Tales from the Bar #3

It seems like all of these stories start out, “So I was at karaoke night…”

Which I was.

I was heading over to the bar to get a beer, and my purse (the ginormous sack of life that I usually carry) happened to bump into a guy sitting next to where I was standing.

So I apologized, of course, because I’m polite like that.

And he said, “No, no, that’s okay, because now I get to meet you.”

Some awkward small talk followed, along with a VERY lingering handshake.  He held my hand awkwardly, and was almost fingering my engagement ring.  Which of course made me a bit nervous.

Then the guy said, “I have your signature now.”

“Huh?” I replied.

He squeezed my hand.  “I have your signature now.  I’ve got your DNA.”

What?  At that point I was a little confused and creeped out, so I made my escape back to the other side of the bar.

I later saw him outside talking to some people who didn’t seem to understand quite what he was saying either.  Then he stumbled off towards another bar across the street.

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About meredithelaine

thirty-something. karaoke diva. just trying to get by.
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2 Responses to Tales from the Bar #3

  1. writerwriting says:

    That DNA thing would be kind of geek cute…IF HE WASN’T A COMPLETE EFFING STRANGER. lol

  2. It was definitely weird. Especially for a guy who didn’t look particularly sketchy. He was in a business suit and looked well put-together. Maybe he had a rough day at work and had been at the bar since 5pm ON THE DOT.

    And the whole touching of my ring thing creeped me out as well. I was almost afraid he was going to try and yank it off my hand. Which…no. Ain’t happening. MY RING. MINE. LOL.

    *runs off singing if you like it then you shoulda putta ring on it*

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