Question of the day.

What was the last text you sent?

My answer:

Um, lemme have a look, I don’t text people all that often. I use WhatsApp more often normally, but recently I haven’t been messaging a lot with anyone on there either… Oh my, that was ages ago! At least for some people’s standards, I believe. 😀 The last text I sent was to Sofi, on Christmas Eve. And it says: “No, it’s not meant to be I guess, anyway”. It was after the Christmas Eve supper (for those who don’t know here in Poland it’s the supper on Christmas Eve which is the central Christmas meal and the most festive one), and Sofi was watching A Christmas Carol on TV and I went up to my room. After a while I had an impression like Sofi stopped watching it and went to her room as well, so I wanted to invite her over to me to play a bit of BitLife because I was sure she must be bored. So I texted her to come but she was still watching, although indeed she was bored nevertheless so we kept texting each other back and forth as I had nothing else to do at the moment either and she said that she thinks this film is scary. I said it’s weird, because the book isn’t, so I don’t think the film should be scary either. But Sofi said the book is also scary. So that’s why I wrote that it’s not meant to be scary, or so I think. I asked her if it’s because of the ghosts but she said that just generally the feel of it is scary. While I don’t see it this way, and I didn’t watch the film version, I get her, because we both tend to perceive a lot of normal things to be weirdly creepy. Curiously, I was in the theatre as a kid about Sofi’s age on A Christmas Carol, and it did trigger my sensory anxiety, but that was more due to some stuff about the performance rather than the plotline itself being scary. And Sofi generally doesn’t have any major anxiety issues, I guess it’s something to do with some sort of over-perceptiveness if it makes any sense, I don’t know.

So how about you? Oh, and do you think A Christmas Carol is scary? 🙂

4 thoughts on “Question of the day.”

  1. Hmm…. the last text I sent? We’ll have to do email instead! Let me check here… oh my gosh, that’s hilarious. I emailed a photo of a huge boat floating along at sea, and a killer wave’s about to capsize it. And I wrote: “This photo is hilarious. It’s like the optimist’s view. (That’s me. I’m very optimistic.) ‘Today’s going to be a great day! I haven’t been out on the dock yet…’ 😀 I’m easily entertained.” HA HA HA HA! Random goodwill email there.

    I don’t find A Christmas Carol to be scary (although I can understand that for sure), but I’m bored with its storyline, having seen too many versions of it that rehash the same general script again and again. It gets old, partly because it’s sort of a slow story.

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