If you go out to dinner with your best friend that you always "bro" with, but you split a bottle of wine...you are actually on a man-date
If you go to a concert with your best friend that you always "bro" with, but it is Coldplay with Rob Thomas from Matchbook 20 opening solo acoustic, you are officially on a man-date
If you go to the gym with your best friend that you always "bro" with, but you spot eachother on deadlifts, run side by side on treadmills while watching "Next" on MTV, then go to Cosi's afterwords for a salad, you are clearly on a man-date
If you go to the beach with your best friend that you always "bro" with but apply sun-tan lotion on each others backs because your mom is not there to do it, you are 100% on a man-date
If you go to see a movie with your best friend that you always "bro" with, but go get ice cream cones after, you are considered on a mandate, and if the movie was Drumline or Bring it On, you are under serious suspicion.
If you "bro" with someone by watching tv together, but you designate a specific night to watch a certain "show" you are on a man-date.
If you're on a roadtrip and you call your buddy you always "bro" with more than once, you've entered into a long-distance man-date relationship.
If you go for a bike ride with your best friend that you alwasy "bro" with , you can remain in "bro" territory by racing him. If you just cruise, you're on a man-date.
Dropping a comment on your friend's myspace page is "bro'in". Trading myspace messages is cyber-man-dating.
Having a smoke with your friends you always " bro" with is totally within the Offical Rules and Guidlines of Bro'in...but sharing a smoke is the essence of man-date.
Getting shitcanned at a party and wrestling your friend is about as "bro" as
it gets. In some circles it is considered "bromance" which is still "on".
However, getting into a public argument over who owes money for the cable bill and/or dropping the heaviest vibes about it is practically man-dating (and totally not "on").
If some wise ass sees the two of you wrestling and comments that it's "bromantic", be sure that he most def wants to man-date you.
Hitting up the mall to rock some quiznos, bourbon chicken, and cd store is totally "bro'in", but hitting up the mall to rock starbucks, dip'in dots, sunglass hut, lucky jeans, and the bonzai tree store is so fucking man-dating it is illegal.