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so facebook is weird

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so facebook is weird

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right., er
I had been resisting creating an account because, in main, I didn't want to contemplate the people from high school winding up in touch with me.

So yesterday I went 'fine fuck it' and made an account.

And a bit of very shallow digging produced one of the people I liked a hell of a lot from high school. Who's in touch with someone I knew from elementary school on... and who I was used to thinking of as 'the kind of chubby young woman with the cokebottle glasses'.
Who, nowadays?

Uhm, huh.
  • Late bloomers FTW.

    Facebook is generally fairly useless, except that I have a few valued folks who only update there, and I have a few timewaster games there I like to play. In my case, my Facebook status = my Twitter feed (speaking of timewasters). Also, got back in touch with one or two old friends that way, and have so far successfully avoided the horrors.

    Also, I don't use the damn Facebook chat, which I suspect to be 90% of the source of all Facebook drama.
  • And she bloomed wonderfully, didn't she? I am very happy for her.

    I doubt I'll bother with facebook too terribly much other than the timewaster games, truth be told.
    • Communication-wise from a networking angle, it's good for the short things.

      Many times I've passed on writing up a LiveJournal entry on "Thing X" when "Thing X" is just a new trailer for Imaginarium or something and I don't feel like writing a little review or something. FaceBook is good for "Here's a neat thing. Bam"
      • This. I find that LJ has become a place for my more detailed thoughts and things which I'd like to keep more private. Facebook, for me, is mostly a place to share neat links and information about events. There's some bleed over between the two, but not a lot.
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    • I dislike real-time communication, honestly. E-mail for me. IM is preferable to phones if it's an unfamiliar voice as I have some hearing issues, but I also dislike being constantly interrupted by IMs, and I'm not always good at remembering to turn the client on/off and have ticked folks ioff in the past by not being available when they wanted.
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