Tuesday, September 30, 2008

Awkward Moments

Awkward moment of the day #1

So I'm working on an old man's computer. Transferring his data to a new machine and during that process we HAVE to verify that the data transferred OK. The default setting is to preview and BAM!


"I would like a massage yada yada..." that's as far as I got before I went spastic. Kinda gross dude. I do automatically tend to think the worst of people but it was obvious. I have been to places that do massage's and they are not like the way that one was named with e-mails in that format. They are usually Spa's or named after flowers. Not this one.

Anyway. I consider it an occupational hazard and for that reason I go through bottles of anti-bacterial hand sanitizer.

Awkward moment of the day #2

After logging out of a machine and being completely oblivious to the fact that the guy (a different guy) next to me was staring right behind my shoulder I turn and whack the dudes knee with the swivel chair I was in. I spend a LOT of time with my wife (and I wouldn't have it any other way) so I immediately reached out for his knee and was like "Sorry!" but stopped myself just before I touched it. Yeah. WTFBBQ...

Luckily I had my wedding ring on but that still made things feel really weird. What was I supposed to say to regain my manhood, "Sorry bro I confused you for my wife?"

He proceeded to talk about his spouse and I knew I had messed up. I have a picture of my wife on me at all times so I felt secure but I couldn't help but feel bad for the guy. My wife, brother-in-law and I just watched Lethal Weapon 4 last night with a similar situation. Very coincidental.

I may laugh about it another day, but today, AWKWARD!

Awkward moment #3

Nothing tops the day I was about to hang up on the phone with someone at work and said, "I love you" right before I was about to let them go. Saying I Love You is a tradition my wife and I live by. Luckily the other person on the phone was female and was more understanding. I apologized after explaining myself but it was still pretty stupid of me. If I remember correctly, I think they hadn't noticed until I mentioned it.

Sometimes your body is fully alert but the brain is just 90% zombie. Ever happen to you?


Docteur Glamour said...

OMG! That happens to me all the time! It's so annoying, because you're used to saying or doing something so much that you don't realize who you're saying or doing it to. I hate it! I'm a walking awkward mess. LOL BTW Thanks a lot for commenting on my videos; I really like the idea of putting credits and a title. I'm not quite sure how to do it, though. Could I also do it on videos I've already made? Thanks!

Sarah Jane said...

I get the akwardness of the first and third stories but that hand-almost-touching-the-knee one doesn't seem at all akward. It's not like you were going for his crotch or staring lovingly into his eyes. I think it's pretty forgettable.

HektikLyfe said...

>Glamour: No unfortunately you can't do it to videos that have already been uploaded but you can add little notes on the video itself on YouTube now.

>Sarah: I hope so. People around her are pretty "touchy" about their personal space.