Thursday, November 10, 2011

Story 200: We Daren't Go A-Hunting


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7ro11nDirty: heyyy pretty lady i like youre profile pics

7ro11nDirty: you into the costume thing thats cool

MaryMun: Excuse me?

7ro11nDirty: the sexy librarian getup i can be down with that

MaryMun: Those are my regular clothes. That's just what I look like.

7ro11nDirty: lol sure those glasses are real ;))))

MaryMun: Yes. Yes they are.

7ro11nDirty: damn girl you have an attitude i like that

MaryMun: I think we're done here.

7ro11nDirty: why you have to be a bitch? i wouldn't want to date you anyway your ugly

MaryMun: You know I can still see the start of this chat, right? The whole "I didn't want to go out with you anyway" thing is both sad and immature.

7ro11nDirty: probly a stupid feminist

MaryMun: Yes, one who doesn't date trolls. Goodbye.

7ro11nDirty: oh so your racist is that it???

MaryMun: What?

7ro11nDirty: everyone is so racist here i hate it nobody wants to go out with me just because of how i was born

MaryMun: No, it's because you're being an ass. Nice try though.

7ro11nDirty: you just said its because im a troll and now you pretend its not about race

7ro11nDirty: nice try though

MaryMun: Since when is troll a racist term?

7ro11nDirty: ????

7ro11nDirty: what if I said i wasnt going to date you because your human

MaryMun: I'm sorry. I just now looked at your profile. I didn't realize. I meant "troll" as in someone who tries to rile people up online. I didn't know that you are a literal troll.

7ro11nDirty: thats still racist its a stereotype that we start shit online

MaryMun: I'm not sure the words are related. I think that trolls online are a reference to trolling, which is where you drag bait behind a boat.

7ro11nDirty: i like to fish

7ro11nDirty: so its still racist

MaryMun: I don't think it works that way.

7ro11nDirty: its still offensive so whatever

MaryMun: Fair enough. I apologize for the offense, and promise to make an effort to be more aware in the future. I still think you're an ass though. Just to be clear: that is due to your behavior and not your race.

7ro11nDirty: i would show you such a good time baby

7ro11nDirty: take you back to my bridge

MaryMun: Your bridge?

7ro11nDirty: yeah i live under a really nice bridge i get wifi free from the hotel and theres the river and i have a cave hollowed out all old school

MaryMun: I'll pass.

7ro11nDirty: i wont eat you i swear nobody does that anymore much except for holidays

7ro11nDirty: but im not really religious

7ro11nDirty: im spiritual though

MaryMun: Look, maybe it is a little... not racist, but ethnocentrist or something. But whatever it is, I just don't like the idea of hanging out under a bridge.

7ro11nDirty: yeah but its all classy like in the lord of the rings

7ro11nDirty: like the hobbit houses

7ro11nDirty: but maybe wetter and more moss

MaryMun: And you were still an ass a minute ago. I haven't forgotten that.

7ro11nDirty: moss is good for you

7ro11nDirty: plus its soft on your feet

MaryMun: Good luck finding someone.

7ro11nDirty: im awesome in bed

MaryMun: Goodbye.

7ro11nDirty: i mean not an actual bed i break those but if you put some mattresses down i will rock your world

7ro11nDirty: and ill cook you for breakfast

7ro11nDirty: i meant to say cook you beakfast

7ro11nDirty: not actually cook you and eat you or anything

7ro11nDirty: because i dont do that

7ro11nDirty: thats not a thing

7ro11nDirty: anymore

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DEATH: HEY.

DEATH: HEY.

DEATH: HEY.

DEATH: HEY.

DEATH: HEY.

DEATH: HEY.

MaryMun: Sorry, I was AFK. What's up?

DEATH: COME OUTSIDE.

MaryMun: Not happening.

DEATH: COME CHECK OUT THIS SWEET CAR.

MaryMun: You're death. I know it's a trap.

DEATH: NO IT IS NOT A TRAP.

DEATH: IT IS A SWEET CAR. I SWEAR.

MaryMun: I don't see it.

DEATH: YOU CANNOT SEE IT FROM THE WINDOW. COME OUTSIDE.

DEATH: YOU CAN SEE IT BEST FROM THE STREET. STAND IN THE STREET AND LOOK EAST.

MaryMun: This is pathetic. You lost, okay? Let it go.

DEATH: IT IS ALMOST HERE. QUICKLY, COME OUTSIDE AND LOOK AT THIS SWEET CAR.

DEATH: HURRY

DEATH: HURRY

DEATH: YOU MISSED IT.

DEATH: I HATE YOU.

MaryMun: Man, it's incredible that I managed to see through that clever ruse. It's just amazing.

DEATH: YOU CHEATED AT THAT GAME.

MaryMun: You know I didn't.

DEATH: I NEVER LOSE AT CHESS. I JUST DO NOT UNDERSTAND HOW TO PLAY ON THE COMPUTER.

MaryMun: Stop being a sore loser, and let it go. You lost, I won, it's over. I'll die again some day, don't be in such a rush. It's creepy.

