Who pays on a first date?MoneySaving Poll Results

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With Valentineís Day coming up, we wanted to see how 21st century FIRST-DATE etiquette works, so which of these is closest to your usual situation?





Results

Iím female aged under 35 (1898 votes)
I prefer to pay the whole bill26 votes (1%)
I usually end up paying the whole bill17 votes (1%)
I usually expect them to pay the whole bill113 votes (6%)
I usually offer to pay, but really want them to pay the whole bill494 votes (26%)
I usually try to split the bill somehow (incl one pays for food, one for drinks)703 votes (37%)
Whoever asks whom out normally pays115 votes (6%)
I never date/wish I went on dates!61 votes (3%)
Iím in a relationship Ė havenít dated for years369 votes (19%)
Iím female aged 35+ (3160 votes)
I prefer to pay the whole bill26 votes (1%)
I usually end up paying the whole bill16 votes (1%)
I usually expect them to pay the whole bill256 votes (8%)
I usually offer to pay, but really want them to pay the whole bill589 votes (19%)
I usually try to split the bill somehow (incl one pays for food, one for drinks)891 votes (28%)
Whoever asks whom out normally pays319 votes (10%)
I never date/wish I went on dates!179 votes (6%)
Iím in a relationship Ė havenít dated for years884 votes (28%)
Iím male aged under 35 (1389 votes)
I prefer to pay the whole bill509 votes (37%)
I usually end up paying the whole bill212 votes (15%)
I usually expect them to pay the whole bill13 votes (1%)
I usually offer to pay, but really want them to pay the whole bill24 votes (2%)
I usually try to split the bill somehow (incl one pays for food, one for drinks)279 votes (20%)
Whoever asks whom out normally pays66 votes (5%)
I never date/wish I went on dates!84 votes (6%)
Iím in a relationship Ė havenít dated for years202 votes (15%)
Iím male aged 35+ (1797 votes)
I prefer to pay the whole bill745 votes (41%)
I usually end up paying the whole bill161 votes (9%)
I usually expect them to pay first time29 votes (2%)
I usually offer to pay, but really want them to pay the whole bill25 votes (1%)
I usually try to split the bill somehow (incl one pays for food, one for drinks)198 votes (11%)
Whoever asks whom out normally pays112 votes (6%)
I never date/wish I went on dates!86 votes (5%)
Iím in a relationship Ė havenít dated for years441 votes (25%)
I donít identify as male or female (77 votes)
I prefer to pay the whole bill11 votes (14%)
I usually end up paying the whole bill4 votes (5%)
I usually expect them to pay the whole bill7 votes (9%)
I usually offer to pay, but really want them to pay the whole bill4 votes (5%)
I usually try to split the bill somehow (incl one pays for food, one for drinks)15 votes (19%)
Whoever asks whom out normally pays11 votes (14%)
I never date/wish I went on dates!8 votes (10%)
Iím in a relationship Ė havenít dated for years17 votes (22%)

                   8,321 votes received.

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