Mr. Sam Peterson has something to brag about, he now can claim to have had the longest date in history with Adrenaline, by a non-super. It is acknowledge by his fellow members of the Super Hero Dating Support Group that his date of 23 minutes and 26 seconds is the new record for a date with Adrenaline, beating the last record by a full 2 minutes.
When asked about this stunning achievement Mr. Peterson said, “I was just hoping to say hi to her and maybe have a drink. Getting to the point of actually sitting down and having a drink with her was an impressive goal in the first place, as most people don’t even get to the sit down at a table before she zips off. So I was happy when the bartender came back with our drinks and she was still there talking to me.”
It is common knowledge amongst the members of the support group that most dates with her do not get to the point beyond the drinks being usually clocking in at four or five minutes. After which she would quickly drink her drink and dash off. Although in one case it was reported that the drinks took 10 minutes to arrive, but she still dashed off quickly afterwards dashing the hopes of the poor man of setting a record.
So what happened after the drinks arrived that caused Adrenaline to stay longer? Mr. Peterson continued his amazing story, “well the drinks arrived, and it turned out that the bartender was new and got our order wrong. Adrenaline didn’t want to hurt the new bartender’s feelings, she is such a sweet girl, and said she would wait for the bartender to get us the correct drinks. At this point I checked my watch and noticed I was really happy to note that I had just passed the five minute mark, the date could officially be counted as a date.”
It is interesting to note that there are actually rules to determine certain peculiarities of dating Supers by non-Supers. Each Super has their own set of rules to determine certain things that would qualify something as a date. This is to prevent those people who were saved by a Super from claiming a date. Mrs. Sandra Brown, leader of the support group, said “we have the occasional victim of a crime come to our group and claim to have dated a Super, when it turned out they just jumped off the top of a building and were rescued by a Super. Thus we have specific guidelines to prevent people from putting themselves in harms way to just meet a Super for a ‘date’.”
When asked what she does about those who do such crazy things to get a ‘date’ with a Super, Mrs. Brown said, “We usually gently point them to the Rescued Victims Support Group, which meets on Thursday nights at 8:00pm.” Both support groups meet in the same place, the City Community Center building on North Canal Street. Mrs. Brown’s group meets on Wednesday nights at 8:00pm, though.
In the specific case of Adrenaline there are some specific rules. The first being that it cannot be considered a date if it lasts less than five minutes. It also has to take place at a local bar or club, and consist of at least drinks bought by the non-Super. If the date lasts more than ten minutes and they are sitting at a table then it is considered a super-date. Finally if the date lasts more than 15 minutes and dinner is actually ordered and eaten it is considered a True Super-date. To date only 4 people have actually ever reached the ranks of a True Super-Dater, with Mr. Peterson being the newest member.
Mrs. Bown also pointed out that "kidnapping The Borrower, Adrenaline's younger brother, in order to get a date with Adrenaline, is not acceptable. We had to implement this rule after The Borrower kept getting kidnapped by people in order to meet his mother, Wakinyen. To be safe we have a strict no kidnapping of relatives rule for all Supers."
“After our correct drinks arrived, a whooping 6 minutes into the date, Adrenaline mentioned that she was hungry.” Continued Mr. Peterson, visibly getting more excited as he related his story to us and those huddled around him. “It must have been my lucky night, because we then ordered some dinner, and it arrived 10 minutes into the date, I was now on a Super-date with Adrenaline. But my luck was not spent yet, it turned out that the cook was new as well since Adrenaline’s dinner was over cooked and she sent it back. The waiter told her it would take a few minutes to cook a new dish, and she said she would wait.” At this point it should be worth pointing out that the guys in the support group all let out a whoop and holler and started patting Mr. Peterson on the back.
“Suddenly there was a commotion from the kitchen and out stormed the cook who demanded to know who sent back his dish. When the waiter pointed to our table, the cook came over all fuming, but suddenly calmed down when he saw Adrenaline. He spent the next five minutes apologizing about the poor quality of the dish, which added more time to my date.” Mr. Peterson said with a big smile across his face.
“Finally after a few more minutes the correctly cooked dinner arrived and she quickly ate it up. She then thanked me for the dinner and the pleasant company and quickly left. I quickly looked at my watch and stopped it at 23 minutes and 26 seconds.” At this point Mr. Peterson proudly showed off his watch which still had the time blinking on it. “It was definitely worth the $100 for the drinks and dinner to make history with such a record.”
It is also worth noting that it is expected that Adrenaline will order the most expensive item on the menu at the restaurant and thus the dating hopeful should be expected to pay a lot of money for the rare date. One dater trying to break a record actually paid almost $250 in trying to impress Adrenaline with a fancy drink and dinner. While holding a record for spending the most on a date with Adrenaline, his date only lasted 12 minutes.
The Tattler would like to extend our congratulations to Mr. Sam Peterson on his record achievement. While it is unheard of for anyone to ever get a second date with Adrenaline, we are sure he will be more than happy with the amazing one he did have.