What To Do When You Have No Friends

Not all of us are lucky enough to live with friends. Or even have them. But there can be a way around that…in a roundabout way.

So, last night, I wanted to watch a video online that was thirty minutes long, but I also needed to make some (ratchet) dinner. Most of what I wanted out of the video was actually what they were saying (it was a video of two guys talking and playing video games) rather than the visual, so I chrome-casted my computer to my TV. When I do that, it uses the TV volume, so it ends up being extraordinarily loud. And unlike TV, the sound on a YouTube video is not always so filtered out. Therefore, with the volume cranked up, you can hear breathing, chairs squeaking, noisy eating, and any background noises – the stuff that is excised from most television shows. And if I closed my eyes, I could imagine that there were actually two guys playing video games behind me as I cooked. I can usually hear my neighbors and all the noisy noise they and their friends make almost every night, so I imagined all my neighbors walking past my place, jealous of all the video gaming and fun going on in apartment 803.

In other news, has anyone seen that new commercial for the Princess Diana documentary? It’s weird that they have the horror-movie “one dark and scary night voice” to voice-over advertisements about a (mostly) positive documentary on her life.

2 thoughts on “What To Do When You Have No Friends

  1. My beloved Mother always said: “There More Than One Way To Skin A Catfish.” Guess you found it!!! If it works for you, then it works until you find friends that will join you while you cook. Imagine them helping you peel something, taste something, setting the table. My advice: Open A Window!!!

  2. That’s a creative way to create some company for yourself. I don’t know what I would do if I didn’t have my 2 cats, the dog, and skype because my dearest and best friend is abroad. I have noticed that the older I get, the smaller my circle of friends has become.
    For where I am at it seems to be fine because I have a lot of things that I need to work on and refine and a busy school schedule does not leave much spare time. I guess it depends on where you are in life.
    I always like to think that if you have a good mix of doing the things you enjoy and also trying new things that you will attract like minded people and good friends too.

    ❤ Alana

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