One of the things I miss most about working in an office are those reply-all email threads that morph into something entirely different. Is there a term for this sort of thing yet? There should be. Basically, someone sends out a relatively mundane email. Someone responds with something witty or whatever. And things kind of grow and tumble from there. By the end of the thread, you’ve got a bunch of colored lines, maybe some random
>>>>>Perhaps a Re: Re: Re:
in the subject field.
It ends up looking like a big textual mess that probably makes zero sense to anyone other than the initial people involved.
Those emails were always fun. I miss those emails.
Anyway! Yesterday, Toby forwarded the following email thread to me.
It all started with a missing labeler. (Read from the bottom up.)
Not much going on there. It appears the person in search of the labeler found the labeler by having a conversation with himself about the missing labeler. Case closed!
Not quite. In typical, smart ass Toby Joe fashion, he replied with a recent picture I took of Elliot:
And then someone did this:
And then this morning I woke up to this:
And finally, I learned that my Photoshop skills have really gone downhill since going to pastry school.
Incidentally, I feel a little gross photoshopping a tattoo onto a baby’s face. When he wakes up from his nap, I’m going to give him a big snuggle. And then throw him a few gang signs.
Edited to add:
I’m bound to have nightmares tonight. The latest addition emailed to me.