I couldn't get up and leave because I was hooked to an IV!

After the donation was over we went through a fast food drive-thru and got some sandwiches and then a case of beer.

After a bad breakup, I let my mom set me up with the son of one of her friends.

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We've compiled some of the best stories from survivors of online first date nightmares, so you can catch the warning signs in your own exploits this Valentine's season.

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If you watch any type of television, you've probably sat through the many e Harmony or commercials boasting their Cupid-like reputations for linking people together.

Thousands of couples have gone on to live happily ever after thanks to the online dating services out there but thousands more have been given the boot at the very first date.

But for every great date, you might have to endure five awful ones.

Which can add up to some really, really awkward stories.

I dashed out of my student house, and started to cross a side road.

Distracted by my phone, I wasn’t entirely paying attention when an Iceland delivery truck turned off without signalling, hitting me just above the knee and sending me flying.

Every time I tried to steer the conversation towards his interests or some kind of mutual ground, he would come out with questions like "So what's your favorite show on MTV?

" and "So how about that Tom Cruise and Nicole Kidman? I was bored to tears and couldn't wait to get out of there.

—Dee, NJI once went on a date with a guy I met online.