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Posted on 2005.12.14 at 17:53
Feels like: cantankerous
Just a couple of things. Nothing big or serious or even noteworthy.
Hmm.. not my best intro ever but what the hell...

I am amazed. It's either that or I just don't get people sometimes.
Take for instance any number of people who have posted in the montreal community.
People post the stupidest things there; stuff like: Where can I get my passport renewed?
To me it's pretty obvious that you would likely get your passport renewed at the passport office. And I'd further venture to suppose that it's probably located at the same address where you got you first passport. Government offices don't tend to relocate all that often, y'know?
But that's not the bit that's got me scratching my head, really.
I mean yes, it confounds me as to why people would ask such a question to a community when it would be simpler yet to google canadian passport office but what I really don't get is why people would actually take the time to do all this persons thinking for them and answer the post. Politely. And informatively. I boggle.

Maybe I'm just a sour old curmudgeon. Maybe I am rife with cantankerousness but I just don't get it.

Probably am, actually.

I'm on the metro, reading "People Skills". I'm hoping that someone will notice and read the cover so that I can make a face at them. I actually think that would be kind of funny... in an ornery kind of way.


_r_e_q_u_i_e_m_ at 2005-12-14 23:29 (UTC) (Permanent link)
people are incredibly stupid. its just THAT simple.

i think **I** should read people skills and then just laugh hysterically and then occassionally hiss at those nearby.

so can i borrow it when youre done, or what? ^_^

ps- didja watch eddie izzard yet?
Simply Stan
paperpath at 2005-12-15 13:48 (UTC) (Permanent link)
Yep, I think you're right. makes me sad.

Also in the yep department; yep we watched The Izz... I am aching to get it back to you (tomorrrrrow!) coz I hate borrowing for extended periods of time. - Makes me feel guilty and eurrrrh. And yep you can definitely borrow the book. :)


bookishgal at 2005-12-15 01:59 (UTC) (Permanent link)
We're on the same wavelength today. You're not supposed to eat on the metro here but people continue to do so. It makes me so angry and I don't know why.
Simply Stan
paperpath at 2005-12-15 13:53 (UTC) (Permanent link)
I hear ya!

Grrr to the snivelling little scofflaws!
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Simply Stan
paperpath at 2005-12-15 14:01 (UTC) (Permanent link)
hehee... am too! Just not all the time is all. (ask Lori)

servermonkey at 2005-12-15 13:32 (UTC) (Permanent link)
So, uh, about the passports...

Hee hee.
Simply Stan
paperpath at 2005-12-15 13:55 (UTC) (Permanent link)
Hell in a Handbasket, Mike; we're all going to Hell in a Handbasket.

I wonder how this new crop of lazy doofuses will contribute to society and my retirement fund.... Aiiiieeee!!! I'm going to die a pauper!!!
servermonkey at 2005-12-15 14:01 (UTC) (Permanent link)
Now, remember: We need the Ark B people or else we'll all be wiped out by that virulent disease from a nasty telephone booth.
[part-time superstar]
tinfoil_star at 2005-12-15 18:21 (UTC) (Permanent link)
Curmudgeon!! HAHAHA!
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