Entertainment Should the man cover the bill on initial dates?

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  1. MissTee

    MissTee Well-Known Member

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    Hi all. I was reading this this morning and was a bit turned off. Getting an app request to pay up for a drink or for a dinner? If you wanted me to pay, just ask straight up.

    http://nypost.com/2016/05/25/cheap-bros-have-found-a-new-way-to-get-out-of-paying-for-dates/


    Shaquan Bailey, a 22-year-old caretaker, was thrilled when a guy she met online invited her out for their third date at a restaurant near her Bed-Stuy apartment.
    She found the man charming over pizza and wine and, like a gentleman, he picked up the check and then walked Bailey back to her apartment.
    She thought the date had gone well — until the guy sent her a $30 payment request on Venmo to cover half the dinner bill, which she grudgingly paid.

    “I had a guy who asked me to Venmo him to pay for a $3 well drink,” fumed Tammy, a 21-year-old beauty blogger who asked that her last name be withheld for professional reasons.




    Anyway in today's different world and work world, should the man still pay the first dates?
     
  2. Dirty South

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    How big is your cock?

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  3. MissTee

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  4. gwartney

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    I would hope that the female would at least make an attempt at paying her half. Billing her later is a pretty low rent thing to do.
     
  5. Tickle Shits

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    I would never not pay, but times have changed. Dating has changed.. It's basically going out to hookup and that's it.

    I like to take my dates to a cheap and non threatening place.. Like a pumpkin patch perhaps.
     
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    I always paid on a first date. I'm either a gentleman or a sucker. To me it's the right thing to do.
     
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    Who ever asks the other person to dinner should pay I think these days. That said, I always paid.
     
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    Is this even subject to debate? :dontknow:
     
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    Yeah the man should pay.
     
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    was thrilled when a guy she met online invited her out for their third date
     
  12. cetiya

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    My first dates start at starbucks. But I usually buy some water before they show up so they don't have to buy anything.
     
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    I always bought on first dates. And got nowhere. Nobody cares if you do it.

    Then I met my wife at a wedding, and we hit it off getting schnockered on someone else's dime.
     
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    I have no problem for paying over the years in certain situations when I was dating, but honestly if a man with a good job invited me out for a dinner, he should be paying.
     
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    That's what got me. Getting billed way after the date?
     
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    i always pay for a woman. date or not. :grad:
     
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    Dont let them be cheap.
     
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    This.
     
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    This is the douchiest thing I've read today. Guys who use this Venmo app should punch themselves in the balls.

    As for the question at hand, a real dude should always assume to go ahead and pay without even asking. If the lady objects, then they can figure it out.
     
  20. Coke Can Baby

    Coke Can Baby Don't be a skunk

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    Guy is s skunk if he is sending a 30 bill for 1/2 a date.