Date Arrives 40 Minutes Late, You Won't Believe the Excuse! 😲

Diply Social Team
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We've all experienced the anticipation of a first date, but what happens when your date is 40 minutes late and comes up with a flimsy excuse? One guy faced this exact situation and decided to take matters into his own hands. Let's dive into this rollercoaster of a story! 😅

The Setup: A Promising Date 📱

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Date Night Plans 🍽

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Arriving at the Restaurant 📍

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The 40-Minute Wait 😒

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The Unbelievable Excuse 🤥

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Standing His Ground 🚫

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Carol Finally Arrives 😑

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The End of the Night 🌙

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The Lie Unraveled 🕵️‍♂️

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Was He Right to Ditch the Late Date? 🤷‍♂️

Our protagonist found himself in a sticky situation when his date, Carol, arrived 40 minutes late to their planned dinner. With an unbelievable excuse that she didn't know the date was happening, he decided to enjoy his pizza alone and leave before she arrived. As the story unfolds, it becomes clear that Carol wasn't being entirely truthful. So, was he in the right to ditch the late date? Let's see what the internet thinks of this situation... 😉

Don't waste your time on someone who's always late ⏳

HapaMari | HapaMari

Being honest and upfront, OP is NTA for using time wisely 👍

PandaS0ck5 | PandaS0ck5

Dodged a bullet with a late date and cold pizza 🤮

neoKushan | neoKushan

One woman's experience with a rude and disrespectful date. NTA.

shmookieguinz | shmookieguinz

Dodged a bullet! NTA for being upset about the late arrival 💪

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Texting all day, still 40 minutes late? Not cool 😑

salukiqueen | salukiqueen

Respect for time is important in relationships. NTA reaction warranted. ⌛

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Friend's chronic lateness ruins friendship. NTA for setting boundaries. 👏

hannahsflora | hannahsflora

Being late without a good reason is just plain rude 🙄

Negative-Swordfish-9 | Negative-Swordfish-9

Communication is key! NTA for being honest and upfront.

Froggetpwagain | Froggetpwagain

Confusing signals from the date, NTA for leaving early. 🤔

lucia-pacciola | lucia-pacciola

First impressions matter. Being 40 minutes late? 🤨 No thanks. NTA.

HiddenFigures72 | HiddenFigures72

Fun-themed bar turns out to be just 'fun', NTA wins 👍

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The psychology behind chronic lateness and control tactics 🤔

TheMostBrokenBoy | TheMostBrokenBoy

Skipping the wait for a flaky date. Pizza wins! 🍕

brownshugababy | brownshugababy

First date, 40 minutes late? NTA, she had no excuse. 😑

cmonmaan | cmonmaan

Tired of people thinking they're time is more valuable? 😡

youknopeit | youknopeit

Respect your time, not worth waiting for a disrespectful date 🙅

toblerone_777 | toblerone_777

No sympathy for a late date who hasn't left home. 👍

TheCodeMan95 | TheCodeMan95

Being late without a valid excuse is always inexcusable. NTA 👍

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Date arrives 40 mins late with a lame excuse. NTA.

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Dodged a bullet! No excuse for being 40 minutes late. NTA 💯

capricorn40 | capricorn40

Late date turned into brother-in-law, grace goes a long way 😊

rbaltimore | rbaltimore

Being late is disrespectful. NTA for not waiting. 🙅

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NTA stands up to late date, suspects test. 🤔

broadsharp | broadsharp

Asking for context, leaning towards not the a**hole.

einois | einois

Setting boundaries and valuing your time is important. ⏳

BisquickNinja | BisquickNinja

Being 40 minutes late with no excuse is a big fail 🙄

Summoning-Freaks | Summoning-Freaks

Punctuality matters, but did you confirm the date beforehand? 🤔

stardew618 | stardew618

Demanding respect in dating 👏, good on you OP! 😊

cantankerouswhale | cantankerouswhale

Standing up for yourself is always the right choice. NTA 👍

ohhlookshiny | ohhlookshiny

Dodged a bullet with a perpetually late and disrespectful Carol. 😲

TheBrassDancer | TheBrassDancer

Being late doesn't make you a**hole, but self-reflection helps 👍

Crolleen | Crolleen

Late date blames OP for not confirming, commenters call AH move 🤨

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Different places have different etiquette for meet ups. 🤔

StatusSnow | StatusSnow

Respect your time, don't date someone who doesn't 👍

shaylaa30 | shaylaa30

Punctuality speaks volumes on how important something is to you. ⏰

mymonstersarereal95 | mymonstersarereal95

Late date's excuse not acceptable, shows lack of respect. 😑

sockmaster420 | sockmaster420

Date arrives 40 minutes late, ignores clear communication. NTA.

DizzyHeron3 | DizzyHeron3

Being late for a date is a red flag. NTA.

Dacookies | Dacookies

Dodged a bullet! Don't let anyone walk all over you 💪

greenrosepdtl | greenrosepdtl

Being late is one thing, but this excuse is ridiculous 😑

seba_make | seba_make

Respect your time, not their excuses. NTA wins 👍

DyingDarkness | DyingDarkness

Dodged a bullet! NTA, don't waste time on disrespectful people. 💪

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Respect your time, don't tolerate being stood up 👍

Vagrant123 | Vagrant123

Ghosting is never okay, NTA for feeling upset 🙅

verygayumbrella | verygayumbrella

Setting the tone for a respectful dating experience. 👏

hristory | hristory

First dates are crucial. Being 40 mins late is unacceptable. NTA.

llorandosefue1 | llorandosefue1

Dodged a bullet there! NTA for not wanting to continue. 💪

SpartEng76 | SpartEng76

Being late is disrespectful. NTA for not tolerating it. 🙅

playboycartier44 | playboycartier44

Being late is rude, but texting at start time is unacceptable. #NTA

ginandmoonbeams | ginandmoonbeams

NTA. Poor communication skills and no confirmation, turn off 🙄

padam__padam | padam__padam

Setting boundaries and valuing your time 👍

Zoray_tv | Zoray_tv

Late date claims ignorance, commenter not the a**hole. 😑

KnottaBiggins | KnottaBiggins

👏 Healthy boundary setting and self-advocacy skills on display! NTA!

MsFoxArt | MsFoxArt

Dodged a bullet and got free food and drinks! 🍽

ForRedditOnlyLOL | ForRedditOnlyLOL

Being 40 mins late is super rude. NTA for sure. 🙄

Jagermeister4 | Jagermeister4

Being late is one thing, but excuses won't cut it 🙄

lies_pies | lies_pies

OP is questioning if they should have confirmed the date. 🤔

AdvancedInk | AdvancedInk

Tinder date arrives late, leaves guy talking to construction worker 🙄

Zeppelinfaktor | Zeppelinfaktor

Spouse's chronic lateness almost broke our relationship. NTA.

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Respect is key, being late is not cool 😎

juniper_berry_crunch | juniper_berry_crunch

NTA suspects date was testing their commitment with lateness 🤔

shuttlecocktails | shuttlecocktails

Being late without notice is unacceptable, NTA for speaking up. 💪

djcat | djcat

First date, 40 min late, bad excuse, NTA. No second chance 🙅

moxley-me | moxley-me

Never wait more than 15 mins or never go out again! 😤

wdjbat | wdjbat

Being with a chronically late person would make me crazy 🏃

jluvdc26 | jluvdc26

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