The Star(bucks) of India

Submitted by Rachel:

Arnold asked me out and took me to a Starbucks. When we were on line, he turned to me and asked, "What do you want for dinner?"

I know a good Indian place nearby, so I suggested that we do Indian.

He turned to the Starbucks food display case and looked it up and down. He turned back to me and said, "I don't think they have Indian here."

I was pretty sure I knew what he was inferring, but I wanted to be sure so I asked, "Do you mean, what do I want for dinner here? At Starbucks?"

He nodded.

I said, "Oh. Um... they have a lot of desserts but nothing really I'd say would be good for dinner. Let's go Indian. We can come back here for dessert."

He looked pretty depressed at the suggestion, and continued on that way through dinner. We never made it to Starbucks afterward because I found him too pathetic for my liking.


  1. You cost him more money than he had available. That's why he wanted to just get a snack at Starbuck's (maybe he even had a gift card, or something), and that's why he was depressed.

    Dude shouldn't be dating if he doesn't have money-- or at least be up-front about that (i.e. go to free concerts, hiking, other free activities, not dinner). Women are expensive, you got to pay to play.

  2. The guys obviously is a pauper. If Starbucks is the best he could do give him a break. Be up front about it my ass. Tell her you are too broke to take her out on the town and I am sure she will drag you right home to meet ma and pa.

  3. It's ok if you let him bang you after indian food but if you didn't let him bang you after indian food then I hope you paid for dinner.

  4. starbucks does have sammiches and a protein platter now...maybe he just likes to eat light?

    and btw, starbucks sammiches are not particularly cheap (or good)

  5. Well, not all Starbucks sell sandwiches... I went to one just the other day that only sold pastries and such food-wise.

    And I'm sorry, but why would he have worded it "what do you want for dinner?" if he meant Starbucks? He should have just asked what she wanted, and then informed her that they would be eating there as well.

  6. Why does everyone assume he was broke. Starbucks isn't cheap. Had it occurred to anyone that he didn't care for Indian food? Why didn't she ask him if he liked Indian food?


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