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Old 06-17-2020, 10:11 PM
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Well, I had a somewhat awkward moment with a friend the other day.
Both of us are fans of the adorable pink puffball known as Kirby, him more than me.

I get wind of a website that's selling Kirby-themed jewellery and send him the link, joking that he could buy one for his girlfriend. Note that the website is in Japanese and both of us have very limited grasp of said language.

He comments that the "bracelets" look cool and how he'd likely get one for his sister. After a while however, he realises that in actual fact, they're rings, and comments on this.

I take a closer look, realise that there's only the same 3-4 designs on the page, but they're in different metals (yellow gold, rose gold, platinum(!) and white gold) and then realise "Hey wait a second, the page also contains a ring pillow shaped like the warp star..."

Turns out I'd accidentally linked him to a website selling Kirby-themed wedding rings. Those 3-4 designs? Engagement ring, wedding ring, eternity ring and the men's wedding band.

Thankfully he saw the funny side, as did my SO when I showed him later (he also pointed out that I should've just used Google translate)
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Old 06-18-2020, 11:36 PM
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I like this wearing masks in public thing. No one can see my resting bitch face.
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Old 06-19-2020, 03:54 AM
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I like this wearing masks in public thing. No one can see my resting bitch face.
You and me both! A former coworker and I were once told by an editor that we both always looked angry. I don't think my resting face looked angry and I know the coworker's didn't.

But the editor was nicknamed "Mr. Huggy" and believe me, it wasn't an expression of affection ... the guy was so smarmy you could get diabetes just hanging around him for any length of time. He felt everybody should go around with the type of wide toothy grin that suggests either you've ingested something interesting -- or you're morphing into Hannibal Lecter.

Okay, that was my sarcasm speaking. But you get the idea.
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Old 06-19-2020, 05:14 AM
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My grandboss has what a co-worker describes as "resting I-will-kill-you-in-your-sleep face". She actually does seem to be mellowing out a little, lately. She actually returns smiles fairly reliably.
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Old 06-19-2020, 07:28 AM
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He felt everybody should go around with the type of wide toothy grin that suggests either you've ingested something interesting -- or you're morphing into Hannibal Lecter.
Heh, this just made me think of an exchange in some of the Destiny lore, centering around a creepy warlock called Toland the Shattered.

Toland: "I'll greet them with a smile and welcome them in."
Guran: "Yes, but don't smile."
Toland: "Why not? A smile hides the true purpose of teeth."
Guran: "Yes, but not yours."
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Old 06-19-2020, 01:54 PM
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I like this wearing masks in public thing. No one can see my resting bitch face.
The supermarket where I shop has an announcement over the PA system about "sharing a friendly smile" instead of shaking hands and such.

It's not required that masks be worn in this supermarket, but I wear one anyway.

Anyhow, I'm thinking, "How can we share smiles if many of our faces are covered"?

Oh, and you know what would be cool? A Bray Wyatt "Fiend" mask...
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Old 06-19-2020, 09:14 PM
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But the editor was nicknamed "Mr. Huggy" and believe me, it wasn't an expression of affection ... the guy was so smarmy you could get diabetes just hanging around him for any length of time. He felt everybody should go around with the type of wide toothy grin that suggests either you've ingested something interesting -- or you're morphing into Hannibal Lecter.
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Old 06-21-2020, 08:07 PM
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Husband: I finished writing my grants! I'm going to reward myself with this video game I've been wanting.

...I need to accomplish something so I can buy Max Brooks' new book without guilt.
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Old 06-21-2020, 10:02 PM
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...I need to accomplish something so I can buy Max Brooks' new book without guilt.
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Old 06-22-2020, 05:54 AM
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Well, Mr. Huggy sorta looked like that ... but if it was due to the same cause, I really don't wanna know about it ....
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