The Brief: On TikTok, the phrase "could I pull you" is synonymous with "would you date me." It's associated with a trend set to the song "L.A.LOVE (la la)" by Fergie.

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The “could I pull you” TikTok trend has creators posing the question “be honest, could I pull you?” before sharing a variety of selfies. Videos in this trend are set to the song “L.A.LOVE (la la)” by Fergie, featuring YG. The phrase “could I pull you” means “would you date me” or “do you find me attractive?” “Pull” is UK slang for attracting someone in a sexual or romantic way.

In this trend, TikTokers show a range of selfies, some of which are traditionally attractive thirst trap-style pictures and others of which are more silly. At the time of writing, there are over half a million TikTok videos that use the “L.A.LOVE (la la)” sound. Videos associated with the hashtag #CouldIPullYouChallenge have been viewed over 3.5 million times on the app.

@brookemonk_

this trend is a little out of my comfort zone but I’m a little curious #greenscreen

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@annabananaxdddd

what y’all think?? #foryou also i’m comment blocked for a day lol

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@kiocyrrr

watch until the end for a surprise

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@livvy

I just wanted to post my new photoshoot pics lol #foryou #lsu #gymnastics

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@georgeadun

Be honest 😌 #fyp #irish #foryou

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