19/03/2015 06:14 GMT | Updated 19/03/2015 06:59 GMT

'I Bought Us Matching Crocs': People Share Hilarious Tips On How To Ditch A Bad Date In Five Words

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A young boy has a conversation online instead of with his lovely date.

Forget faking a phone call or pretending you're ill, there are far more inventive ways to end a terrible date.

When @HashtagSkirmish asked people on Twitter to reveal how they would #DitchYourDateIn5Words, the good people of the internet responded with some hilarious answers.

Try these tactics at your own peril...


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