legit news can suck it
Due to the obnoxious heckling from several of my coworkers, I reluctantly joined some stupid online dating service. So far Iâ€™m doing pretty well. I received messages from three fat chicks and a girl who listed bi-polar disorder under the â€œFirst Things People Usually Notice About Meâ€ category – Iâ€™m seriously thinking about talking to her. I did send a message to a very nice looking lady because she had this 60s Italian film called Blow Up listed as one of her favorite movies, along with some other cinema Iâ€™m a big fan of.
I labored over the two paragraph message for almost an hour, scrutinizing every word, and in the end produced something witty and playful that made me sound charming, but with a hint of melancholy just below the surface (so not really me at all). Her reply was a little startling. She must have either had somebody proof read her profile page or she drank half a liter of Schnapps and pumped her ass full of horse tranquilizers before she wrote me her reply, because it was so full of grammatical errors I had trouble deciphering the meaning of half the sentences. She also didnâ€™t use periods. Like, at all. Doesnâ€™t believe in them apparently. You know how hard it is to read something that has no punctuation or capitalization in it? Itâ€™s goddamn fucking hard is what it is. Iâ€™d rather try and translate ancient Egyptian hieroglyphics than have to look at that mess of shit again. I started to get anxious halfway through it and was practically having a full-blown panic attack by the end. It went something like this:
hey iâ€™m anna i really liked your profile pic you have nice hair : ) yeah woody allen is great but a lot of his movies are all sort of the same blow is one of my favorite but dont really like chick flicks though everybody thinks I would lolz accept maybe breakfast at tiffanys wich i noticed you like as well i think thats cute cuz…
Shut the fuck up. What are you five years old? And donâ€™t ever talk about Woody Allen ever again. Wait, you have writing listed as one of your hobbies? Really? Are you fucking serious? I hope you die of autoerotic asphyxiation… actually, I donâ€™t know if girls do that. Is that only a guy thing? Iâ€™m not even sure how it works. I think it has something to do with cutting off the oxygen flow to your brain so your orgasm is more enjoyable. I donâ€™t get that. Who orgasms and then thinks to themselves, â€œWell, that could have been way better.â€ Youâ€™re doing it wrong buddy. Try the left hand or something. Donâ€™t strangle yourself; thatâ€™s just reckless.
The thing is, if youâ€™re a nice, intelligent, interesting, attractive girl, why would you be doing online dating? You wouldnâ€™t. You would either have a boyfriend or be out on the town bashing boys out of your way with a large club and trampling over their corpses until you found the one you wanted. Thatâ€™s normal. Or, maybe you donâ€™t want a boyfriend, and would prefer to stay home at night and watch re-runs of Felicity and touch yourself. That would be understandable too. The point is, you wouldnâ€™t be uploading pictures of yourself to a website full of losers, and answering questions like, â€œWhat would you do if you caught your significant other watching porn?â€ in the hope that youâ€™ll meet Mr. Fantastic and his ten inch…
So far Iâ€™ve discovered two types of women who use this site. Thereâ€™s the some-combination of fat, ugly, and stupid ones, and then thereâ€™s the attractive girls who joined because they thought it would be funny (also very likely to be retarded as demonstrated above). Well, I ainâ€™t laughinâ€™ bitches. I keep getting recommendations to message cute girls who havenâ€™t logged on for six months and there doesnâ€™t seem to be any preference to solve this dilemma.
After about two days of putting up with this, I said fuck it, and started messaging them anyway, since itâ€™s not like I have anything better to do. Itâ€™s not so bad really. I actually find it sort of entertaining to get drunk and write long messages to hot women knowing that they will likely never read them. Iâ€™ll search for my type of girl (the cute hipster breed) who hasnâ€™t logged on since November of last year, pull up the compose window, and start typing whatever comes to mind. I sent â€œvinylloverâ€ about a thousand words on the current state of affairs in Libya and how Syria isnâ€™t getting the press coverage it deserves. One girl got a very educational four paragraph description of how lasers work, and â€œcutelexi4uâ€ received a lengthy explanation of why I donâ€™t own a cat but would like to.
Maybe theyâ€™ll log in one day, read them, and itâ€™ll change their lives, or maybe they wonâ€™t, and my prose will simply fade into the Internet ether, never to be read by anyone but me. Either way, leave it to me to take something so purposefully designed to get you laid, or at least get a date, and turn it into a way to sit alone and drink. One of my best friends says Iâ€™m simply not trying. He also says encouraging things like, â€œThatâ€™s your problem. Youâ€™re stupid,â€ and â€œWhy canâ€™t you think like a man?â€ and â€œYouâ€™re a punk. You donâ€™t have that go with the flow sort of desire that will land you a woman.â€ Heâ€™s a good guy. I think he should be a motivational speaker but I think he has other plans.
In conclusion, do any KAB readers speak whatever language Anna does and can tell me what to say to her so sheâ€™ll sleep with me? I donâ€™t want to but it will make my friend proud.