That Awkward Moment When...

You receive a text from that guy you've been batting your lashes at. He wants to meet up.  OMG how exciting is that?  Then the rest of the text message comes through, and you realize that it wasn't what you thought it was.  It typically goes a little something like this:

Hey. How's it going.  We should get together next week.

Your heart's fluttering a little and that smile spreads across your lips.  Yeah, you know what smile I'm talking about.  Only - the excitement fades with the second vibration of your phone.

We need to talk about the formatting of our next project to help us get on the same page.  TTYS

Ouch!  Hopefully you didn't reply before the second message came through.  If so, the phrase "damn autocorrect" covers just about everything.  If only we weren't limited to 160 characters when sending to other phone carriers.  If only...

That Awkward Moment When...

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You see someone whom you briefly talked to online/over the phone in the grocery store (or some other public place).  He walks up to you and says, "Don't I know you from somewhere?"  One could certainly say, "Sure - we met on Plenty of Fish a couple of years ago.  We talked on the phone once and you never called again.  I took an inkblot test shortly thereafter and they said I was normal, so I don't know what your problem is." 

On second thought, that's probably not the best course of action.

I made a few broad statements to clue him in on who I was. No dice.  He gave me his card, and asked that I sent him a friend request on Facebook.  Now it's my turn to be the flake. #karma #yeahbaby #imnotcallinghim

How would you react if this happened to you?

That Awkward Moment When...

You're making some serious goo goo eyes with a handsome guy across the room.  He's looking at you, you're looking at him and you feel the chemistry - that is until you discover he's not interested in you.  He's actually interested in your accessories.  Fortunately, this is usually only awkward for you (depending on the situation).  Smile, chat him up and play it off the best you can.  Make sure the coast is clear before you slink away and palm your forehead in despair.  All hope is not lost.  If he likes your style, you might just have a new shopping buddy.