Funny Pictures Thread. It begins again

Dave

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I would rather go to the store, buy the fucking bread and cheese, and cook the shit with the iron they provided me with the hotel room.
 
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This menu has been posted here before, and the same discussion on prices followed.
A you don't know if those are US dollars - maybe it's Canada or new Zealand. Or even the UK.
B I don't think those prices are unreasonable, depending on location and situation. I've seen far more expensive.
 
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This menu has been posted here before, and the same discussion on prices followed.
A you don't know if those are US dollars - maybe it's Canada or new Zealand. Or even the UK.
Given the inclusion of fish & chips on a kids menu, being outside the US is likely.
 
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This menu has been posted here before, and the same discussion on prices followed.
A you don't know if those are US dollars - maybe it's Canada or new Zealand. Or even the UK.
B I don't think those prices are unreasonable, depending on location and situation. I've seen far more expensive.
It certainly ain't Canadian. The prices are too low.

Well, maybe because it's a kids menu it might be. But at an average bar, a grilled cheese sandwich (with fries) runs 12-15 bucks.

Edit: By Canada, I mean Ontario. I don't know about the prices in the Maritimes or Prairies.
 
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I get that we're supposed to instantly sympathize with her and think he's an entitled jerk, but that story just screams "different points of view".
Did she deliberately string him along for 5-6 expensive cocktails, pretending interest, just to tell him off in the end? That's taking advantage of a guy who was just performing his "accepted role". Is he being an ass over 2 dollars worth of a beer, where she immediately told him it was a no-go? I mean, yes, obviously, a guy pulling the "I paid so I deserve sex" card is dirty and bad and toxic. Full stop. On the other hand, if you're going to willfully and knowingly lead someone on for a few hundred dollars worth of drinks while never having any attraction to him, you're being an ass, too.
I've never minded buying a girl a drink, wether we had a nice evening out and it turned out it wasn't meant to be, or if she shot me down after one look - but I've never felt taken advantage of, either. "Being able to get free drinks" is a great power, "daring to tell a guy you're not interested" is the great responsibility that comes with it.
 

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Seems to me if she was just looking to get some free drinks and then ghost him, she wouldn't have given him her number at the end of the night.
 
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I'm so glad I'm married and don't have to deal with that anymore.

Now my wife can buy me drinks.
Honestly, I'm glad I met my husband in college. If I had to navigate the real world to find a meaningful relationship, I'd be someone living alone in a tiny apartment with 500 dogs getting the police called on me... probably.
 
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Lol back in college I came back from the bathroom seeing a guy buying my girlfriend a drink. I stepped away and figured one less drink I had to buy her. When he realized what happened, he just laughed it off. That's just a risk you have to take when you're doing that.
 
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Lol back in college I came back from the bathroom seeing a guy buying my girlfriend a drink. I stepped away and figured one less drink I had to buy her. When he realized what happened . . .
I got all intrigued by this story up to this point. It should've continued with him buying you a drink, too. :unibrow:
 

Dave

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Anyone who uses the word "togeva" deserves to be strung along and taken for everything because they are too stupid to procreate.
 
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Anyone who uses the word "togeva" deserves to be strung along and taken for everything because they are too stupid to procreate.
On some level I'm glad I have no idea what that word even means. I'm sure I could look it up, but I really don't need to given the context.
 
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I don’t know exactly how many promises anyone should be held to if they were made while drunk, really.

—Patrick
 

GasBandit

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Anyone who uses the word "togeva" deserves to be strung along and taken for everything because they are too stupid to procreate.
The fact that she gave a chav her number signals she's not the brightest spark, either.
 
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Did she deliberately string him along for 5-6 expensive cocktails, pretending interest, just to tell him off in the end? That's taking advantage of a guy who was just performing his "accepted role". Is he being an ass over 2 dollars worth of a beer, where she immediately told him it was a no-go? I mean, yes, obviously, a guy pulling the "I paid so I deserve sex" card is dirty and bad and toxic. Full stop. On the other hand, if you're going to willfully and knowingly lead someone on for a few hundred dollars worth of drinks while never having any attraction to him, you're being an ass, too.
I've never minded buying a girl a drink, wether we had a nice evening out and it turned out it wasn't meant to be, or if she shot me down after one look - but I've never felt taken advantage of, either. "Being able to get free drinks" is a great power, "daring to tell a guy you're not interested" is the great responsibility that comes with it.
I don't know the specifics of the situation in question, but I was immediately struck by the "some girls use dating apps for free food" stories I've read.

https://thoughtcatalog.com/callie-b...ee-meal-so-he-thought-up-the-perfect-revenge/
https://www.refinery29.com/en-us/2018/10/215223/dinner-date-free-food-sneating

I find that second article especially galling. Even though they say "Buying food for someone does not mean that they owe you a second date, sex, or anything else" (which is absolutely true), they say such behavior is perfectly fine because of gender roles. I disagree, though. I may pay when I take someone on a first date--but that's under the assumption that the person I'm going on a date with has a legitimate desire to see if something will work out between us.

If they never had any interest in me as a person and are going on a date with me solely to score free grub and drink, then fuck 'em. That's a type of fraud, in my opinion, and I'd act more like the guy in the first story (excuse myself to the bathroom, and then split, leaving her with the check).
 
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I just jogged my own memory.
Back in the late 90's, when I first started making 'internet money' during the bubble, some girl on an online system started really pursuing me really hard. It was a tight-knit group, and everyone pretty much knew I was bringing in about 1/3 of a million a year. (oh, those were the days..sigh)

As soon as the checks started rolling in, she started incessantly messaging me: "When are we going out? When are we going out?" and then fantasizing about all of the nice restaurants I could take her to. Now, I'd known her for a couple of years prior to this, and she'd never exhibited any interest. And every private message she sent me after I started making bank was all about how I could spend money on her.

So, one day, she pings me with an IM about how I should go to lunch with her right at that very moment. So I said "fine, let's go." Went to Olive Garden, which she expressed disappointment in ("I thought we'd go some place swankier"). I ate something pretty standard from the middle of the menu, price-wise. I don't really remember what she had. The whole meal, all she could talk about was we should plan the next one better so we could go to a nicer place.

When the check came, she pointedly pushed it my direction, and I acted shocked. "You asked me out," I said. "I don't have any money on me--you caught me by surprise with the sudden offer, and I don't have any cash on me. Catch this one, and I'll get the next one."

There never was a next one.
 
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