Jamie: I did mention that D.C. has a couple of good outdoor ice skating rinks in the winter. He said he’s never ice skated. I told him that if me and my friends go next month, I’ll invite him. Mostly because it’ll be fun for him to learn, and it’ll be fun for us to watch him fall down.
Lance: For the most part, it felt more friendly than flirtatious. I didn’t really feel like she was very flirty with me.
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Jamie: There was some teasing and some back-and-forth. It’s hard to tell where you stop with being friendly and getting to know someone and where you start with flirting.
Lance: We knew we had other engagements to tend to early in the morning, but if we hadn’t, I think
I could have seen myself going somewhere else and continuing
Jamie: It was getting late; we had to be responsible. I think we left about 11 or thereabouts.
Lance: She told me she would invite me to some happy hours and introduce me to some people, which was really cool because I am new in town and still don’t know a whole lot of people. She actually asked for my phone number.
Jamie: He would probably have asked [for my number] anyway. I think I beat him to the punch. [And] I think it is normal to do things with someone you might date in a group setting anyways, and since we don’t know each other all that well and I am not a very serious dater in a lot of ways.
Lance: I had parked two blocks away. I waited there with her, and she flagged down a cab. We said our good-byes, and I gave her a little hug.
Jamie: I thought he had a really good personality; he was nice and he was friendly. I’m going to go ahead and give him a 4 [out of 5]. Once we established that we had enough
to talk about, I just relaxed and had
a good time.
Lance: I would rate it a 4. It exceeded my expectations of a blind date. I didn’t know if this girl would have anything in common with me or everything in common with me, but we never really had a dull moment, and it was an easy, flowing conversation. We laughed all night and had a good time.
UPDATE: Jamie invited Lance for a drink, but the holidays made scheduling a challenge. She says they’ll keep trying.
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