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First dates can go one way or the other.
They are either great and you can't wait to see that person again.
Or they could be a complete disaster and the prospect of seeing the same person can only lead to further embarrassment.
The best thing about bad dates is that they are often so awful that they are hilarious and make a great story.
Realising this American chat show host Jimmy Fallon put a call out on Twitter for people to share their #WorstFirstDate experiences, with a chance of the story appearing on his show.
It's Hashtags time! Tweet out your funny or embarrassing first date story and tag it with #WorstFirstDate. Could be on the show! — jimmy fallon (@jimmy fallon)
Just to get the ball rolling, Fallon told the tale of a badly chosen restaurant.
I once tried to surprise my date by not telling her what restaurant we were going to. I accidentally picked the one… https://t.co/w7tmEflleu — jimmy fallon (@jimmy fallon)
The stories began flooding in from there and some of them were so ridiculous you would swear they were from a Hollywood rom-com.
Me and my date were at the movie theatre, and popcorn kept flying out of nowhere and hitting my date on the back of… https://t.co/xX1CTMn35i — Justin B (@Justin B)
That's just a small selection of some of the best. To see more just check out the #WorstFirstDate hashtag on Twitter.
If you'd like to see which ones made The Tonight Show cut check out the clip below.
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