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Do Tell: What's your Favorite Question to Ask on a First Date?

Do Tell: What's your Favorite Question to Ask on a First Date?




Dating can be quite exhausting although some enjoy the process much more than others. Asking the right questions is key to deciphering whether or not you have a connection with your date and if you could be a compatible match with the person sitting opposite you. So ladies, do tell, what is your favorite question to ask on a first date?

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XDeexDeeX XDeexDeeX 8 years
I would first of all ask him about his religious beliefs because that's very important to me.
loveMYbitches loveMYbitches 8 years
" What's your favorite thing(s) to do that you don't get to do often enough?"
lickety-split lickety-split 8 years
"so, how was you day dear?" was what i usually started with. sort of as a joke once we were seated at a restaurant with a drink. told me a lot about them right off; how much they would open up, if they had a sense of humor, if then would go on-and-on-and-on or ask me the same. and if they were interesting and funny. if someone had asked me about my dreams on the first date there would not have been a second. i kept things light and easy.
ktjones ktjones 8 years
I ask him how many outfits he tried on before he found the perfect outfit for out date. I like my man dressed well and to look like he put some thought into it!!
muchacha muchacha 8 years
i like stefapie's question.. it's good way to keep the conversation in the present moment without getting too heavy at the on-set of the date. I like to ask questions that get him to open up about abstract ideas, like "if you had to be one card in a deck, which would you be"? or "what are your thoughts on the african dung beetle"? though the latter question is more of a third date question.. i couldn't be with someone who doesn't stimulate me mentally and get me to think outside the box, and i would hope it's vice versa as well.
GQ_send GQ_send 8 years
What is your occupation? A girl who has occupation and hobbies have goals in life, those are the KEEPERS.
popgoestheworld popgoestheworld 8 years
lol Toronado - that's excellent! I try to steer clear from the interrogation style first date. But if I have to pick a question it would be: Are you reading anything interesting?
nicachica nicachica 8 years
i'm all for the music question since i'm a big nut about it. i also ask the 420 compatibility question because if they're not into it or have strong feelings against it, they're probably not right for me! not to say i do it all the time, but some people are really iffy about it and i think that extends into them being uptight about other things (thus they would not approve of a lot of things i do!).
Marci Marci 8 years
I like to keep things light and fun on the first date, so no deliberate background checks or anything like that unless they come up naturally. I LOVE Toronado's question and wish I were single so I could use it! :D But a favorite of mine was 'Do you have an innie or an outie". That often took an interesting turn.
PrissyLilBadAss PrissyLilBadAss 8 years
I agree 100% with cgmaetc, you always gotta ask about the parents to see if he's a family man or not. "Party like a rock star, pound like a porn star, play like an all star!"
StefaPie StefaPie 8 years
I ask "what was the best thing that happened to you today", it keeps the conversation positive, and you get to gather information about what makes them happy.
grl-in-the-world grl-in-the-world 8 years
Hope you have fun going out kendalheart :) I guess back in my dating days I would usually ask what the guys plans were for when he finished college.
kendalheart kendalheart 8 years
I have no idea, I havent been on first date in so many years but I am single now and going on one next week....uuhhhh scary!
nannyblogger nannyblogger 8 years
The first time my husband and I talked, he asked me what my dreams were for my life...I knew from that instant he was different because he was venturing away from the typically shallow first date questions.
pinkangelmonkey pinkangelmonkey 8 years
how do you like your eggs in the morning? just kidding i really like tor's question!! i dont know its been so long since i have had a first date.
cgmaetc cgmaetc 8 years
I ALWAYS ask about his parents. How a man views his mother and father tells a lot about what type of person he is. I also ALWAYS ask about his religious beliefs, because spiritual compatibility is very important to me. -the ceeg
Toronado Toronado 8 years
"So, where do YOU hide the bodies?"
cravinsugar cravinsugar 8 years
What is your favorite type of music. i have found I don't have as much in common with men who don't listen to the same types of music as me. _________________________________________________________ Why don't you wear the face you have when I am not around?
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