DH and I met online. We decided that our first in person date would be a movie. I arranged to meet him at the AMC movie theater in the shopping center at Broadway and Highway 1. I was there at the appointed time, bought the tickets, and waited outside. And waited. And waited. In August, in 110+ degree weather. Neither of us had cell phones. Finally, after probably 45 minutes, I went home, pretty ticked off.
At home, I got online, and he IM'd me, apologizing all over himself. He was so sorry, and if I never wanted to talk to him again, he'd understand. He swore there was no movie theater at Broadway and Hwy 1, he'd driven all over, there was nothing at all there. Which I knew couldn't be right, because it was a huge shopping center with restaurants, stores, etc.
Eventually we figured it out...Hwy 1 made a loop around the city, and Broadway was one of the very few streets that ran all the way across it, east to west. So while I'd been stewing at the theater on the west side, he'd been driving frantically around the empty lots on the east side.
Fortunately we were able to laugh it off, and our 'meet cute' story is how he stood me up on our first date!