2/17/2017

Should I Go or Should I Go

Story Sent in by Liana:

I was out to dinner on a first date with Justin. It was a freezing winter night and so I had my coat with me. When I came back from using the bathroom my coat was gone and Justin said, "I hid your coat so now you can never leave."

I was having a decent time with him so I went with the joke for a little bit. But he didn't seem to have any plans for the evening other than dinner and he droned on for a while and then I just wanted to go.

"Can I have my coat back, now?" I had no idea where he had hidden it.

He said, "Nope! Not until I choose to let you go."

"I've had a good time but I'm pretty tired."

"Too bad. You're staying here with me."

Ha! No. I looked under the table to see if he had stashed it there and then took a walk to the coat rack in the front of the restaurant and there it was. I went back to the table to wish him a goodnight (we had already paid the check) and he looked truly stunned that I had been smart enough to find my coat.

Instead of wishing me a goodnight he said, "No! Stay!"

"Sorry. I really have to go."

"Stay! Staaaaay!" he called after me, possibly long after I was gone... and possibly he's there still, calling and calling for the girl who'll never, ever come back to him.

10 comments:

  1. The old "hide the coat where the coats go" trick! I love that one. As Sherlock said to Watson when they were looking for the little person who had done the crime "if you want to hide a needle put it with other needles, not with hay." They then went and found him at a circus -- but I digress -- the real point is that nothing ends a first date as well as semi-theft/messing with my date.

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  2. One time, I walked in on Bananas noisily screwing some guy with a crew cut and a large scar on his back...

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    1. Was it twice on a bed of trash while you watched?

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    2. Yep. Then we dined on cat food whilst chained to Jared's wall...

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    3. Whoops. I forgot I left you two there.

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  3. Because speaking to your date like a dog is so fetching.

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  4. I had this happen to me on a first date a few months ago. Except he claimed *I* was lost because I was wearing my coat! That's why he "couldn't find" me.
    Oh wait...

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    1. You just blew my mind with that...

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