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Nope, no idea who they are :) I got to know Whitenoise and the rest of the unruly bunch on Metal-Fi, but that's as far back as we go. I was part of a couple of other forums in the early 00's (White trash devil, Global Domination) but then forums as a concept sort of died when everyone moved to FB.

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Yeah I was largely unsuccessful in getting my metalhead friends to join me at Metal-Fi. I did get 4 or 5 of them to come by and sign up but they all stopped posting after a few weeks. Surge was the only one who stuck around and kept posting. He told me over the weekend that he's busy with school (went back to college in his 40's) but he'll come sign up when he gets a chance.

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8 hours ago, H34VYM3T4LD4V3 said:

Soooooo I have my first ever date tomorrow..... Idk whether to be excited or petrified XD

Both, is the only sensible answer.

You never asked for advice (probably wise given this bunch), but just try to pay attention and don't try to impress him/her. As long as you're honestly interested in the person and what (s)he says you're good. Everything else is up to the other person.

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On 5/9/2021 at 7:24 PM, H34VYM3T4LD4V3 said:

Soooooo I have my first ever date tomorrow..... Idk whether to be excited or petrified XD

Alright then, so assuming no one got cold feet or cancelled at the last minute and the date took place as scheduled, are you gonna tell us what happened or leave us hanging? How did it go??? Is there going to be a second ever date?

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20 hours ago, GoatmasterGeneral said:

Alright then, so assuming no one got cold feet or cancelled at the last minute and the date took place as scheduled, are you gonna tell us what happened or leave us hanging? How did it go??? Is there going to be a second ever date?

I'm guessing they've already eloped and started a family. We'll hear from Dave in a few years. Either that, or the "date" was @Natassja luring him out to the countryside so she could sacrifice him in the basement and eat his liver. 

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11 hours ago, FatherAlabaster said:

I'm guessing they've already eloped and started a family. We'll hear from Dave in a few years. Either that, or the "date" was @Natassja luring him out to the countryside so she could sacrifice him in the basement and eat his liver. 

The North Western UK Vampires Union policy on human consumption forbids certain occupations from being eaten given their importance to society and pizza delivery drivers are on that list.  It’s an agreement the Union has with Domino’s.  Other exempt roles are NHS, the Police (they ask so many questions when one of that lot goes “missing”) Amazon delivery drivers and train spotters (dullest meat ever).

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6 hours ago, MacabreEternal said:

The North Western UK Vampires Union policy on human consumption forbids certain occupations from being eaten given their importance to society and pizza delivery drivers are on that list.  It’s an agreement the Union has with Domino’s.  Other exempt roles are NHS, the Police (they ask so many questions when one of that lot goes “missing”) Amazon delivery drivers and train spotters (dullest meat ever).

So many regulations. It wasn't always like this. All for the greater good, I suppose. Domino's smells funny anyway.

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On 5/15/2021 at 12:05 AM, GoatmasterGeneral said:

Alright then, so assuming no one got cold feet or cancelled at the last minute and the date took place as scheduled, are you gonna tell us what happened or leave us hanging? How did it go??? Is there going to be a second ever date?

It went very well! We have a fair few things in common both love Top Gear (well the old, good TG) and The Grand Tour, love cars especially classic cars only thing is she isnt a big fan of metal but she doesnt hate it either! We got some food and chilled out at hers and I introduced her to Ash Vs Evil Dead which she absolutely loved! We finished season 1 and left it there and she asked when she would see me next so we’ve arranged to meet again tomorrow, says she can’t wait to watch the rest with me :D looking forward to it 

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2 hours ago, H34VYM3T4LD4V3 said:

It went very well! We have a fair few things in common both love Top Gear (well the old, good TG) and The Grand Tour, love cars especially classic cars only thing is she isnt a big fan of metal but she doesnt hate it either! We got some food and chilled out at hers and I introduced her to Ash Vs Evil Dead which she absolutely loved! We finished season 1 and left it there and she asked when she would see me next so we’ve arranged to meet again tomorrow, says she can’t wait to watch the rest with me :D looking forward to it 

Glad it went well Dave and have a great time tomorrow 👍 FA thought I'd eaten you...*rolls eyes* 😁 

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27 minutes ago, Natassja said:

Glad it went well Dave and have a great time tomorrow 👍 FA thought I'd eaten you...*rolls eyes* 😁 

I know, I know. I'm sorry. It just seemed so likely, and I wasn't sure who to root for in that scenario, because I know you need to feed, and at the same time Dave is such a nice young man, and I'd miss him, and yet he does look like a tasty morsel and I wouldn't entirely blame you, and I know Macabre is too far away to have been the culprit this time, and I guess I just got lost in the human interest of it all. I'll try not to jump to any conclusions in the future.

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42 minutes ago, Natassja said:

Glad it went well Dave and have a great time tomorrow 👍 FA thought I'd eaten you...*rolls eyes* 😁 

Well actually he just speculated that maybe you'd eaten his liver with some fava beans and a nice Chianti. None of us ever really thought you'd eaten all of him with mashed and gravy and peas, or stashed his remains in the coffin freezer like some kind of a savage heathen cannibal. 😜

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10 minutes ago, GoatmasterGeneral said:

Well actually he just speculated that maybe you'd eaten his liver with some fava beans and a nice Chianti. None of us ever really thought you'd eaten all of him with mashed and gravy and peas, or stashed his remains in the coffin freezer like some kind of a savage heathen cannibal. 😜

Peas!  Pah.  Carrots are the future!

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10 minutes ago, GoatmasterGeneral said:

I actually hate peas. I only chose to use peas in that example because they just seem so English. Actually I think spinach pairs nicely with liver. And onions of course.

Love me some onions but the fiancee is allergic to them which makes cooking interesting and dining out a minefield.

 

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Dining out, haha, wanna talk about a minefield? My late wife and I used to enjoy dining out 2 or 3 times a week before the baby came along. We would select an establishment, get our table, peruse the menu and discuss what we wanted. And then she liked to wait until the food came at which time she'd inspect both of our plates and then at least once a week she'd insist that I switch meals with her. Her reasoning being simply "Ooooh that looks good, I want that!" Many times I tried offering to just order her another one of what I had so she could have a plate of her own and we could both enjoy our dinners, but that was deemed unacceptable. She didn't want to appear to the staff to be rude or entitled or ungrateful or unable to make up her mind. I tried explaining that if I had wanted to eat what she had ordered, I would have just ordered it myself to begin with. That logic bounced right off too. More often than not I'd just swap plates with her to keep the peace (and hold onto my chance for some nookie later, not gonna lie) but there were a few times I stuck to my guns and didn't switch with her. Yeah, that didn't go so well. The aftermath usually involved me following along behind her at a snail's pace in my car as she walked the 10 or 15 minutes home carrying her silly high heels in hand. Because I knew if I just drove home and waited for her, in effect leaving her unprotected and vulnerable in a strange foreign land then there really would have been hell to pay.

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