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I was going to be late for the movie. First of all, I hated going to the movies at the mall. It never worked out. The popcorn sucked, and the screens really weren't that great. And Monica always wanted to be first in line, which involved a super-early arrival; I mean, the parking lot was a disaster.

I was trying to get an Orange Julius as fast as I could. I knew the previews would start up any minute - but at least the Julius would make this trip seem worthwhile.

I must've waited for at least 10 minutes. Some old lady, and then a guy asking about hot dogs or something. When I took a step towards the counter, when it was finally my turn, some guy with a 'Don't Ask Me 4 Shit' t-shirt jumps right in front of me. I muttered something under my breath about waiting in line for 10 minutes.

He didn't seem to hear. Then he turned his head slightly to the left, where I could see his profile. I took a step back, etc.

Date Written: March 31, 2004
Author: Cabot
Average Vote: 3.125

04/6/2004 John Slocum (4): The last paragraph is a good contrast to the slow, boring pace of the first, although I don't understand why you ended with etc.
04/6/2004 Craig Lewis (2): Ha ha ha, the banality of suburbia. Etc.
04/6/2004 Benny Maniacs (3): Etc. definitely anti-climactic.
04/6/2004 Mr. Pony (4): No, you know what, YAY. Couldn't stop thinking about Australopithecus afarensis did for fun.
04/6/2004 Cabot: This isn't about suburbia. It's about humiliation (suburban or otherwise).
04/6/2004 Ferucio P. Chhretan (2): Is it about humiliation? Or is it about about the tedium of everything written up to the "etc"? Peculiar.
04/6/2004 Cabot: One man's tedium is another man's Orange Julius.
04/6/2004 Jon Matza (4): Every day is a defeat.
04/7/2004 scoop (4): Amen, brother.
06/1/2004 TheBuyer (2): all of the funny lines must have been edited out.