The Most Judgmental Person I Know’s the most judgmental person I know. On its own, that’s not so bad. That’s just being opinionated, even if the opinions came with condemnation. With the reasonably “correct” opinion, I would even agree the judgment, even if I might not care to judge. Alas, not with this person. What’s bad about her is that she was the least qualified person to be judgmental about a lot of what she was judgmental about, at least least qualified to be that judgmental! More unfortunately, whether the fact she was so pushy with her judgments, or so unqualified to render them, being the more annoying part of her was what made her the most annoying person I knew.

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Writing to the Music of Minecraft you read the rest of this post, just click play on the video below of the video game Minecraft’s soundtrack, and either leave it to play, or click somewhere randomly on the length of the track to play some of its music. It would be appropriate because this post is about how I came upon this music by chance, and fell in love with it for my future writing!

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Hiding Like (and Follower) Counts to Reduce Social Media Addiction

Word on(the)line is that Instagram is considering hiding the number of Likes posts get!

I don’t know about you, but I see that as an ABSOLUTELY BRILLIANT way to reduce social media addiction.

Lots of people posts to get those micro-dopamine shots from the Likes others give them on Instagram. Part of it is the notifications and numbers, but a big part of it is also knowing others can see that number, too! If it were not for the latter, the former would have limited meaning. You’d have to make an effort to tell one person at a time how many Likes something got, and update it. And if you were to make a post, lots of people might see it but would only call you out for vanity on it.

Now, think about if Instagram also hid the number of Followers! If Likes were micro-dopamine shots to the brain, Followers are milli-dopamine shots! If you’re not yet metricized, that’s 1000 times more potent for Followers to Likes. Imagine what hiding the number of followers will do! All kinds of people’s egos and image will be shattered. All those fake followers they paid for to make others believe they’re popular will no longer be seen! Some will lose their entire identity! No, seriously. Some will lose their entire identity! That was not sarcasm by exaggeration!

Now, think about if Twitter and other social media services did the same? Let people do all those Likes and Follows, just don’t show the totals!

Wow! What will the social media cartel do? Oh, wait. Those social media platforms are the cartels! Well, all the better on them, then!

Quick Six Question Facebook Addiction Test

The Bergen Facebook Addiction Test was developed by Cecilie Schou Andreassen, Doctor of Psychology and head of the Facebook Addiction study at the University of Bergen (UiB). It consists of six quick questions, which is great to get through. However, it is self-diagnosed. So if you are in denial about how you should truly answer the question, well, the test won’t identify you as a Facebook addict and you’ll continue to be in denial.

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Favourite Drug Facebook Tagging Survey Meme

This is a concept I had come up with, Facebook surveys using picture tagging the way Facebook tagging memes are done. I created it because there aren’t any Facebook survey tools, at least not applications where everyone would have to sign up for the application to use it. I know those applications are free, but not everyone is keen to giving away their personal info and have all kinds of applications as part of their Facebook navigation.

These survey tagging memes work a bit backwards to those tagging memes. Instead of tagging a character with one of your friends’ names to tell them what you think of them, or incite an action as my Facebook 2.0 action memes encourage users to do, they tag their choice of survey answer on your posted meme. You don’t really need to tell many people about it. As you tag your answer, and a few others tag, notifications are sent out and people will be curious what someone else got tagged for. When they check, they can then decide if they want to tag themselves as well, just like the instruction says on the graphic.

Please note that these surveys are public to a person’s friends, at least, pending their privacy setting. So don’t declare anything you wouldn’t want the world to know!

As for the theme of this survey, drugs, it was the idea that came to my head when I sought out something everyone knows, may have experience with and may not be shy to answer. The “drugs” are not all hard drugs so lots of people could answer things like caffeine, alcohol, nicotine and Crackbook (aka Facebook given its addiction to some). Molecular models of the active ingredient, or ingredient which gives a drug effect on you, were used to represent the drug for an interesting look, and so this would not be used as a drug identification guide by anybody. Links are provided after the graphic for more information on the drugs, including impact so people can be well-informed. You can move your mouse over the drug or names tagged to see what lights up and see people’s answers later on.

I think you’d be surprised with this survey and others I plan to have, on the answers some of your friends will give you! I don’t know how many people can tag themselves into a picture, but if you max out, can you let me know? Thanks!

Here’s how to get this Facebook survey meme to suggest a match:

  • Click on the picture to get it at full size.
  • Right click on that picture and save to your computer.
  • Upload it to your Facebook profile.
  • Tag your choice and ask a few friends to tag their choices.
  • Click the Back button on your browser to return to this post.

Please click here for a complete list of Facebook picture tagging memes on this site with which you can use for fun with your friends.

Dedicated to gangstas in da hood, Mexican drug cartel members in da wood-en coffins, Lindsay Lohan and others in detox or retox!

Caffeine – found in pop, coffee, chocolates and other common foods eaten.

Cocaine – also known as rock, freebase, coke, snow, nose candy, flake, blow, big C, lady, white and snowbirds, the crack form is just more brutal of cocaine and crack cocaine.

Codeine – found in codeine Tylenol and some cough medicine, and is probably the most commonly used drug.

Crackbook – also known as Facebook, but as a drug given what it does to some people’s lives.

Crystal Meth – an amphetamine also known as crank, crystal methadrine, and speed.

Ecstasy – also known as MDMA (methylenedioxy-methamphetamine), Adam, clarity, ecstasy, Eve, lover’s speed, peace, STP, X, XTC.

Ethanol – the active chemical family of alcohols in much of the alcohol drank around the world.

Heroin – also known as Smack, Horse, Mud, Brown sugar, Junk, Black tar, and Big H.

Marijuana – hashish is a more concentrated form of marijuana, which is commonly referred to as “pot”, among other names like reefer, grass, weed, dope, ganja, Mary Jane or Sinsemilla, with cannabis as the active ingredient.

Nicotine – the infamous active ingredient in cigarettes and aids to quit smoking, although there are plenty of other crap in cigarettes to help kill smokers.

Opium – 90% of the world supply is grown in Afghanistan, funding the Taliban, and includes morphine as one form, with other names as Paregoric, Dover’s Powder, Parepectolin.

Oxycontin – the pharmaceutical tradename of oxycondone.

Ritalin – is one commercial name for a stimulant called methylphenidate or MPH.

Turpentine – various hydrocarbons that also include gasoline, sniffed as a drug.

Valium (diazepam) – one trade name for tranquilizers, with others including Librium, Miltown, Serax, Equanil, Miltown, and Tranxene.

Flesch-Kincaid Grade Reading Level: 8.6