This Store Always Gets My Hopes Up

9 Nov

… And then I realize/remember it’s a smoke shop.

19 Responses to “This Store Always Gets My Hopes Up”

  1. gretchen manzer November 9, 2010 at 10:26 pm #

    even better πŸ™‚

  2. christophe13500 November 9, 2010 at 10:42 pm #

    This shop look good πŸ™‚

  3. Brad November 10, 2010 at 3:22 am #

    Smoke Monster Approved!!!

  4. Offy November 10, 2010 at 7:50 am #

    We’ve got a local chain of t-shirt shops here in the Boston area called Johnny Cupcakes. Many tourists enter the shop and then soon exit disappointed that there aren’t any sweets to be purchased within.

  5. Ann November 10, 2010 at 7:52 am #

    Not being a smoker myself, I get more turned on by the Subway restaurant next door. πŸ˜‰

  6. Tyson Garst November 10, 2010 at 8:04 am #

    The owner must have been smoking some laced cigarillos when deciding the name πŸ™‚ OHHHHH these things are MAGIC!! Wonder if you could sue him for false advertising since they obviously aren’t ‘magic’. Damn those marketing ploys!

  7. Patty November 10, 2010 at 1:42 pm #

    Or maybe you were adding the word “monster”…?

  8. Jules November 10, 2010 at 5:41 pm #

    Bwahahahahaha. Good one!

  9. Irish Girl November 10, 2010 at 6:15 pm #

    I’m chuckling over here just imagining the childlike look of hope on your face, dashed instantly with abrupt comprehension of the reality…

    I think we all get that way. It’s not just for kids anymore. For me, it usually happens in bookstores. I think I see a title I’ve been waiting and wanting to read, and it turns out to be entirely the wrong book.


  10. casinoskunk November 10, 2010 at 11:19 pm #

    We should open a magic shop. I bet you i can sell anyone on fake poop.

  11. Lee Bezotte November 11, 2010 at 12:22 pm #

    I’m not a smoker but I could get talked into it if I knew it was MAGICAL.

  12. Steve November 11, 2010 at 2:13 pm #

    That would still get my hopes up.

  13. jackson November 11, 2010 at 3:10 pm #

    It’s false advertising I tell you! Unless it’s a smoke shop/magic shop and you can buy top hats and cheap rope tricks . . . but I bet you can’t . . .

  14. llisa November 11, 2010 at 3:55 pm #

    Love the Hookah logo by the name…
    now THAT gets my hopes up πŸ™‚

  15. Katie November 11, 2010 at 6:43 pm #

    Just say NO!

  16. Raquel November 12, 2010 at 5:20 am #

    I wrote two letters to Michael Emerson. I just wanted an autograph.
    I supose is much too ask. I never win.

    And I’m a smoking, not exactly snuff.

    Hope? For the common people? That’s all we have,but you can not pay the mortgage or bills with it.

    I just wanted the paper signed from him.

  17. Joan Crawford November 12, 2010 at 10:38 pm #

    ^ Well at least that wasn’t awkward…

  18. Nadine November 14, 2010 at 2:03 pm #

    Depends on what kind of smokes we’re talkin’ about!

  19. yellowdoggranny November 20, 2010 at 1:13 am #

    I smoked weed the other day for the first time in 30 years..thought it would help me sleep..I lay in bed for nearly an hour thinking…’what if I forget to breath?’
    ‘what if I can’t remember how to swallow?’…the shit the make now is a lot stronger than the last nickle bag I bought.

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