There are no hard statistics on it, but I would venture to say that most of the bad news that comes on Valentines are done via the web, using Facebook, email or some kind of SMS messaging. Getting dumped, stood up or ignored completely sucks.
My gift to you this Valentines, a few comical coping tips. Straight from the keyboard warrior handbook, on how to turn the tides and use the non-confrontational context of web communication to draw the long straw on your web beef.
Since I am no keyboard warrior myself I sought the advice from a Samuri master in the passive aggressive art of revenge. No one knows how to twist out of a confrontational situation better than a comedian, and this comedian in particular, Pete Lee.
|Pete Lee – Interview – Secret Joke File|
I recently saw a rerun of his Showcase Showdown on Comedy Central and he was generous enough to serve me up a few Valentines morsels, on dealing with the non-communication common to web relationships woes.
Here are a couple of examples:
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