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Just had the date from hell. Come and add your own!

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poshsinglemum Wed 20-Oct-10 18:05:12

Mine wasn't bad looking and seemed really nice.

Untill he asked me if I drove. I know it's a bit lame that I'm still learning and I'm desperate to pass. But I didn't start till I was 25 as was environmentalist, had bf who could drive and lived in cities etc, etc.

He looked horrified and told me ''well I passed after 6 lessons for the first time when I was 17.'' he made me feel awful for not driving.

5 minutes later he said '' I'm going now. Nice to meet you'' and left me sitting in the pub.

I guess we all have our deal breakers.His was me not driving.

He also spent the whole date talking about himself and didn't ask me anything aprt from did I drive.

He just didn't fancy me but no need to be rude.

poshsinglemum Wed 20-Oct-10 18:06:20

Also me not driving is a big issue for mE atm and he just made me feel worse.

ScaryFucker Wed 20-Oct-10 18:07:17

he is a twat

next !!

JaquiChan Wed 20-Oct-10 18:08:27

what a complete tossor. Better luck next time Posh.

BalloonSlayer Wed 20-Oct-10 18:09:07

He's probably a real boozer and wants someone to drive him home.

(My ex was a car nut, and passed after a ridiculously low number of lessons. He was an utter boring twat.)

blackwidowspider Wed 20-Oct-10 18:09:38

I once went on a date with a bloke who started asking me what I thought of our future together within the first two hours. I went to the loo and rang my mate, who then called me up 5 mins later to let me know there was an 'emergency' back home... which of course I had to attend to immediately.

I suppose it can cut both ways

BertieBasset Wed 20-Oct-10 18:12:19

I had a brilliant blind date.

First of all he was clearly disappointed when he saw me. Now I ain't Claudia Schiffer but trust me I was the looker out of the pair of us grin

We went out for something to eat. All he did was talk about himself and moan. And moan, and moan.

He kept telling me these dreadful things that had happened, like his sister and mother getting cancer. Obviously this is terrible, but I'd known him 10 mins so was kind of at a loss what to say. But tried to be sympathetic, for him to tell me they were a pair of cows anyway.

Then he told me he lost his business when he had a break down and was in hospital for 6 months. Again, terrible but not really first date material.

And so it carried on. Everytime I tried to lighten the conversation he found something to bring it back down. It was the longest 2 hours of my life.

Truly dreadful.

Don't you worry about the driving thing though, he's clearly a knobber and at least he showed that early on. You may have wasted more time on this loser otherwise!

blackwidowspider Wed 20-Oct-10 18:12:32

Don't feel bad, you got lucky and didn't have to leave him in the pub later down the line

ChileanMinerWife Wed 20-Oct-10 18:14:10

im with him on the not driving

SuePurblybilt Wed 20-Oct-10 18:16:34

I'm only starting to learn again now at 31 poshsingle. Have no idea why that would be an issue, unless perhaps he is a keen dogger and wanted a two-car relationship? Nobber either way.

poshsinglemum Wed 20-Oct-10 18:25:28

I do feel bad for not driving miner but care to pay for my test. He didn't have a degree whereas I do so ner.

ChileanMinerWife Wed 20-Oct-10 18:25:43

ah but he has the smarts

CheerfulV Wed 20-Oct-10 18:28:51

grin at SuePurbly and the dogging... hahaha.

blackwidowspider Wed 20-Oct-10 18:29:32

miner will get bored soon

poshsinglemum Wed 20-Oct-10 18:31:13

pends what you call smarts. Another reason why I hate petrolheads.

poshsinglemum Wed 20-Oct-10 18:32:10

Lets face it; we wouldn't have been a match made in heaven. So what about your bad dates people?

peeweewee Wed 20-Oct-10 18:33:24

hahahaha love it!! grin

throckenholt Wed 20-Oct-10 18:35:13

doesn't sound like you fancied him much either - so no great loss.

Chalk it up to experience (sounds like you had a lucky escape )

perfumedlife Wed 20-Oct-10 18:36:40

Posh don't feel bad about the driving. I took 300, yes 300, driving lessons, eight instructors and seven driving tests. On one of them the examiner stopped the test in the interest of public safely becuase I couldn't locate the handbrake on a hill start. We were careering downhill at quite a rate, thank feck for dual control is all i can say shock

Finally got there, have a degree and no common sense.

As for bad dates, too many to mention. Although the weekend in Paris that strangely turned into an afternoon at the movies, with no mention of why no airport, that was a stinker.grin

Ya gotta kiss a lotta frogs luvvie.

sungirltan Wed 20-Oct-10 18:36:41

posh - i'm taking my test for the 1st time tomorrow and i'm 31! and its taken about 60 hours of lessons to get this far. your date can go jump!

mumbybumby Wed 20-Oct-10 18:37:13

What a twat!
One of the worst dates I had (there have been many!) was with a guy off the Internet.
He turned up in some souped up chav car, was rude to the waitress, talked incessantly about immigrants and other Daily Mail type views and to top it all kept rabbiting on about how both his parents had terminal illnesses and when they carked it (soon, he kept saying) he was going to come into loads of cash and was going to buy a Bentley. shock hmm.
Even asked if I fancied joining him for the ride.
I left shortly afterwards.
None of this had come up in the vetting process, scarily!

poshsinglemum Wed 20-Oct-10 18:39:29

If I wasn't bothering to learn to drive then I could understand but to judge someone who was having difficulty passing; that's a bit much imo. Each to their own. I don't really hate petrolheads btw-just the kind who hate pedestrians!

poshsinglemum Wed 20-Oct-10 18:40:59

It's all abit oif a laugh really. Steely armour needed for dating! i'm just as fussy.

ohforfoxsake Wed 20-Oct-10 18:42:51

Is it knobber or nobber? I always thought it was the former.

Either way, he is one.

ivykaty44 Wed 20-Oct-10 18:44:01

gosh what a lucky escape you had.

my worse date was the 2nd with a man who I had been matched with by a mutal friend. He sat and told me all about his marriage and the affairs he had during the marriage and the escapades he got up to - he thought it was really funny and I didn't hmm he also told me how intueative he was. two weeks he kept calling and texting even though I ignored his calls and texts until he got the message...

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