Re: Bad days going around??

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Posted by Lauren on July 18, 2002 at 17:17:08:

In reply to: Bad days going around?? posted by Ms Michele on July 18, 2002 at 16:58:51:

Sneaky mean thing to say to people who say stuff like this,
especially if they are in a group:

"Are you trying to hurt my feelings?" with a completely blank face.

This makes the macho cringe and the less butch apologize profusely.
Avoid the temptation to add a puppy-dog face- it makes it look like
you're trying to be manipulative, which of course you are, but
letting them know that lets them know they've gotten to you.

Sometimes when a design is fading, it does look rather more
accidental than less. I had a moroccan design that had trees-of-life
going up the fingers that when fading looked like stitches. Of
course, I didn't think so, but when a friend reacted like I'd
obviously been severely injured, I could see it. In that case, I
explained what it was and she said she wanted to see some when it was
fresh. No further issue.

Sometimes they're joking when they say this kind of stuff. In this
case, refer to method one, but use this sparingly as it's very


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