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July 1st, 2010


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12:36 am - Accidentally in Like
Last Monday, I went to Theater Pub to see Oedipus at Colonus, the one play in the Theban Chronicles that I was not in. There, I met a girl and, having discovered she was an actor, I got her a part in Seven Against Thebes that had fortuitously opened up. So after hanging out with her that night, I knew I'd see her at rehearsal the next day.

We have seen each other 7 out of the last 10 days. Here are things she has said/e-mailed/texted in that time:

"Edify me."
"I haven't known you that long, but I'm pretty sure you're awesome."
"It was lovely to see you too."
"damn - i'd love to [see a play with you tomorrow night, but I have to see the show I'm understudying for]"
"It's good to see you."
"You're right, we are going to the same rehearsal tomorrow. [So I could crash with you tonight.]"
"Take me all the way back to San Francisco? That's ridiculous!"
"Come, my friend, let us walk to public transportation!"
"Thanks so much for coming and the walk :)"
"That was very sweet of you."
"Thank you for the show and the sandwich."
"Please wish everyone the best for me xoxo"
"You're such a gentleman."
"That was a funny joke."
"This is a nice car."
"I don't want to stop seeing you."

This is too good to be true. It can't be real. I honestly thought she would be tired of me by now. Instead, at the very point that I decide to stop making an active effort to see her so I don't seem really desperate, she invites me to things. I don't understand what is going on. It needs to become clear that we are Just Friends soon so my life can make sense again.
Current Mood: confusedconfused
Current Music: Ivy - Edge of the Ocean (Duotone Mix)

(50 memoirs | Describe me as "inscrutable")

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From:kerrypolka
Date:July 1st, 2010 06:31 am (UTC)
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YEAAAAAAH THAT'S WHAT I'M TALKING ABOUT :DDDD
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From:ebongreen
Date:July 1st, 2010 06:45 am (UTC)
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Go with it. Happiness is not overrated. :-)
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From:electricmonk
Date:July 1st, 2010 07:49 am (UTC)
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My reaction as I read this went something like: :) :) :) :) :) :) :) :) :) :)

Have fun.

:)
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From:musesfool
Date:July 1st, 2010 09:20 am (UTC)
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\o/

You gotta ride that wave! You gotta suck that lozenge!

okay, that sounded a lot less dirty in my head, when the Tick was saying it.
From:dotificus
Date:July 1st, 2010 09:56 am (UTC)

You gotta suck that lozenge!

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You really are such a poet, Vic.
From:dotificus
Date:July 1st, 2010 09:54 am (UTC)
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I was torn as to whether to use my Squee icon or this, but went with Bill and Ted because this is EXCELLENT. Also, most triumphant.

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From:trailer_spot
Date:July 1st, 2010 09:59 am (UTC)
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Awesomesauce! Go you!

Funny jokes are the best.
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From:ashfae
Date:July 1st, 2010 10:21 am (UTC)
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YES! YES! MORE OF THIS! THERE NEEDS TO BE MORE OF THIS!
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From:etherealclarity
Date:July 1st, 2010 10:30 am (UTC)
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God, I'm such a stalker. I immediately went to your facebook page to see if I could figure out who it was. You seem to gain new facebook friends EVERY DAY!

Anyway, new friends/possible romantic attachments are generally awesome, and however it turns out, enjoy it :)
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From:spectralbovine
Date:July 1st, 2010 10:41 am (UTC)
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I immediately went to your facebook page to see if I could figure out who it was.
Ha. If you look at my latest photo album, she's the one who's not tagged.

You seem to gain new facebook friends EVERY DAY!
That's the magic of theatre.
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From:daynr
Date:July 1st, 2010 10:34 am (UTC)
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Oh, just kiss the girl.
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From:spectralbovine
Date:July 1st, 2010 10:41 am (UTC)
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That's your answer to everything.
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From:stephl
Date:July 1st, 2010 11:01 am (UTC)
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Just go with it. (Easier said than done, I know.)
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From:kibarika
Date:July 1st, 2010 11:24 am (UTC)
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I concur with all those who suggest you go with it.

Don't question it. Just accept her invitations, invite her to things you think she would like, and see what happens.
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From:zenkitty_714
Date:July 1st, 2010 11:45 am (UTC)
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How fantastic is this!

"I don't want to stop seeing you."

Oh, yeah. She likes you.
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From:spectralbovine
Date:July 1st, 2010 01:10 pm (UTC)
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That's certainly how I want to take it, but maybe she is just amused at our frequency of seeing each other and wants to see how long we can keep it up, just for funsies. "We need hope for the future!" she said.

I'm up for funsies anyway.
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From:scrappylj
Date:July 1st, 2010 12:03 pm (UTC)
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Kiss her. Seriously. Next time you part, kiss her goodnight.
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From:spectralbovine
Date:July 1st, 2010 01:25 pm (UTC)
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Well, that's a frightening proposition. I don't want to be too forward since she's in the middle of a divorce, but I will keep my eye out for openings.
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From:rowanceleste
Date:July 1st, 2010 12:17 pm (UTC)
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It sounds great so far! Don't ruin it in your mind, before anything has started...regardless of where it ends up..it sounds like there is some mutual appreciation of awesome at the very least! ;)
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From:plazmah
Date:July 1st, 2010 12:27 pm (UTC)
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*HAPPILY FLAILS ON YOUR BEHALF*

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