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Joined: 4/21/2011
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Is Atlantic City a good first date? I think it is because you have plenty of time to talk in the car and get to know each other, check out the driving skills and see if he has a gambling problem or some other lewd addiction. Any feelings about this?
Joined: 9/20/2011
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Posted: 2/22/2012 5:00:47 PM
OMG- get your own room & meet them there...someone was recently killed @ one of the casino parking lots, or they were car-jacked there, then killed...

you are gonna go w/ a stranger in an area where there are so many people, no one will know if u r gone? what if he drugs u out & ...

also too many hookers & gentlemen's clubs NOT go
Joined: 8/27/2011
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Posted: 2/22/2012 5:06:49 PM
Well - for me, as I'm in Canada, Atlantic City would be more likely suitable for an anniversary get-away ! LOL

But as previously said, I think your damn brave (or foolish) to go on a long road trip with someone you don't know - At best you've had a meet and greet and a few e-mail exchanges.

Based on approx. 100 miles from your location to Atlantic City, you're considering sharing a car ride of about an hour and a half/two hours ? It's a great date destination but perhaps book your own hotel room and arrange to meet there - or delay this as a future date and get to know him a little first.

And - you know someone will wander if it was his suggested location as being further from home it avoids being spotted by his wife - so I'll mention that too as a consideration.
Joined: 9/29/2011
Msg: 4
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Posted: 2/22/2012 5:10:50 PM
Can you meet him in person first before going? Sure take a chance, carry a knife, pepper spray just in case. Text your friends where you're staying, what kind of car he drives, plate number. Anything else you can think of. Have your own money for a room, other expenses like a bus ride home in case it doesn't work out. you don't want to be stuck with him if it doesn't work out, long car ride home. You're a big girl, go for it. It would be safer if you had a local first date.
Joined: 7/15/2011
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Posted: 2/22/2012 5:11:23 PM
What if during the ride you find maybe you made a mistake? No way I would do that for a first date.
Joined: 2/27/2010
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Posted: 2/22/2012 5:24:43 PM
You don't go with someone to Atlantic City on a road trip to find out IF his driving skills are good or IF he has problems or some other lewd addiction, What IF he does? Then what?
It was in your profile that you like Atlantic city, did you ever think this guy is saying all the right things and giving you want you want to get what He wants? Like your ring and bracelet?
You don't know this guy enough to go on a road trip alone with him unless your packing a gun and are prepared to use it or you have self defense and can kick his ass if need be.
I'm an adventurous gal but this is plain stupid, give your head a shake and get to know him first.
What is he thinking?
 U make it entertaining
Joined: 7/17/2009
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Posted: 2/22/2012 5:28:54 PM
Have you met this man before?

If not ... well then ... are you insane?
Joined: 11/29/2008
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Posted: 2/22/2012 5:29:51 PM
I don't see Atlantic City itself as being a problem...I used to live and work there. There's a lot to do there besides gamble. Lots of clubs, bands, restaurants and shopping. And they've really done a lot the past 10 years to "upgrade" the town, make it brighter and safer.

However, I seriously question making such a long road trip for a first date. What if you get there and he does start acting like a jerk? Even if you can get him to leave, that's going to be a long drive back. Just for the record, hotel rooms on the weekends are pretty pricey. Even if you drive a few miles inland, you're still looking at $100 a night or more for places like the Holiday Inn Express, etc.

If you do need to make an escape, there is a NJ Transit bus station not too far from the casinos. You can catch a taxi or shuttle to get there and then get a bus ticket home. There's probably a non-stop up to Staten Island.
Joined: 5/7/2005
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Posted: 2/22/2012 6:51:17 PM
And here I thought buying a second coffee on the first meet and greet was sometimes a bit much. I'm trying to think of what "type" of man would think this is a good idea.

Okay,,,,I think I may have a couple of ideas but, I'll keep em to myself for fear of being labelled negative.
Joined: 1/11/2007
Msg: 10
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Posted: 2/22/2012 8:53:50 PM
Sounds like a fun place. I think you should try to get to know someone first before hanging out in their car, that just sounds a little weird to me.
Joined: 5/2/2011
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Posted: 2/23/2012 5:10:27 AM
depends..are u gonna bang his brains out or at least give him a bj on the way?/ lol...
Joined: 11/4/2011
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Posted: 2/23/2012 11:38:36 AM
On the surface, sounds like a fun idea …………but, think it through. Do you want to be a captive audience if things go badly? There is the potential to be trapped in a car with someone and not end up in Atlantic City at all. First dates should always be an exercise in safety – taking your own car and meeting them at the coffee shop, restaurant or other destination.

In a perfect world, this would not be necessary – but we do not live in a perfect world. I've met a few people who were very different in person than they were online, whatever chemistry we thought might be there quickly evaporated.

I had someone suggest a day out on his boat for a first meet/date. Umm……nope. If things get uncomfortable or odd, not sure my swimming skills are up to trying to make it to shore on my own.
 Yankee again
Joined: 1/26/2008
Msg: 13
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Posted: 2/23/2012 12:36:17 PM
your brave >> I would drive my self there and meet some where. Don't think I would get in a car with a stranger. Funny how the things our parents taught us we use as adults.
I had a Cape May date once .. I was happy I drove there to meet. The guy was not very nice. And having to spend an entire ride home would have been bad.
Joined: 9/17/2011
Msg: 14
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Posted: 2/23/2012 4:45:03 PM

Is Atlantic City a good first date?

Yes, IF you were going with me.

I have not been there yet.

My driving skills are fine and I have no gambling addiction.

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