Smarm and Technology

Day 55. 161 pages, 58,131 words.

Busy weekend (that turned out to not be so busy) with not much to add, so I figured I would share a few of my most recent run-ins with technology and some of the ways I find of enjoying myself with it.

First of all, I’m on WhatsApp these days, because of a few people who refused to get on Facebook and a few others who (justifiably) hate the Facebook Messenger program.

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The default message is “Hey there! I am using WhatsApp.” Fucking inspiring, guys. Really.

Then of course, semi-related because WhatsApp is my new cheap alternative to sending text messages to Mrs. Hatboy during the day (she sees WhatsApp messages, while Facebook notifications are apparently hit-and-miss), I had to share this little snippet of my daily office life. Which took an abrupt right-turn into personal life, and illustrates just how few fucks Mrs. Hatboy gives about the crazy shit I do after three hours’ sleep.

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Red and black are colours, right?

Speaking of text messages, I have been getting more and more calls from unknown numbers lately, so I have taken to sending them messages. I know that most telemarketing places don’t take messages, which frankly makes this funnier. But sometimes I’ll get calls from the same number several times, and that’s when I start having doubts as to whether this may just be a poor unsuspecting friend who has gotten a new number and forgotten to tell me.

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Oh well. It’s war.

Finally, in other news, apparently there was some sort of big sporting event and the Cubs won the World Series of it. I only retained this much information because I’m pretty sure it was a thing Marty McFly saw in the future (uh, 2015) and thought it was pretty wild. Apparently it hasn’t happened in 108 years, which makes it rather neat.

Anyway, a bunch of USians on my Facebook wall were being all adorable and excited about it. Which was nice. The poor dears need some cheering up, they’re having such a hard time deciding which huge rancid bowl full of dog shit they would rather take a spoonful of this election. While simultaneously seeming to ignore the fact that there are, you know, other bowls.

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“Wow, our democracy is just the worst. Let’s export it everywhere.” – USians, taking a leaf out of the Foster’s Playbook.

That’s it for today. Off to an assortment of engagements and parties. Report later, maybe.

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3 Responses to Smarm and Technology

  1. stchucky says:

    This was pre-written and too long to allow WordPress to edit it. Anyway, the parties were on Saturday and they were a lot of fun. Report should be forthcoming.

  2. aaronthepatriot says:

    That’s not “supportive”. That’s what we call “enabling” XD

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