Ok. So it's Black Friday. So naturally I went to Herald Square (34th street) by Macy's where there are a ton of shops to shop with my good friend Leah. And of course 1000 other people thought that same idea. So it was VERY crowded. So after Leah and I shopped and ate and hung out for a good 5 hours we go our separate ways...
So I'm walking by Macy's minding my own business when this guy says "excuse me!" to me from behind me. I turn and stop and he comes up to me. He is not exactly the most good looking guy ever but he is well dressed. Has a gray nice looking jacket on and what looks like a blackberry in his hand. So our conversation goes something like this:
Random Guy: So how are you?
Me: Good.. (looks confused and thinking he is trying to sell me something. Sometimes I've seen these well dressed guys trying to sell beauty products to women so yeah...)
Random Guy: I'm waiting for my friend do you want to do something?
Me: No answer.. (I am still very confused and trying to figure out where this guy is coming from)
Random Guy: Do you want to go get coffee or something?
Me: Uh... no
Random Guy: Is it because I'm a stranger?
Random Guy: Where are you going now?
Random Guy: Well maybe we can do something later... (and then something about contacting me)
Me: Um. Well I'm leaving the city soon (kind of a white lie but w.e)
Random Guy: Oh where?
Me: Upstate NY
Random Guy: Oh a long distance thing. Well maybe I will see you in the future. It is a small world.
(Shakes my hand and then walks away)
So guys really do that? Come up to strange women on the street and ask them out without even knowing their name or even asking? And he acted all surprised that I didn't want to do something with him. This is NYC and you are a stranger and your not even that cute/hot. Maybe I would have considered if he was =P But yeah. Maybe I was shocked because (not to sound harsh on myself) I don't consider myself to be that type of girl guys come up to like that. I wasn't exactly looking glamorous. I had some eyeliner on with jeans and a black jacket and boots. So maybe the good part that came out of it was that it slightly boosted my confidence. I should of asked him "do you always come up to random women and ask them out?". Oh and his hand shake sucked. Maybe its because in taekwondo I was always taught to give a firm strong handshake but his was really flimsy. Also being the paranoid and not self-confident person that I am I checked my purse and stuff to make sure everything was still there because I totally thought it could be some kind of scam. Because really who does that?
And here's something I made during finals week when I was in the lab bored. I actually hadn't made anything like that in a while. Maybe the New Media Lab just gives me inspiration lol
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