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!). 
list ordered by

1
5,431 1,787
Being rude to the waitstaff

2
5,348 1,762
Constant negativity

3
5,610 1,857
Being arrogant or stuck up

4
5,263 1,743
Bringing a friend along without saying anything about it first

5
6,152 2,053
Checking their phone constantly

6
1,685 511
SegaGega 32X added She Tries to Find Excuses to Be Mean

7
5,381 1,841
Having no sense of humor

8
4,468 1,573
Not talking

9
1,598 546
SegaGega 32X added Looks Down Upon How You Are Entertained

10
4,429 1,744
Talking about her exes

11
3,887 1,538
Talking over you and never letting you get a word in edge-wise

12
3,752 1,495
Talking about how important she is to everyone she knows

13
3,868 1,726
Thick, caked-on makeup

14
3,290 1,493
Chewing with her mouth open

15
3,543 1,620
Assuming you'll do everything because "you're the guy"

16
1,598 708
Robert Babaev added Drops Out After Five Minutes On an Activity Date

17
1,255 575
Odhiambo Otieno added Fishes for Compliments

18
2,820 1,431
Lying about anything in her profile

19
1,494 831
Jeromy Morrow added Appearing Sloppy

20
2,772 1,635
Not eating on a dinner date

21
2,740 1,638
Getting way too drunk

22
2,528 1,522
Talking constantly about herself

23
2,536 1,541
Making fun of other people

24
2,516 2,249
Smoking

25
1,814 2,139
Talking about Western medicine being a scam

26
1,583 2,105
Making a point to tell you "what type of person she is"

27
1,556 2,693
If she doesn't at least reach for the check or offer to pay her half