Wily as a coyote (fourcorners) wrote in thequestionclub,
Wily as a coyote
fourcorners
thequestionclub

You're on a first date with someone you met on the internet. This person seems pretty interesting, and their picture was attractive enough. You're meeting at a coffeehouse, and this person said they'd be wearing a blue jacket. You gaze into the window. There's only one person inside wearing a blue jacket. There are, it appears, some deviations from the description you had built in your head. The other person doesn't know you're outside, so you can leave if you feel compelled to. Which of the following differences would be too much to overlook for an first face-to-face encounter, and would make you stand up the other person on your date? Anything you don't check means that it's merely a minor issue and you'd continue on with the date

Date looks about 10 years older than the picture
29(9.0%)
Date looks about 40lbs heavier than the picture
23(7.1%)
Date seems about 8" shorter than he/she said they were
31(9.6%)
Date doesn't have the physique you thought they did (either small boobs or lack of muscles)
6(1.9%)
Date is of a different race/skin tone than the picture
15(4.6%)
Date is of a different gender than stated
49(15.2%)
Date seems to be religious (t-shirt, yarmulke, whatever) when he/she said they weren't
36(11.1%)
Date was disingenuous about tattoos. You can see neck and forearm tats
9(2.8%)
Date was disingenuous about piercings. You notice at least 3 on face
20(6.2%)
Date said he/she was single, but you notice what looks like a matrimonial-type ring on their ring finger
39(12.1%)
Date said that he/she had a degree in archeology, but he/she is flipping through an 'Archeology for Dummies' book
32(9.9%)
I don't judge people by appearances. Speculation may lead to mistaken assumptions. I walk in regardless of what I see
17(5.3%)
Every one of these is a dealbreaker. If he/she isn't truthful up front, how can I believe anything they say in the future?
13(4.0%)
Other
4(1.2%)
Subscribe
  • Post a new comment

    Error

    Comments allowed for members only

    Anonymous comments are disabled in this journal

    default userpic

    Your reply will be screened

    Your IP address will be recorded 

  • 29 comments
Previous
← Ctrl ← Alt
Next
Ctrl → Alt →
Previous
← Ctrl ← Alt
Next
Ctrl → Alt →