As stated in the post below, I recently got back from Israel, and on this trip I interacted with several people, some of which I will continue to talk to. However, not everyone I met agreed with my sense of humor.
In the beginning of the trip we stayed at a Bedouin camp site , where several other Birthright groups were also staying. The following morning we had to wake up at the ass crack of dawn to see the sunrise at Masada. Before our trek to the mountain, I was nibbling on some snacks and sipping some delicious tea and interacting with my fellow Birthrighters. I eventually started talking to some girl from Michigan who was kind of snooty ( who is in a good mood at 4am?). We started bullshitting and I made sexist comment. I don’t remember our whole conversation, but I do remember the last part.
Girl: ” I work as a (insert job here)”
Me: ” Really? I’m surprised you’re not a school teacher or a nurse!”
Girl: [ looks at me as if I just murdered her puppy] “WOW, YOU REALLY ARE JUST A DOUCHE FROM NEW JERSEY!” [ she proceeds to walk away with authority]
After that, I’m pretty sure I made a smart ass remark.
The following day, my tour guide informs me that some girl on another trip, “Does not like me very much.”
I eventually run into this girl throughout the remainder of the trip, hoping to speak to her, and maybe even apologizing for my remark (even though I wouldn’t mean it), but each time we crossed paths, she gave me a terrible look and walked in the opposite direction.
I found this whole ordeal to be quite amusing and hilarious, so I posted a missed connection on Craigslist. I wanted to see if there was still a chance we can be friends.
This is what I posted, I find it quite Amusing.
This is the response I received a few days later.
A few things caught my eye.
- How did she find this?
- Was she browsing the Missed Connections link for Ann Arbor, Michigan?
- Why is she still using an AOL email account?
After reading her email, I immediately burst out laughing, and showed it to as many people as could. This is an incredibly hateful email. If you really look at the tone of it, she is pissed, and borderline clinical. She clearly has had some daddy issues in the past. Did I really strike a nerve with this girl? It seems to be.
I have made my fair share of asinine comments in the past, but this does not even come close. I guess some people just don’t have a sense of humor.