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Get Me Out of Here

Get Me Out of Here

So, you’re on a date with that guy or gal who seemed perfect when you connected online and its going all wrong in real life. She won’t stop talking about her best friend, his teeth look like they haven’t seen a toothbrush in days, and to top it all off, it's clear your date wants to go Dutch. What can you do, aside from pretend you’re having a heart attack?

Well, if you would have thought ahead you could have arranged a phone call from Getmooh, aka Get Me Out of Here. This online service allows you to pre-program a phone call for any time and with a variety of recordings. Many of them provide scenarios that allow you to excuse yourself. For example, you can choose the “granny” call that will say, “Hello, Hello, I can’t change the channel. You need to come home and help me change the channel!”

The messages are a bit silly, but if you’re in a pinch they’re better than faking your own death. [Getmooh.com]

Posted: 5/27/08
kristen

Or, you could be patient. It's just a date, and unless the person is being unnervingly rude, racist or otherwise terrible, you can last an hour through dinner. Or,just be honest, say that you don't feel the date is worth continuing, and walk away. Anyone ever tried being direct in this situation?

  • By kristen
  • on 5/27/08 2:14 PM EST