Posts Tagged ‘The Rules’

No Pain!

So, sorry to disappoint but there was no date with the Kiwi last night. He came down with some sort of terrible hacking cough (Swine flu? Bird flu? Remember Bird flu? Those were the days…) and we had to postpone until Friday. It actually worked out for the better as it was a rather rainy [...]

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The First Rules Date

So, Friday night was date night. The Rules has a series of suggestions for what to do pre-date:  To relieve anxiety, go to the gym, get a manicure, or take a long, hot bubble bath. Apparently Rules girls don’t have jobs. I spent the day toiling away at my desk. Well, most of the day [...]

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The Candidates

So obviously, in order for this experiment to work, I need test subjects. As you have probably gathered by now, my cup isn’t exactly runneth-ing over, so I had to boldly go where I’ve never gone before. That’s right: blind dates and the internet. Both of these things have long struck fear into my heart, [...]

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Indoctrination

In preparation for the big kick-off on 1st July, I’ve started reading The Rules. It feels like being indoctrinated into a cult – the phrase The Rules is italicized, bolded and repeated over and over and over again. Chapter headings include ‘Do The Rules, Even when Your Friends and Parents Think It’s Nuts’ and ‘Don’t [...]

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