April 2, 2015 4:41 AM EDT

As a novel experiment, New York City–based comedian Farah Brook approached men and women in Grand Central Station to ask for directions — and then leaned in to try to kiss them.

She videotaped the results, which are both funny and awkward. Unsurprisingly, most people in the video didn’t reciprocate her advances, despite the ever romantic “Kiss Me” by Sixpence None the Richer playing in the background.

You’ll have to watch to the end to see if she gets her romantic payoff.

Write to Helen Regan at helen.regan@timeasia.com.

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