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jennifer / February 3, 2004 1:25 PM

Having sexy daydreams involving Jude Law.

susan / February 3, 2004 1:37 PM

Uh, running a trivia tournament early in the day. Then a nice dinner out. Still pretty dorky.

steve / February 3, 2004 1:57 PM

my lady friend and i will be in amsterdam. but we're TOTALLY ADVANCED BEYOND EVERYTHING and don't really participate in celebrating saint valentine.

lacey / February 3, 2004 2:26 PM

In Stamford, CT on a work trip! Whee!

Ben / February 3, 2004 2:55 PM

my sweetheart is working that night so i guess i'm on my own. maybe i'll catch mice parade & him at the empty bottle. just found out today that 'mice parade' is an anagram of 'adam pierce', primary member of the band. neat.

A lex, x, x / February 3, 2004 2:57 PM

While we normally do not celebrate Valentine's Day, I am going to run my happy butt over to Lula Cafe for their multi-course Valentine's Day dinner.

Eat, eat and eat some more....

jima / February 3, 2004 3:28 PM

Probably sending some of Meg's Anti-Valentines.

jenny / February 3, 2004 3:30 PM

While I actually HAVE a "valentine" for the first time in years, that seems so strange that I'm falling back on the old standby:

party with girlfriends, action movies, and our friends Ben&Jerry.

stephen / February 3, 2004 4:14 PM

Briefly consider edible underwear, then suddenly remember its just another day.
Proceed to love subject normally, applying extra dose of Curtis Mayfield. Remember to wear something decent if said loving results in mug shot.

suzanne / February 3, 2004 4:34 PM

going out to dinner with some radical single girls!

Naz "Do ya think I'm sexy" Stewart / February 3, 2004 4:42 PM

I'm roundin' up an orgy.

Joseph J. Finn / February 3, 2004 4:50 PM


Carlos / February 3, 2004 5:12 PM

Being all emo and crying...

Ice Cold / February 3, 2004 6:06 PM

Alright, alright, alright, Ok now ladies.

Now don't have me break this thang down for nothin'.

Now I wanna see y'all on y'all baddest behavior.

Gimme some suga', I am your neighbor!

Brenda / February 3, 2004 6:20 PM

Hangin' out with my boys John, Brad, Mark, Rock, Eduardo and Mel.

And Bill might come by later, if the mood strikes me.

A lex, x, x / February 3, 2004 8:14 PM

Alright, I feel like I have to one-up Naz! Can I add gettin' some sweet pregnant lovin' to my post?

Hee! I can almost hear you folks groan...

tony / February 3, 2004 8:42 PM

If things turn out to be the status quo on the 14th, I'll be silently cursing this horribly bastardized excuse for a holiday and wishing a pox upon those happy couples who somehow see the day as an excuse to brazenly flout their couplehood for all to see.

No, wait. I'm going to be in VEGAS! Who needs valentines when I've got high-quality gentlemen's clubs? woot

Kenan / February 3, 2004 9:31 PM

we're TOTALLY ADVANCED BEYOND EVERYTHING and don't really participate in celebrating saint valentine

Have you discussed this with her? Does she know how advanced she is?

christian / February 3, 2004 10:46 PM


Ian / February 4, 2004 9:14 AM

Spend it alone.... (long pause) Again.

Shylo / February 4, 2004 9:25 AM

Whatever. You know you're all planning something involving hot anal sex.

emily / February 4, 2004 9:28 AM

celebrating our first happy heart day as a married couple by eating at a trendy overpriced sushi restaurant. maybe they'll have some heart shaped tuna.

A lex, x, x / February 4, 2004 10:04 AM


Shylo, who told?

Carly / February 4, 2004 10:06 AM

This Year:

Not wearing black and trying hard not to hate the day.

Oh, and going to the dentist.

How perfect.

Naz "KamaSutra" Rapture / February 4, 2004 10:11 AM

Like I mentioned, I'm rounding up an orgy. None of this coy spin the bottle stuff, none of this let's do this and that cutesy stuff. Just plain straight old hot, sweaty, sexy shaggin'.

