Guy Smarts ​These are the lamest ways to say no to a date

It's never easy to ask someone out, only to have your hopes dashed by a swift rejection. To be fair, though, it can also be difficult to say no to someone.

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There's a tactful way to reject another person, and then there's this.

It's never easy to ask someone out, only to have your hopes dashed by a swift rejection. To be fair, though, it can also be difficult to say no to someone.

However, there are tactful ways to go about the process of letting another person down, and then, well, there's this sorry collection of excuses, presented to you courtesy of our friends over at Reddit.

Unfortunately, there are people in this world who, instead of saying no, would rather give you lame, unbelievable, or just confusing responses to a simple ask:

Comment from discussion What's the lamest excuse you've ever heard for a date cancelling on you?.

Just remember, in the age of social media, honesty is always the best policy.

Comment from discussion What's the lamest excuse you've ever heard for a date cancelling on you?.

Here's another example of why you should just be straight-up about your intentions.

Comment from discussion What's the lamest excuse you've ever heard for a date cancelling on you?.

Awkward. But, hey, at least this one resulted in a happy ending.

Comment from discussion What's the lamest excuse you've ever heard for a date cancelling on you?.

So, remember: Next time, a simple no will suffice. And, just in case you need it, here's some advice on other dating mistakes you should avoid.

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