DEATH: I THINK YOUR GARBAGE DISPOSAL IS BROKEN.

MaryMun: Sweet jebus. Are you seriously doing this?

DEATH: YOU SHOULD REACH IN AND CHECK IF SOMETHING IS STUCK IN THERE. IT COULD BE SOMETHING VALUABLE.

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DEATH: NOTHING CAN STOP DEATH.

MaryMun: I'm going to file a complaint or something.

DEATH: THERE ARE TECHNICALLY NO RULES ABOUT HARASSMENT. THE EMPLOYEE MANUAL WAS WRITTEN AT THE DAWN OF TIME.

DEATH: WE WERE NOT SO WORRIED ABOUT LAWSUITS BACK THEN.

MaryMun: I meant with the dating site.

DEATH: I AM ONLY USING THIS SITE AS A CONDUIT. I DO NOT HAVE AN ACCOUNT, ALTHOUGH I HAVE OFTEN THOUGHT ABOUT IT. I GET SO LONELY.

MaryMun: You know, I talked to a zombie on here last week.

DEATH: YOU SHOULD GO ON A DATE WITH HIM. USE FOOD-SCENTED SHAMPOO.

MaryMun: What I mean is, I bet there's something in your employee manual about letting people run around after they die.

DEATH: NECROMANCY IS ALLOWED WITHIN CERTAIN GUIDELINES.

MaryMun: My roommate Nancy in college was studying necromancy, so I'm aware. I learned a lot, including the difference between animated dead and a full-blown undying corpse. Almost like someone just forgot to collect him...

DEATH: I HAVE BEEN BUSY.

MaryMun: I'm sure you wouldn't want me bringing oversights like that to anyone's attention...

DEATH: FINE.

DEATH: YOU WIN AGAIN, MORTAL. BUT YOU CANNOT DEFY ME FOREVER.

MaryMun: Understood. Now shoo.

DEATH: WHILE I HAVE YOU HERE, SINCE THIS IS A DATING SITE, WOULD YOU LIKE TO MEET ME FOR DINNER?

MaryMun: Would you swear an oath that I won't die during our date, or as a result of our date?

DEATH: YOU TAKE ALL THE EXCITEMENT OUT OF EVERYTHING.

DEATH: LIVE ON THE WILD SIDE.

MaryMun: Where would the anthropomorphic representation of death even take someone on a date?

DEATH: I AM OMNIPRESENT, BUT I WOULD PREFER TO STAY ON THE WEST SIDE OF TOWN. I KNOW A NICE ITALLIAN PLACE.

MaryMun: Do you even eat?

DEATH: NO, BUT I COLLECT PEOPLE FROM THIS RESTAURANT SOMETIMES.

MaryMun: For what?

DEATH: FOOD POISONING.

MaryMun: Goodbye.

DEATH: SHIT.



Ponyboy118: Listen. You look hot in those profile pics, there's no point lying about that. But I think we both know that hot chicks are ususally stuck-up and hate men and I don't want to waste my time if that's your thing.

MaryMun: Yeah, I hate men so I made an account on a dating site. That makes sense.

Ponyboy118: Lookes like I called it, another feminist lesbian out to continue the oppression of men.

MaryMun: Checking the profile and... yup! Centaur. Why are all centaurs Men's Rights Activists?

MaryMun: Wait, nevermind, just remembered I don't care.

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BarneyC: Greetings.

MaryMun: Hey there.

BarneyC: I was looking at your profile and I was... impressed.

MaryMun: Hmm. Yours says you're a vampire. Did you notice the part in my profile under "deal breakers" where it says that I don't want anyone who eats humans?

BarneyC: I did. I swear that I have never in my life (or after, heh) fed off of a human. It's simple enough to get blood from a butcher.

BarneyC: And I know everyone says that you can tell the difference between human and animal blood but they're just snobs.

MaryMun: I've heard that about wine too, that even most wine snobs can't tell cheap wine and expensive wine apart in a blind taste test.

BarneyC: Exactly! I had one sip of human blood just out of peer pressure (and even then, it was freely given and the human wasn't killed or turned into a vampire or anything) and I couldn't tell. It maybe tasted a little different, but not better or worse.

MaryMun: Hmm. Okay, I guess you pass the no-eating-people test.

BarneyC: So long as you don't need me to be a vegetarian. :)

MaryMun: Not at all, I like the occasional steak.

BarneyC: Oh no, the S-word!

BarneyC: Just kidding, of course.

MaryMun: Cute. So I see you're a doctor?

BarneyC: Yes, I hold four doctorates. The first one was in medicine but that was a long time ago, I haven't kept up with the new techniques and technologies. Then psychology (also a bit outdated I'm afraid), and then English literature, and then religious studies.

MaryMun: Did that last one cause a problem, with all the holy symbols?

BarneyC: Quite the opposite! Once you see that many conflicting religions lined up next to each other you kind of stop being impressed by any of them.

MaryMun: What about the other things?

BarneyC: Trying to determine what to bring instead of pepper spray if we go on a date?

MaryMun: Just curious.

