My Date with theVERYsinglegirl

Hello readers. I fictionally recently went on a date with Lauren aka theVERYsinglegirl. I look like a combination of John Krasinski, Michael Buble, and Jason Segel. I like slushies and the couch. I’m creative, successful, and have a sense of humour that rivals Austin Powers.

Our date started out great! We went to East Side Mario’s (her choice) for dinner. I pretended not to notice when she snorted Diet Coke out her nose (don’t read that wrong) while trying, poorly, to suppress laughing when I said “duty” (I think she heard “doodie”). Immature, yes…but also kind of cute in the right light. It was pretty dark in there, so I said yes when she suggested going back to her place.

That’s when things got weird.

I knew as soon as I walked into her apartment that this couldn’t end well, so I began secretly documenting the evening by taking pictures with my phone.

Here is her living room. Immediately, a few things stood out to me as a bit weird.

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For starters…

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A Kramer poster? Really? Either it’s 1993 or this chick is trying way too hard.

I sat in the far left corner of the couch. I noticed a couple of things hiding next to it.

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“Oh, that’s not just any weight…” she said.


“And that’s not just any folded mini trampoline…”


After her demonstrations, I could tell she needed some rest. “How about I put on some music?” I offered.

“Oh sure!” she exclaimed. “My CDs are on the wall.”

She has quite the, um, eclectic, selection?

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“Sooooooooo, Lil Wayne or Justin Bieber?” I joked.

“You decide,” she said. “Either gets me in the mood…”

Uhhhhhhhhhhh

I randomly picked Lil Wayne’s album, I Am Not a Human Being. We started to make out as the first song played. At the chorus, I became aware of the lyrics.

…P*ssy a*s n*gga, I don’t want your gonorrhea.
P*ssy a*s n*gga, I don’t want your gonorrhea…

I immediately stopped and sat straight up.

“Is something the matter?” she asked. Is she having a seizure? Oh no, she’s just trying to wink at me. That’s…nice.

“Actually, I’m kind of in the mood for a movie,” I said. “Have anything good?”

She proudly gestured to what she calls, “The Entertainment Zone.” Or “The Big EZ” for short.

“Be careful!” she suddenly screamed. “They’re in alphabetical order.”

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I have to admit, it is a pretty impressive collection. I understand why she said she doesn’t get out much. I looked closer.

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“Is that a Jeff Probst bobble head?” I asked.

“Is the Pope Catholic?” she responded.

“Is that Jon and Kate Plus 8?

“IT WAS A GIFT.” Sure…

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“Do you actually own Daredevil?”

Silence.

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“And Twilight?!”

More silence.

I could tell she wasn’t very impressed with my questions. I needed to get the mood back to before the gangsta gonorrhea rap. “I see you have some candles. Should we light them?” I asked.

“Sure,” she said. “The lighter is in the kitchen in the drawer under the microwave.”

“And while I’m at it, I’ll grab us a drink?” I offered.

“Great idea! There’s some beer behind the pickle jars.” Did she pluralize that? Must have been a mistake…

I began my quest. Here is her kitchen. It’s seemingly normal, but I came across a few odd things in my journey…

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…starting with opening the wrong drawer under the microwave.

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Yikes. I slammed it shut. I found the lighter in the next drawer, and moved on to the fridge.

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What a sophisticated lady.

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She wasn’t kidding about the pickle jars. And is that a Costco-sized pack of turkey pepperettes?

“Wow,” I said. “You must really like pickles and pepperettes!”

“Yeah, I do! You should stay for breakfast!” she called from the couch. Was she just reminded of food and said that, or is that what she intends to serve? Not sure I want to find out…

I returned to the living room, where she was posed on the couch like Kate Winslet in Titanic. “Shall we move this into the bedroom?” she asked in a deep, man-ish seductive voice.

I’m human, so we headed to her bedroom. Again, it was seemingly normal until I got a closer look.

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We removed all the pillows (what is the deal with women and pillows?!) and resumed making out. One of the drawers in her nightstand was left open so I snuck a peek.

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That doesn’t even make sense for a girl!

She immediately grabbed my head and turned me the other way.

AHHHH! I knew I could feel someone watching us…

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I need a breather. In a panic, I said, “I’m just going to use the washroom,” while rolling her aside.

As I shuffled out of the room, I could feel George’s piercing, sensual gaze following me…

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“I finished the last toilet paper roll,” she called after me. “There’s more in the basket above the linen shelves.”

Ah ha! Here’s the basket.

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I‘ll just reach up there and….WHAT THE?!

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I should really get out of here.

I headed into the washroom and found the deal-breaker.

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“I’msuddenlynotfeelingwellthiswasfunweshoulddothisagainsometimedon’tcallmeI’llcallyou…” I stammered while racing out the door.

And that was my date with…

theVERYsinglegirl

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Author’s Note:

No staging was needed to achieve these photos. Any takers?

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15 comments

  1. lillianccc

    Oh no, not the scrunchie! Anything but the scrunchie!

    But scrunchies aside, I agree with Erin. You’re a hero to all of us perpetual single gals. 🙂 (Seriously though, scrunchie’s gotta go.)

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  3. natalie

    This has to be my most favourite post yet… it’s definitely the Seinfeld assasination on your appartment which makes it so great.

    • theverysinglegirl

      Aw thanks Natalie! And I think the constant Seinfeld presence is seeping into my brain a bit. Today I wore my hair down curly and put a clip in it. When I looked in the mirror I realized, Hey! I have Elaine hair! Probably not a good thing.

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