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E.g., Oct 24 2016

Wish I Said Something

I hopped on the 9 bus (at Cambie) through the back door and we noticed each other immediately. You had strawberry blonde hair, overalls, and sweater/shawl type of thing. I was in black with a leather. We were exchanging glances and smiles at each other the whole ride, but for some reason I didn't say anything and I've been kicking myself for it ever since we both exited at Commercial/Broadway. Here's hoping you see this and I can correct that mistake. Perhaps over a drink?

When: Sunday, October, 23 2016

Where: Bus 9 Boundary at Cambie/Broadway

Stranger Things

Just as our rapport soared into a suspenseful crescendo, I disappeared into a dark dimension that may as well have been devised by the Duffer brothers. Today, firmly rightside-up, I sipped a chai latte at the café to which we both belonged, and recalled how your quiet energy seemed to soften the minimalist edges of the room. Sometimes stories happen in a disorderly fashion - is it possible that we will find ourselves reunited in a narrative arc? Doubtful, but I suppose stranger things have happened.

When: Sunday, October, 23 2016

Where: Bump n Grind Café

Lady in RED @ Army & Navy store

You are the gorgeous Lady in RED; Red overcoat with a red dress below, beautiful full brunette with a wondrous smile @ Army & Navy store housewares department. I was looking for a pepper grinder and said hi to you, you responded with a lovely smile. I could have asked your name and didn't initiate the conversation. DANG! I'm now wondering why because I was in green; green jacket, green shirt, green socks, and even a green Iphone cover with white long hair and beard. We complement each other in this season with the holidays coming so soon! Green and Red; a present to behold! hope you see this and give it a try?

When: Thursday, October, 20 2016

Where: Army & Navy store East Cordova street downtown

Aussie Teacher Outside The Rio For Opry

We waited together for your very late friend outside the Rio so she could buy my extra ticket. Chatting non-stop on all manner of subjects. You were so sweet taking that upset girl under your wing. We both told everybody within earshot what a great talk we'd had but parted quickly without exchanging contacts. Romantic interest or no, I'd love to continue the conversation, and perhaps take you on a tour of that world I described. Hope you danced your feet off. And I find you again.

When: Saturday, October, 22 2016

Where: Rio Theatre

You bought my coffee - too nice!!

You're the cute redhead who paid for my coffee at Starbucks on Friday. I didn't know what to say - except "thank you" of course. I should've gone over to where you sat down and chatted a bit. Coffee sometime? My treat..

When: Friday, October, 21 2016

Where: Starbucks

Oak Street Rush Hour

You made slow moving traffic an unexpected pleasure. Glancing over at you in your red Tercel and scoring a smile, we kept on getting lined up together at each red light where it went from blushing to flirting over several city blocks. I waved as you turned off, you gave me the peace sign and felt all smiles for the rest of the day. Never had anything like that behind the wheel. Thanks!

When: Friday, October, 21 2016

Where: Oak St North

Straight shooter cutie @ psych fest

We were having drinks on the counter around the band playing, and I tried to discreetly pull out earplugs from their container, which looked like a container for drugs. I noticed you noticing, and turned to you a bit slyly as I revealed the not-so-scandalous contents. We had a sweet but to-the-point convo about this and how the container would in fact be handy for such a purpose, and went our separate ways. Wish I would have asked for your # but was a little psyched out you could say. Walk on the beach sometime?

When: Friday, October, 21 2016

Where: Psych Fest @ Fortune

We should smile together

I come into the coffee shop now and then. You were an ordinary barista. You always remembered my name and smiled with your eyes when you handed me my coffee. And you stayed awhile read a book after almost every your shift. It is ridiculous, but I was curious about you. What your name is. What you were reading. And I wanted to talk about books. I thought just because of my boredom. That day you made a small mistake and you told me ‘you were in space’. This was cute. And your soft and low laugh between words was quite attractive. I like like you. I haven’t seen you lately, however. I want to see you again. I don't want to admit it but I greatly miss your smile.

