You don’t know my name. But I know your heart. I know that it beats to offset my laughter.
I lend my voice to what my colleagues have stated and this must change. Donors need to have an easy opt-out, but preferably, an opt-in.
Here are some thoughts and memories I have about the AOL Screen Name Era of the late 90s and early 2000s, and why it was the most absurd and simultaneously awesome experience that only our generation will have.
8. From High School
I was involuntarily coerced into a culture very different from the one I was used to and forced to adapt to it, which made it really hard to stay immersed in my own.
It’s inevitable that at some point you will be face to face with someone, experiencing the universally awkward feeling of not being able to recall what the hell their name is.
When you are not immediately successful at securing a job, Facebook, Twitter, Tumblr, Instagram, Snapchat, and Vine along with any other social media platform that you spend countless hours scrolling through will quickly become a graveyard of your shattered hopes and dreams.
“Do you think the writers used the real demon name?”
Brandy—if you meet her, she’s either a redneck or was raised by rednecks. I live in a small town in Texas, 3000 people maybe, and I know at least 10 Brandys.
“I don’t think any name is a 100% giveaway but I’ve met a lot of dumb Ashleys.”