If Tifa's affection points are 50 or higher, she will ask if the party has been watching the conversation, then walk into a corner and collapse in embarrassment.
Any optional dialogue with Aeris, Tifa, Yuffie, or Barret not noted on this page does not affect the date scene.
Aeris has top priority, followed by Tifa, then Yuffie, then Barret.
Aeris is the most likely candidate for the date, but it is not overly difficult to obtain the other two girls as there are several options which very quickly bridge the points gap between starting values.
Going through the entire Wutai sidequest boosts Yuffie's points 10.
After all of the events have been completed, no further alterations to the hidden value can be made during normal play.
The character with the highest number of points when the date sequence occurs is the one that appears for the sequence.
If there is a tie, the game chooses based on priority.
If Yuffie has not been recruited by this time, she cannot be the date and the game will disregard her when deciding who has the greatest amount of points.
The night's date is chosen based upon the player's dialogue choices and actions throughout the game up to that point.
Depending on the player's choices, Cloud may go on a date with Aeris, Tifa, Yuffie (only if she has been recruited), or even Barret.
It is possible to give the correct answer for all the questions except the last one and repeat the event to increase her affection value each time.
However, the player will lose 700 gil each time, as Yuffie robs the party once the player enters the menu.