So the combination is... one, two, three, four, five? That's the stupidest combination I've ever heard in my life! That's the kind of thing an idiot would have on his luggage!
Me: Could I have the wifi password? I'm setting up my new laptop, and I'd like to be able to check stuff online.
Boss: I don't know the password.
Me: Then I guess I can't look anything up for people.
Boss: Why can't you just plug it in?
Me: .... How is plugging in the charger going to get me online?
Boss: The cable that connects you to the internet.
Me: ... OH.The ethernet cable. I forgot such a thing existed.
Boss: Still need my help?
Me: I mean, not for this.
Getting technologically schooled by my boss is kind of like having a three year old beat you at Scrabble.
On a crowded bus between Allston and Harvard, a man with a voice like Tom Waits with a tracheotomy started "singing" a very metal sounding song. He was not wearing headphones and appeared emotionally disturbed. Most of what he was mumbling was incomprehensible but the refrain was definitely "when you get up,you go down down".
After three or four awkward moments, we, the collective other bus patrons would wait for him to say "when you get up" an we'd all join in, "you go down down." It was awesomely cathartic, and everyone, including the driver and the mumbly man, appeared to be having a good time.
After spending an hour mildly flirting and talking with someone about the art they practice and yours, the worst thing that can happen is that you give them your name as you leave the bar and they say "I know. We dated last year."
Random Guy On Dating Site: "wht r u in2?"
And then *I* get blocked?
Random Loiterer 1: These are great. I was a huge Calvin & Hobbes fan when I was a kid.
Random Loiterer 2: I was more of a Pluggers kid.
RL1: Remember yesterday when Emily said nobody likes you, and you asked why? THIS IS WHY, STEVE. THIS WHY NO ONE LIKES YOU.
RL2: Yea, that makes sense now. You're all judgmental jerks.