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01 May 2008 @ 08:35 pm
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Well, after just nine weeks, I'm already bored of Fantassy Fridays. They may reappear from time to time, but only when I have really good one.

But the really shocking news (at least for anyone who knows me in what the kids call "real life") is that I finally broke down and bought a cell phone. At last, late 20th-century technology is within my grasp. In the end I was motivated by K. going out of town for a few days and, of course, my patriotic duty to spend what little money I had recklessly in order to save our nation's failing economy.

 
 
Listening to: Pizzicato Five - "Holger & Marcus"
 
 
 
zantimisfit on May 2nd, 2008 01:13 pm (UTC)
Oh, man, someone who held out longer than my husband and me. I just got my cell phone 2 Christmases ago.
Diary of an Ass Monkey: amd: ballerina escapeassmonkeydiary on May 2nd, 2008 01:44 pm (UTC)
Oddly, I just realized that for the past couple weeks, I'd been thinking about getting a pocketwatch because I get annoyed with wristwatches sometimes, and lo and behold, the cell phone has the time right on it.
Professor Mortis: Timprofessormortis on May 2nd, 2008 03:09 pm (UTC)
Yeah, I used to wear a pocket watch, actually, but unfortunately the cell phone replaced it. I miss having one sometimes.
Diary of an Ass Monkeyassmonkeydiary on May 2nd, 2008 04:04 pm (UTC)
Nice... did you have it on a chain or just loose in your pocket?
Professor Mortis: Timprofessormortis on May 2nd, 2008 08:01 pm (UTC)
Chain. I actually owned quite a few over the years; I broke several and one just kept killing it's battery every month or so.
...: Chong Liwyndebreaker on May 2nd, 2008 02:30 pm (UTC)
You mean all this time you've been missing out on the joys of getting drunken text messages at 3AM?!

Welcome!
Diary of an Ass Monkey: amd: funky eye hurtyassmonkeydiary on May 2nd, 2008 04:02 pm (UTC)
Indeed... I wonder where the all the drunken text messages end up if there's no phone there to receive them?
theballadofyoko on May 2nd, 2008 03:01 pm (UTC)
Lipby still doesn't have one!
Diary of an Ass Monkeyassmonkeydiary on May 2nd, 2008 04:03 pm (UTC)
Ha! He's more antiquated than me. I'll be sure to mock his monocle the next time he rides by on that penny-farthing bicycle of his!
Pallaspallasathene8 on May 2nd, 2008 10:03 pm (UTC)
Wow, even all the 9th graders I know have cell phones.
Diary of an Ass Monkey: amd: devilish tantrumassmonkeydiary on May 3rd, 2008 02:07 pm (UTC)
Judging from my niece, it seems that cellphones are like oxygen for that generation.
(Anonymous) on May 7th, 2008 11:05 pm (UTC)
well done
i am gonna show this to my friend, man