I don't understand the whole dating thing. I know right off the bat if I'm interested in someone, and I don't want them to waste their money on me and take me out to eat if I know I'm not interested in that person.
Intelligent, sweet, down-to-earth and adventurous. Bonus points if you're a little bit quirky.
Dating now is a lot like going shopping when you don't have any money. Even if you find the right thing, you can't do anything about it.