You don't strike gold without hitting some dirt nuggets on the way, which is to say the path to a fulfilling relationship is often paved with a few unsavorty dates. Grabbing meals with people you don't deeply connect with is one thing, but grabbing a meal with someone who is openly planning to poison their boss is a completely different game.
Sometimes, the best way to shake off the stink of a disturbing date is to share the juicy details with empathetic and similarly long-suffering internet strangers.
Several years ago I was a very different person. I was pre-occupied with the idea of finding a girlfriend, so I spent nearly all my free time online talking to girls and pursuing dates. Needless to say I got rejected a lot and for some reason got so fed up with it that I decided that “Everyone that wants to meet me is going to have the opportunity to do so.” And by deciding this I got to meet a lot of very strange individuals. But the one I’m going to tell you about now is by far the weirdest.