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Tinder and how to start convo with poor Russian?
« on: September 14, 2016, 12:59:02 AM »
I've been using Tinder to find women from Moscow for when I visit in a couple of months, my main goal is friendship and exploring a city I've been to but never took time out to see due to work.

I've matched with a couple of ladies who look and sound nice on based on Tinder description however I'm unsure of how to make my move as my Russian would be considered menu Russian.

I've worked out their likes of which they all share sport, reading and general good times.

With my Russian being poor, how should I approach this as I don't want to come across as an arse first and foremost and secondly as another onanist looking for something I'm not (currently anyway as who knows in future but not now).

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Tinder and how to start convo with poor Russian?
« Reply #1 on: September 14, 2016, 01:08:47 AM »
You could do what I did when I used Tinder in Moscow, which is focusing on the ones who could carry a conversation in English.

In my view, your other option is to keep learning your Russian so you look like less and less of an arse over time. In the meantime, maybe you can play up the fact that you're a native speaker of English who is trying to learn Russian. Turn your weakness into a strength, so to speak.

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Re: Tinder and how to start convo with poor Russian?
« Reply #2 on: September 14, 2016, 07:54:54 AM »
Offer the poor Russian money?

Seriously though, concentrate upon the ones who speak English. One way or another any other option is, right now, a waste of time.

However, isn't Tinder usually seen as a fast hookup tool? If you you want some afternoon coffee that's great but you need to be there to make it work.

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Re: Tinder and how to start convo with poor Russian?
« Reply #3 on: September 14, 2016, 09:21:47 AM »
Here is a little advice about using Tinder in Moscow..

https://www.moskvaer.com/tinder-social-moscow-instructions-use-based-experience/

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Re: Tinder and how to start convo with poor Russian?
« Reply #4 on: September 14, 2016, 12:09:19 PM »
Cheers for the replies guys, not all of them speak English (at least from a couple I've spoken to) which is unfortunate as they seem like nice ladies but my Russian isn't good enough.

Andrew, Tinder is seen as a hookup app yes however before I went to LA I made contacts through Tinder and I went out with them while I was there. It can be used in different ways.

Steve, that's for Tinder social which is by all accounts, dreadful even here in London.

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Re: Tinder and how to start convo with poor Russian?
« Reply #5 on: September 14, 2016, 06:22:27 PM »
Try Grindr....
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Re: Tinder and how to start convo with poor Russian?
« Reply #6 on: September 14, 2016, 08:57:58 PM »
Try Grindr....

For men who want to wake up with cocktail in the morning?

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Re: Tinder and how to start convo with poor Russian?
« Reply #7 on: September 14, 2016, 10:50:05 PM »
Try Grindr....

For men who want to wake up with cocktail in the morning?

Do you mean a Cock.. :laugh:

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Re: Tinder and how to start convo with poor Russian?
« Reply #8 on: September 15, 2016, 12:51:01 AM »
Whoops, bloody predictions for you!
Yes,  cock!

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