12/24/2014

Sock around the Clock

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Story Sent in by David:

I had been with Debra for just over a month when Christmas rolled around. She asked me what I wanted and I told her that I'd be happy with anything aside from socks.

On Christmas, imagine my amazement when I opened the wrapped box she handed me and gave me... a sock. Not two socks. Not four socks. Not any multiple of two socks at all. Just one sock. And it was very obviously used.

"You said no socks!" she reminded me, "You never said that you didn't want just one sock!"

I hadn't, so I guess it was all my fault. I handed the sock back to her.

She asked, "What are you doing? You keep it! That's your sock!" She cackled herself hysterical. I didn't see what was so funny about it, but I pretended to have a laugh about it while secretly wondering if she bought me a real gift.

She didn't. I had spent close to $60 on a thoughtful gift for her (a rare, autographed book she wanted), and she had just given me an old sock. Well, it's the thought that counts. Maybe.

We hung out a couple more times in the ensuing week and she even spent New Year's at my place.

A couple of days later, she called me in a total panic: "Where's the sock? Do you have the sock? I need the sock! I need the sock! Doyouhavethesock?"

I didn't, as I had thrown it out. I told her that I had "lost" it and would keep an eye out for it.

She screamed into the phone, a scream I can only describe as abject, utter despair. Then she hung up.

I never called her back with the truth, and I waited to hear some sort of explanation from her for the mysterious events surrounding it.

It's been five years. Still (not really) waiting.

4 comments:

  1. Come on, OP, get with the program. She obviously wanted you to jerk off in the sock so she could lovingly gag herself with it later.

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  2. All she was asking was for a little R-E-S-P-E-C-T. Find out what it means to me.... Sock it to me, sock it to me, sock it to me.....

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  3. You bought her a rare autographed book only after seeing each other for a month? I call BS on this story.
    But if anything is true it is probably that she thought the sock thing was funny and didn't expect any real gift exchange because it had only been a month. Then stopped talking to you because you obviously expected something in return. I don't believe she called about the sock. She just fled because she thought you came on too strong.

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  4. Socking around the Christmas tree

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