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The Fortune Cookie Prophecy Part 2
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1. No dates recommended by my mother
(moms don't understand the sex appeal factor).
2. No dates recommended by a female (they're too
easy on each other).
3. No dates recommended by a single guy friend (if
she's so awesome, how come he hasn't asked her out?).
In three simple steps, I eliminated ninety percent
of all my blind dates, including one recommended by
my old friend Karen. She called one evening to tell
me that she had become good friends with a beautiful
girl who reminded her of me. She said she knew we
would hit it off.
"Sorry." I said.
"You're ruled out by rule number two."
"Don," she said,
"you're crazy, and your silly rules are eliminating the girl
you've been waiting for. But have it your way. Just take her name
and phone number and when you change your mind, call her."
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To get Karen to stop bothering me about it, I said
I would. The girl's name was Susan Maready. I never
Just a couple of weeks later, I ran into my old buddy Tod in
the university cafeteria. "Ted," I said.
"you look like you're walking on air."
"Can you see stars under my feet?" He said, laughing.
"The fact is, I just got engaged last night."
"Yeah," he said,
"at thirty-two, I was beginning to wonder if any woman was
going to have me."
He pulled his wallet out of his pocket.
"Here," he said, suddenly serious,
"look at this."
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It was a thin strip of paper from a fortune cookie.
"You will be married within a year." It said.
"That's wild." I said.
"They usually say something that would fit anyone, like 'You
have a magnetic personality.' They were really taking a chance
with that one."
"No kidding." He said.
"And look at me now."
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