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Getting Blown ...Off

Posted on: June 3, 2008 1:57 pm

Reading Smorgie's lycanthrope blow off technique really made me laugh and I thought about some of the excuses I have used to get guys to stop bothering me in bars.  The run of the mill stuff sure, period, herpes, married, aching to get married, you know the lines guys.  I really haven't come up with too many creative blow-off techniques, certainly no sure fire ones that work no matter what. But I know there are some hard core daters out there on both sides of the blow off who can share their most sure fire weapon or share one that was used on them personally.  One that was so original that you just had to respect her for its creativity and originality.

One to get us started....(not a very good one) .... I was sitting in bar minding my own business when my third hit  of the evening presented himself.  He rather politely said, " Excuse me, I hate to bother you..."   And I interrupted with a curt, "Then don't."  Ouch, that was rude of me but I was not in the mood for passes that evening.  To that polite fellow, sorry about that.

Anyway, I know you can do better than that.



Since: Jul 24, 2008
Posted on: July 27, 2008 7:33 am

Getting Blown ...Off

Ouch that one sounds like it might have stung a little bit

Since: Nov 15, 2006
Posted on: June 5, 2008 10:38 am

Getting Blown ...Off

Don't remember much about dating, since being married for 17 years but this is one of the funniest that I remember.

While bartending, a couple of attractive women were sitting at the bar when approached by a rather inebriated fellow. I couldn't hear what he said to her, but I saw her stand up, look him up and down and simply state "Nah, I think I'll stick with women" I lost it!

Since: Dec 31, 2007
Posted on: June 5, 2008 9:56 am

Getting Blown ...Off

........You know men like myself dont get hit on a whole bunch to where we'd need to blow off gals lookin for the nook.



Since: Sep 12, 2006
Posted on: June 4, 2008 2:39 pm

Getting Blown ...Off

I haven't dated for a while as I have been married for almost four years but I do remember one night while at a bar in college that will fit well here.

I got to the bar with my buddies and did the usual lap around the club after getting a drink to see who was there.  We spotted a girl sitting by herself at a table with three drinks.  My buddies hung back a little and I approached her and asked her why her friends left her by herself?  She just smiled and gave a little laugh.  I asked her if she wanted to dance.  Now remember there was no one else sitting at the table but there were three drinks there.  She looked to her left and said, "Should I dance with him?"  Then looked to her right and said, "And what do you think?  should I go dance?"  She turned and looked right at me with a crazed look on her face and said, "Let's go!"  I was so shocked over her asking two people who weren't even there if she should dance with me that I just walked away.  Later on I saw her talking to her two girlfriends who had come back to the table and I saw her point at me as she was apparently telling them the story.  they all got a good kick out of it and one of her friends actually came up to me and bought me a drink and talked to me for a while.  I found out in that discussion that the girl I had approached was married and that she loved messing with people in that manner, so I didn't take that much offense.  But I had to give her credit for getting rid of me pretty quickly.

Since: Feb 21, 2008
Posted on: June 4, 2008 11:41 am

Getting Blown ...Off

I normally never had the courage to try a line on a girl but... I went up to a girl once and said "I love you!"  She was not impressed and just walked away.  I thought it was a good way to break the ice.

Since: Apr 29, 2008
Posted on: June 4, 2008 8:41 am

Getting Blown ...Off


Since: Jan 15, 2008
Posted on: June 3, 2008 4:27 pm

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"or the question of how to treat a werewolf which implies they are plausible in the first place?"

What are you suggesting?

Sincerely, Lon Chaney Jr.

PS: We're not a bright bunch, as a rule.

Since: Mar 20, 2008
Posted on: June 3, 2008 4:25 pm

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For completeness sake, the lycanthrope story:

True story, once I was sitting in a club waiting for a friend, sipping my margarita, and this guy just won't get the hint that I am not interested.  On his 4th pass I think he used the line, "What's a girl like you doing in a place like this?" or a modern derivative, thereof.  Keep in mind I am a Ukrainian immigrant so I have an Eastern European accent (think transylvanian accent), I turned and looked him straight in the eye and told him I was studying for my doctorate in lycanthropy and was looking for potential candidates to study the effects of a proposed new treatment.  He asked what that was and I told him the study of werewolves. I kind of pulled back at this point.  He asks why here?  And I say, this place is a notorious hangout for lycanthropes based upon evidence we have found in the city.  He looks around - I kid you not. But intrigued, he asked what was the new treatment for werewolves.  I told him castration with a silver scalpel.   He just turned and left the club.

Now which is funnier, him looking around for werewolves or the question of how to treat a werewolf which implies they are plausible in the first place?

Since: Jan 15, 2008
Posted on: June 3, 2008 3:36 pm

Getting Blown ...Off

"He rather politely said, " Excuse me, I hate to bother you..."   And I interrupted with a curt, "Then don't."  Ouch, that was rude of me but I was not in the mood for passes that evening.  To that polite fellow, sorry about that."

THAT was you?!?!?!

Anyway, I'm glad to see something is making you laugh through all this other stuff in your life.

Offering to bring your six kids over to meet your new "suitor" could be a good technique for you, as well


Since: Jun 22, 2007
Posted on: June 3, 2008 2:38 pm

Getting Blown ...Off

I must say that I have been blown off many times.  I have heard many excuses.  Yet, usually a gentleman will know when not to approach.  However, there are a lot of  (drunk guys) out there that have no clue even if you are rude to them.  So, you can use a classic that happened to me when I was in Florida:

I had approached this girl at her table politly said hello.  I offered to buy her and her two girlfriends a drink.  They accepted.  Thinking I was ok to hang out and talk, I asked the girl to dance.........she then called the bouncer over and told him that I had just drank their shots.  The bouncer made me pay my tab and leave the bar. 

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