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What’s the worst/weirdest date you’ve ever been on? I swore they hid in the closets, waiting to eat me. (Yes, stickers.) These things can be surprisingly fun to talk about. But it’s a much more fun way to phrase it, and it typically yields a better response. An awesome dating tip and are you okay with conversational pauses?
While talking about exes is generally a no-no, this question has yielded some amazing responses. I made a date with Rob-I-liked, and when I arrived at the bar… I had no choice but to sit it out, cursing the ambiguity of text messages. Mine is a toss up between a large hunk of cheddar cheese and a peanut butter cup. Four things to ask her or him about on a first date? Here, we’ve divided your hypothetical first date into five phases and suggested a series of questions to ask your date during each. These questions are key primers, the ones to ask after you’ve said hello, and settled in somewhere comfortable. ” I want to say (as politely as possible), “Someone who wouldn’t ask questions like that.” Instead, here are a few topics I’ve found spark great conversation… Otherwise, cover your bases — siblings, hobbies, pets, favorite travel destinations — until you hit common ground. Whether it’s a graphic novel, a magazine article or an interview with their favorite comedian, discussing things you’ve read is a great way to see what makes them tick. It could be anything from yodeling to deep sea diving, but everyone loves to talk about times when they shine. Asking your date to boast leads to them feeling great in your presence. If you had to be trapped inside one giant food, and the only way to escape was to eat your way out of it, which food would you choose?Discussing your mutual love of surfing or Jonathan Franzen novels is the easiest way to bond early on. As for me, I can hula hoop for hours at a time, while performing tricks like a trained seal. Yes, this is essentially the same as asking someone what their favorite food is.The trick to successfully vetting a prospect on a first date, while simultaneously keeping the energy light and fun, is knowing what questions to ask and how to ask them. What are their likes and dislikes, what do you have in common, what does he or she do in their spare time?