In the true spirit of hedonism.

Valentine / February 4, 2004 10:13 AM

So nobody is doing anything with someone special? Or is everyone just being "cool" with this air of faux-detachment?

Enquiring minds doth want to know. :)

Onid / February 4, 2004 10:39 AM

I hate valentines day!! It is a manufactured holiday designed to make you feel bad about not spending more and more money on your girlfriend. They force you to be romantic for one day a year when you actually should be doing that stuff all year long. I categorically refuse to celebrate it at all!!

No, I don't have a girlfriend. Why do you ask?!?!

shechemist / February 4, 2004 10:57 AM

I would be celebrating with a quiet dinner at home followed by hot (pegging) monkey sex with my babylove, but my babylove is going on a ski trip with his drinking buddies. the nerve of some people.

instead I am going to a game party with a bunch of bitchy, bitter, single gay men. It might lead to some hot butt sex, but not with me.

Ramsin / February 4, 2004 11:42 AM

Last year, I retrofitted my living room to look like a European-style cafe, and covered my kitchen with candy hearts, hershey's kisses, and other effects. My ladyfriend and I had dinner, then a drink at the "cafe," and, well, one thing leads to another...

The only problem is now I have to try and top that. I don't think I have the wit.

Naz Sexxx Laws / February 4, 2004 11:52 AM

Ramsin, this year you deck it out all Moroccan like, plush pillows, carpet, low to the ground. Tassles here, there and on nipples. You know, so you can definitely get in the mood.

A "Turkish delight" if you will.

Wendy / February 4, 2004 11:55 AM

Smoove B has promised to freak me nasty all night long.

stephen / February 4, 2004 12:25 PM

Smoove will make that wish come true.

dce / February 4, 2004 1:06 PM

Naz, as I recall, is of a sensitive temperament ill suited for interacting with pretty girls at bars, in elevators, et al.

Is it possible to have an orgy of one? Perhaps it is. I certainly plan on giving it a try.

Nick / February 4, 2004 2:25 PM

Um -- being in the Chicago Children's Choir, I have to spend three hours singing Valentine's to people over the phone.

Pete / February 4, 2004 2:46 PM

Alright, alright, alright, Ok now ladies.
Now don't have me break this thang down for nothin'.
Now I wanna see y'all on y'all baddest behavior.
Gimme some suga', I am your neighbor!

Always nice to hear from Smoove B!

As for me, a quiet evening at home, a dozen roses for my wife, and fervent hopes that the kid goes to bed early.

Cinnamon / February 4, 2004 4:28 PM

I'm not na na na na.

miss ellen / February 4, 2004 5:07 PM

hangin' out with my nephew, who turns 1 on 2/11. we're heading out to iowa city, so it'll be pretty low-key.

i finally got myself a date on valentines day - snarf.

annfrankenstein / February 4, 2004 6:42 PM

I am also hanging with my nephew (6 yrs. old) that day. Only, we're going to the monster truck show in town that weekend at the venue formerly known as the Rosemont Horizon.

It will be awesome.

armaghetto / February 5, 2004 3:57 AM

annfrankenstein, I think you meant:

It will be AWESOME!!!!!

Pat / February 5, 2004 8:29 AM

Going to a Doctor Who convention in LA of course. My better half will be meeting me after all the talk of Daleks, Sontarans and continuity will have long been concluded. We're going to Magic Mountain and the Museum of Jurasic Technology. What could be more romantic than that?

Seriously, I think we're going to to celebrate Valentines day early a few days this year; but like Earth Day, shouldn't Valentines Day be everyday?

jim / February 5, 2004 8:45 AM

Evidently, Doctor Who fans will be uniting in Los Angeles that weekend, so I'll be alone. Which is fine. I'll rent horror movies and eat pizza instead. Perhaps, I'll watch a Dr. Who serial (for research purposes only). I'll need some background (and costume changes, no doubt) when he returns from the convention.

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