Trapped

February 24, 2013
By thatunknownthing DIAMOND, Dubai, Other
thatunknownthing DIAMOND, Dubai, Other
67 articles 0 photos 211 comments

Favorite Quote:
"Yesterday is history, tomorrow is a mystery, but today is a gift; that's why they call it the present"


Mia (online now) who has had a huge crush on the guy she met online, Ian has turned down three guys over the year, so true, in her love with him. He was caring — the number of times he posted on her wall was testimony to that; skilled — he got the highest scores on Bubble Safari after all; listened to everything she said — she had her inbox loaded with his sympathy; is always there for you — he never logs out of Facebook; and is extremely handsome — look at his profile picture (though you couldn’t see his face in it)!
Ian is with his guy friends online too, in some other place.
*An original online conversation copy pasted*
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Mialuvgalxx: Hey :D IAN! Wassup?
ChocoboyIan: nm…What a sexy profile pic huh.. :P
Mialuvgalxx: Mine? You’ve gotta be kiddin’! (smiles, he doesn’t know it’s a local actress’ photo)
ChocoboyIan: Yeah, yours….who else could it be, baby? Hey..by the way…I want to let you know something..
Mialuvgalxx: Yes?
Mialuvgalxx: Baby you light up my world like nobody else, the way that you flick your hair…gets me overwhelmed…the way your smile…you don’t know you’re beautiful…Will you go out with me?
Mialuvgalxx: (thunderstruck…doesn’t know that this is a song lyrics. Jumps up and down the bed. He loves her back! Doesn’t know what to reply. Calls up her other friend, goes online to teen mags to check out best answers to give guys, hyperventilates, cries, and then, half an hour later.. ) YESSSSSS!!!!!!!!!!!!!! I LOVE YOU TOO!!!
ChocoboyIan: (high fives his buddies. They were contesting on who’d get the most girls. She was his fourth one online that week, and he was only one place behind winning in the multiple-dating contest) I can’t believe it.. I am so crazy… I was scribbling stuff for you, but you saying yes….is like a dream.
Mialuvgalxx: scribbling stuff? (Almost in tears) what stuff?
ChocoboyIan: (copying another set of online lyrics- this one of crazy love by van Morrison) I can hear her heartbeat from a thousand miles
And the heavens open up every time she smiles
And when I come to her that is where I belong
And I’m running through her like a rivers song
Mialuvgalxx: (touched, sobbing now) just for me? I am speechless. Oh my god.
SOME DAYS LATER:

ChocoboyIan: okay, when shall we meet?
Mialuvgalxx: I don’t think mom will allow me..but I’ll try. no harm in lying just for a day, right, ian?
ChocoboyIan: yeah, just say you are going over to a friend’s. See you at the mall tomorrow?
Mialuvgalxx: okay.
-Ian goes off to make out with his other girl-
AT THE MALL:
Mia searches for ian, supposed to be wearing a black top, and have brown hair, and purple shorts. But there’s only one guy like that…but it couldn’t be him. She’s instantly petrified. He turns. Really short, shaven head, Black studs, arm full of tattoos, half white beard, a piercing on the lip. He calls out, coming over, “hey, baby! Right here darlin’” and hugs her- nicotine breath, alcoholic odor. This was her chocoboyIan. She frantically looks around; her cell phone is battery out.
There was no one around, and no getaway, as his similar looking guy-friends arrived. She was trapped.


The author's comments:
This is a real life example of how teens fall prey to online fake heads.

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on Mar. 14 2013 at 7:32 am
thatunknownthing DIAMOND, Dubai, Other
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Favorite Quote:
"Yesterday is history, tomorrow is a mystery, but today is a gift; that's why they call it the present"

Thank you! it's delightful that someone reads me regularly. :D  

on Mar. 5 2013 at 10:05 pm
SaphiraBrightscales DIAMOND, Islamabad, Other
75 articles 16 photos 1143 comments

Favorite Quote:
I've learned that people will forget what you said, people will forget what you did, but people will never forget how you made them feel.
- Maya Angelou
When i was little/I used to point a chubby finger toward the dark sky/And ask my father/why some stars moved and others didn’t/He would laugh and explain that some were airplanes/I still wish on them today ~ Laugh-It-Out
The feathers of a crow are black/The ink of my pen is blacker/The pain of my heart is blackest~ Mckay
If love produced a blossom/I’d take it in my palm/What a blessing, the bright color!/How soothing, such a balm!/I’d keep a petal for my own/The rest, drop from my hands/For such a flower would multiply/And populate the lands~ thesilentraven
And I began to rival legends/Long entombed before my birth./But for all my much envied fame/The lust for more would not abate./The plaques and prizes with my name/Will, like all things, disintegrate. ~ TheEpic95 now known as Helena_Noel

You're welcome, I mostly read everything you post as soon as it's on, that is as soon as I can get internet access.... 

on Mar. 3 2013 at 12:16 pm
thatunknownthing DIAMOND, Dubai, Other
67 articles 0 photos 211 comments

Favorite Quote:
"Yesterday is history, tomorrow is a mystery, but today is a gift; that's why they call it the present"

ye, drawn from non-fictional experiences :D I wanted to give it a twist or something, but then it wouldn't be a 'real' story anymore.  thanks for reading!

on Mar. 3 2013 at 10:12 am
SaphiraBrightscales DIAMOND, Islamabad, Other
75 articles 16 photos 1143 comments

Favorite Quote:
I've learned that people will forget what you said, people will forget what you did, but people will never forget how you made them feel.
- Maya Angelou
When i was little/I used to point a chubby finger toward the dark sky/And ask my father/why some stars moved and others didn’t/He would laugh and explain that some were airplanes/I still wish on them today ~ Laugh-It-Out
The feathers of a crow are black/The ink of my pen is blacker/The pain of my heart is blackest~ Mckay
If love produced a blossom/I’d take it in my palm/What a blessing, the bright color!/How soothing, such a balm!/I’d keep a petal for my own/The rest, drop from my hands/For such a flower would multiply/And populate the lands~ thesilentraven
And I began to rival legends/Long entombed before my birth./But for all my much envied fame/The lust for more would not abate./The plaques and prizes with my name/Will, like all things, disintegrate. ~ TheEpic95 now known as Helena_Noel

Gosh! That was scary , kind of predictable but very realistic and unnerving..... I like your writing though :D


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