mojacardave wrote: Sighclops wrote:
SWuh wrote:... How do I explain to him that I was meant to get ready in the past 5 half-hours but haven't been able to as I have been watching a stick man look at a sandcastle?...
The same way I explained it to my wife last night by way of a a 25 minute monologue before my cell phone battery died.
A 25 minute
monologue? What a convenient period of time! And your battery just died? How suspicious...* Apologies if that was the intentional joke! I read it straight, but now I'm not sure.
Well... the 25 minutes was approximated, so maybe 23, maybe 27. I dunno. I was on this diatribe first, reminding her what xkcd was, then was trying to explain that it was about two stick figures building a sand castle, and that there are hundreds (thousands?) of people watching the same thing, then trying to explain how this was somehow *cool.* At some point, I noticed the "elapsed time" on the call and it was at 15:XX. Then the rest of the call felt
like another 5 to 10 minutes. Of course, when the battery died, I thought, "I have no idea how she puts up with me."