Saturday, August 23, 2008


Last night, I had a horrible nightmare that I went to I Can Has Cheezburger and all of its sister sites and posted, "FIRST!!!" on every new picture. Now I feel filthy.

I can has breakfast? Good breakfast? I think today might finally warrant that IHOP trip.


  1. On nearly every post, the first comment will be some idiot going, "FIRST!!!1!!" It's childish, it's annoying, and it's a sure mark of a troll. I always scroll through them AND their inevitable mile-long threads. Same goes for second, tenth, and most variations thereof. I'd have found it hilarious fifteen years ago; now it's just stupid.

    To even dream of doing such a thing makes me feel like I'm sixteen again and getting kicked out of Denny's for deafening the other customers. (To be fair, it was a whole group of us, but still. Getting kicked out of DENNY'S. No wonder I prefer IHOP.)

  2. Hi, S.E.,

    This is Rob (R.J. Crowther Jr.). Apologies for being off-topic, but I want to thank you so much for your kind welcome on Livejournal, and for taking the time to stop by. I've been reading some of your entries and love your sense of humor. The hints about your book with the gender-shifting angels sound very intriguing. I would love to hear more about it!

    Also saw you listed Cruxshadows as a favorite band, could it be we share a few Gothic sensibilities? Have you ever heard the band, Diary of Dreams? You can find them on Youtube and Myspace. Some of my other favs I listen to when I'm writing are VNV Nation, Fields of the Nephilim (ahem) and Die Form. Good luck with the editing! --Rob

  3. Hi, Rob!

    No problems with being off-topic here. :) I've yet to actually figure out the topic, so anything is fair game. The angels are on hold at the moment so Colleen can make suggestions, but they'll pop up from time to time again.

    I actually describe myself as a recovering goth with a tendency to fall off the wagon. I've heard *of* Diary of Dreams, but I can't say I've *heard* them, so I'll have to check them out. Thanks! Ohh, I remember trading Fields of the Nephilim dub cassettes back in high school and college. :) They influenced a lot of my writing, actually. Lately, I've been listening to a lot of Within Temptation while writing, especially some pre-general-US-release stuff. One of my favourite old school goth bands is The Bolshoi.



  4. i have a HUGE pet peeve for "first" morons too!!! IT DRIVES ME UP THE WALL!!!! ggrrrrrrrrrr

    it makes me want to break their necks and i mean that LITERALLY

  5. Nah, just reprogram their brains so they can't say *anything* except, "First!" Let the punishment fit the crime. ;) (Oh, SF, is there anything you can't do?)