Azure Jane Lunatic (azurelunatic) wrote,
Azure Jane Lunatic
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Quit it!

Dear Assumptive Strong Gender Roles People,
You know, even though it's gender-typical, it's still ANNOYING to see my profession-of-choice lumped under "guy stuff". I know that in your head you know that This Applies to Most of $GENDER, Not All of $GENDER, but that's not how it's coming out. And even if you did disclaim it every time, I think gender roles may have reached the point of any strict definition of same being an overwhelming exception.
Quit it.
(Ooo, shiny: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/No_true_scotsman)

Dear Flylady,
You may be the sweetest person in the world, but that statement to Strong Gender Roles People above? Applies to you too.
Quit it.

Dear Fallacy Files,
Your layout is unusually unusable. Did you design it for something other than FireFox, or is it like this in all browsers? Normally when I say frames are an abomination, I'm exaggerating and grumbling. In your case, the scroll bar on the right side controls the whole page, including the control frame on the left side, but the control frame on the left side has its own scroll bar. And guess what! The doohicky-what-you-grab-on-to-to-move-it for that scroll bar (as well as the arrows!) is often entirely out of the picture depending on where you have the right side of the page scrolled to! That, my friends, makes your completely delightful informational site nigh unto unusable. (Seriously -- the scroll bar on the left is the length of the content frame on the right. This led to some fun browser gymnastics until I said "fuckit" and used the arrow keys, even though I prefer the scroll bar.)
Quit it.

Dear Brain,
I don't need you screwing up my life.
Quit it.

Dear Body,
I don't need you taking sides with the brain.
Quit it.
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