A friend indeed - Page 2


But see, that's the thing. What's so great about these new quasi-contacts is that they are in there, in the box, with a nice buffer between you and the real-life them. Giving out your number lets them reach out and grab you, like in Poltergeist, and that is never good. I think we will be learning more — a lot more — about the difference between friends and "friends" in the next few years, often to our sorrow.

It does appear that you've developed immunity to his questionable charms in the intervening years, and that's all to the best. Next time let the software do its job, keeping haunts from the past on the other side of the screen, where they belong.



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