Smokin' Cold

Submitted by Sean:

A guy at work that I knew pretty well asked if Id be interested in meeting one of his wife's friends.  I was reluctant at first, but decided to go ahead with it.  He went ahead and send up a blind date, telling me to pick her up from his house at 6.

I drove to his house and figured I'd get the chance to go inside and meet her and hang out for a bit and see from there if we both really wanted to go out.  Nope.  The minute I pulled in the driveway Dara came running outside and hopped in my truck.

We had decided to go for coffee, and I pulled out of the driveway and not even one second after that she pulled
out a joint.

Now, I'm no prude.  I don't care about a little pot and what you do on your own time is your own business.  I went to college, I had my fun too.  However, just meeting someone and then lighting up marijuana in a stranger's truck is a bit too familiar... for me, anyway.

"This is the best," she said, "We'll smoke it on the way to the coffee place."

I said, "Sorry, I don't smoke pot, and I really don't want it in my car."

"Dude, this no different than booze."

I told her my point of view and that even though I didn't care, it was still illegal and I really wasn't comfortable with it being in the car.  I suggested we drive back to my co-workers house and she can drop it off there and then we should go.  Really what I wanted to do was just scrap the whole date, but I didn't want to piss off my co-worker.

She said, "Fine, take me back."

"Do you understand my point of view at all?"

"No.  You're being retarded."


She hopped out of the truck and went inside.   The next day my co-worker said that I overreacted and she was a great girl. I told him I didn't doubt that and explained the situation.  Long story short, the rest of the time I worked there, we didn't really speak anymore and needless to say I didn't see Dara ever again.


  1. who invited buzz killington?

  2. Haha, she's right. It's no different than booze... And I'm sure you'd have the same reaction if she'd cracked open a bottle of Jack D and said "Let's chug this before we get there!"

    Sucks you lost a friend out of it. Kinda lousy for your friend to not want to speak to you just because you're not into his other friend.

  3. Do you have her number? I want to date a girl who busts out a joint on the first date!

  4. I'm a lady and I loves the weed, but I still think she was a little forward breaking it out like that. And I think it's fair for you to ask her not to smoke joints in your car, or cigarettes for that matter. It's your car. Buuuuut, drive to the shop first THEN smoke it! Good times, problem solved!

  5. This is my date story.... Yeah I would have reacted a bit different if it was a beer she opened, but I still would have insisted she get rid of it. The guy that set us up was never really a "friend", more of an office acquaintance. I only worked there for another two months after that, so it was only awkward passing him in the halls for a short time. What’s really wired is that he was supposedly a Christian; his office was decorated with various religious items. He had said several times that his wife and him attended Church every Sunday. The whole situation didn’t fit into who I thought he was. My bad for making assumptions, ass = me. Jesus turned water into wine not weed, right?

  6. Psalm 104:14; He causeth the grass to grow for the cattle and herb for the service of man that he may bring forth fruit from the earth.

  7. Make absolutely NO assumptions about anyone who identifies as a Christian. A quick survey will show them no different from the general population except maybe for a bit more unwed pregnancy. Certainly not drugs; the South and Midwest are the meth capital of the U.S.

  8. May I ask what state this was in?

  9. Speaking as someone who is a big fan of Mary Jane, I would say it is in decidedly poor taste to bust out a joint on the first date, and in the dude's car. Based on her reaction, see exhibited the classic symptoms of an addict. And allow me to pre-empt anyone who will claim the marijuana is not addictive: that is ignorant bullshit, and you need to learn a thing or two about psychological addiction before you make yourself sound like an idiot.

  10. Well, another adult here who is simpatico to the "devil's lettuce", hee hee - but I also agree that it's silly to expect others to casually go along with one's casual consumption. Rule #1 should be, you always respect another person's vehicle and their right to decide what is consumed therein.

  11. You are a prude for not letting her get high in your car....but she is also out of line for thinking it was appropriate for the first date. would have been better for her to go out with you, have a good time, then on the drive back, bust that sh*t out.

  12. I don't have a problem with weed but I won't let people smoke it in my car. The scent clings way too much. I don't want to smell it every time I get in my car for the next week.
    And I can't believe that she just took it out right away like that. Is she an idiot? How did she know that you weren't gonna narc on her? Seems to me like she's so used to getting things her way that she didn't even stop to consider whether or not you'd be cool with it. And then to call you retarded after you asked her not to smoke in your car? Good thing you didn't finish the date with her.

  13. She was wrong, but you still overreacted. Come on, you want her to go back and take the joint inside? Then continue with the date? Really?
    Judge not Christians based on their sins, judge them based on their practice of religion, who would need to practice religion more than those who transgress? Jesus never needed to enter a Church, he was a living Church in himself. Admit your sins, and the Father will forgive them. I have one question, how many rocks were thrown at that whore when Jesus asked for the first one without sin to toss it?

  14. @ 7:37, who says "judge not?" Bob Marley, The Wailers, King James version of the Bible, all uses long before you and your kind crapped on the English Language and called it "modern".

  15. To answer the question of what state it was in, California. This was years beofore she might have had a script to smoke marijuana legally...not that it would have changed my point of view or my willingness to let her smoke pot in my truck.

  16. @ 12:44, welcome to the 21 century. We no longer use the same grammar as King James. We've evolved since then. Shouldn't you be in a grave, or at least a nursing home or something? Who let you get on the computer? Nurse!

    Same to 8:43. Yoda came from "a galaxy far, far away" a "long time ago." Your argument is invalid.

  17. those that came before communicated with words, now it's brb omfg lol, judge not, lest ye be judged yourself. The wisdom is timeless.


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