Sunday, August 21, 2005

"He Sounds Okay..."

says my dad on the phone this morning*, "but you should probably wait a few more weeks before letting him get to first base."

and then he laughed at me.





*who i don't need to tell anything directly anymore thanks to this handy-dandy blog thingamajig. because seriously, mentioning a guy to my dad is not the world's easiest task. though it's nothing -- NOTHING -- compared to the sheer terror that accompanies actually introducing a new guy to my dad...

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  1. Wow, I would be pretty scared to introduce a guy to my dad if he was like that.

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  2. Why bring baseball into it? You're just "making out", right?

    Nudge, nudge, know whatahmean, know whatahmean. A nod's as good as a wink to a blind bat. Saynomore, saynomore, squire, saynomore.

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  3. Dads are designed to protect you from the amateur fumblings of lecherous guys aren't they? It's cute he's maintaining his innocent daughter's virtue.

    Or is there more to his apparently ironic laugh than meets the ear?

    Wombat

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  4. Well, he did link to you. Anyone that links to me gets to go to second (at least) Yes. Even the spammers.

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  5. my dad's usually pretty nice to the guys I introduce him to. my brothers, that's an entirely different story.

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  6. Dads are designed to protect you from the amateur fumblings of lecherous guys aren't they?

    I think Kristy's dad is designed to ensure that all lechers are professional in their fumbling. A very different thing.

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  7. Is your wife into photography, then?

    Alex, you're totally my hero. I'm going to go get the Flying Circus now and rewatch it, for easily the 100th time.

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  8. And all your IIF's chuckled too.

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  9. Wow. I have not shared my blog with my family. I guess that would be an easy way of breaking the news of a new guy to them, though. Hmmm... food for thought. :)

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  10. Well...if its any consolation, I'm 48 and its STILL hard to introduce a new boyfriend to my dad and I've been divorced twice....oh wait..maybe BECAUSE I've been divorced twice that makes him..well...suspicious? Because as we all know,I'm perfect as are all daughters **smiles**

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  11. isn't first base just boob touching? a few weeks seems kind of a while... how does your dad feel about the under the shirt groping while still leaving clothes on?

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  12. The dad conversation is not the most fun day! but I did check out you guys blog and its cool and a bonus he already has you in his Links ;)

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  13. I agree, dads and big brothers are put on earth to protect their loved ones. Unfortunately, we know how bad, even cute, funny, comedic, gentlemen, can be.

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  14. so you're boning a comic..is that really any reason to abandon your IIFs and your blog?

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  15. The family introductions are always hard!

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  16. also, k, you should know one of your occasional posters looked at my profile, realized he probably knew me, and he did! (Sort of--fellow alumni.) So we're no longer imaginary! But still invisible. Can we use INIF, for Invisible Non-Imaginary Friend?

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  17. ramblin' girl, i second that! my dad's a walk in the park compared to my brothers!

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  18. Go with the guy who isn't afraid to meet your dad. Tho not a pre-req, should the guy respect him, all the better for you.

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  19. respect sometimes engenders fear...

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  20. yes, indeed, Melissa!

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  21. You're brave...I don't have the guts to let my parents read my blog. Not that it's usually bad...but Dad wants to believe I'm still his little girl...no need to tell him otherwise. :0)

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  22. Little does he know that he's already rounded third.. and the coach is waiving him in... = )

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