Sometimes when you put your email address on the Internet and ask people to send you questions or other content that you will subsequently post on your blog, you get something that is technically one thing but in all reality, due to its fantastic nature, should be considered the other thing.
Knowing that you are a 21st Century Digital Boy, could you please enlighten me as to the joys/desperation of on-line social networking! I do not have a Facebook or MySpace account and I would certainly have no idea where to start when it comes to Twitter. I'm definitely not ready to suckle the "Sweet Cream of the Twitter-Teat". It's not that I'm technologically illiterate, I simply made the decision to become a conscientious objector. I should probably qualify my opening statements by reminding you that I am also the same individual that purchased his first cell phone within the last month and lost his "text-cherry" to BNB. And I didn't even get dinner first! So in the nature of full disclosure, I'm not immune to becoming a follower.
So I feel as if I have reached a turning point or boiling point if you will. Why is it that whenever I see someone from The Glory Days, inevitably the conversation devolves into back-handed comments about my non-participation in the Facebook Community? Usually this comes from a Facetard that I would never communicate with in the 3-dimensional world, but increasingly my real friends and family have joined the fantasy land that is Facebook.
Help! I am afraid that soon I'll be losing my real-friends to their new pseudo-friends and I don't have many to spare. Do I inform these Facetards that I am already "poking" people in the real world? I am also told that one can deny any friend request that is offered. Sounds passive aggressive to me. I guess I will always prefer to tell people in person that I'm not taking friendship applications. The job has been filled. My question for you BNB is how best to respond to the requests to get my ass on Facebook?
-The Artist Formerly Known As Jackrabbit
This is so goddamn good that I would be committing a grave injustice by following it up with an answer...plus I don't have Facebook. Readers, take a stab at it if you want...