100 Nerdy Pickup Lines That Are Pretty Acute

Updated: Jun. 27, 2024

These pickup lines really do combine geeky with cheeky

Nerdy pickup lines that are actually pretty smooth

Whether you’re looking for pickup lines for girlspickup lines for guys or cheesy pickup lines, there’s one thing you have to keep in mind: the person you’re trying to pickup. What are some of their interests? Do they like certain TV shows, movies, or games? What do they nerd out on? Don’t be fooled: everyone nerds out about something, whether it’s a video game, comic book, or even a science subject. Ready to use nerdiness to your advantage? Here are some of the smoothest nerdy pickup lines to try (you could even use some as flirty texts or Tinder pickup lines). May these lines help you live long and prosper in the dating world.

Science pickup lines

1. Is your nickname glucose? Because you’re pretty darn sweet.

2. I swear, I won’t take our love for granite.

3. I have my ion you.

4. I have all these extra electrons—mind if I give you some and create a spark?

5. Wow, you breathe oxygen too? We already have so much in common.

6. I’d call our bond covalent—it’s pretty strong.

7. If you love water, good news—you already love 60 percent of me.

8. Are you dopamine? Because you make me pretty happy.

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9. Well, call me an archaeologist because I’m really digging you.

10. I wish Uranium and Iodine had similar atomic numbers—that way, U and I would be next to one another.

11. You seem really gneiss.

12. I went to the doctor and, turns out, I don’t have osteoporosis—you just make me weak in the knees.

13. Call me a proton—because I’m positive you’re the one.

14. Is this a chemical reaction? Because I feel a new bond forming.

15. Want to create a metamorphic rock with all this heat between us?

16. Are you an appendix? Because I think I should take you out.

17. Let’s treat this between us like Newton’s First Law and keep it in motion.

18. Are you a heart palpitation? Because you make my heart skip a beat.

19. Well, you must be the proton to my electron—because I’m attracted to you.

20. Are you Carbon, Uranium, and Tellurium? Because you’re pretty C-U-Te.

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Space pickup lines

21. You’re out of this world.

22. You must be a supernova because you’re the hottest thing in the universe.

23. Look up at the sky—you see all the stars? That’s how many times I’ve thought of you today.

24. Are you the sun? Because you’re the center of my universe.

25. Star light, star bright, won’t you accept this date with me tonight?

26. You’re the moon to my tide—I can feel your pull wherever I am.

27. Are you from the cosmos? Because you’re simply heavenly.

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28. If this goes well, you and Saturn will have something in common—you’ll both have giant rings.

29. Be right back, I have to call NASA and tell them I’m talking to the most beautiful thing in the universe.

30. Are you a black hole? Because I can’t help but feel your powerful pull.

31. I guess the stars and I have something in common—we’re falling for you.

32. Sirius’ light is nothing compared to yours.

33. There’s a rocket ship with your name on it, and it’s heading straight for my heart.

34. You could say I’m your satellite because I orbit around you.

35. You and a blue moon have something in common—you’re both rare finds in this universe.

36. Sure, the stars are beautiful, but they have nothing on your eyes.

37. Wow, did the sun come out or did you just smile at me?

38. The universe is complex, beautiful, and fascinating—do you ever get jealous that it’s copying you?

39. I used to think the moon was the prettiest thing in the universe—until I saw your smile.

40. Even if gravity didn’t exist, I’d still fall for you.

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Math pickup lines

41. I hear you like math, so tell me: what does you + me equal?

42. You’re pretty acute.

43. You’re sweeter than 3.14.

44. What do our love story and the number five have in common? They’re both rational.

45. I really don’t like fractions—will you be my other half and make me whole?

46. I hear you like numbers. Want to add yours to my phone?

47. Can you solve this equation: you + me + dinner Friday night = ?

48. I did the math, and it’s true: there’s a 100% chance of you and I going out this weekend.

49. I never was good at trigonometry, but I could study your angles all day.

50. Are you the square root of -1? Because you can’t be real.

51. Your beauty is unparalleled.

52. You and a calculator have one thing in common: you give me the answers I’ve been looking for.

53. Our love is like dividing by zero—you can’t define it.

54. You and the number 28 have something in common—you’re both perfect.

Here are some more clever math pickup lines that will help you get that cutie pi’s number.

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55. If you were a triangle, you’d definitely be acute.

56. What does our attraction to one another and 7x have in common? They’re both exponentially growing.

57. You know, in school I was always told to find x when doing math, but I’m glad I found u this time.

58. What’s your sine?

59. You must be a 90-degree angle because you’re looking right.

60. Honestly, I’m not a huge fan of numbers. The only one I really care about is yours.

RELATED: Math Jokes to Get Every Nerd Through Pi Day

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Computer pickup lines

61. Our relationship is like a mouse—it just clicks.

62. You’re an A++.

63. Want to meet over some JavaScript later?

64. You can put down your firewall—I won’t hack your heart.

65. Wait, I think I have your email address already—isn’t it [email protected]?

66. Are you a computer keyboard? Because you’re just my type.

67. The only space that should be between us is the space bar.

68. There’s plenty of storage in my heart for you.

69. Are you hitting the F5 key right now? Because our conversation is refreshing.

70. I’d share my network with you any day.

71. I just searched my symptoms online and, turns out, I’ve been bitten by the love bug.

72. You’re the Internet to my Explorer.

73. I don’t think I can compress my feelings for you in one file.

74. You and Google have something in common: you have everything I’m searching for.

75. Don’t worry—our future date won’t clear all my cache.

76. Care to accept my cookies?

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77. Are you Wi-Fi? Because I’m feeling a strong connection here.

78. My head is like a disc in a CD-ROM when I’m around you—constantly spinning.

79. I don’t want to .wav goodbye just yet.

80. Your homepage or mine?

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Nerdy pop culture pickup lines

81. Is your phaser set to stunning? (For Star Trek fans)

82. Are you a rogue? Because I’m pretty sure you just stole my heart. (For Dungeons & Dragons players)

83. Yoda only one for me. (For Star Wars fans)

84. Want to meet up for texting and scones? (For Doctor Who fans)

85. Funny, I lost my queen last game…but I think I just found her again. (For chess players)

86. I have a feeling you’re about to turn my world upside down. (For Stranger Things fans)

87. Some people may want to catch it all, but all I want to catch is your heart. (For Pokémon fans)

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88. Want to be my player 2? (For video game players)

89. I’m just a Link looking for their Zelda [or reverse it and say “I’m just a Zelda looking for their Link”] (For The Legend of Zelda fans)

90. You could be my final fantasy. (For Final Fantasy fans)

91. I’ve been in the single corner for too long—want to help me get out? (For those who play checkers)

92. I promise to keep our love in mint condition. (For comic book fans)

93. I’d happily take a risk for you. (For Risk players)

94. I see you’re good at building. Want to build a relationship next? (For Minecraft players)

95. Forget the Golden Snitch—you’re the best catch out there. (For Harry Potter fans. And here are more Harry Potter pickup lines for you.)

96. Are you a magician? Because when I see you, everything else seems to disappear. (For fans of magic)

97. It looks like I’m down to one heart—is it okay if I have yours? (For video game players)

98. I promise there won’t be any shields up in this relationship. (For Star Trek fans)

99. Sorry, I thought you were Pikachu—you know, since you’re shockingly beautiful. (For Pokémon fans)

100. Is your nickname D20? Because you’ve been rolling through my mind all night. (For Dungeons & Dragons players)

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