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Computer programmers share flirty Tinder exchange using IT language

'This is the definition of adorkable'

Rachel Hosie
Thursday 08 February 2018 11:54

Chats on dating apps are often stilted, awkward and repetitive, so when you find common ground with your match, it can make conversation a lot easier.

Whether it’s a love of chocolate milk or a desire to communicate through emojis alone, finding a shared interest is key.

And one prime example of this is the couple of computer programming fans who recently matched on Tinder and went on to have a conversation in programmer-speak.

Kevin, from Wisconsin, matched with Monika, whose bio said she worked in IT and was “looking for a gentleman.”

This gave Kevin the perfect opening line: “Have you tried searching your C: drive?”

When Monika explained that the “target file does not exist,” Kevin suggested they may a new one.

The flirty computer-based banter continued, with the pair finding a way to exchange numbers.

Kevin shared screenshots of the conversation on Imgur and Reddit, which prompted an outpouring of appreciation for the couple (as well as a selection of computer-based innuendos).

“This is cheesiest and most adorable s*** I have seen in all my years working IT,” one person wrote. “Godspeed my man.”

“If you don’t f***in marry her and grow old together making nerdy ass programming jokes and teaching your kids how to Phish the other children then I’ma be really pissed off!” added another.

“10/10,” agreed a fellow fan.

And one person merely expressed what we’re all thinking: “This is the definition of adorkable.”

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