Wednesday, February 20, 2013

Me and Facebook are Like Milk and Water

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Few days ago when I posted my Losar resolutions on my Facebook status, someone asked me why "saying bye bye to Facebook" was not among my losar resolutions. it took me by surprise and I felt bit embarrassed. But it was all the more Interesting! I  thought for a while and finally give him my response. At the moment Facebook and I share a relationship like milk and water, so I told him its going to be difficult. 

On the other hand, I knew very well that he read my Facebook status (few months ago). I think he was right. I was fiercely angry with Facebook then and I was looking for way to deactivate my account. Although little reluctant, I was quite in the mood to stay away from it. 

You want to know the reasons?  Well, here they are. Firstly, Facebook blocked me from sending friend request for about a week. Ha ha ha. May be Facebook was right. I think I went little frenzy sending friend request in all the directions, because, I wanted to see in how many days I can have five thousand friends on Facebook.(Like our PM and Lilly Wangchuk) I wanted to test the celebrity status at least on Facebook!!! He he he (I am shy now). When that ban got lifted, my temptation ran wild again. I started looking for my old friends and again started sending them friend request. In the mean time, I think I also went lavish sending friend request to people whom I never knew. Then came my next ban. That time it was more severe. I was imposed a ban for solid one month. Further I was warned too! It said that if I repeat the offense, Facebook will permanently deactivate my account on Facebook. darrrnnnn!!!.....You see. Even Facebook doesn't like too much socializing. 

With friend request option banned, I found a place where I can be naughty again. I went rampant on chat. I probably must have had a chat with all the friends in my list. With over six hundred friends then, I was literally throwing salt everywhere. I felt life with Facebook was not that bad after all!!!  

But one fine day, I removed all the conversation details. Darrrnnn...!!! It was the biggest blunder in the history of my life with Facebook. I think Facebok sensed I was unto some mischief. Then came another package of ban. With that ban, I was denied a privilege to chat and pass comments. I was even denied an access to update my status.  Poor me. :( All I had was a privilege of clicking the "like" button only. For few days, I went crazy clicking the like button. I must have clicked 'like' even for the worst stuffs!!. That was a real sucker. But it was a matter of time anyways. One month soon passed and my privileges were once again restored. With that I now know my limit to on this social net work

Now Facebook and I are like milk and water. Over the few months I have become a very sensible person in using this site. I only use it for good purposes. I use it when I have an urgent work. Let me also tell you that its a place where in feel at home even when I am  actually separated by thousands of miles. Thanks to who ever has created Facebook, I am able to get in touch with my friends both old and new. Today I have over 777 friends and I feel blessed to have those beautiful people in my life (on Facebook)


2 comments:

  1. Until now I never knew that FB could limit someone's access to it bcos of 'over using' some of it's applications. I appreciate ur 'milk and water' relationship with FB my friend mainly perhaps bcos u r far away from ur family. if you were closer to those beautiful people u would have had less time for it. I assure u. Cheers

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  2. hahaha. Hilarious stuff that was, Kinzang sir! Liked reading it. It seems you tested facebook's patience way more than it could bear. :D

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