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My recent instant messenger conversation with a friend:
(02:12:53) steelerfan: hey, remember those fish sandwiches we used to get?
(02:12:58) ScottishTerry: no
(02:13:02) ScottishTerry: where?
(02:13:12) ScottishTerry: I thought we got burgers at Lynaughs
(02:13:39) ScottishTerry: did we go to a fish market or something?
(02:13:41) steelerfan: yea
(02:13:44) ScottishTerry: oh yeah
(02:13:48) ScottishTerry: I think we went MAYBE twice
(02:13:49) steelerfan: and they were fucking amazing
(02:13:53) steelerfan: yea...
(02:13:54) ScottishTerry: yeah
(02:14:00) steelerfan: so i guess we didnt "used" to go
(02:14:04) ScottishTerry: exactly
(02:14:10) steelerfan: ok...
(02:14:20) steelerfan: remember those fish sandwiches we got that one time?
(02:14:24) ScottishTerry: right
(02:14:27) ScottishTerry: yes, I remember
(02:14:33) steelerfan: they were good werent they?
(02:14:39) ScottishTerry: yes
(02:14:41) steelerfan: i guess not that good
(02:14:43) steelerfan: or we would have gone back
(02:14:46) ScottishTerry: good story
(02:14:48) ScottishTerry: put that on the website
(02:14:49) steelerfan: i will
(02:15:00) steelerfan: i am gonna put our whole conversation on there
(02:15:06) ScottishTerry: verbatim
(02:15:15) ScottishTerry: (I just said that so I'd look smart on the website)
Date Written: March 24, 2005Comments:
Average Vote: 2.6667
03/31/2005 deliciousbrains (3): Well hey, that was charming. I mean that. Clit.
03/31/2005 Partytime (3): I'm operating under the assumption that this is a commentary on the blandness of interaction in our compuculture, in which borderline humorous interchanges can be parlayed into something greater in the eyes of the participants.
03/31/2005 The Rid: Smells like a two. I mean, this is goofy. But not "good" goofy. Is there such a thing as the "Gentlemen's Three" on Acme?
03/31/2005 TheBuyer: I like this Vomit one better.
03/31/2005 Litcube: Hrm. I'm going to post Yahzick & Buyer chat logs now. Also, I might not.
03/31/2005 Klause Muppet: Yahzick: Whatcha doin?
Yahzick: Lets invite Litcube
LITCUBE HAS BEEN INVITED
LITCUBE HAS BEEN BANNED
Yahzick: What happen'd?
Buyer: Not sure ;P
03/31/2005 Klause Muppet (3):
03/31/2005 Litcube (2):
03/31/2005 The Rid (2):
04/1/2005 Mr. Pony (3): I'm going to go with a version of Partytime's interpretation that uses plainer words. One thing I found bothersome about this (but only incidentally so) were the unrealistic response times. Still, we can all learn something from the message this short has to teach us.
04/1/2005 cromagnon: Unrealistic response times? Haha... This conversation actually happened, you ho-satchels.
04/1/2005 Mr. Pony: Really? Did steelerfan read and respond to ScottishTerry's request to put the conversation on the website in one Earth second? That's possible, sure, but that is what I meant by unlikely. Not unlikely as in "I don't believe you", but in the literal sense.
04/1/2005 Mr. Pony: Are you steelerfan?
04/1/2005 Litcube: Steelerfan types 540 words per minute.
04/1/2005 TheBuyer: Hot.
04/2/2005 cromagnon: It's real! I swear it on my mother's grave... and she has yet to pass. But when the time comes, the swear shall hold true. Ho-satchels.