When: Friday, September, 30 2016

Where: Matchstick

Brunette Hipster on the 99-Bline, Arbutus and Broadway

Thanks again. I think I'm supposed to write some witty romantic blurb here. You were wearing a black five panel hat and had long-ish brown hair. If you do read this, message me something that confirms it's you.

When: Wednesday, October, 19 2016

Where: Arbutus and West Broadway

Nesters Gastown

You are somewhat short and wearing athletic clothing. I was tall in a black jacket, couldn't stop starring at you.

When: Sunday, October, 16 2016

Where: Nesters Gastown

Rainy day bus ride up Main St

It was a rainy, crappy day on a stuffed bus and you smiled at me when I saw you. Honestly, that never happens. I feel invisible most of the time in this city. I was super cranky, huddled up in a scarf, having a bad day. So thanks, I needed that. You: cute, blue eyes, dark hair, friendly energy. Keep being friendly!

When: Wednesday, October, 12 2016

Where: 8 bus south, rush hour crunch up main st

Cab on Kingsway Saturday

You-passenger in cab ,and me-passenger in a silver car... our cars were side by side and you attempted to get my phone number, but when I was yelling it out and was 4 #s away you're cab turned right on knight st

When: Saturday, October, 15 2016

Where: Kingsway and knight

Emma at Moja

So how did your screen play turn out? Did the roommate lie to the girlfriend? Did the girl freeze to death waiting on the fire escape? Did you ask me to get drinks sometime?

When: Friday, September, 23 2016

Where: Moja on Commercial Dr.

Charlatan, Commercial Drive October 15th

I was wearing a Big Bear California baseball hat, blonde hair, blues eyes, denim jacket. I was sitting with my girlfriend in the corner by the door. You were sitting at the end of the bar with a friend. I thought you were going to come and say hello. We kept stealing looks at each other. I kept getting caught looking at you, I'd smile & look away. The rest of our party arrived, your friend left & then you left. I hope you see this & say Hello.

When: Saturday, October, 15 2016

Where: Commercial Drive, Charlatan.

Dear John

We were lined up along the brick wall near the front of the coat check line at the end of the night. You caught me looking at you (twice), we smiled at each other, and you asked me how I was doing. I was speechless. We introduced ourselves but didn't get much further than that. The crowd was a little overwhelming. I must say, you are very attractive and have a really comfy energy. I was so floored by you, I froze. I left with my jacket, but regrettably not with your number. I think your name was John?

When: Saturday, October, 15 2016

Where: The Imperial, Mark Farina Mushroom Jazz

I Mother Earth concert

We were talking about how we listened to the band 20 years ago. You were in Ontario at the time. You accidentally gave the bartender your debit card instead of credit. You are handsome! I have brown hair and was wearing a black tank and black jeans. I wish I had stayed longer to chat.

When: Friday, October, 14 2016

Where: Commodore Ballroom

Buddy at Budgies

You're from Montreal and wore an Expos hat...well. Our chat was brief but somehow delightful. Might have been that smile of yours that stayed with me. Either way, decided I'd rather reach out than let it drift away down main street like a tired trend. Hope you enjoyed your dinner. Neighbourhood drink some time?

When: Wednesday, October, 12 2016

Where: Mount Pleasant

7-11 Red Utility Truck Coquitlam

We saw eachother in 7-11 at about 7:30 am. You grabbed a coffee. You were behind me in the line up to pay and you said I was gorgeous. In my shyness I said thank you and walked away but can't get you out of my head. You drove a large red utility type truck.

