The researchers found that 75 percent of singles are put off if you answer your phone on a date.
What’s more, 66 percent didn’t love being interrupted for their date to respond to a text, and 41 percent think just having your phone on the table face-up is just plain rude.
This study only looked at a portion of the US user base.
Michael Mc Dermott, a data scientist at the company who collated the research, said in an email that there were some correlations between being bilingual and other traits that had been found to make people successful on the site.
If you play your cards right—and you say the right things—you’re pretty much guaranteed to move on to date number two.
And similarly, you might also try one of the 20 Compliments Women Can’t Resist.
“In fact, by feeling the latter, women are more likely to feel attracted in return. Well, this particular line is effective because it’s kind but not creepy, and the added phrase of “on you” makes it more specific than a generic line like “you’re so pretty,” says Milrad.
Remember: generic compliments come off as insincere.
More anecdotally, Mc Dermott also noted: “Like having an accent, having a second language can be seen as sexy, worldly.
It’s a good idea to put your phone in your jacket and pretend it’s not there for the entire date—well, until you check your calendar to schedule your next one, that is.
Oh, and by the way, it might be smart to upgrade your phone.
Figuring out just the right thing to thing to say to a girl on a first date is tricky.
After all, first dates are always a delicate balancing act.