LIFESTYLE: Would You Go On A Blind Date?-My Experience21 Comments

GC Staff
Posted on 27 Sep 2012 at 9:32am

You know when Nigerians say ‘My eyes have seen my ears’?

That is what happened to me last week when my friend Natasha decided to set me up with some random bloke.

Since she claimed I had been single too long, she came telling me flamboyant stories about this really ‘great’ guy who would love to meet me and whom I would like because according to her, he is ‘my type’!!

Tasha as I affectionately call her proceeded to nag me till I agreed to meet this man. So we set up a date. I dodged the first date but this guy calls me up one evening talking about a really cool jazz concert in town. I said of course I’d love to go.

So first of all we schedule for 5 pm but dude shows up at 7. And I am angry already like did this guy seriously make me wait 2 hours for him? And just as I got tired and was about to slip out of my evening dress, he appears so I am forced to keep calm. Grinding my teeth in chagrin. Even more so when my eyes took in his appearance. Eiii, Bo ne! Is it khaki jumper this man is wearing?

Brown khaki jumper paa with blue suede shoes!!! And a huge Bob Okala watch.

We exchange pleasantries and drove off in his ‘my father was once rich’ Benz. Hmmph!

Luckily for us, we arrived just as the concert was starting so we didn’t miss anything.

While the concert was ongoing, everyone was calmly enjoying the music but ‘uncle’ was drinking all the kasapreko they were serving at the event and chatting as loudly, spitting in my face anytime he turns my way to talk.

I bite all my comments back into my mouth and endure. Although I love jazz, I was closely watching the clock…

Finally show ended at 10 pm and I grabbed my purse immediately almost shouting NO! When he asked if I would like a quick drink before we head home.

But I guess my woes were far from over, we walked to the parking lot, got into the car, he sparked it and it wheezes, coughs, jumps and goes silent!

Amanie hunu! Now the parking lot is filling up with people from the concert and this man’s Benz won’t spark to save a life!

We sat there trying to ignite it for several minutes with no joy. Finally I removed my shoes and sat on the pavement waiting. Some young men including the security men in the parking lot soon gathered round and helped me push till the car sparked.

When we got to my house, I thank him ‘bokoo’ and ran upstairs never to show my face again. As for Natasha, I almost knocked her head in for putting me through that.

Imagine my first blind date, how bad could it get? I laughed so hard in my room I had tears running down my cheeks.  It was worse than BET’S  ‘Hell Date’ only it was actually real!

Have you ever been on a blind date? How did it go? Did you have more fun than I did? Tell me about it!

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  1. -1 Vote -1 Vote +1kwashiokor girl

    14 Total Comments

    This story has so much comedy, Who wrote it? Why did you even follow a man wearing jumper out?


  2. Vote -1 Vote +127calibre (O_0)

    1315 Total Comments

    i have never been on blind date ,but i have been on a serious date 3 times i guess and it was full of drama and fun and since it not a real date but blind date i have to step off the line ,so those with the blind date come up with your story lol

    i will be glad to hear those of @Adjoa Nbaaso @ BB @j****y AND my brother miyagi


    Vote -1 Vote +1B.B Reply:

    @27calibre (O_0), hahahahaha, i have a ZERO experience when it comes to blind date.


    Vote -1 Vote +127calibre (O_0) Reply:

    @B.B, eiii BB are you telling me the truth ,cos i can see it from miles away lol(:


    Vote -1 Vote +1Adjoa Nbaaso) Reply:

    @27calibre (O_0), LOL!!sweety, I dnt really remember going on a blind date myself but I have an old story.I have escorted m y cousin to one before.(ofcourse I was young and naive)So the plan was, both of us will go and I will be waiting for her in the car.If She goes and the dude was fine, she will spend more time with him, but if he was the opposite, she will tell him she needs to go do something home.Lo and behold, we went and here comes wukoogyafu.I wont go into details about him, but my cousin returned bk with an angry face and I didnt want to ask anything cuz my common sense told me all.For me, I feel like atleast we need to see each other beofore a date comes,.Because the thing is, what If I go an extra mile to buy all these things to dress up and look and look nice and it doesnt go as planned.Some risk are not worth takin u know?


