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See me do my goldfish impression

Get this.

One of my co-workers, in all seriousness, suggested the perfect job for me: manager of a rockgroup.

Honestly, she said, you are the perfect candidate -- you know a lot of indie bands, you've got an outgoing personality, you're not afraid of taking risks, and you have the right hair. Excuse me? The right hair?

Yes, she said. Thick and shiny, and…hippie-like.

I'm completely flabbergasted.

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( 14 Speak Like A Child — Shout To The Top )
hils
Feb. 10th, 2005 01:19 pm (UTC)
And you dress like one too ;)

Hehe. That's kinda cute :)
gamiila
Feb. 10th, 2005 01:24 pm (UTC)
I'm sorry, did somebody forget to tell me this is Take The Piss Out Of Hedwig Day? ;-)

I dress like one? Hee -- but one skirt does not a hippie make, you know...
bogwitch
Feb. 10th, 2005 01:22 pm (UTC)
I'm trying to imagine that... Ugh nearly... Almost there... Nope.

Although...
gamiila
Feb. 10th, 2005 01:26 pm (UTC)
Yep. This is like far out, man. Like totally.
bogwitch
Feb. 10th, 2005 01:30 pm (UTC)
Peace, sister! Chill out. Get back in the goove.
vegmb
Feb. 10th, 2005 03:32 pm (UTC)
Hmmm...that would certainly be a different career path. Lots of travel involved...NYC and Starbucks...
gamiila
Feb. 10th, 2005 03:36 pm (UTC)
Too bad I've got no business sense, no contacts in the music industry, and an annoying tendency to fall asleep around 11:30 pm...but other than that, yeah, I'm up for it! ;-)
jonesiexxx
Feb. 10th, 2005 03:58 pm (UTC)
Period hippie hair, for reference purposes. (see icon)
gamiila
Feb. 10th, 2005 05:56 pm (UTC)
OK, once upon a long ago, I had the long hair and parted it in the middle...but I wouldn't have called it 'hippie hair', exactly. (BTW, we used to refer to the long hair hippies wore as 'Jesus-hair' in my day...).

But the idea that any kind of hair should immediately qualify you for any particular job -- nope, I'm still completely mystified by that! ;-)
calove
Feb. 10th, 2005 04:15 pm (UTC)
Hippie like? This friend couldn't possibly have actually been around in the 60s and seen the real thing.

I mean - yours is clean!
gamiila
Feb. 10th, 2005 05:47 pm (UTC)
This friend couldn't possibly have actually been around in the 60s and seen the real thing.

She's French. Might that help to explain it, do you think?
enigmaticblues
Feb. 10th, 2005 07:27 pm (UTC)
Huh. Just...that's interesting. What people will come up with...
gamiila
Feb. 10th, 2005 08:42 pm (UTC)
Indeed. But then, there's nowt as queer as folk, is there?
enigmaticblues
Feb. 11th, 2005 02:22 am (UTC)
Ain't that the truth.
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