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    Advice please

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    Is it okay to ask a girl over for a home cooked dinner on a first date? I understand the neutral space thing (cafe or drinks) but I've not much of a bar or restaurant person. My ideal date would be a hike but it's cold out.

    Should I make steak or something lighter?

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    it's a first date, so unless you two have visible fireworks sparkling i wouldn't go all out on dinner making
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    I mean there's so many ants in my eyes! And there are so many TVs, microwaves, radios... I think, I can't, I'm not 100% sure what we have here in stock.. I don't know because I can't see anything! Our prices, I hope, aren't too low!

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    I think it depends. Do you already know her? Are you two both foodies?

    Personally, if a guy that I didn't already know, or a good friend hadn't vouched for, asked me to his place for dinner on a first date, I'd run for the hills. It's a security thing.
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    I already know her, we've chatted 3 or 4 times (in person) in a non-date setting. She's already agreed to a date, I just don't know what to ask her to do. Not sure if she's a foodie or not (but what girl isn't?)

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    Oooh, lots aren't. Particularly when it comes to nice, juicy, bloody steaks. (sad, but true)

    Do you mini-golf? Maybe find an indoor course, since it's a bit cold for outside. Think outside the box.
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    Originally Posted by TheFastCat: Less is more more or less

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    you should leave a trail of hershey kisses to your bed and have the room filled with candles and pictures of her

    no, i'm kidding, don't do that
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    I mean there's so many ants in my eyes! And there are so many TVs, microwaves, radios... I think, I can't, I'm not 100% sure what we have here in stock.. I don't know because I can't see anything! Our prices, I hope, aren't too low!

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    Do that. Then videotape her reaction to post for our amusement.
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    Originally Posted by TheFastCat: Less is more more or less

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    Nope. She doesn't know you well enough, most likely and you have no clue what she likes to eat.

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    If you've spoken in person a few times and she's still open to a date, invite her over - if it were me, I'd go.

    I would say you can't really go wrong with a nice roasted chicken, a big salad and maybe some oven-roasted squash on the side. Pretty standard fare, foodie or not. And then you'll have a nice carcass left over for bone broth. Or a creepy shrine after you're done with all those candles and photos of her.

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    Of all those things I think the videotaping would be least conducive to a second date.

    Mini-golf? I went on a mini-golf date once and it was such a disaster I'm not even going to tell you what happened.

    I texted her: "Let's cook dinner or grab a bite." So if she's not comfortable coming over she might pick the bite. Good idea or too wishy-washy?

    I need some pointers, it's been a WHILE.

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