on my way to work one day I heard someone shout 'FAGGOT' at me.
I turn around & its a person around 15/17 years old, standing across the road.

without much thought I said 'oh yeah? well at least I don't have java installed on my computer...'

the person didn't know what to say & walked off in utter confusion. I continued on to open up the shop, which was only a few steps from where this happened - laughing for the rest of the day. it was also sunny, so double bonus.

@lewislepton anyway. the moral of this is that whilst I have seen folks who can spit venom back & forth, which can create even more tension.
sometimes just confusing & even turning things around without raised & hateful words can be just as effective

doesn't always work. but hey, that's a gamble.

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@lewislepton Bet he has Adobe Flash Player too! ...Wait, I have both. Gosh dangit.

@lewislepton you might want to cw this for the slur, you know

@lewislepton on the web interface I think you can now! not sure how though :(

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