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Those Things You Were Doing...





You see, when my gateman started to give me attitude because he's a big boy (dude, if you're too big to be a gateman then go look for bank job. Gerraraherrrre!) and I couldn't quite take that walk to the junction to get air time, then I messaged you and you immediately responded, I was quite shocked when I got the VTU alert for 2k credit. My eyes stung and it was a strong indicator that really you have come to relax and become very lax, too comfortable perhaps, and you no longer feel the need to do the things you used to do. 

I remember days when you were hot on my trail, when I wouldn't even ask and have my phone bombarded with air time running into tens of thousands, and then the days I actually deigned to ask, I'd get double of that. 

I remember the days, not too long ago actually, when I'd be minding my business and then get credit alerts from my bank, with follow up texts; Go spoil yourself this weekend. 

I remember the days you used to open the car door, open the door to the lounge and let me walk ahead, you'd treat me like a queen. 

And those days you would send me sweet texts before I wake just so that they'd be the first thing I see when I wake. 

Speaking of texts, Chinwe recounted to me how when her boo was toasting her he used to send sweet texts early every morning but the minute she 'agreed' and started dating him, the early morning texts suddenly stopped. She said she called him one day and said "Bia nna, you know those texts you were sending when you were asking me out, continue sending them

Loooooooool. 

But isn't that the truth? Why do you think it's ok to stop doing the things that made me fall for you? Is my reciprocation which you vehemently thirsted for now reason enough to stop?

I know it's not out of the ordinary to relax or for things to change, I'm not a child, I'm neither naive nor idealistic.

However Mr Man, those things you used to do, you better continue doing them. Because, where you stopped, someone else is willing to start from. And you see, if it made me fall for you, what's to say it wouldn't make me fall for him? 

But we don't want that to happen now, do we?

So dear men, the little things you used to do that made her trip, made her fall for you, you can like to keep doing them, ok?

A woman's affection should not be taken for granted. If anything, it's even then that you should intensify the efforts, keep her happy and glad she chose you. Don't relax because you think you "have arrived". 


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I'm just here in bed wondering why men think it's ok to stop doing the things they were doing when they were breaking sweat trying to get a lady? Answers anyone? Who else feels as miffed as I do? Talk to me...

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On this note, I shall try to get some shut eye. Meanwhile don't you just hate traveling with aviophobes? The man to my right wouldn't stop praying, and at any slight turbulence he would break out in gospel songs. I wanted to thump his head with something hard! The minute we started to descend he all but went on his knees in thanksgiving. Don't get me wrong, I'm always grateful for journey mercies but people like this just make it very uncomfortable and unpleasant. 

Meanwhile see this guy who was on my flight! I don't know who he is but his attitude was as loud as his appearance. He got on board making the most outrageous of demands. I wish I could get a frontal picture of him, he had on his head a crown, he held a golden walking stick in one hand and then that other thing in the older, gold shades and plenty plenty gold-plated jewelry. God created sha....


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  1. Hahaha,some people are very dramatic,he looks like muma gee's husband from the side though.thank God for journey mercies.

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  2. Lols, the dude looks like a poster child for "Coming to America" movie

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  3. buahaha @ last picture... iLike. you should have got a frontal.

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  4. LOL, He looks like a tushed up Mr. Bones

    thank God for the safe trip T

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  5. What an outrageous dressing, I have always wondered why men stop doing the things they did when they were chasing whoever they love, it's a mystery that I can't seem to unravel, only the men themselves can explain why, Steele, Memphis and Uyi over to you guys ohh cos I wanna know yy ohhhh. BTW, where is eesah? Eesah come back here ohhh.

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  6. Lol. People stop doing a lot of things at the initial stages because they have gotten their partner...maybe part of see finish. That kind of sustainability takes a lot of work.

    As for people with a fear of flying- sometimes you are better off talkig about random things to distract them. These people used to irritate me in the past till i experienced barotrauma for the first time in flightdescent and the woman mext to me held my hand and rubbed my back when the tears of pain wouldn't stop.

    www.pynk360.com

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  7. "...I'm...wondering why men think it's ok to stop doing the things they were doing when they were breaking sweat trying to get a lady?...".

    That's why it's called *carwash* Tee, no vex. C'est la vie. :D

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    1. Biaa Memphis which car them Dey wash ohh? Am. Watching you in 5D.

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  8. Hmmm....Edo men are particularly fond of doing the above....flipping on you at the first sign that you like them....someone that was all over you initially would suddenly be acting 'am the boss' with funny attitudes

    In the past I unconsciously took it as a challenge to get them back to that initial stage which led to a lot of drama....but now....i am a whole lot wiser.....now you flip on me.....i simply take myself from that space by ignoring you.....no time abeg

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    1. Lol! Uyi is so coming for you..

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    2. Hey hey! Favor. Don't get me started okay?
      Lol.

      But u really don't have to generalize now! Hian

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  9. @Sunshine.Lols.......shei?....

    But am sure Uyi knows I wasn't talking about him.....Edo Men....specifically the ones I have come across or heard about from my friends.

    As an aside @Sunshine....all the loving up that you and Ruthy are doing.....am just watching.....issokai

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    1. U dey mind them... I just dey use one eye look them. I tell sunshine make she even share d pin, e be like say she wan take am do business. As she dey charge 1k before sending the pin. Lol... smh!

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  10. Men, and their wahala. Big hissssss.

    The guy in the picture is feeling like king of zamunda, abi king of the jungle.

    Very funny sight. Did he fly biz class abi he come dey struggle with economy flexi. Lol

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  11. Its called the see finish syndrome. Dude is probably an African American visiting the homeland for the first time. I bet he was told to dress up like Akeem to oppress the African tribesmen lmao

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  12. I don't understand... Wait, so I will woo you and then continue 'wooing' after you have been wooed?
    English language didn't mistake when they created Present, Past and Past participle. Lol

    Please leave us jorr. Its like prizing a goods in the market and after buying it, you are still prizing your 'property'.

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  13. @Kabuoy,A whole 1thousan Naira.....Oluwa oh.......Sunshine naa sharp business baby fah.....levaraging on OPP(other people's pin) and you paid?

    Why am I asking sef,i trust you....you would have found another way around it

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    1. Emi! Sharp gal! Pay ke? Ti n ba Gbo pe?! Lmaooo!

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  14. Maybe someone threw away the 'garnishings' that were the reasons for the wooing in the first place. #Justsaying

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  15. Uyi though, Lol. Why wont you keep wooing her even after you have won her heart? Wait there and watch someone else start wooing your wooed. O ghe meh gi vuuum n'anya. lol

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