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To damn the date and go home?

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AtSea1979 Wed 18-Nov-15 19:23:55

I'm cold, he was suppose to be here at 7. He text after I already set off to ask if we could put it back to 7:15. I got it when I parked up at 6:50. I told him I was here but sure 7:15 is fine. Now he's just rang telling me he's at a similar sounding place 15 mins away. There's no hope is there? I might as well give up now! Then again babysitter is there now.

Hurr1cane Wed 18-Nov-15 19:25:10

I'd go home, but I'm an arse.

Maybe give him 15 minutes To get to you and if he doesn't then go

Jhm9rhs Wed 18-Nov-15 19:25:24

Urgh. He could be the love of your life. That said, I'd probably go home. Or gp to the cinema, alone, and get a supervised popcorn.

Jhm9rhs Wed 18-Nov-15 19:26:27

Well that was an autocorrect disaster. Go to the cinema, supersized popcorn.

Arfarfanarf Wed 18-Nov-15 19:28:59

Message withdrawn at poster's request.

patterkiller Wed 18-Nov-15 19:29:15

I'd have no tolerance for lateness so on that basis the relationship would be doomed. I'd also go to the cinema alone.

soverytired1 Wed 18-Nov-15 19:29:34

Why are you cold? Please don't say you're waiting outside for him.

Get in wherever you're going and get a drink. Someone better might be inside!

Personally I'd dump the car and have a few drinks or go see a film or something.

On the other hand he might be having a bad day and you could just hang on a bit for him

Walkacrossthesand Wed 18-Nov-15 19:30:41

<snort> at supervised popcorn - it's not safe for just anyone to eat willy nilly, you know!
Sounds like he's really trying to get there OP, he'll probably be in a

Walkacrossthesand Wed 18-Nov-15 19:32:11

... right state when he gets there! I'd hang on for him - seems only fair.

Arfarfanarf Wed 18-Nov-15 19:32:23

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FedUpWithJudgementalPeople Wed 18-Nov-15 20:22:40

Supervised popcorn grin

mrsb26 Wed 18-Nov-15 20:28:02

Leave, head over to the people who are always late thread with a massive tub of Ben and Jerrys and go nuts

ihatethecold Wed 18-Nov-15 20:30:09

Well hopefully he has arrived now.

JimmyCorkhill Wed 18-Nov-15 20:30:50

This could go either way. 1) This is a sign of things to come - run away now. Or 2) This is your hilarious first date story that gets retold to the grandchildren. Which one is it?????

CreepingDogFart Wed 18-Nov-15 20:38:21

You need to share how it went!

Kitsandkids Wed 18-Nov-15 20:41:54

I was really late for a date once. I underestimated how long it would take me to get ready and walk to the place. So I think I might have been about 45 minutes late.

Fortunately he waited for me and 2 years later we got married :-).

Sprink Wed 18-Nov-15 20:43:03

Not exactly going above and beyond to see you, is he?

Expect the best for yourself, OP. Demand it. If he can't sort himself out, have a meal and a drink and read Mumsnet while you do it. Or talk with others.

Eminado Wed 18-Nov-15 20:44:42

He waited FORTY FIVE minutes for you??? You must be VERY beautiful!

Dungandbother Wed 18-Nov-15 20:44:47

Marking place for reference for future date disasters that may befall me!

Eminado Wed 18-Nov-15 20:44:53

Thats to Kits

timelytess Wed 18-Nov-15 20:45:37

get a supervised popcorn
Yes. I want one of these. And a monitored choc-ice.

celtictoast Wed 18-Nov-15 20:47:50

Let us know what happens OP!

LittleFeileFooFoo Wed 18-Nov-15 20:48:35

My dog supervises all popcorn consumption in our home. It can be a bit slobbery, but the floor shines!

Hiddlesnake Wed 18-Nov-15 20:48:40

Shove up a bit on the nosy bench, will you? <passes round tin of biscuits>

Lynnm63 Wed 18-Nov-15 20:49:47

DH and I stood each other up twice first time we arranged to meet at a department store cafe. What we didn't realise is there were two a basement cafe and a posh one on the fourth floor. He was in the basement I was in the posh one. Second arranged to meet outside a local landmark he was there at 7 I was there at 8. Third time lucky and we've been married over 20 years the kids think the stories are hilarious.

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