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
5,461 1,789
Being rude to the waitstaff

2
5,372 1,765
Constant negativity

3
5,635 1,859
Being arrogant or stuck up

4
6,178 2,055
Checking their phone constantly

5
5,286 1,746
Bringing a friend along without saying anything about it first

6
1,704 514
SegaGega 32X added She Tries to Find Excuses to Be Mean

7
5,403 1,844
Having no sense of humor

8
4,489 1,578
Not talking

9
1,617 550
SegaGega 32X added Looks Down Upon How You Are Entertained

10
4,450 1,746
Talking about her exes

11
3,906 1,540
Talking over you and never letting you get a word in edge-wise

12
3,769 1,500
Talking about how important she is to everyone she knows

13
3,889 1,727
Thick, caked-on makeup

14
3,306 1,497
Chewing with her mouth open

15
3,560 1,624
Assuming you'll do everything because "you're the guy"

16
1,614 711
Robert Babaev added Drops Out After Five Minutes On an Activity Date

17
1,268 579
Odhiambo Otieno added Fishes for Compliments

18
2,835 1,434
Lying about anything in her profile

19
1,507 836
Jeromy Morrow added Appearing Sloppy

20
2,787 1,638
Not eating on a dinner date

21
2,751 1,643
Getting way too drunk

22
2,540 1,524
Talking constantly about herself

23
2,550 1,544
Making fun of other people

24
2,528 2,257
Smoking

25
1,827 2,144
Talking about Western medicine being a scam

26
1,590 2,113
Making a point to tell you "what type of person she is"

27
1,564 2,705
If she doesn't at least reach for the check or offer to pay her half