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Have you been on a date by accident?

Have you been on a date you didn't know was a date?  

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  1. 1. Have you ever accidentally gone out on a date with someone?

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      34
    • Unsure, maybe
      14
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GingerRose
4 minutes ago, uniQChick said:

and fully aware of the other's intentions.

I mean, I like to think I know what's going on. :D 

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aring91

A few times I think, at-least other people seemed to.

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Acing It

At least once, when I went out for dinner with a friend who later in the evening tried some sexual advances. We never spoke again after that.

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AquaBreezy

My social anxiety will be the death of me. In college while home on break, I once went over to a friends house to watch a TV show and she invited an old friend who liked the same show. I had only heard stories about him and his ex-boyfriend, so we had a good time and I didn't think anything of it when he asked for my phone number to send me a picture of us. Only the next day he texted me and wanted to know if I wanted to go see an anime movie (nothing romantic) at the movie theater he worked at (discounted tickets and food). I could use more friends and I wanted to see the movie so I said yes. Then he clarified he wanted it to be a date. I didn't want to hurt his feelings so I told him I wasn't interested in a romantic date, but I would still go to the movie with him. Most awkward evening ever for both of us.

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Sky Tune Pain 🎃

I have about as much chance of going on a date accidentally as getting pregnant, especially in these times. If someone tricked me however then chances are it'll end in another kind of "accident".

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Piggy

I once had a guy get my number and he really just sat next to me and asked me for my number. (He was in my Chem class and this was during a break in our 3 hour long Chem class.) He texted me later that day asking if I wanted to do something that weekend. I only realized then that when he asked me for my number he was "Asking Me For My Number."

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Onomatopoet

I went on a Latin course in uni. I understood absolutely nothing, but had a lot of fun making stupid jokes with a girl who understood exactly as little as I did.

 

Fast forward some weeks, I was travelling and only came to the Latin final exams. We saw each other for the first time in a month there, which was terribly nice. She asked me out, and I was happy to say absolutely yes! It took a solid fifteen minutes for it to hit me: I'd been asked out romantically, not platonically.

 

 

Had to call a friend for some emotional support there. Eventually I ended up on the date as well and spent some of the most awkward hours of my life with a person I still quite liked.

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Sam M

Just the once that I know of. Not the most comfortable time I've had. It was only when he went to kiss me I realised he thought it was a date. I scarpered, fast.

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oldgeeza

No, when you look like I do, there's no way, I'm an undateable I'm fat, ugly and I've been told I'm boring too, so no personality, that combined with a lack of sexual interest and impotence, it was never going to happen, not had a partner for over 30 years now 

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Catserole

I once asked somebody out by accident. We were in a very loud train station on the way home after meeting mutual friends, and they misheard something I said in passing. They seemed nice enough but lived a long way away and I had zero interest. If the ground could have swallowed me at that moment I would have begged for it.

Edit to add the reason this was super-awkward was that they wanted to!

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