We’ve all experienced a horrible first date or two.
For most of us, the worst that it gets is “he has bad teeth,” or “there was zero connection,” or “he refused to pay.” Though some of us have been spared, it’s safe to say there’s a lurking dread at the thought of being caught in one of these scenarios.
His house was within walking distance, so I made the mistake of walking there myself on the "date" night. When I showed up to his house, he announced that his friend and his friend's girlfriend would be coming with us.
The three of them had been smoking pot for most of the evening and were already stoned.
At least we're watching a movie so we won't have to interact." Little did I know that the worst was yet to come.
He ordered a bucket of popcorn and we were watching the movie.
He was handsome and intelligent, a pre-med student. I was busy studying for an exam and was extremely concerned that I wouldn't pass, so I very sweetly told him that I would love to go out with him sometime but that I couldn't that night. I couldn't wait for my date with the hot young future doctor.
He was upset, but I explained that I was studying for an exam that week. I went shopping for a new shirt and spent all week thinking about my outfit.
I asked questions, and he responded with head nods and occasionally a chuckle that’s more like a release of air.About halfway through the movie, our hands grazed when reaching for the popcorn. As soon as our hands touched, he jerked really hard, launching popcorn everywhere & screamed "MY PENIS IS ON FIRE! Everyone in the theater turned and looked back at us and I just kept staring at the movie screen thinking "did that really happen?! " I ignored it and sat in uncomfortable silence the rest of the movie.The Nightmare Before Christmas (also known as Tim Burton's The Nightmare Before Christmas) is a 1993 American stop-motion animated dark fantasy musical film directed by Henry Selick, and produced and conceived by Tim Burton.This series offers important lessons about the dangers of the internet, as nightmarish as its stories are.My Online Nightmare explores the remarkable tactics used by scammers and fraudsters who use the internet to lure and con their victims by examining extraordinary individual case studies.