For many people, going on dates can be costly.
As well as the date itself, you can sometimes purchase a new outfit and fork out on train fares or taxi.
However, one guy seems to have a foolproof plan to make sure he doesn’t spend out on dates that aren’t going anywhere – invoicing people.
The guy’s technique was shared by a woman who spoke about the ‘s*** date’ she had with the mystery man.
Twitter user Lauren (@LaurenNotLozza) shared screenshots of the exchange she had with a chap a few years ago, revealing how he ‘tried to invoice’ her for their date.
The guy had messaged her after they met up to see if she fancied a second date, however Lauren politely replied to say that she didn’t feel they had any chemistry.
However, her reply didn’t go down too well with the guy who tried to convince her to give it another go.
He eventually accepted defeat though, but then sulkily asked for £3.50 back to cover their date.
Posting the screengrabs on Twitter, Lauren wrote: “Six years since that lad tried to invoice me for a s*** date.”
In the first message, her date had written: “Hey, it was good to see you tonight. Fancy meeting up again?”
Lauren apologised for her delay in replying before admitting she was ‘not sure we had that chemistry’, wishing him a good evening.
Two minutes later, the man responded: “How about I cook dinner for you tomorrow and we’ll see what happens? If we don’t click, we can leave it. We communicate naturally. It’s a good start. Let’s give us a chance.”
Lauren still wasn’t feeling it though, as she replied: “Sorry but I wouldn’t go to someone’s house when I barely know them.
“Unfortunately I’m overly romantic and a big believer in feeling some kind of spark early on. Wish you all the best though.”
The man initially wrote ‘fair enough’, however continued his message by asking for her to pay him back for her coffee.
“I don’t like wasting money,” he said.
“Prefer to use it on a date with someone else.”
Lauren replied the next morning, saying she would happily pay – though offered to donate the money to charity instead.
“It’s a shame you consider a date to be a waste when it doesn’t end on your terms,” she said.
“How about I donate £3.50 to a charity of your choice to give you a chance to regain some decorum? I can even bump it up to £5 to cover your bus journey too if you’d like? Might I be so bold as to suggest the Royal British Legion as it was Armistice Day yesterday.”
In a follow-up tweet, Lauren also revealed what his response had been after that.
“I’d like to decide myself what I do with the money,” he wrote, before sharing his bank details.
Many people were shocked by the exchange as one person wrote: “I can’t actually believe what I’m reading. That’s absolutely unbelievable.”
Another added: “RUDE! Epic wazzock.”
In other dating news, there is a brand new dating term that is being embraced by singles – nuffing.
Dating website Badoo penned the term to celebrate National Singles Day.
It’s used by singletons who don’t want to couple up for Christmas.
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