Facebook Friends Who Disappear Overnight
July 28, 2012 – How many of you wake up only to find your Facebook “friends” list has gotten smaller overnight?
Happens to everyone I suppose. Last night it happened to me. I woke up this morning to see that 6 people had left in the night, not a word of where or why they left.
No, I’m not sad, nor do I really give a flying fornication. I just don’t have anything else to bitch about today.
Here’s what I think happened – Most folks in my friends list are family, either mine or Lindsay’s. So I’ve noticed that when I make a status comment some folks get a bit nervous, including my dear wife, who will call me out on damn near anything that might be over the top. She is my filter. Trust me when I say this, if not for Lindsay, I would probably be in political prison or shunned by close family members.
I’ve always been outspoken on political issues, but not with family. Unless of course they agree with me, and I know exactly who agrees with me.
My family is divided into five distinct categories.
- Suspected Gay
You can see that my family categories are probably pretty close to your own.
I know that right now someone is getting very nervous about this post. Don’t worry, I’m not going to out anyone. Don’t need to, we all know who you are, you just don’t know that we know who you are… And yes, we talk about you behind your back all the time.
Now about last night, and I know some of you are scrambling right now to see what it was that I wrote that caused six people to abandon me.
Last night, or rather yesterday I made a comment about something I had overheard while in a customers office. That’s all I’ll say.
I knew when I made that comment, someone might take it to heart and understand how it could very well have been indirectly aimed at them. It wasn’t intended that way. Actually, now that I think about it, it did have a remarkable resemblance to what a certain family recently went through. Ha! Now it all makes sense.
Most people who know me personally will tell you that I don’t hold back once pushed. I was pushed a lot growing up and made the decision to start pushing back early on. On a rare occasion someone will say that one thing that will set me off to the point where I am on that tiny little brink of insanity. You know what I’m talking about.
Sorry, I was beginning to drift off topic.
About Facebook friends- who really cares if they leave. Most wouldn’t give me the time of day. The only reason some are there is to boost their own friends list numbers. Me? Could not care less one way or the other. Facebook to me is nothing more than a way to vent and play with your emotions. Some of you have figured that out.
To all of you that put up with my twisted sense of humor, sarcasm and insensitive comments, I thank you and love you long time.
To those of you that ran away in the night with your tails between your legs, I will be talking about you, behind your backs, to everyone else that stayed behind. -JRoycroft