Ladies, picture this.

You walk into Subway around lunch time. The usual rush has died down, and there's only one person in line ahead of you - a young man who's probably on his break from the office. He glances over in your direction once or twice while he's telling the person behind the counter how to arrange his sandwich. You're not really paying much attention to anything but the food you're about to order, but you also can't help but notice when someone looks in your direction. All goes well with the sandwich buying business. The man ahead of you pays for his lunch and leaves, or so you think...

After you get finished at the register, you walk out the door to find the man has left the building, but he hasn't quite left the vicinity. As you walk past him and head towards your car, he stops you and asks where you're from. This is probably when you start to realize you're about to get hit on. You're kinda in a hurry, but you don't want to be rude to a kind stranger, so you picture yourself rolling your eyes, but you keep a straight face on the outside and tell him you're from Michigan. He says he's from new here, from Chicago and that it didn't seem like you're from the South. You nod your head, tell him he's right and jokingly suggest he must've sensed the Midwest presence when I walked through the door.

Then, since you're still in a hurry, you smile and start to walk away, but he asks for your name. So you exchange names and get to chatting for a couple minutes. At the end of your brief conversation, you realize he hasn't come at you with any of the typical flirtatious ways. He doesn't even ask for your number. Instead, he mentions he has friends coming to town this weekend but is always looking for stuff to do when nobody from home is visiting. That's when he offers you his number and still doesn't even ask for yours in return. You put it in your phone, end the conversation and walk off to you car - finally.

QUESTION OF THE DAY: did you just get hit on? Or was that a new kid on the block just trying to make friends around town?

6 comments

  1. hmm I think some what of both .. Because he most of thought that you were some kind of cute and look friendly .. I think you should call him and talk for a bit and see if you guys could be at least friends ...!
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  2. Anonymous11 June, 2014

    I say give it a go, you never know where it might lead to and who knows it maybe something you never expected.

    P.S. kinda sad that I know what mall you at lol. man on man the memories.

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    1. It brought back memories for me, too! I hadn't been there in years, and I used to work at that Macy's in high school... it's changed so much. I'm actually starting to like it again.

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    2. Anonymous14 June, 2014

      really? i use to work there too back in high school when they had a Finishline

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  3. Anonymous18 June, 2014

    Maybe both. Maybe he really was new to town and wanted a new friend. Maybe he also found you attractive and decided to spark a question that wasn't typical. You know, I think us women forget how much guts it takes to approach someone in the first place and I'm glad to see you didn't just automatically give him the cold shoulder. Text him. See what happens.

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  4. I think you've been hit on--but in a much more appropriate and adult way than the typical cat-call-'can i get them digits'-sleazy-pick-up-line way. At the very least he found something about your presence was interesting and you could potentially be friends!

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