Here’s Why ‘Once Upon a Time’ is the New Cheesy Pickup Line

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CHAPEL HILL, N.C. -- We've all tried to score with a smooth pick up line. You know the lines -- "You've been running through my mind all day ." Or... "Heaven must be missing an angel."

Yeah, right. We're always surprised when that one works.

But now, it looks like "Once upon a time..." might be the way to go.

Yup, that's right! Turns out the ladies want to hear a story. Research at the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill found women dig a man who knows how to spin a tale!

Women responded to profiles of men who know how to tell a story and rated them highly attractive, popular and admirable.

On the other side of the table, turns out men aren't too interested in whether women have talent in the storytelling department.

So, what is it about telling a story that makes men more attractive to women? Well, the research says no one knows exactly why. In fact, ladies don't you worry, a guy who's good at spinning a story is also good at lying.

Bottom line -- give the ladies what they want!