Have you ever needed an excuse to escape a bad date?
Ahead of Valentine’s Day,
Tweets came flooding in with users from around the world suggesting their favourite tips and tricks, including coming on too strong by immediately making a declaration of love or proposing.
Others suggested bringing up an imaginary spouse, with one commenting: ‘Want to meet my wife?’ and another ‘My wife is in labour’.
The tips and tricks under the hashtag #EndABadDateIn5Words may come in handy for daters ahead of Valentine’s Day
Some users suggested a slightly odder collection of excuses, including revealing a toenail collection or an adult nappy
Suggestions from users ranged from the absurd to the more mundane – users described their biggest dating turn offs to come up with excuses to leave
Saying that you live with your parents or bringing politics up are also quick and easy ways to send your date pcking.
Others recommended claiming your credit card has been rejected when the subject of the bill comes up.
Other more stomach churning suggestions bound to turn a date off, included asking your them to change your diaper, or clip your toenails.
Some Twitter users suggested resorting to bad hygiene and poor manners to turn your date off