Saturday, May 31, 2008

Photohunt: The King


In case you wonder about the title, in my circle I'm referred to as The King... ok, so I'm not--but I ought to be.

Anyway, let me ask a question: Would you date me?

No, I'm not trying to creep out all 3 of my readers. I only ask because this is the photo I submitted when I registered for the Astring-O-Sol Dating Marathon which me and Joyful Chicken attended last Saturday. (No. They didn't use that photo. Of course if after seeing it you feel compelled to ask me out, just leave a message.)

It was a part of a series of speed dating events they've been hosting for some weeks now to promote their line of mouthwash. If you're not familiar with the concept, speed dating is a sort of express dating where you get to talk with a host of different ladies (or men depending on your gender) all in one night, kind of like the sampler menu in restaurants. You get bite sized conversations that should give you an idea if you want to hook up with this person again or not. All you have to do is tick yes (or variations thereof) if you're interested and no, if not. If you happen to express interest in the same person who expressed interest in you, then the organizers will send you each other's contact information so you could schedule a follow up and see where that takes you.

So how'd I do? I talked to 26 different women and wound up with 5 matches. Only one of whom actually responded to my messages. Yes, I'm a dating scene loser. Feel free to feel good about yourself now.

PS If you're interested to try it out, there's another one tonight, the last of this series in fact at FIAMMA at 7:30pm.


Camille said...

kaya pala ndi sha online. hehe.. btw u look much better in person! yikee! nax.. hehe

Anonymous said...

I LOL-ed at this, I'm sorry =D

joyfulchicken said...

Aren't you supposed to be the trivia king? I'm surprised that you didn't mention how speed dating was invented by Jews.

Well, at least speed dating isn't as painful as that other Jewish invention :-P

philos said...

@camille: err... I guess I'll take that as a compliment... unless you mean in person with the chicken mask :p

@helga: thank you! don't worry, I don't really take these speed dating things seriously (unless I get a good match next time :p)

@jc: this is actually a photohunt post, not a speed dating entry... just thought about mentioning that seeing as most of my post looks like fake entries hehe

Tom said...

That's a perfect pose. I like your background too.

Liz Hinds said...

You only need one! So you did fine.

You look cute. I'm glad someone else has actually put up a proper photo of himself; I was beginning to think i was the only one who wasn't hiding behind shadows or hands!

Hootin' Anni said...

Ummmmmmmmmmm, I don't think you'd want me to date you. I'm probably old enough to be your grandmother...AND for sure old enough to be your mother!

Mine's posted. "I'll show you mine if you show me yours". [and it's not what you think! ::giggles::]

Anonymous said...

Nice photo, King. *giggles*

Lemonjude said...

Not bad. Hope the luckiest woman with be with u soon.

Thanks dropping by my PH.

Leslie: said...

Nice to meet you, King! ;D

You're lucky to have met one nice girl, so go for it.

Anonymous said...

Based on your looks alone, I'd answer your question "yes". I hope you have better luck with the dating scene than I have been having... well, okay, it sounds like you already are having better luck than me... sigh. haha.

My post is here:
Photo Hunters

Or visit my whole blog:
I Was Born2Cree8

Anonymous said...

woofenderful pikture of you. I'd date you, fur sure!!! I'm very purty and smart too.

See my picture of me:
Photo Hunters

And my dog blog is here:
Reba’s Run

philos said...

@tiohem: thanks, but I can't claim credit for it seeing as I didn't take it myself hehe

@liz: haha... i was never one to shy away from a little public exposure :p

@anni: with that tatoo, you're still hot enough to date hehe

@crazy working mom: thanks for giggling, that makes me feel so much better but you have such adorable babies I'd let this one slide :p

@lemonjude: hehe... that's an interesting point of view, I hope I end up making some woman lucky :p

@leslie: err... i don't know, but don't worry bout me, I've my eyes constantly peeled

@alice: thanks, I hope your's go well too

@reb: I'm sure you're smart, and the typo was cause your paw was bigger than the keys hehe

Camille said...

mine's up din pla.. hehe..u commented on it already :)

Anonymous said...

So, how was the 2nd speed date?

ALiNe said...

Nice ;-)

philos said...

@camille: yep, though I was hoping you'd answer my blog question :p

@lester: it was a much nicer, cozier place, and better food

@aline: thanks, *creepy mode* though an answer to the question would've been appreciated hehe... no pressure :p

Anonymous said...

Did you get matches on the 2nd one? Dali, kwento! :)

Katherine said...

*Looking over the comments*

Is it safe to say, you've gained a lot of readers because of this? :P Hehehehehe...

philos said...

@km: It's safe to say that I received more comments than I expected for this post, now if they would ever come back for more waits to be seen. :p