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Is a really expensive restaurant too much on a first date?

Is going to the most expensive restaurant in town overdoing it as a first-date restaurant?

- Matt, Scarborough

Here’s a list of 20 things that are too much on a first date. 361 more words

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Someone Being Kind—to Me. Thank you!

A Year of Being Kind blog – Tuesday, August 12, 2014

Someone was kind to me today. I appreciated it so much!

But that was later on. 457 more words

Hydrostatic Assessment

(i.e. the “dreaded pressure test”)

Public works squeezed expose leaks and lack

of strength.  And what counts is overturned

morphing into what cannot be helped. 83 more words


How do I stop my mates being dicks to our gay friend?

A good mate recently came out of the closet at a party, causing a bit of a stir as he didn’t seem a “likely type”. … 491 more words

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Is it OK to ask a girl to split a bill on a date?

Does pitching a split bill on the second date make me a tight-arse? 

- Cheaparse McTight, Australia

Yes. And a douche. Next question?

Seriously, you can ask her to split the bill with you on the second date if you like but you’ll never get the chance to ask her to split the cost of the condoms. 383 more words


Is it OK to joke around with my gay work mate?

I like to express my affection for my workmates by ribbing them. A gay colleague of mine seemed hurt the other day when I was passing around insults and did not have a dig at him. 386 more words

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Tartuffe, or, The Importance of Being Earnest.

As a persistent over-share-er, I often lose the battle of propriety; social graces make me laugh, often inappropriately. Recognizing this, it is with surprise that I have found a topic… 1,730 more words