It's like being on the cover of Madden.
@mlle.gateau They wouldn't have to go to very great lengths, just copy the made-up references and add additional made-up page references. I've seen lots of students do this.
LW1: I'm a lot like you in terms of taking criticism. What I've decided to do is to let myself off the hook for feeling defensive. I have rituals that I use, for example, when I get feedback on articles sent off for peer review (it's amazing how nasty some of it sounds even when the overall judgment is positive). I let myself feel the anger and the sadness, and then I set out to use the feedback. It is OK to feel upset, as long as you don't let the feelings control you.
I don't really understand how you can talk about anti-vaxxers without talking about ableism, given how much of that movement is driven by fear of and hatred for autism and autistics.
Sure hope your 911 calls didn't increase response time for anyone with a life-threatening emergency. Cute story, I guess.
Robot tentacle is loving enough to make you forget all about him.
@questingbeast Exactly! I was thinking, "If a stranger texted me, I'd freak out. I've seen Red Eye!"
When I was a lifeguard, we used to refer to poo in the pool as brown trout and vomit as brown algae. For all your sakes, I won't rehash the worst AFR incident other than to say that I couldn't stomach corn for several years after.
She only married Samuel Beckett because she couldn't marry James Joyce. Also, she was super jealous of Lucia Joyce. Very disturbing.
@iknowright Your Finnegans Wake group got through ten pages in two hours? I'm impressed. Mine was lucky to get through half that. Of course, we were doing Night Lessons . . .