Posts Tagged ‘Online’

That Explains SO Much!

January 3, 2020

In recent years I’ve started playing online games with my son from time to time, and this afternoon, to make up for being busy most of the day, was one of those times.

It’s always a frantic run from one battle to another with very little talking (because there’s almost no time to type anything and I’ve never set up any sort of voice chat since we’re in the same house), little to no planning beyond “Get them!”, and (to my way of thinking) an unnecessary amount of time running and jumping around.

In other words, recently I’ve realized that most of the people I’ve played online games with over the years were under ten years old.

I Shall Dub This “Alan’s Whetstone”

February 21, 2018

With all due respect to Hanlon’s Razor, after years of self-debate, I have finally concluded the Information Age requires me to add an addendum:

When online, however, never attribute to stupidity that which is adequately explained by trolling.