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Online dating can really suck, as made evident by the hundreds of horror stories that comes from Tinder/Bumble/eHarmony dates. But sometimes a connection can turn catastrophic before two prospective lovebirds even meet up in person. That's exactly what happened to New York City sommelier Elana Abt, who shared screen grabs of her text conversation with a guy from Tinder exclusively with Someecards.

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Recently, Abt matched with a man on Tinder who claimed to be a pediatric ER doctor and says he loves wine. Seems like a total catch, right? The suitor even sent Elana a picture of a bottle of Malbec, a wine that Abt remarked is very popular nowadays.

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Alas, that is when the conversation turned to sour grapes.

Elana Abt
Elana Abt

Woah, that got awkward really fast—hostile, even. Despite the snafu, Abt tried to steer the conversation back on course.

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Elana Abt
Elana Abt

As a note, the gentleman is referring to the 2008 movie Bottle Shock, which is not a documentary and stars Chris Pine and Alan Rickman. Elana has seen this movie. She is familiar. She does not need the cast reiterated to her. But this was only an appetizer of mansplaining for the three course meal this dude is about to serve up.

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Here's where things start to spiral.

Elana Abt
Elana Abt
Elana Abt
Elana Abt
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Well, at least he can admit it? At this point, Abt tells Someecards that she is beyond done having this conversation, but her Tinder match still has an earful for her ... even after he promises to shut up.

Elana Abt
Elana Abt
Elana Abt
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WHAT? She already doesn't like you!

But it gets worse, because these things always do.

Elana Abt
Elana Abt

At that point, the "conversation," like any hope of these two having a relationship, has died. Somehow the mansplainer could not pick up on the extremely heavy-handed hints that Abt employed to get him to shut up, so she eventually stopped answering.

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Of course, he couldn't leave the conversation without assigning Abt a little condescending homework first, so at least he is staying on-brand.

Elana Abt

Her radio silence eventually got through to the guy, Abt told Someecards, and he later un-matched with her in Tinder. She is not upset about his decision in the slightest.

This dude totally would have driven Abt to drink ... if only it weren't already her job to drink.