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When I discuss scripting with family/friends, they...
Change the subject. Or fall asleep. Or run screaming. The combination of the last two is especially amusing.
Of course people either run screaming or change the subject when I talk about anything. I feel like I should carry around a small box of random creatures with too many legs so that "run screaming" is less detrimental to my morale.
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Any New York City or Connecticut area jobs? I'm currently unemployed.