Step four: call up the radio station, put your phone on speaker and TAKE YOUR CABBY CHAT NATIONAL. Of course, given you’re being driven in the dead of night and you’re either sloshed, exhausted or both - spying anything with your ‘little eyes’ will prove more challenging than usual. How could you correctly identify a cabbie's different moods without really knowing him? You might laugh, you might cry - all we know is, you’ll walk away from that trip more engaged and entertained by one or two real stories than all the other fun ones above combined, and they’ll appreciate the chance to avoid the usual chit chat even more than you.
(into phone): Hey, sorry - I thought my customer was talking to me. Step three: ask your cabbie what HE thinks of whichever issue is being discussed. Ask them what’s the best thing they’ve ever seen since driving a cab, and ask them about the worst.
Pick one thing on his profile and make fun of him for it.
Did he really need to have his shirt off at that block party? Type this sentence verbatim: "So, where should we get that drink?
[Read: How to talk to a guy and make him like you] Keep a few conversation makers in mind, depending on where you are.How to keep a conversation going in 3 steps To keep a conversation going, there are just 3 things you need to keep in mind.Once you’re past the hellos and the pleasantries, use these three tips to stretch the happy conversation. If you’re interested in prolonging the conversation, always ask open ended questions.After all, first impressions are made of first conversations.[Read: 15 easy conversations starters with a guy you like] [Read: Things to say to a girl to impress her in the first conversation] How to keep a conversation going effortlessly It doesn’t matter if you’re trying to impress your new find on a first date, or woo someone in a first conversation.) Using tiny pictures instead of words somehow makes asking someone out not so intimidating. Maybe it's because it shows that you don't take yourself too seriously and are maybe just a little bit kooky. Open with a random emoji (nail painting is always good) and wait.You're also displaying your prowess with an i Phone and testing his ability to translate pictures into words. It's sort of like falling down as soon as you walk into a party: It's scary for a second, but breaks the ice so fast and so thoroughly that everyone can let their guard down.6. You may have heard every line in the book, but the average male has never had someone suggest that he fell from heaven. If he doesn't take the bait instantly and ask what's going on, follow up with "No?Is that really his dog/baby/infinity pool or is he just using it to attract women? " You already know that this person finds you attractive, because they swiped right/hearted you, etc., so why even waste time on a half-hearted conversation, when the point of online dating is dating in real life, not finding a pen pal.4. " I don't exactly know why, but guys really respond to this.Making fun of someone in a light-hearted way creates instant intimacy 2. Everyone loves talking about themselves, and trading personal stories is a great way to get things rolling (and will give you something to talk about on the first date). "What's the most embarrassing thing you did in grade school? Send an invite coded in emojis: (pointing finger martini glass ? Maybe because it acknowledges the silliness of online dating without explicitly complaining about online dating, which can come off as a bit rich since you are, you know, online dating.Keep the conversation lighthearted, and take cues from her to determine whether to keep going or let it end.You know the drill: it’s late, you’ve had a big one and the time’s finally come for a cab trip home. It’s hard to say who’s more bored of that conversation - us, or the cabbies. So here are eight suggestions for how to make that cab trip home a little more memorable… Pull out some headphones, stick them in one ear and pretend you’re on a phone call as well, except… Better suggestion: appoint your cabbie as the one to spy. Do you reckon you could give a cabbie your address purely in question form?