"I view you as a fair girl; I hope you'll consider reimbursing me," wrote the man.
What kind of situation in date would you expect this line to pop up? Maybe when the romantic dinner date you both are having cost $70. Or maybe when the cost of the date night is going over the $100+, and you'd feel awkward to make the man that you've just met a few times splurge on you so much on a single date.
But a woman who shared her Tinder conversation on Twitter is shocked when she was asked about this. The Tinder partner she went out with Spread over three dates decided to text her and ask for $35 back for the food and drink spent on those dates.
This screenshot was uploaded by Alex Colboth, of Milwaukee, Wisconsin. A shocking demand of $35 for the three dates.
After three dates, she and her Tinder date seem to have mutually agreed that things aren't working out. But Alex was shocked when she received texts from him asking for her Venmo.
On the basis that they won't be meeting anymore, the man argued that "it's only fair to ask for equal payment" for the dates that they went to. "I paid for us both," he added. After calling Alex a 'fair girl,' he left a 'Share Payments' link on the chat.
People think this is pretty absurd.
It's easy to see for some women that he's acting weird. It was as if he was not serious about the relationship and dates. People pointed out how he asked the payment back as if he didn't get what he wanted from the money he paid off. The man also did not ask for a split bill during the dates and said that he paid them for her.
Well, technically, if he asked the money back, he wouldn't be paying them for her at all?
Some tried to dig into why is this man asking for the money AFTER 3 dates?
There's an even bigger question here.
If you think about it, the man mentioned 'equal payment,' which means the total cost they spent on three dates was about $70-$80. One person commented that they might have gone to McDonald's to keep the cost low, with another adding on they probably chose the dollar menu instead.
It's the $35 mentality (not $350) spread over 3 dates that are sending people.
But the men also have their own argument: reimbursement goes both ways.