    Vote -1 Vote +127calibre (O_0) Reply:

    @Adjoa Nbaaso), ahahaha ,you girls are soo mean sometimes ,your cousin was expecting good looking guy and it ,what do you think if an ugly looking guy read this ,how is he gonna feel,thats why ugly looking guys have money to have you pretty girls all the time lol

    any way you shouldt worry cos you can use the things you bought for another date lol


    Vote -1 Vote +1Dr. Miyagi Reply:

    @27calibre (O_0),please, no more blind dates for me it’s always a nightmare tried it some few years and 
    It was a nightmare my old pals hooked me up with some girl and it was suppose to be a double date which 
    Turned out to be a single date (me and that mystery girl) as I was coming closer to her without paying attention 
    I came to stand next to a pretty girl that was standing there and I was already saying my prayers and thanking god for giving me such a good friends and for hooking me up with this fine girl not knowing that when I gig closer to her 
    I introduce myself and the girl gave me some dirty look (something like do I know you) so I back down a bit scratching my head and decides to call the number and was ringing so I ask her where she was standing and was not far from where I was at that time so I thought like after seeing the first girl than they other one must be looking fine as well than soon as I 
    Walked in with pride I saw a girl looking strait at me an coming my way it looks like she already knew who I was 
    And introduce herself to me and gave me kisses on both cheeks I was like damn what in the name is. Happening 
    Here who is this girl with black beige and a bit of green braids I tried to be patient and hoping the time would 
    Go fast cause at that time I was stuck and embarr****ed in way like am I really here with a girl who looks more like 
    A Christmas decoration with all those colourful braids or what I had to say my friends did a good job by hooking me up 
    With someone like that the most painful part was me that this girl was talking to much through out the whole night 
    So as for me when it comes to blind date mr Calibre than its as BIG HELL NO I love to prank people but to prank 
    Me with something like this is torture 


    Vote -1 Vote +127calibre (O_0) Reply:

    @Dr. Miyagi, ahaha i can see the hell you went through blind date is just a crazy thing to happened any one weather man or female ,but it fun when it happeneds to a female ,i dont joke with my feelings if a friend prank me on that am gonna hate them lol


    Vote -1 Vote +1Dr. Miyagi Reply:

    @27calibre (O_0),seriously it’s not funny at all I promise myself the next person that pranks me like that again I will happy slap that person 

    Vote -1 Vote +1Adjoa Nbaaso) Reply:

    @Dr. Miyagi, otweaaa..nxt time nso biomm.lool


    Vote -1 Vote +1Dr. Miyagi Reply:

    Hahahahah hahahaha@Adjoa Nbaaso),

  3. Vote -1 Vote +1tinasali

    1 Total Comments

    I would never have stuck around all the way to the end. No way! I would have politely excused myself and dashed right out of the door.


  4. Vote -1 Vote +1B.B

    2374 Total Comments

    I haven’t been on a blind date before but i think the writer did good, 30mins late and i wouldnt even have seen that guy’s face let alone go out with him.


    Vote -1 Vote +1GC STAFF Reply:

    @B.B, O my dear, I was so dressed up. You know how you want to impress on the first date. 


  5. Vote -1 Vote +1shao khan

    3 Total Comments

    had a blind date and met de girl on evening,trust me as she was getting closer to the street light thus where i was standing….she was a dwaff,lol


    Vote -1 Vote +1GC STAFF Reply:

    @shao khan, Hahahahaaa


    Vote -1 Vote +1Adjoa Nbaaso) Reply:

    @shao khan, Ahahahhahaha..See thats what I was talking about.Its better u see the person in person before plannin on any special thing.


  6. Vote -1 Vote +1`madam social

    937 Total Comments

    i’ve not been on one b4 but i would like to give it a try.


    Vote -1 Vote +1Dennis Reply:

    @`madam social, then i am here for you call me 0245931809


  7. Vote -1 Vote +1Dennis

    2 Total Comments

    I have been on a blind date it was really nice …. but we broke up because she left for teh states


  8. Vote -1 Vote +1RocklynLove

    640 Total Comments

    hahahahahahahahahaha amazing


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