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New beginning. Dating thread 41

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lubeybooby Mon 11-Feb-13 23:22:56

Dating chit chat here smile

Flipper924 Tue 12-Feb-13 00:01:56

Dropping your standards, Bant? I remember a time when a single lol would have you running, not to mention the exclamation marks!!! wink But then sometimes when you chat for a while, and you get to know someone a bit better, like you would in rl, the lols become less important. Good luck, hope you have fun!

Ooh, WFF, this sounds promising.... I'm off to bed now, but will catch up tomorrow.

grinchie Tue 12-Feb-13 00:02:29

Aaargh. Now macaroons?

Curses.

ike1 Tue 12-Feb-13 00:04:20

Night Flips rest well.x

grinchie Tue 12-Feb-13 00:06:04

Night flips, Ike? Is that a euphemism?

Aw snape he likes you grin

ike1 Tue 12-Feb-13 00:06:13

Do you know...my fingers are ITCHING to type the word 'hun' at the end of sentences ....so tempting...hu

ike1 Tue 12-Feb-13 00:08:03

Night flips is about right, Grinch, its the only thing 'going down' at chez Ike

OhWesternWind Tue 12-Feb-13 00:46:34

grin grin grin grin grin grin grin

That is seriously one lovely man.

grin grin grin

MirandaWest Tue 12-Feb-13 07:24:03

That is a lovely post to wake up to OWW smile

We need more details grin

48howdidthathappen Tue 12-Feb-13 07:39:02

Genuine macaroons shock no cherries on the top.

Mr R&R uses lol in text. Do I care. Nah LOL!

grin grin grin grin grin grin grin

Snapespeare Tue 12-Feb-13 07:47:32

I fear the thread is in danger of wearing out the 'grin ' emoticon.

shock

lubeybooby Tue 12-Feb-13 08:25:38

It's looking a little threadbare in places... look grin

Someone get the sewing kit before we end up with just a puddle of yellow and some teeth

lulubellaboozle Tue 12-Feb-13 08:32:40

- - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - <<lulu does a quick running stitch to hold it all together>>

snape grin just, grin

western sounds you had a wonderful time, tell us all x

Alittlestranger Tue 12-Feb-13 08:42:01

So pleased to read Snape's update.

Bant, maybe I've got my judgey pants on this morning, but I find the pre-briefing a little bit desperate. Surely a healthy love of nakedness can be conveyed in person? Maybe I'm cynical but it seems like she's not sure of her ability to lure you in on the first date so is having to put a special offer on the table if you follow through with my second.

It seems like my pants are a little snarky too.

I'm with Stranger on that thought, Bant

Bant Tue 12-Feb-13 08:51:17

Nah, I think upon reading back through the texts it was just outrageous flirting. From both sides. It's all good.

NcNcNcNc Tue 12-Feb-13 09:37:24

Snape and OWW - grin grin grin

The whole world is grinning with you grin

Well this thread seems a bit happier so far! Spring must be in the air, the amount of people loved up there are at the minute- I don't think there's ever been this amount of people feeling happy on the thread before, has there?

No news from me, talking to a couple of people online, one I could possibly get excited by, but feeling very meh at the minute. Thought it was good that POF has him as a top 10 prospect, then looked at the no teeth man underneath him who is also a top 10 and changed my mind.

OhWesternWind Tue 12-Feb-13 09:53:11

Wonderful evening, flowers, candles, home-cooked three course veggie meal (bloody good too), plenty of strong Coffee, plans for a weekend away . . . unfortunately I decided to make a joke of it (well, a joke about rabbits, ended up doing rabbit impressions and totally derailed the conversation. Why?? Why do I think these things are a good idea even if they are funny??). It can all be sorted out later though.

No heavy relationship shit at all.

It's all very, very good.

Not seeing him now until next Monday when we're doing the Lego trip with all five children. Should be great fun.

JoylessFucker Tue 12-Feb-13 09:55:11

Outrageous flirting that says "we'll get naked but not till the second date" sounds a tad contrived. I may have in my head that I won't get naked till the first/second/third/whatever date, but I've never told the intended victim that ... unless there was a requirement to book hotels.

Of course, if she said was something along the lines of "I don't follow the three date rule and have even been known - on occasion - to make it to the second date ... " not that I've been known to say this, no siree that would certainly be outrageous flirting grin

JoylessFucker Tue 12-Feb-13 10:03:07

It sounds like a really lovely evening OWW and good to see you're not worrying about your need to make jokes. After all, its part of the package that is "you" and I believe I'm safe to say that LM really likes that package smile

Regardless how LM feels about it, you are aware of it as a behaviour that you'd like to modify and awareness is a very large part of effecting that change.

As for Snape ... just smile grin smile grin and am glad that the control underwear did not kill any passion wink

Scrazy Tue 12-Feb-13 10:37:36

Place marking.

Snape grin.

OWW, you should be able to be yourself now in the relationship and not worry about it.

Bant, I think you should both wait until you meet before working out when you get nakkid. If it's banter then that's fine.

Don't think I will bother going on anymore OD for a while. Last couple put me off.

SweetSeraphim Tue 12-Feb-13 10:44:52

Oooh Snape! gringrin Just caught up with all this! Fantastic news. He sounds faberooni grin

OWW again gringrin

Don't know what the actual fuck happened on the other thread but this one is shiny grin

Bant Tue 12-Feb-13 10:47:59

Joyless - it was more like (via text/email)
L: What are you going to be wearing on the date? So I know - trousers/jeans/shellsuit?
B: I'm going to be rushing to make it for then so I'm not going to be dressing up
L: Won't you be cold? We haven't met yet and you're going to be naked? What will the waiters say?
B: They'll be stunned into silence. You think a first date is too early to go nude then?
L: Well it sounds interesting. Best offer I've had in a while. Maybe we should save that for date 2 smile
B: Also the best offer I've had in a while smile Maybe we should see how we go before we talk about nakedness. It can lead to awkward pauses when you turn up and realise I'm only 4' 6"
L: Aww. But planning the nudity is half the fun...And you'd better not be 4' 6"...

Nothing too full on, just banter.

JoylessFucker Tue 12-Feb-13 10:52:17

In dating news, Mr Unavailable and Mr Normal continue to provide quality Coffee, remain in respectful communication but don't blur the boundaries (we're FWBs, we're not dating). So whilst the lust is taken care of by these two stalwarts, I'm still interviewing for something serious. As others have said, suitable candidates in my age group (45-65) are thin on the ground so I've been chatting to someone who lives on the Devon coast. I live in Surrey and I initiated contact because he came across as steady and grounded with a nicely self-depracating sense of humour. But I've just looked up the train journey though and its 4.5 hours each way. That's a lot of reading time - which would be useful for my course - but I wonder if it will prove too much. I've had a successful LDR in that we broke up for reasons other than the distance, so we'll see.

JoylessFucker Tue 12-Feb-13 10:54:34

Ahhhhh ... nice banter there. I'm seeing the potential Bant smile

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