The Absolute Worst Things to Say on a First Date

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A lot can go wrong on a first date. To help make sure your first date goes smoothly, take a look at this list of the worst things to say on a first date... and then remember to not say them. There are simply certain things you should avoid discussing on a first date. Try to keep the conversation light and steer away from anything that would make your mother cringe. 

What are the worst things you can say on a first date? Don't spend the entire date talking about your ex, regardless of whether you miss them, or still love them, or totally hate them. Nobody wants to be compared to the person you just broke up with (or the person who just broke up with you, as the case may be).

Try to avoid talking about your parents too much, as it might come across as weird (especially if you're over 25). It's okay to mention your family, but don't compare your date to either of your parents. In fact, don't compare your date to anyone. 

It's important on a first date to not come off too strong but also try not to play it too cool or be a jerk. Remember that first impressions often last the longest, and if you want a second date, make sure you never say these things on your first date.

Cast your votes below for the absolute worst things to say during first date, the things that will definitely not get you date number two.
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    "You Looked Better in Your... 
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    "You Looked Better in Your Photos."

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    "You'll Never Be As Go... 
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    "You'll Never Be As Good As My Ex."

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    Complaining Constantly 
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    Complaining Constantly

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    "My Ex and I Used to Come Here All the Time."

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    You'll Do, I'm Horny 
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    Being Obnoxious to the Waitres... 
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    Being Obnoxious to the Waitress

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    "My Ex Would Love to Meet ... 
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    "My Ex Would Love to Meet You."

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    "Can You Pay for This?&qu... 
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    "Can You Pay for This?"

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    "Does This Look Infected to You?"

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    "I'm Kind of Homeless Rig... 
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    "I'm Kind of Homeless Right Now."

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    "How Much Money Do You Make?"

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    "Is Your Sister Single?"

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    I'm Just in It for the Sex 
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    I'm Just in It for the Sex

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    "I Didn't Know This Was Supposed to Be a Date."

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    Are You Bipolar Or on Psych Medications

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    Were You Molested As a Child? That's Hot...

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    "I'd Like to Get Married ... 
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    "I'd Like to Get Married This Year."

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    Are Your Boobs Real? 
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    Are Your Boobs Real?

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    "Let's Talk About Dadd... 
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    "Let's Talk About Daddy Issues."

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    "I Think I Love You Alrea... 
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    "I Think I Love You Already." 

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    Dissing Your Date's Taste 
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    Dissing Your Date's Taste

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    Talking Too Much About Money 
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    Talking Too Much About Money

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    Absolutely Nothing 
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    Absolutely Nothing

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    "Our Children Will Be Beautiful."

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    "My Mom Still Does My Laundry."

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    "You Remind Me Of My Mom/Dad."

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    Talking Excessively About Your... 
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    Talking Excessively About Your Vices

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    "You'd Look Great Inside My Bedroom."

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    "It's So Hard to Find Someone On My Level."

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    "I Googled You." 
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    "I Googled You."

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    "my Ex Was Gorgeous."

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    Anything Bitter About Your Previous Relationship

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    You Don't Have the Crabs Do You? I Just Got Rid of Them

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    "I Swear I'm Not a Creep!"

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    "I'm Really Drunk Righ... 
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    "I'm Really Drunk Right Now."

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    "Do You Like What You See?"

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    "Can You Introduce Me to Your Parents?"

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    Your Toes dont chap my ass 
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    Your Toes dont chap my ass

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    "Let's Get Wasted!"

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    What's Your Name Again? 
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    What's Your Name Again?

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    "Excuse Me, I Have to Take This Call."

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    "I Never Noticed You Before."

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    "I Should Date More People Like You."

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    Let's Dine and Dash!

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    "Who Is Anne Frank?" 
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    "Who Is Anne Frank?"

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    You Know What Would Look Really Good On You....Me

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    My Kids Will Always Come First..and I Love My Dog, and 17 Fish. Hello Mr 23rd Priority.

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