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19 Common White Guy Photos On Tinder

I recently downloaded Tinder, Here are the photo trends I've noticed and what I assume these men are trying to communicate but choosing them. Keep in mind these are men in there early to mid 20's because this is the age range I search in. Green glasses or other silly stickers have been adorably added to help protect the Tinderer's identity.

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1. Shirtless for a Reason

This says to me "I want you to see how hot I am, but I don't want you to think I'm the kind of guy that takes shirtless mirror selfies." Kudos to you because I am indeed that shallow.

This says to me "I want you to see how hot I am, but I don't want you to think I'm the kind of guy that takes shirtless mirror selfies." Kudos to you because I am indeed that shallow.

2. Dressed to Impress

This says to me "Look! I clean up nicely and I occasionally attend formal events. Ladies love formal events." Yes, yes we do

This says to me "Look! I clean up nicely and I occasionally attend formal events. Ladies love formal events." Yes, yes we do

3. Playing Sports

I assume you want to say "I'm athletic and strong. Also I am at least somewhat social and have teamwork skills" I'm all for it.

I assume you want to say "I'm athletic and strong. Also I am at least somewhat social and have teamwork skills" I'm all for it.

4. Graduation

This say "I graduated college! I might have a good job or at least I am qualified for one." I won't lie, this is comforting to me.

This say "I graduated college! I might have a good job or at least I am qualified for one." I won't lie, this is comforting to me.

5. With Grandma or Mom

This say "I'm a family man and I have a good relationship with my parents/grandparents. Also, I might still be dependent on them" I would give this a right swipe, but I hope you have your own apartment.

This say "I'm a family man and I have a good relationship with my parents/grandparents. Also, I might still be dependent on them" I would give this a right swipe, but I hope you have your own apartment.

6. With a baby

Is almost always captioned with "That's not my kid" This says "Look at how happy this baby is with me! I would make a great dad someday. I'm trying to appeal to your ovaries. People with ovaries love men with babies" In general we do. Not a great pic if you are looking for a casual fling though.

Is almost always captioned with "That's not my kid" This says "Look at how happy this baby is with me! I would make a great dad someday. I'm trying to appeal to your ovaries. People with ovaries love men with babies" In general we do. Not a great pic if you are looking for a casual fling though.

7. Fixing Something

I am assuming you are saying "I am manly because I can fix things, also take a look at my arm muscles" The feminist in me is saying "screw your traditional views of masculinity, women can do stuff too!" but the part of me that does not know anything about cars and that knows she is not built for heavy lifting is already in the kitchen baking a cake.

I am assuming you are saying "I am manly because I can fix things, also take a look at my arm muscles" The feminist in me is saying "screw your traditional views of masculinity, women can do stuff too!" but the part of me that does not know anything about cars and that knows she is not built for heavy lifting is already in the kitchen baking a cake.

8. With a Dog

This says "I take care of animals and I have a soft side. Also, I enjoy taking walks outside" I'm all for dog pics as long as it doesn't dominate your pictures. I want to know you have good relationships with people too.

This says "I take care of animals and I have a soft side. Also, I enjoy taking walks outside" I'm all for dog pics as long as it doesn't dominate your pictures. I want to know you have good relationships with people too.

9. With a Cat

This says "I take care of animals and have a soft side, but I'm more artsy and less outdoorsy than the guy with a dog" I'm a dog person myself but this is certainly not a deal breaker picture.

This says "I take care of animals and have a soft side, but I'm more artsy and less outdoorsy than the guy with a dog" I'm a dog person myself but this is certainly not a deal breaker picture.

10. Traveling

I'm assuming you are trying to say "I'm worldly!" To me it says "My parents have money and I try to be humble about it" I'm not saying there is anything wrong with that, its just a fact.

I'm assuming you are trying to say "I'm worldly!" To me it says "My parents have money and I try to be humble about it" I'm not saying there is anything wrong with that, its just a fact.

11. Military or in Uniform

You are thinking "Ladies love a man in uniform" This is telling me that the military is a big part of your life and this is something to be aware of if you are hoping for a long term relationship. For the record, I am certainly not saying this is a bad thing and I support the troops.

You are thinking "Ladies love a man in uniform" This is telling me that the military is a big part of your life and this is something to be aware of if you are hoping for a long term relationship. For the record, I am certainly not saying this is a bad thing and I support the troops.

12. Beer with the Guys

This says "I call my friends my bros, I do not discriminate against cheap beer. Also I have some maturing to do" I do discriminate against cheap beer and I will likely roll my eyes at a picture like this, but I will probably swipe right anyway.

This says "I call my friends my bros, I do not discriminate against cheap beer. Also I have some maturing to do" I do discriminate against cheap beer and I will likely roll my eyes at a picture like this, but I will probably swipe right anyway.

13. I'm on a Boat!

"I'm not a boat! Also I have money/friends with money. I might be a tool" See also Shirtless for a Reason. I assume these guys want just a hookup, which is totally fine if that's what you want too.

"I'm not a boat! Also I have money/friends with money. I might be a tool" See also Shirtless for a Reason. I assume these guys want just a hookup, which is totally fine if that's what you want too.

14. With a pretty girl

You want me to know that you have interacted with girls IRL and they aren't repulsed by you. This a actually a little helpful considering they types of people you will find on the internet but this also could be saying "I'm a player"

You want me to know that you have interacted with girls IRL and they aren't repulsed by you. This a actually a little helpful considering they types of people you will find on the internet but this also could be saying "I'm a player"

15. In a Silly Coustume

This is trying to say "I like to party and I don't take myself too seriously" But is also says "I wish I was still in college, I'm not ready for the real world"

This is trying to say "I like to party and I don't take myself too seriously" But is also says "I wish I was still in college, I'm not ready for the real world"

16. Backwards Baseball Cap

This says to me "I am both a bro and a boy at heart" Maturity might not be 100% there

This says to me "I am both a bro and a boy at heart" Maturity might not be 100% there

17. Frat Letters

This says "I'm a bro and I wish I was still in college. I'm a nice guy but I want you to think all the stereotypes you know about frat boys a true"

This says "I'm a bro and I wish I was still in college. I'm a nice guy but I want you to think all the stereotypes you know about frat boys a true"

18. Smoking Weed

You are telling me "Not only do I smoke weed but I smoke a lot of weed. I hope you're in to that" Not my thing personally

You are telling me "Not only do I smoke weed but I smoke a lot of weed. I hope you're in to that" Not my thing personally

19. Shots

"If we meet up I will buy you lots of drinks and also get ridiculously drunk myself. I hope you are ready for a shit show"

"If we meet up I will buy you lots of drinks and also get ridiculously drunk myself. I hope you are ready for a shit show"

Multiple themes in one photo

It is not uncommon to see these themes overlapped in photos. Here are some prime examples

With a pretty girl, in costume, shirtless for a reason.

With a pretty girl, in costume, shirtless for a reason.

Playing sports and drinking beer with the guys.

Playing sports and drinking beer with the guys.

On a boat, shirtless for a reason, backwards hat, drinking beer

On a boat, shirtless for a reason, backwards hat, drinking beer

Sports with Mom

Sports with Mom

Guys, I hope you have learned a bit about what your Tinder photos are communicating. Ladies, let me know of any other trends you notice in men's tinder photos. Remember that this article reflects my opinion and other people might think differently. Please don't hate me if you disagree.

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