What should you say if you run into a fireman at a bar? F.: Say, "I figured you were a fireman because you looked so strong." Act impressed--we eat that up! I mean, all that gear you have to wear--how much does that weigh? F.: When we're all suited up, with our masks and tools and the helmet, we've got on about 115 pounds. F.: We don't like jokes about how much time off we have. F.: Being able to hold your liquor--that's also a good thing. If my drink costs .50, I don't want hers to cost --unless we're going Dutch. F.: Come by the firehouse any time and we'll make it happen.------------------------------------Lovelies: Which ones among you are going to try these tips out?
Not entirely my style--but for firemen, maybe I can compromise. F.: To tell you the truth, Maura, I'd prefer it if the girl ordered a Budweiser.
Bad: It smelled like a urinal cake and my wine came in a plastic cup. Although not my usual type, he was nice to talk to and easy to look at; when he stepped away, I moved on. My new besties and I even paid to have the psychic, Maria Pirone, tell us our futures.
Good: It was much more casual, less on-the-prowl-y and I got there early enough to take advantage of the discounted drinks. Turns out, dear reader, you have more articles like this coming from me because according to Ms.
So, when I found out that there is going to be a FIREMAN CHARITY RAFFLE in Brooklyn Thursday night, it seemed like a perfect opportunity for me to infiltrate the ranks, posing as an innocent member of the press, and get the inside scoop on how to seduce firemen. When the weather's nice, they're often hanging around outside. I mean, when I go jogging, I often run past the fire house around the corner from me, and seeing all those big strong dudes standing around with their arms crossed--it can be intimidating! I mean, do you say "Excuse me, but might I be able to slide down your pole? F: I tell you what: If you have a nephew, bring him by the firehouse, and say, "This little guy loves the trucks--can he get a tour? I don't have a nephew, but I can't wait to find a small child to use as a pawn. F.: Well, we do like the idea of being the knights in shining armor. And if you fall, you better believe we'd be coming to get you.
After getting the event's firefighting spokesperson on the phone, I was able to, er, grill him about how we ladies can cause flames to rise in the hearts of the brave men who know a thing or two about ... And also about how we can find firemen who might save us from our otherwise lackluster love lives. An especially good time is when there's a change of tour: when some guys are getting off and their replacements are just statrting. " The firemen will be happy to show him around, and that'll be a good way to meet them. But what might be easier is just stopping by with cookies or a cake, saying you baked the stuff because you wanted to thank the guys for the work they do.
I was sure my "picker," as "Millionaire Matchmaker" Patti Stanger calls it, would be completely on point. “This seems like a high school dance —guys on one side, girls on the other,” I quipped. This was a new experience for my pack of sisters and we all swapped our we-can-laugh-at-that-now dating stories. Then, the Jersey gentleman offered to split the bill and go Dutch with his date. At the door, we were given a card with ice breakers with questions for the ladies to ask the guys. If you can't think of anything to say, you could walk up to one of the men and ask a question like, "What is a Class C fire?
As it turned out, he was handsome, hilarious and he talked non-stop (which I like, because it means I don't have to reveal that I don't have much on the brain, except, in this case ... Now, we didn't exactly fall in love--in part because it was clear to me he was only in it for fun, and I'm not sure I could be serious about someone his age. Some of us get part-time jobs as bartenders or bouncers, so we often hang out at the place where one of us is working. For both locals and tourists who want to go fireman-watching? And we're not supposed to talk about that stuff--because we're supposed to be macho--but it can be really therapeutic if there's someone we can talk to about everything. Any fireman will always be half-married to his job and to the other firemen he knows. There's a saying that firemen make great fathers, but bad husbands.
But after meeting the Baby Fireman, I have been And of course, there's a lot to recommend firefighters. They go into their line of work knowing there's a chance they could lose their own lives while trying to save others. Plus, while they may be fire-resistant, they are also smokin' hot! FIREMAN (who prefers to remain anonymous): No matter where you live--here in New York, or in Mexico, or in Ireland, wherever you are--the best place to find them is simply outside of your local firehouse. MK: Uh oh--does that mean yo you guys cheat on your wives a lot? F.: We have that reputation, but I don't think firemen do it more than men in any other profession.
You can make slightly inappropriate jokes about how hot he/she is. With a days-on, days-off shift schedule, there will be sleep-in days at home.
Firefighters are trained to both remain calm and to help others calm down in times of crisis.
You don’t see many calendars of topless accountants or game developers.