MaryMun: Well, I was just curious. Now that you've put the thought in my head I do want to plan ahead.

BarneyC: Not a problem.

BarneyC: I have to wear sunglasses during the day because my eyes are sensitive to the sunlight, but I don't burst into flames or sparkle or anything. I hate garlic, but it doesn't hurt me. Holy water is just water. Entering somewhere uninvited or crossing over a river will make me feel all jittery and paranoid for the rest of the day, I'm still not sure why.

MaryMun: What about wooden stakes?

BarneyC: Anything that destroys my heart or brain (or separates my brain from my heart, like beheading). It doesn't need to be wood or silver or anything like that.

MaryMun: Good to know. Any perks to being a vampire?

BarneyC: Some. I get to live a long time, obviously. I'm just a tad stronger and faster than your average athlete, without having to work out. I don't get sick, unless I try to eat something other than blood.
I miss coffee. I still make it sometimes, and then just smell it.

MaryMun: That's pretty depressing.

BarneyC: Sorry to be a downer. I promise I'm usually fun on a date.

MaryMun: Well, what would a date with you look like?

BarneyC: Not sure, it doesn't show up on film.

BarneyC: Get it?

MaryMun: Yeah. Is that your whole answer?

BarneyC: Sorry.

BarneyC: Well, I was thinking we could meet at your place and I do a little globeharping.

MaryMun: I'm not familiar with that term.

BarneyC: You probably just know it by another name. Here, try this: [LINK]

MaryMun: Sweet jebus! Why in the world would you think that I would be into that?

BarneyC: Oh, sorry, I didn't know that wasn't your thing.

MaryMun: Of course that's not my thing! That's not anyone's thing!

BarneyC: I don't know about that.

MaryMun: Fine, let me put it this way: There are few enough people out there who would be into that that you assuming I would be is completely absurd. Better?

BarneyC: It's fun, you might like it.

MaryMun: Nope! There's no possible way I could like that. There's not even good odds that I would survive that.

BarneyC: It's okay, I have all the right equipment so it's really pretty safe.

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Cweed420: Hey how about going out with me??

MaryMun: Well this is a dating site, so I guess I should at least be open to the possibility.

Cweed420: You should call me.

MaryMun: Let's stick to chat right now.

Cweed420: I'm way more persuasive over the phone.

MaryMun: Is this a mind control thing?

Cweed420: No.

Cweed420: Maybe.

Cweed420: It's just a thing I do.

MaryMun: Getting me to go out with you by using mind control is pretty much rape.

Cweed420: Well there would be no sex involved. I'm a siren, I just lure people over to my place.

MaryMun: And then drown them?

Cweed420: That was when I lived underwater. Now I have an apartment, so they just hang out for a while.

Cweed420: Do you like Halo? I have an xBox, we could play Halo together.

MaryMun: Wow.

Cweed420: It's not anything creepy. You would just hear my hypnotic voice and then go to my apartment and chill on the couch for a while eating Chex Mix until I fall asleep. Then you could leave.

MaryMun: Saying "it's not anything creepy" doesn't make that true.

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BullHeaded: Hey there.

MaryMun: Hello.

BullHeaded: I know this is a strange way to start a conversation and I don't want to freak you out, but I have to ask an odd question.

MaryMun: Okay, shoot.

BullHeaded: Are you a fairy, or a harpy, or a mermaid or anything?

MaryMun: Nope. Totally human.

BullHeaded: Okay. Sorry. It's just that for some reason this dating site seems to have a lot of mythological creatures on it, and most of them are awful in one way or another.

MaryMun: I noticed. I'm glad it's not just me.

BullHeaded: Yeah, I guess we have that in common already.

MaryMun: So, mister normal human... what kinds of things do you like?

BullHeaded: Oh, I'm not a human.

MaryMun: What?

BullHeaded: Sorry, I can see how you would think that. My bad. I'm actually a minotaur, I just don't like most other mythological beings. I didn't mean to mislead you or anything.

MaryMun: No problem. I'm not really well-read when it comes to minotaurs, though. Is there anything in particular I should know?

BullHeaded: Well, for me specifically you should know that I like to cook, and read, and take walks on the beach.

BullHeaded: For minotaurs in general... I guess the main things to know is that we are the cursed offspring of humans and magical cattle - which actually happens more often than you would think. We all have no sense of direction, and require a special diet.

MaryMun: What kind of diet?

BullHeaded: It's just every few years.

MaryMun: What is?

BullHeaded: The diet.

MaryMun: What do you have to eat?

BullHeaded: Humans, but it's not like I'm a vampire or anything. It's just a few people every couple of years. It averages out to less than one a year, and I just ate last week so you would be completely safe.

MaryMun: Sorry, I have a policy against dating anyone who eats humans. It's right there in my profile.

BullHeaded: I was just trying to be honest with you.

MaryMun: Yes, and I appreciate that. But this policy is non-negotiable. I won't date anything that eats people.

BullHeaded: Well, good luck finding anyone on this site then.

MaryMun: Believe it or not, this is still better than most dating sites.

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