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Monday, May 13, 2019

TERROR STRIKES

Question Of The Week 05-13-19

Have you ever had a secret admirer
 aka stalker?

12 comments:

  1. Yes. 1976 broke engagement to John because I found him with another woman. Nevertheless he followed me, called me constantly and left flowers inside my car. (How did he get inside my locked car?) I was sure the stalking was over but a few years later he showed up at my job. For all I know he is still out there.

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  2. Yes, in college I had someone who sent me flowers, left money on my cafeteria account, left small gifts on my desk in classes. It was both flattering and a bit frightening. He stopped after a while but years later I found him on Facebook and he admitted to me that he was my benefactor. I asked him why he'd never just asked me out for a date. He said that he was too intimidated by me to do that. He felt I was "too good" to date someone like him. I was dumbfounded. I had a bit of a crush on him too.

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  3. NO, thank goodness. That would creep me out.

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  4. If I had, they were good at keeping secrets.

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  5. No but I'm not sure it would bother me unless it went on and on.

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  6. No, but we did have an actual convicted rapist who was on parole follow one of my roommates back to the house and try to break in a couple of nights in a row. The police staked out the house and caught him, he went back to prison.

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  7. I don't think I've ever had a secret admirer, but I have had a stalker. I yelled at her one day, "How would you like to be arrested?" and never saw her again.

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  8. No, thank heavens. Your experience in the 70's sounds very creepy.

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  9. Unfortunately, several of both. Perhaps John is now married to someone who is making him miserable :)

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  10. A few actually, back when I was a single parent with young kids. I called. A guy from my friend kept calling late at night was peeking through the windows. I called the cops n he got caught in my yard. Made me very cautious n paranoid.

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  11. No thank goodness. Must be terrifying.

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  12. Yes! Twice....and nothing admirable about either. One was continuous phone calls back in the early 70s. I reported "him" to the police. I had no idea who it was. They suggested I set up a "meeting" and they would also be there in plainclothes. But I refused...my point was I didn't know if the person knew what I looked like or where I lived etc., and I wasn't prepared to give myself away like that. The telephone company suggested I get a sports' whistle and every time he call I blew it full force into the phone. After my doing so a couple times...the calls stopped.

    When I was managing the resort on Hinchinbrook Island I received a weird phone call one night...there was only one phone line to the island...to the resort. It went to my office and extended across to my little abode. It was a very weird call...He called himself "Thomas Wolfe"...only the call. I wasn't too put off by it...because I was on the island; and the only inhabitants were me, my staff and guests. This was in the mid-80s...before mobile/cell phones.

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