It Would Have Been a Better Date if You Didn't Show Up

Submitted by Jayna:

Eric and I were all set to go out together when he called me up and said that he had to cancel.  It was really last minute.  I had already started getting ready.  We arranged for another time to meet up later in the week.

I was getting ready for that next date when he called me up, apologizing that he would have to cancel again.  I asked him if he was sure that he wanted to go out with me, and that I wouldn't be insulted if he didn't.  He insisted that he wanted to and listed several serious-sounding reasons about why he couldn't make it out.

The third time we arranged to meet, he didn't call to cancel, and I showed up to the coffee shop on time.

He came in almost a half-hour late, and he said that a last-minute emergency made him late.  He bought me coffee and asked if I wanted to go back to his place.

Before I could answer, he started going on about how hard it is to raise a family in today's America, said some very nasty things about Obama, and did a lot of angry twitching.

Finally, when he asked me again if I'd come back to his place, I told him no.  He asked, "Well what the hell did I come all the way out here for?"  He lived five minutes away.

I told him that I didn't know, and he said that he didn't know either.  He left after saying some nasty things about his boss, and that was the end of our "date."


  1. Outrageous! Racists are usually far more punctual.

    Punctuality is next to purity and all that.

  2. @Anonymous - what makes him a racist?

    This was a pretty poor story.

  3. Wait... Was he implying that he already has a family and everything?

  4. Sounds like he needs someone professional to talk to, and quick.


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