Dating Guys Reveal First Date Turnoffs You Do Without Realizing  

Michael Grimes
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List Rules Guys - vote on the things that girls do on first dates that totally turn you off. Please only vote if you are male!

Here are guys' biggest first-date deal breakers, ranked. We went to AskMen to find out more about men and dating, and what the biggest turn offs for guys really are.  Ladies, if you're wondering what not to do on a first date, read up and take notes. First date etiquette can be tough to navigate, but checking out these things not to do on a first date can help you nail it (pun!). 

1
5,383 1,783
Being rude to the waitstaff

2
5,311 1,759
Constant negativity

3
5,576 1,853
Being arrogant or stuck up

4
6,113 2,048
Checking their phone constantly

5
5,227 1,740
Bringing a friend along without saying anything about it first

6
1,653 505
SegaGega 32X added She Tries to Find Excuses to Be Mean

7
5,349 1,835
Having no sense of humor

8
4,436 1,568
Not talking

9
1,572 537
SegaGega 32X added Looks Down Upon How You Are Entertained

10
4,394 1,739
Talking about her exes

11
3,855 1,535
Talking over you and never letting you get a word in edge-wise

12
3,722 1,491
Talking about how important she is to everyone she knows

13
3,840 1,719
Thick, caked-on makeup

14
3,265 1,487
Chewing with her mouth open

15
3,519 1,615
Assuming you'll do everything because "you're the guy"

16
1,577 701
Robert Babaev added Drops Out After Five Minutes On an Activity Date

17
1,232 571
Odhiambo Otieno added Fishes for Compliments

18
2,798 1,425
Lying about anything in her profile

19
1,474 824
Jeromy Morrow added Appearing Sloppy

20
2,751 1,627
Not eating on a dinner date

21
2,721 1,633
Getting way too drunk

22
2,504 1,519
Talking constantly about herself

23
2,515 1,535
Making fun of other people

24
2,500 2,234
Smoking

25
1,796 2,125
Talking about Western medicine being a scam

26
1,568 2,095
Making a point to tell you "what type of person she is"

27
1,545 2,674
If she doesn't at least reach for the check or offer to pay her half