"It doesn't work for normal looking guys," one scoffed.
In other words, you likely to be two steps ahead of your Tinder profile already. They give many people who feel insecure the opportunity and confidence to explore the idea of meeting someone in a relatively safe way.
I just hope it doesn't become the way my generation remember meeting people.
Where once we looked outwards for people we liked, hoping one is delivered on the wings of chance, now we bow our heads and flick through carefully managed bios and outdated group shots.
If we see someone we like across a bar, we're more likely to unlock our phone and start swiping to see if they crop up on Bumble or Happn than we are to go over and talk to them.
I started to ask other men in my life about going up to talk to women they didn't know.