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Different date ideas?

(20 Posts)
Mitchy1nge Wed 30-Oct-13 13:14:42

oooooooooooooohhhhh blush

FolkGirl Wed 30-Oct-13 13:04:13

I was thinking a Thermos with cups rather than a hip flask Mitchy grin

Mitchy1nge Wed 30-Oct-13 11:47:34

how do you not dribble the hot drink all down the front of yourself though? last time I tried swigging from a hip flask I poured it up my sleeve somehow sad

FolkGirl Wed 30-Oct-13 09:35:07

Best thing about the flask of hot chocolate, is that it can become a flask of mulled wine once you get into winter proper wink

FolkGirl Wed 30-Oct-13 09:33:11

Good dates for me have been:

Autumn walk with a flask of hot chocolate and home made cake for a picnic (have already said this on another thread this week - I did it a couple of weeks ago and the man said it was one of the best dates he'd been on)

Food/beer festival. I like food and real ale. It's a good way to see how they react when alcohol is around too, and how they speak to street food vendors (believe me, that can be a real eye opener!)

An afternoon chamber concert.

A bat walk.

A ghost walk.

notadoctor Wed 30-Oct-13 08:14:28

Definitely something you enjoy so you can see if it's a pleasure to share. For me, good dates have been:
- afternoon tea at a fancy hotel
- art gallery/ museum
- ice skating
- the zoo
- big wheel ride

bubalou Wed 30-Oct-13 08:05:22

Maybe I'm just easily pleased.

Nothing better then an arcade, a hot dog and a slush puppy for me.


BitOutOfPractice Wed 30-Oct-13 07:39:59

Crazy golf. Loser buys the drinks after

Strawberrykisses Wed 30-Oct-13 07:37:26

My first date with my boyfriend was a bus trip to an amazing second hand book shop.

BerstieSpotts Wed 30-Oct-13 07:28:39

Well then surely that proves you need to do something you like OP! grin

BearsBeetsBattlestarGalactica Wed 30-Oct-13 07:25:44


BearsBeetsBattlestarGalactica Wed 30-Oct-13 07:24:50

If a man suggested taking me to a arcade, I would be all over him wink


FolkGirl Wed 30-Oct-13 07:11:07

Hm, you're going to need to consider this carefully, then. If a man suggested taking me to an arcade, he wouldn't see me again for dust grin

bubalou Tue 29-Oct-13 23:43:47

I find arcades always a bit of fun, get you both to relax about as they aren't so intense. wink

dizhin79 Tue 29-Oct-13 23:10:29

we used to have every other Wednesday as date night, we scoured the what's on pages, here's some things we did :-
-Buddhist meditation evening
-cinema for black n white French film
-Ice skating
-yoga class
-salsa dancing
-greyhound racing
-drag racing

-art exhibition
needless to say some of the nights were more successful than others

Inapickle123 Mon 28-Oct-13 19:51:41

Top 5 past dates (all courtesy of the man who is now my lovely husband!)
1) Gig.
2) Stand up comedy show.
3) Lazer Quest (sounds shit, was actually brilliant!)
4) Cocktail making class (wanky but really funny)
5) Candlelit picnic in the park (awww!)

Allalonenow Mon 28-Oct-13 18:25:52

Visit a gallery or museum ~ often free
Boat trip on river depending what is nearby
Botanic Garden walk, tea and cake optional

CogitoErgoSometimes Mon 28-Oct-13 18:19:09

Some memorable ones .... An international rugby match, a country walk, a horse show, ten-pin bowling, car boot sale (!)... These weren't the initial meetings, mind you, but days out with people I'd decided were worth seeing in a different setting.

Mitchy1nge Mon 28-Oct-13 18:19:00

ummm my favourite was someone taking me to the racing museum and riding the race horse simulator thing, thought that was quite a good idea

we were not brilliantly matched in other respects and I think I only went out with him because it was an interesting venue for a first date

Wishuponastar011 Mon 28-Oct-13 18:15:15

Not up for drinks and dinner.
Any one got anymore unusual date ideas?!

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