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That’s my way to deal with the drastic and stupid things said so just relax


OnceUponATime

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Sometimes I have to try really really really hard not to be a dicky smart-arse. Today is just one of those days. It really does make the 'New Page' button my best friend. It at least seems understands me, doesn't mind me poking at it a shitload, and has yet to tell me to bugger off. The awesomeness of its silence really is rather marvelous.

 

That said:

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I am hoping the tech crew get it sorted soon. Sometimes these sorts of tech problems can get really bad and and the error output sometimes looks a lot like this:

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It's not always my fault I swear!

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[If the error message reads like the following meme, I'm pretty sure it's your fault and not mine!]

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There can be a lot of truth to this, but occasionally I don't think the second part is fitting.

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Have I mentioned yet today how much I wish I could ignore myself on Fj? No? well now I have!

 

But this wouldn't be something I wrote if there wasn't a punny pun.

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I wouldn't really blame anyone for feeling like this sometimes

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But no the end quite yet sir! There is still one pic to go

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(sorry @HerNameIsBuffy for stealing your blogging style. Consider it my way of saying I miss you. On the upside: tomorrow is Tiara day!)

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HerNameIsBuffy

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See - doesn't mocking your shitty day in spoiler tags help?  It's therapy.  I imagine smacking people would also ease some tension - but this is far less likely to get you sued.  

My hat is off to you!

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OnceUponATime

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8 minutes ago, HerNameIsBuffy said:

 I imagine smacking people would also ease some tension - but this is far less likely to get you sued.  

I am considering investing in a boxing bag, I think it could be useful, especially if bitch mode continues.

But yes, this blog did make me feel slightly better. The downside is I feel like I used up all of my daily maturity quota in writing it.

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HerNameIsBuffy

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Maturity quotas are situational.  Being silly online can make it easier to be a grown up irl...kind of like how you can be way too full to eat another bite of dinner...but still want a cookie.  

Don't examine it too closely...just be immature and eat the cookie.  It's a life plan that works for me...when I actually have time to goof off.

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OnceUponATime

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9 minutes ago, HerNameIsBuffy said:

 Being silly online can make it easier to be a grown up irl...

I'm maturely silly thank you very much! :P Me acting immaturely silly  is probably something I'd regret, and would probably be akin to me running a bulldozer over your toes or worse. At least my day is nearly over, so I should wake up tomorrow with a refilled quota.

 

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