Washington, your soft little underbelly is exposed. (Evy Mages/FOR THE WASHINGTON POST)

Readers used the hashtag #OnLove to send in their clever, slightly nerdy pickup lines. Behold:

In related news:

• Forbes has a list of “Seven Jobs Where You Might Meet a Mate.” Bartenders, flight attendants and personal trainers apparently get luckier than the rest of us.

• If things go wrong, there’s always The Ex-App. This text-and-e-mail-blocker will keep The One that Got Away out of your life. See also: Cheaterville.com and Dear Old Love.

• Random Census fact: The median age of a first marriage in 2011 for men and women is 28.7 and 26.5 years, respectively.

• If you’re on online dater, the following numbers may be of interest: Men replied to 25 percent of the messages they received through one site; women replied to only 16 percent of the messages they got.