Be patient when trying to learn about the person you are dating. If your date resists at answering some questions, just leave them unanswered and move on to lighter conversation.
The only reason to learn everything about your date right away is if you are assuming there is only going to be one date, in which case there is no point in learning anything about them at all!
For example, even if I didn’t have a good story to share I could still counter one of their horror date stories with one that a previous date had shared with me.
I went so far as to share the horror stories that women shared with me on later dates.
First, as mentioned previously, I intentionally kept first dates short and only extended the “good” ones.
Second, I would memorize topics that I could talk about.
Aside from the fun of discussing online dating, using their profile to fuel other small-talk is a great idea.
Favorite television shows, hobbies, professions and most other specifics provided in the profile are excellent topics because, chances are, she will want to talk about these things.