Reconciling assholes for nearly a decade.

Starting sunday morning, I'm going back to BORDERS to write

I'm bringing my laptop with OneNote and my stereo headset/mic for listening to music. Since it just happens to have a microphone (folded to point straight up), I may be able to record some hot crazy asian action if the opportunity presents. :)

"This my table! You so inconsiderate! I gone half hour! You rude man! Give me table! I call manager!"
Permalink Mark Warner 
January 9th, 2006
For some funny reason, when I first read the story I was only mildly entertained and then I got to the end and it was signed Muppet. I just about died laughing.
Permalink Lost Soul In Utah 
January 9th, 2006
All right then.
Permalink Mark Warner 
January 9th, 2006
Easily victimized.
Permalink hoser 
January 9th, 2006
Hoser is the new Actively Disengaged.
Permalink Mark Warner 
January 9th, 2006
What makes you say that about hoser, Mark?

By the way, good luck at Borders. That Crazy Asian Lady story is brilliant. Maybe she'll follow you.
Permalink AllanL5 
January 9th, 2006
Mark dresses like a girl.
Permalink hoser 
January 9th, 2006
Oh. THAT'S what made Mark say that. I see.
Permalink AllanL5 
January 9th, 2006
LOL @ allan
Permalink Jesus H Christ 
January 9th, 2006
Should you not be going to church on Sunday morning Mr Warner?
Permalink Sanjay 
January 9th, 2006
I don't go to a church.
Permalink Mark Warner 
January 9th, 2006
I'm gonna join you in that resolution, I think.
Permalink Colm O'Connor 
January 9th, 2006
Why would anybody want to do anything at Borders. Can't write in your basement or something.

Or do you want to look at young girls? What would your family say about that.
Permalink Bot Berlin 
January 9th, 2006
You're a real winner there, anonymous loser. :)

At BORDERS there's no distractions. At home I can always find some chore or errand to do, and the work never ends. Getting out of the house for a few hours with my laptop guarantees my focus on my work.

Not that you actually wanted an answer.
Permalink Mark Warner 
January 9th, 2006
Creating a space where the only thing you do is write is an important part of getting into the right mindest.
Permalink MarkTAW 
January 9th, 2006
Why not just write while taking a dump? Doesn't seem like anyone would bother you there.

And oh yeah, how about going to the local library to write? Doesn't seem like anyone would bother you there, either.

Anyhoo, Sunday mornings are for sleeping in. (Aren't they?)
Permalink Jumpin' Jehosephat 
January 9th, 2006
That has got to be the worst troll I've ever read.

I nominate it for the lamest troll of the month award.
Permalink MarkTAW 
January 9th, 2006
"At BORDERS there's no distractions"

Personally(this is just me); hanging in some wanna-be hip place where a bunch of yuppies and thirty somethings pretend to be intelligent by pretending to read a bunch of over-priced picture books just seems like an absolute distraction. Not to mention the ever present Art/Photography study session that turns into a boring conversation about "My boyfriend is so cool".

Fuck that and a bag chips.

Pick some run-down cyber-cafe or downtown pub.
Permalink Not Berlin 
January 10th, 2006
so what do you do after spending sunday morning writing at Borders? head over to Applebee's for sunday afternoon figure drawing class?
Permalink  
January 10th, 2006
... a quick trip to the food court at the mall for a quick glass of Bollinger and some fin-des-claires ... or head down to Circuit City to hang with the hardcore computer hackers ... and maybe catch one of them European independant movies afterwards at the Cineplex 2000.
  -tim (man of the world)
Permalink a2800276 
January 10th, 2006
"Pick some run-down cyber-cafe or downtown pub."

Personally(this is just me); hanging in some wanna-be hip place where a bunch of nerds and twenty somethings pretend to be intelligent by drinking a bunch of over-priced coffee just seems like an absolute distraction. Not to mention the ever present wannabe hipster barrel that turns into a boring conversation about "My boyfriend is so cool".

Fuck that and a bag chips.

Philo
Permalink (not) Mark Warner 
January 10th, 2006
Why, thank you, Marky-MarkTAW. We all do what we can.

(Exit stage left.)
Permalink Jumpin' Jehosephat 
January 10th, 2006
I do like the phrase, 'Fuck that and a bag of chips', its such a good faux English expression.
Permalink Simon Lucy 
January 10th, 2006
"Fuck that and a bag chips."

It sounds better than it reads.
Permalink Not Berlin 
January 10th, 2006
Only if you do the little *snap* *snap* with accompanying head motion to go with it.
Permalink Mark Warner 
January 10th, 2006
Mocha au Lait, medium: $2.65

"Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire", paperback: $8.99

Mark Warner beating up a crazy Asian lady over an empty table: PRICELESS!


(It turns out that Mark and I go to the same Borders, so maybe someday I'll get to see the crazy Asian lady in person!)
Permalink Dana 
January 10th, 2006
But Dana, wouldn't you just end up kicking Mark's butt if you find Crazy Asian Lady attractive?
Permalink I am not well 
January 10th, 2006
Oh, Dana and Muppet go to the same Borders in Connecticut. The plot thickens.

Maybe Dana IS the Crazy Asian Lady, she just doesn't know it? Bwa ha ha ha!

Has Dana and the Crazy Asian Lady ever been in the same Borders at the same time? No? It could be her 'secret identity'.
Permalink AllanL5 
January 10th, 2006
Sorry to burst your bubble, but I'm not Asian. Crazy, maybe. Depends whom you ask.
Permalink Dana 
January 11th, 2006
I should be at the BORDERS sunday by 8 am, providing I don't oversleep. CAL is usually there by then, unless she's changed her schedule.
Permalink Mark Warner 
January 11th, 2006

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