1. It’s Friday night, you’re raising da roof and droppin’ it like it’s hot
2. He’s eyeing you from across the room
3. Enter trademark pick-up lines and natural-born charm
4. Small world! Turns out your cousin’s roommate’s sister went to school with his brother’s roommate’s girlfriend!
5. You have a giddy feeling about this one and initiate the phone number exchange.
6. 79 hours later, a follow up text comes through
7. And a date is scheduled
8. Social media pre-date legwork commences
9. Pluck, prime, paint, wax, gloss, spray
10. And locate the perfect “I just threw this on, but somehow wound up looking effortlessly amazing” outfit
11. It starts off promising enough
12. He seems to really get you
15. And you’re thinking it’s probably a good time to discover more about your potential mate
20. Maybe this isn’t the most perfect match
21. You phone a friend and put the inevitable escape plan into action
22. And follow that up with the post-first-date-fail ritual
23. Until next weekend, boys!
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