Sunday, January 04, 2015

So now I'm "the snobby and judgmental girl"

The only bad thing about "helping" Sam Winters with the Saturday 9 meme is that I feel a responsibility to those who play. I visit all their blogs and leave a positive comment because, well, "this silly little meme" was important to Bud and I want to keep it going.

Yesterday I got a bitchy comment back on this blog from one of the newer Sat 9-ers. She came over to call  me "the snobby and judgmental girl."

I don't know her. I don't see how I could have ever met her. I don't believe I've ever corresponded with her at any length through the cyberworld. And yet she came over here just to be mean. I don't get it. I scrolled down through her blog and found that the only comments I've made to her have been upbeat. Superficial, perhaps, but not certainly not mean.

I hate bullies. Most of all, I hate it when I find myself bullied. I guess the anonymity afforded her by the internet emboldened her and in her mind made it somehow okay to hurt my feelings.

However, the older I get, the more I enjoy being called a "girl."



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5 comments:

  1. I get those types of emails all the time. Don't let them rain on your parade.
    A friend told me that no matter what you do on the internet you are always going to step on someone's toes so don't take it personally.

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  2. Keep doing what you do. Her comments are the work of a small spirit trying to look big by stepping on other people.

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  3. What the hell?!! I've never seen you that way... sheesh.

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  4. Just catching up here, but OMGWTFBBQ--people are insane. Is that because you said mean things about people who picked on Elvis as a kid? smh You are definitely not a snob, and you use your mind well to make judgments, but so do we all. Glad you deleted whatever s/he said.

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