|Pretend to be a Time Traveler Day
||[Dec. 8th, 2008|12:22 am]
Kelly J. Cooper
It's YET ANOTHER Nerd Holiday!
Pretend to be a Time Traveler Day!
So far as I know, it was originally invented by Dresden Codak (also known as Aaron Diaz).
> - Stare at newspaper headlines and look astonished.
Does it count if I do that anyway?
> - carry on conversations with televisions for a while.
> - Discover and become obsessed with one trivial aspect of technology, like automatic grocery doors. Stay there for hours playing with it.
> - Be generally terrified of people who are dressed immodestly compared to your era. Tattoos and shorts on women are especially scary.
This describes half the guys I went to college with.
2008-12-08 01:29 pm (UTC)
Um, I hadn't really thought of it that way, but you're right. That's not particularly outrageous behavior, especially in the Bos/Camb/Som area...