Skip to comments.10 signs that you are bombing on a date
Posted on 03/28/2002 8:48:20 PM PST by Hillary's Lovely Legs
If you're going to bomb on a date, it'll likely be on the first one. Bad vibes are usually sorted out before things move on to a second or third meeting. If you screw up anytime after the first date, you stand a better chance of recovering since she has a good enough impression of you by that time.
In any case, sometimes things don't always go as you'd like them to, so here are some helpful indications that you may be bombing before she spells it out for you.
| Number 10
Negative body language
You're sitting in a trendy restaurant, trying to be the ultimate conversationalist, but you notice that she has her arms crossed. Then, you look down and realize that her legs are also crossed, her foot pointing toward the exit door.
You panic and start to talk faster, and put your foot in your mouth as a result. She sits back in her chair, not to relax, but to stay as far away from you as possible without actually leaving the table. Time to ask for the check...
| Number 9
No eye contact
The conversation seems to be flowing nicely, but she just won't look at you; she'll only give you quick glances as she speaks to you. This can only mean one thing: she thinks you're nice, but totally uncaptivating. There's pretty much nothing you can do about that, unless you have a bag of tricks by your side.
| Number 8
She's reluctant to divulge personal information
You're on a date with a secretary, but the way she refuses to tell you anything about herself would make you think that she's a secret agent. She is a total enigma; the more you ask her, the more she seems to shut you out. There are two possibilities here: either she's got something to hide, or she's afraid you might be a nut. Both hypotheses are bad.
| Number 7
She doesn't ask about you
She just doesn't care about you, where you're from, what you do, where you live, or who you are. It's good to be a challenge, but your date has to want to learn more about you.
| Number 6
She is critical of your ideas
You make a statement and she disses it. She merely scoffs at your ideas and won't even offer her own for debate because she thinks you're out in leftfield. She doesn't like you. Face it.
It's time to make an exit if...
| Number 5
She doesn't laugh at your jokes
Laughing at jokes could be viewed in two ways: either she's not into you, or she genuinely has no sense of humor. You could be the funniest you've ever been in your life, but her eyes just glaze over. Oh well, what a waste. Regardless of the reason, if she's not laughing, then she's a drag.
| Number 4
No interest in monster trucks
You talk about your interests and this sparks absolutely no interest in her whatsoever. She won't even ask you about it, such as how much it means to you, or how long it has been one of your passions. Then you move on in conversation and realize that the two of you have nothing in common. Oh well...
| Number 3
She finds your Camaro "cheesy"
She laughs at your car. She looks down at your shoes and smirks. She looks at you up and down and tries to suppress a laugh. Forget her, she's a waste of air. You've got about as much of a chance with this girl as with getting hit by lightning while scratching a winning lottery ticket. It ain't gonna happen, and hey, you don't want it to.
| Number 2
She complains about her headache
She's not feeling well? Oh, poor girl. Or maybe she's looking for an excuse to get away from you. This particular sign can be combined with any previously mentioned bombing sign, which will help you decide whether her complaint is sincere or not.
| Number 1
She's allergic to your sweater
She claims that she's she's allergic to your sweater, but you have a sneaking suspicion that she's actually allergic to you. Even if that's not the case, what are you supposed to do? Not wear anything? Now this could get interesting.
Instead of asking for the check, you get up to go to the bathroom but sneak out on her instead.
Amazingly, most women will get interested in a hurry with that kind of move.
"I want you to know I've had my breasts reduced."
After getting over the momentary shock, I was so tempted to reply "How courageous of you! I wanted you to know I had my dick shrunk but I didn't know how to tell you..."
She reveals the vest of Plastique explosive she's been wearing under her shirt and, with a gleam in her eye, says, "Let's go blow something up."
Ha Ha! I had a roommate in college that ended his date as soon as he picked her up, when she said she wanted to see the new Jane Fonda movie.
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