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Channeling our inner Jerry Seinfelds: rejecting people for miniscule reasons. Gotta maintain our standards, right? Don't worry, Petty White, you're not alone.

atomictea asked: What's the pettiest reason you won't date someone over?

Submissions have been edited for clarity, context, and profanity.


Republicans ruined dabbing.

The girl kept dabbing constantly. Laugh. Dab. Woo we're in nandos. Dab. I couldn't.

exodermic

I mean even dabbing once. I feel awful saying it, but the second I see a guy dab, it just kills all attraction for me.

SaltBalance

You made the right choice.

NotAplicable

Ew.

His apartment smelled like olives.

CVIIILIN

This is a Seinfeld episode in the making.

MrX16

This was the kind of petty sh*t I was hoping for when I clicked on this thread. Bravo!

LobsterKong64

My ex smelled like moth balls, and it was less her clothes and more her hair and skin. She was cute as hell and sexy to boot, but being around her I'd catch a whiff all the time and I couldn't stomach it after a while.

dpratt1008

Casual racism FTW.

Had a date refer to me as "Senpai"' "Onee-Chan" and other Japanese titles or words. She was white girl in Kansas. Asked her why and she said she thought all Asians talked like that. I'm half Filipino, don't speak Tagalog and had to google later what those words meant.

DarthFatz82

Um what was your reaction when you realized "Onee-chan" means older sister.

sam_sm

Considering her lack of knowledge about Asian cultures, languages, history and the size of my man boobs, I wasn't too surprised.

DarthFazt82

This bad humblebrag.

He would not stop talking about how "woke" he was. Oh man I could not do it.

kflognogt

It's like saying you're a nice guy. If you have to say you're nice, you probably aren't. If you have to say you're woke or a feminist or whatever, you probably aren't. You aren't very good at it, at the very least.

king-of-the-sea

No.

'cUs sHe TeXteD LiKe dIs! :):):):) :p:p:p:p =))))))

Drackid

Not petty. Would dump immediately.

TheFalsePoet

That takes way too much effort with no positives at all.

ChiefPyroManiac

Gotta keep up.

She insisted on going for runs together, but ran way too slowly for me.

ChanceList

Im 6'7 and my girlfriend is 4'11." I have to slow down my walk everywhere.

Anal-Squirter

Why don't you carry her everywhere like a gentleman?

bagelchips

When it's the 21st Century and you're still a Greaser.

He used too much hair gel and it made his hair all crunchy.

nuggetblaster69

Still living in 2001 I see.

thutruthissomewhere

As a now 36 year old man, I feel personally attacked.

Edit: Based on some of the responses I'm getting, I feel the need to clarify. I used to gel my hair when I was a teenager (circa 2001), not now. Also my comment was just a joke/meme and I'm not offended.

SamVanDam611

Like living in another borough.

I know someone that broke up with his girlfriend because the trip to her place always involved at least an hour of sitting in traffic (Los Angeles). He said he didn't terribly mind that, but because he drove a manual transmission car he got annoyed.

csr28

I did the same, I was living in Long Beach, he lived in Westwood, and he didn't have a car. It wasn't the SOLE reason I ended things but it wasn't a small contributor either.

Littlesteph29

I'm in LA and I didn't realize that I NEED my partner to have a car until very recently. This traffic is no joke.

sweet-daddy420

There would be too many questions.

I turned down a date once because the girl had the same last name as me. We weren't related, but it still weirded me out, and I didn't want people to think I was dating my cousin or something.

Mouthmouthmouth

A friend of mine married a girl with the same last name and they had to travel to London (we're in the UK) to prove they weren't related before they were allowed to marry. They both had the same common Welsh surname.

panda868

We are off to a great start.

I didnt like the way she spelled her name. When we met she said her name was India. When I saw her write it out and it was spelled "Endia"...... idk I just couldn't do it.

StattPadford

This right here is the kind of petty i came to see.

shes_like_half_boob

I swipe left on people all the time because the spelling of their names. This dude's name was Ehwren. Aaron. What the f*ck.

Yourhandsaresosoft

I know it's not their fault they were named that, but that's right up there with people saying "pellow" or "melk."

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