When: Thursday, October, 13 2016

Where: Austin Ave 7-11 Coquitlam

Getting into your car on East Georgia and commercial white Mazda hatchback

I was walking down Georgia Street towards commercial Drive I saw you getting out of your white Mazda you were the most beautiful woman I've ever seen you looked at me I looked at you but I got nervous and froze up And didn't get a chance to introduce myself I was wearing a black and white Jordan tracksuit honestly you were so beautiful you were wearing some black tights if you are single I would love to take you out for dinner you were the most beautiful woman I've ever seen and I am kicking myself in the ass for not getting the chance to meet you I know this is a longshot but I got nothing to lose here I live in the building next to the one you you walked into if you read this and are interested in getting to know me maybe you can leave a post telling me you saw this and hopefully we can set up a place to meet for coffee

When: Thursday, October, 13 2016

Where: Georgia and commercial

We talked about Florence......

Your name is Jennifer and I saw you on the c38 bus. I enjoyed our talked about Florence and Israel. You were headed to the dentist. How about coffee? I'd love to hear more Florence. -Michael

When: Wednesday, October, 12 2016

Where: C38 community bus

Dollarama on SW Marine Drive

Saw you at Dollarama. I asked if you were jealous of the hat I was wearing and told you it was in aisle 3. I am kicking my self for not introducing myself and asking you for a drink. Message me if you feel the same.

When: Tuesday, October, 11 2016

Where: Dollarama

Brunette girl in wine jumper in Lidl Ballinteer

I'm the guy in the navy, striped t-shirt that walked by you in the wine isle at around 9pm in Lidl Ballinteer on Oct 12 2016. We locked eyes for a moment, but neither of us said anything.. Probably because we were both on the phone! Which is a shame, because you looked very friendly. If I *had* said anything, I probably would've made a fool of myself anyway; which is a compliment to you, because that only tends to happen when I'm taken back by something.. Like someone who is absolutely beautiful, for example:) Anyhoo, on the one in a million chance that you see this, feel free to let me know. Perhaps then, I can at least ask to buy you a coffee sometime instead of saying nothing. Cheers, J

When: Wednesday, October, 12 2016

Where: Lidl Ballinteer

Redhead at Subway

Okay so I never thought I would be this person, but here we go! You used to work at the grocery store near my place on the West Side. I always thought you were really cute, and sometimes I would make smalltalk, though I don't like to flirt too much with people who are at work. Anyway I came into Subway (how romantic!) With my friend and you were already there. You said hi enthusiastically and then I think seemed embarrassed when you realized you didn't really know me! You're tall with red hair and drive a Honda. I know your first name and I wont put it here, but is starts with S. I haven't seen you at the grocery store, and my best guess is that you don't work there anymore. You are gorgeous, though, and seem nice (and sarcastic, which is a plus!) And so here I am. Maybe we csn grab dinner sometime?

When: Sunday, September, 25 2016

Where: A Subway

Girl waiting in the Radiology Department at VGH

We had the shared misfortune of needing CT scans for the same issue, on Thanksgiving no less. I had the good fortune getting to spend a few minutes talking with you while we sat waiting. You'd just gotten back from working up north, and were about to jet off again, pending how things turned out that afternoon. You mentioned you might like to get more into outdoors activities, after the experiences of your last job. We got each other's names, and I was discharged prior to you. I was touched by vulnerability you showed me while we were both a bit scared. If I may be so bold, I also found you insanely good looking. I wanted very much to get your number, but given the situation, doing so felt too inappropriate to be chalked up as daring. I very much hope that a.) that everything turned out ok for you at the hospital and that you will be fine, and b.) whether or not you go to your friend's wedding, that you see this post and might have felt a similar way; I would very much like to know that you're going to be OK and to get to follow up with our conversation about getting more into the outdoors.

When: Sunday, October, 09 2016

Where: VGH Emergency

Capitol on Davie - Davie Street Party Pride

We met at Capitol on Davie the night of the Pride block party. You bought me and my friend a drink then you and i had a Jagerbomb then had a smoke outside together. You were there alone as you had recently moved here and didnt know many people. I lost you in the craziness and wish I had of got your info.

When: Friday, September, 02 2016

Where: Capitol on Davie


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