Who’s In Charge Here? (Demon Box Edition)

I just think I’m soooooooo clever.

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That’s how all my worst stories begin.*

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Actual Conversations With Alexa

 

Because I am a delightful mass of contradictions, no one can predict which technologies I will embrace the instant they are available and which ones I will shun until a loved one drags me, kicking and screaming, into the century of the fruitbat.*

 

Example: though I complain about delays of microseconds** everywhere else in my life, I will beta test any game that appeals even a little bit.  I also howled in frustration when my phone wasn’t one of the first hundred or so delivered.  But I only agreed to download the goddamned parking meter app because A) the meter charged my card double the day before and B) I forgot my wallet and it was my turn to pay for parking again.  No choice there, and I was getting shame for not having already done it.

 

Also, I only just got an Echo for Christmas.

 

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#WeWokeUpLikeThis

 

First, I have to tell you that he bit the bullet (just before the deadline) and “upgraded” to Windows 10.  So now there are two of us in the house who occasionally scream “God dammit Windows 10!” while praying that our progress was saved recently.  (It rarely is.)

 

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No shit.

 

HIM:  I’ve got the Windows 10 upgrade running today.
ME:  I didn’t realize you were still running 7.  And I didn’t realize they were doing a free upgrade for 7, I thought it was just 8.
HIM:  Nope, it’s 7 and 8.
ME:  But only 7 and 8?
HIM:  Yeah, Windows 9 users are shit outta luck.
ME:  That’s not –
HIM:  (laughing)

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