FR: The 70% Movie Moment
I've been practicing the Movie Moment over the last week or so. I just got back from a college campus, and I felt like I got pretty close to finally doing it. I'd give it a 70%.
Unfortunately, as Garrison put it, that's about as good as being 70% pregnant.
I first caught a glimpse at her when I walked through the cafeteria. Whoa, cutie! Peek. Yep, she's cute. I sit down. I take a deep breath.
I must've sat there for ten minutes. Getting the energy worked up. I imagined walking up to her, and just having every eye on the room watching me. I thought about how nice it would be if she liked me. I thought about every thought that I could think of that would get me more nervous than an AFC on his first night out.
Unfortunately, I still felt like I was only 70% there. I approached her anyway.
I walked up. She was studying.
Don't really remember what I said. She smiled ... ... ... "Thanks" ... ... and kept reading. Ouch.
I pressed on. I asked if I could sit down, "sure," she says. I bust on her a little. Kino, a little. A bit of rapport. She opens up a bit. She smiles. She has a test in ten minutes.
(I simply read that as her politely saying "no thanks.)
I stayed for about five minutes. She was smiling when I left.
I feel like I'll better next time. But overall, I felt good about the interaction.