4/07/2014

...Yet.

(I exchanged a few words with Breaking Bad's Vince Gilligan last week. Click here to read his sage advice on storytelling on this week's Jared's Inkwell! -JMG)

Story Sent in by Elenora:

After a string of unexciting dates, Gary came along. He was funny, nice, and was the first guy in a long time with whom I actually wanted to have a second date.

I didn't hear from him the first day after our date, but the second day, he texted me, "Second date or I kill you."

I guessed he was kidding around but it wasn't really the best way to ask me. I wrote back, "Second date sounds good. No threats required! :)"

He texted back, after an hour or so, "Kill you? Don't mind if I do!"

I didn't write back to that as I failed to find the humor. He subsequently wrote me, "WHATS YOUR ADDRESS SO I CAN KILL?" and "KILLKILLKILLKILLKILL!" I didn't pay them much mind.

However, a few days later, when the word "KILL" showed up carved into the wood right above my front doorknob, I called the police and made a report. It was five years ago. I'm still living in the same place and I'm not dead.

9 comments:

  1. Yeah... this is why Chunky Horse doesn't usually get second dates...

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  2. Everyone who is still dating should be using this site for the most basic of lessons -- do not let a first date know where you live !! Yikes!

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  3. @La Marchlewski-how do we know she let him know where she lived? It's real easy to find someone's address online with very little information.

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  4. La Marchlewski - I LOLed at "Everyone who is still dating". You see, ABCotD is only for the survivors of the dating process - that's why so many of us are obviously still suffering from shellshock. ;-)

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  5. I think he's just had that Huey Lewis and the News album on repeat for the past 5 years.

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  6. Worth the risk for a free dinner.

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  7. "Second date or I kill you."

    Damn you autocorrect, I mean to say "and"

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  8. Tammy--- *sigh* You are right - A name is often enough to find the address. You can tell I'm older when I forget that stuff. LOL Wolfdream - mmhm, another great point - PSDD - post traumatic dating disorder. (eye twitch)

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