Comment of the Day

Reader: Let Me Tell You About the Text I Got From Someone Else's One-Night Stand


Our semi-annual roundups of local Texts From Last Night are among our most popular posts.

This week's salute to the top texts out of the 970 area code was no exception.

As a bonus, the piece inspired one reader to share the tale of a strange text he received from someone who apparently had a better time during a one-night-stand than her partner did.

Here's the story.


Colin Connors writes:
This one time, I had gotten a random text. I was sick at home (getting a IV infusion the night of the "Great Time") and I get this text that said "Hey, I had a great time last night, do you want to go grab some breakfast?" Thinking maybe the medications I was on made me sleepwalk or get up in the middle of the night, I went to check to be sure none of the cars had been moved, and my keys were still in the same place as I put them every night before bed. It turned out a person's one night stand gave them a bum number. It was awkward to say the least....
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