facebook offline, my life in ruins

A horror beyond horrors occurred Tuesday night (1-27-15). A travesty or personal affront took place where people’s liberties were abruptly taken from them, without warning.

No, I’m not talking a mass murder. Nor am I talking about an organized countrywide home invasion.  No, something much, much worse, and that is that Facebook and Instagram went down and became unreachable.

I was on Facebook and noticed things started acting odd on the platform and it very quickly devolved into a non-interactive experience. So I bolted for other parts of the web and then did something else altogether. I just assumed they were installing a new way to bait us into clicking more links on the site.

It never occurred to me to call 911 because Facebook went down. And yet, all across this fine country of these United States, that is exactly what happens (Last August 2014, it happened)… and it turns out, last night was not a unique experience, but yet, a common occurrence.

Here in the Bay Area, the newspaper headline read, Law Enforcement Urges People to Not Call 911 When Facebook Goes Down. (Paraphrased)

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Facebook Was Down – Oh What Did We Do? (A Humorous Take on the Moment)

December 11, 2012

I’m sure that some of the billions of Facebook users yesterday, (12/10/12), noticed that the power social site was offline for an hour, right?  This came on the tail of a a Google outage.  I’m sure the conspirator head-cases will make something of that, but it was just our digital world, having a tectonic digi-shift… […]

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The Avengers Teaches The Dark Knight About Having Friends [Funny Video]

August 30, 2012

We all know that team work, when it can work, works on awesome levels.  If you’ve seen The Avengers, from Joss Whedon, you know what I’m talking about.  That movie really pulled together how different elements, when willing, work together for a successful outcome! But then there’s Mr. Loner, Batman.  Or The Dark Knight.  OK, […]

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A Humorous Amazon Product Review

December 8, 2011

So I humored him and let him point me to this item for sale on Amazon. I mean seriously, how funny can a product for sale really be? It was the comments/reviews…

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TV Show Laugh Tracks – Do They Annoy The Crap Out of You Too?

October 12, 2011

Think about this, If laugh tracks didn’t have some business function, why would studios pay for them? Why annoy the crap out folks with them then?

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Funny Sleeping Dog Video

May 15, 2011

Funny Sleeping Dog Video

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Email Image About WTF? [A Funny]

August 26, 2010

WTF? – The other day, someone sent this to me via email and I got a kick out of it and thought I’d share it with everyone…  the timing of receiving this was absolutely perfect and it hit my funny bone just right:

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Bob Stencil Tricks Nathan Fillion into SERENITY 2 (humor)

August 5, 2010

Nathan Fillion is one of the funnier dramatic actors I know.  Or mayhaps, I should say that I’ve seen.  This hilarious video interview between Bob Stencil and Nathan Fillion could be evidence to that.  Watch the disdain and concern that Fillion shows during the interview.  By interview’s end, Nathan Fillion has found himself signed up […]

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For the SARCASM Restrained Individual! [a FUNNY]

April 10, 2010

The other day someone suggested some medication for my bursts of frustration I get when I deal with some people in my life.  They said you need some medications…  I replied “Ya Think!?”  And it suddenly all made sense! It’s a pretty funny parody, that’s for sure!

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Joss Whedon’s Firefly’s Most Humorous Scene

March 2, 2010

Or at least one of the most humorous scenes from Joss Whedon’s short-lived Firefly. (**** U Fox)  Sorry, That happens when I think how screwed up the episodes got treated by the boneheads of that time at Fox.  Anyway, can you imagine what horror upon horrors it would take to actually scare River Tam (Summer […]

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