Blue Hawaii 5-0

Story Sent in by Jennifer:

At dinner with Rob (who loved to talk about the fact that he had almost become a cop), I ordered a Blue Hawaiian and he ordered a White Russian. The drinks were delivered to the table and we both took sips. Then, without asking, he reached across the table and sipped at mine.

"Wow, that's good," he said and drank down a bit more.

Tactfully, I said, "Save some for me."

He laughed and said, "Not a chance!" before finishing it completely. He wiped his forehead like he had just completed a really tough job and said, "Whew! I'll be feeling that one."

Sad to lose my drink, but slightly pleased at the possibility of a consolation White Russian, I reached for his. He was quick as a lynx and said, "No dice. You had your own."

I said, "But I didn't. You drank it all."

He laughed and said, "You snooze, you lose."

When our meals came after a particularly long conversation-less period, he actually reached both of his hands across the table to grab at my plate of chicken and cashew nuts. But this time, I was too quick for him and I grabbed it off the table and closer to myself, despite the fact that the plate was really hot.

"You snooze, you lose," I told him.

He said, "Good. Now you're learning."

I'm so pleased to have learned something. Mostly that a second date with him would have been a big mistake.


  1. Some guys have a very personal notion of what it means to be flirtatious and challenging.

  2. Clearly raised by wild dogs. The second date would have included him spitting on all of the dinner rolls to "claim" them.

  3. @Archie - I'm sure Tourist will be by in mere moments to school us on the second date possibilities. :)

    Boooo, Jennifer really missed out. Not only was this guy a classic bad boy heartthrob type, but he only needed to consume her half of dinner because he was about to start a journey.

  4. Luckily we had a recent story to show us how a cop is SUPPOSED to act on a date.

    Sadly, OP could have easily corrected this by buying another drink.

    Second date? Take him out and order some H-Bombs and see how many he steals. Keep going on dates and challenging yourself to see what things you can get him to eat/drink by him stealing them from your order. As long as he's paying for it and of course you eat before so that you're not starving, why not? Dating is fun :)

  5. The first time he said "You snooze, you lose", my response would have been "Right. And so do you." And then I'd have walked out.

    Although I like Tourist's idea.

  6. Op, you should have reach for his meal, and finished it off like he finished off your drink.


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