@up cubed Oh, I'm so sorry you're having a hard day! Ugh. I hope you can have a cup of hot chocolate, or whatever beverage warms your soul, very soon.
I apparently am an extraordinarily simple person, because a high school pal posted this link a two weeks ago and I laughed so, so much. Sometimes it's good to go back to basics, maybe? That's my excuse, anyway: 45 Funniest DYAC Mishaps of 2013
On Word Search
OH MAN. This was delicious. Also, the word почемучка has long been one of my favorites, and I am so glad to see it here! (It comes from the Russian word for "Why?"! Which is почему! It is so ingenious!)
@glamtart yes! also the "i will say there are other technologies i'd prefer to have before this like painless childbirth" tag :)
There is a field in the middle of my wood where no one goes. It is the heart of my loneliness.
I'm sputtering, at a loss to describe adequately how true this feels to me.
@isabelle bleu Ratty black drapey fabric: a dementor.
Cruella Deville? Big white coat (I suppose you'd need one of those though) and a white streak?
The white witch from Narnia? Just lots of white, and a crown.
thank you everyone for turning this into a puppy/pet subthread! It's just what the doctor ordered.
@adorable-eggplant Let's talk about their milkshakes, though. I am apparently fussy and old-fashioned, but I like my milkshakes made with the actual flavor of ice cream advertised, not vanilla + flavored syrup. Thoughts?
(Animal style fries are perfect though. No concerns there.)
Phew, this has been a bear of a week at work. Actually it's been a bearish three weeks (office-wide scrambling to finish projects in advance of someone's retirement). I'm treating myself to curly fries and root beer for lunch, and I plan to sleep SO MUCH this weekend.
@DoMark The LSAC is honest to goodness an evil entity. Solidarity.
One thing I would like to see more of on the Hairpin is pictures of Jia's dog. (Emma, do you have pets? Can we see pictures of them too?)
/slash was that a creepy request?