Culture 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
5,656 1,791
Constant negativity

2
5,760 1,826
Being rude to the waitstaff

3
1,933 553
SegaGega 32X added She Tries to Find Excuses to Be Mean

4
5,909 1,884
Being arrogant or stuck up

5
6,467 2,081
Checking their phone constantly

6
5,559 1,781
Bringing a friend along without saying anything about it first

7
5,652 1,871
Having no sense of humor

8
4,728 1,612
Not talking

9
1,815 584
SegaGega 32X added Looks Down Upon How You Are Entertained

10
4,682 1,784
Talking about her exes

11
4,123 1,563
Talking over you and never letting you get a word in edge-wise

12
3,971 1,525
Talking about how important she is to everyone she knows

13
4,079 1,771
Thick, caked-on makeup

14
3,497 1,530
Chewing with her mouth open

15
3,736 1,663
Assuming you'll do everything because "you're the guy"

16
1,759 753
Robert Babaev added Drops Out After Five Minutes On an Activity Date

17
1,417 615
Odhiambo Otieno added Fishes for Compliments

18
2,976 1,476
Lying about anything in her profile

19
1,632 882
Jeromy Morrow added Appearing Sloppy

20
2,919 1,690
Not eating on a dinner date

21
2,682 1,551
Talking constantly about herself

22
2,885 1,687
Getting way too drunk

23
2,683 1,573
Making fun of other people

24
2,644 2,334
Smoking

25
1,931 2,216
Talking about Western medicine being a scam