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Scale of Trust: 100 Points / Irrationality of Love MAG

February 25, 2010
By jabp891 BRONZE, Hoonah, Alaska
jabp891 BRONZE, Hoonah, Alaska
2 articles 2 photos 2 comments

Favorite Quote:
Life is short, so laugh often.


You say you won't be long.
An hour passes.
-12 points
“Something came up,” you explain.
+2 points
You say you'll be done by 6:30
It is now 7:04
-14 points
“That took longer than I thought, I'm sorry,”
+3 points
You say you'll be down soon.
I prepare for your arrival.
36 minutes later you text,
“I'm leaving now”
-17 points
Inconsistency Expectancy Level increased.
“I'll only be an hour,” you say.
2 roll by.
-8 points.
Excuse limit of 3 has now been reached.
+2 points.
Inconsistency Expectancy Level increased.
You say you won't be long.
I get a text. 11:46.
-7 points.
Inconsistency Expectancy Level increased
to Max.
+2

Review
Total Points: 51
Inconsistency Expectancy Level: Max
“My Love For You” potion used.
Total points restored to 100.

My first night back. Alone.
Your status: Not there for me.
-98 points
“My Love For You” Potion used.
It has no effect.
You say you won't be long.
Belief in chances of this happening:
Slim to none.
Over an hour goes by.
Total Points: No change.
You say, “Sorry,”
No change.
You say you love me.
Must review and calculate whether this
statement should be accepted
………
Total Points: 2
Inconsistency Expectancy Level: Max
“My Love For You” potions remaining: Unknown
Statement accepted conclusion: inconclusive
But is irrationally accepted.
“I Love you too.”



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on Feb. 8 2011 at 2:00 pm
butchkarlb BRONZE, Easley, South Carolina
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I definitely agree with S.E.M! This poem was absolutely amazing and I loved the structure of it. I also loved the truth behind it. I can totaly relate this back to my life. "It" kills me yet I still choose to deal with it. Fabulous poem (:

spiria BRONZE said...
on Jan. 25 2011 at 8:30 pm
spiria BRONZE, Fullerton, California
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Wow I love this. Structure is excellent! It's very unique and fun at the same time! 5 stars!! Bravo!!

I'd love it if you'd check out some of my work.


jabp891 BRONZE said...
on Mar. 9 2010 at 8:19 pm
jabp891 BRONZE, Hoonah, Alaska
2 articles 2 photos 2 comments

Favorite Quote:
Life is short, so laugh often.

Haha thanks!! And yeah, I was aiming for the quick breaks.

on Mar. 9 2010 at 8:02 pm
FreakyEyed DIAMOND, Juneau, Alaska
53 articles 29 photos 111 comments

Favorite Quote:
"This, too, will pass."

This is wonderful.

I love the way you formatted this whole thing--- the quick breaks and entire delivery was amazing. Definitely in my favorites from now on. ;]


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